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Author White, Donald Edward, 1914-2002 author.

Title Hydrology, activity, and heat flow of the Steamboat Springs thermal system, Washoe County, Nevada / by Donald E. White.

Publication Info. Washington : United States Department of the Interior, Geological Survey, 1968.
Washington : United States Government Printing Office


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Federal Documents Online  I 19.16:458-C    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (v, C109 pages) : illustrations, maps.
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series Geological Survey professional paper ; 458-C
Geological Survey professional paper ; 458-C.
Note "Geology and geochemistry of the Steamboat Springs area, Nevada."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages C103-C105) and index.
Contents Abstract -- Introduction -- Location -- Purpose and scope -- Fieldwork, methods of study, and acknowledgments -- Previous work -- Definitions -- General relationships -- Some concepts of geometry and hydrodynamics of hot-spring systems -- Summary of general geology -- Isotope geochemistry -- Detailed activity in the thermal area -- Previous observations -- Present activity of natural vents -- Distribution of springs and fumaroles -- Factors controlling discharge -- Influence of barometric pressure -- Nonflowing vents -- Flowing springs -- Barometric influence in other areas -- Explanation of differing responses of Main and Low Terraces -- Effects of precipitation -- Climatic setting of the area -- Seasonal variations -- Yearly variations -- Effects of individual storms -- Influence of earth tides -- Influence of earthquakes -- Geothermal wells and effects on natural vents -- Wells drilled by private interests -- Drill holes, U.S. Geological Survey -- General temperature relationships and the eruption process -- Water supply -- Deposition of calcium carbonate -- Complications of simple behavior -- Other changes in geothermal wells with time -- Influence of producing wells on nearby springs and vents -- INfluence of producing wells on total measured discharge -- Random influences of undetermined origin -- Total discharge of the spring system -- Temperature relationships and circulation patterns of individual areas -- Low Terrace -- Springs -- Drill holes -- Geophysical data -- Circulation within the terrace -- Main Terrace -- Springs -- Drill holes -- Geophysical data -- Circulation within the terrace -- High Terrace -- Sinter Hill -- Silica pit -- Mud Volcano Basin -- Clay quarry-Pine Basin area -- Heat Flow -- Steamboat Springs system -- Truckee Meadows and other nearby basins -- Carson and Virginia Ranges -- Total heat flow and implications -- References -- Index.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star MiAaHDL
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011. MiAaHDL
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
Processing Action digitized 2011 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda MiAaHDL
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (USGS, viewed June 21, 2017).
Subject Hot springs -- Nevada -- Washoe County.
Hydrology -- Nevada -- Washoe County.
Hot springs. (OCoLC)fst00961689
Hydrology. (OCoLC)fst00965147
Nevada -- Washoe County. (OCoLC)fst01206443
Genre/Form Online resources.
Added Author Geological Survey (U.S.), issuing body.
Other Form: Print version: White, Donald Edward, 1914-2002. Hydrology, activity, and heat flow of the Steamboat Springs thermal system, Washoe County, Nevada. Washington, U.S. Govt. Print. Off., 1968 (DLC) 70604993 (OCoLC)62184
Gpo Item No. 0624 (online)
Sudoc No. I 19.16:458-C

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