New Waves October 2007

Breaking news about water resources research and education in Texas

USGS-series reports published in FY2007

Professional Paper

Asquith, W.H., Roussel, M.C., Cleveland, T.G., Fang, Xing, and Thompson, D.B., 2007, Statistical characteristics of storm interevent time, depth, and duration for eastern New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 1725, 299 p. Download

Fact Sheets

Shah, S.D., Kress, W.H., and Land, L.A., 2007, Time-domain electromagnetic soundings to characterize water quality within a freshwater/saline-water transition zone, Estancia Valley, New Mexico, July 2005-A reconnaissance study: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2007-3011, 6 p. Download

Pearson, D.K., Gary, R.H., and Wilson, Z.D., 2007, Geographic information systems, remote sensing, and spatial analysis activities in Texas, 2002-07: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2007-3076, 6 p. (printed; Web posting pending)

Scientific Investigations Reports

Asquith, W.H., Roussel, M.C., and Vrabel, Joseph, 2006, Statewide analysis of the drainage-area ratio method for 34 streamflow percentile ranges in Texas: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2006-5286, 34 p., 1 app. Download

Clark, A.K., and Journey, C.E., 2006, Flow paths in the Edwards aquifer, northern Medina and northeastern Uvalde Counties, Texas, based on hydrologic identification and geochemical characterization and simulation: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2006-5200, 48 p. Download

Garner, B.D., and Mahler, B.J., 2007, Relation of specific conductance in ground water to intersection of flow paths by wells, and associated major ion and nitrate geochemistry, Barton Springs segment of the Edwards aquifer, Austin, Texas, 1978- 2003: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2007-5002, 39 p., 5 app. Download

Lindgren, R.J., 2006, Diffuse-flow conceptualization and simulation of the Edwards aquifer, San Antonio region, Texas: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2006-5319, 48 p. Download

Mahler, B.J., Garner, B.D., Musgrove, MaryLynn, Guilfoyle, A. L., and Rao, Mohan, 2006, Recent (2003-05) water quality of Barton Springs, Austin, Texas, with emphasis on factors affecting variability: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2006-5299, 83 p., 5 app. Download

Mahler, B.J., Van Metre, P.C., Wilson, J.T., Guilfoyle, A.L., and Sunvison, M.W., 2006, Concentrations, loads, and yields of particle-associated contaminants in urban creeks, Austin, Texas, 1999-2004: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2006-5262, 107 p. Download

Miller, L.D., and Long, A.J., 2006, Statistical analyses of hydrologic system components and simulation of Edwards aquifer water-level response to rainfall using transfer-function models, San Antonio region, Texas: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2006-5131, 20 p. Download

Van Metre, P.C., Wilson, J.T., and Kimball, B.A., 2006, Sources of polychlorinated biphenyls to Devils Swamp Lake near Baton Rouge, Louisiana: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2006-5301, 17 p., 3 app. Download

Scientific Investigations Map

Kasmarek, M.C., and Houston, N.A., 2007, Water-level altitudes 2007 and water-level changes in the Chicot, Evangeline, and Jasper aquifers and compaction 1973-2006 in the Chicot and Evangeline aquifers, Houston-Galveston region, Texas: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map 2968, 159 p., 18 sheets. Download

Data Series

Asquith, W.H., Vrabel, Joseph, and Roussel, M.C., 2007, Summary of annual mean, maximum, minimum, and L-scale statistics of daily mean streamflow for 712 U.S. Geological Survey streamflow-gaging stations in Texas through 2003: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 248, 721 p. Download

Asquith, W.H., Vrabel, Joseph, and Roussel, M.C., 2007, Summary of percentages of zero daily mean streamflow for 712 U.S. Geological Survey streamflow-gaging stations in Texas through 2003: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 247, 721 p. Download

Heitmuller, F.T., and Reece, B.D., 2007, Spatial data for Eurycea salamander habitats associated with three aquifers in south-central Texas: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 243. Download

Heitmuller, F.T., and Williams, I.P., 2006, Compilation of historical water-quality data for selected springs in Texas, by ecoregion: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 230, 32 p. Download

Roussel, M.C., Canova, M.G., Asquith, W.H., and Kiesling, R.L., 2007, Water-quality and ancillary data collected from the Arroyo Colorado near Rio Hondo, Texas, 2006: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 255, 46 p. Download

Journal articles published in FY2007

Asquith, W.H., 2007, L-moments and TL-moments of the generalized lambda distribution: Computational Statistics and Data Analysis, v. 51, no. 9, p. 4,484-4,496.

Mahler, Barbara, and Massei, Nicolas, 2007, Anthropogenic contaminants as tracers in an urbanizing karst aquifer: Journal of Contaminant Hydrology, v. 91, p. 81-106. Download

Van Metre, P.C., Horowitz, A.J., Mahler, B.J., Foreman, W.T., Fuller, C.C., Burkhardt, M.R., Elrick, K.A., Furlong, E.T., Skrobialowski, S.C., Smith, J.J., Wilson, J.T., and Zaugg, S.D., 2006, Effects of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita on chemistry of bottom sediments in Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana, USA: Environmental Science & Technology, v. 40, no. 22, p. 6894-6902. Download

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