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Sampling and Analytical Procedures for GLNPO's Open Lake Water Quality Survey of the Great Lakes

Prepared by:

Great Lakes National Program Office
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
77 West Jackson Boulevard
Chicago, IL 60604

EPA 905-R-05-001
March 2010

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Chapter 1:    Water Quality Survey Overview

Chapter 2:    Nutrient Parameters

Chapter 3:    Physical Parameters

Chapter 4:    Biological Parameters

Chapter 5:    Board Chemistry Parameters

Chapter 6:    Nutrients in Sediments


Appendix A    Great Lakes Maps of Survey Stations  (PDF) (3 pp.9kb)
Appendix B    Quality Assurance Project Plan (QAPP) for the Great Lakes Water Quality Surveys Revision 02  (PDF) (106 pp.939 kb)
Appendix C   
Great Lakes Water Quality/Limnology Survey Staffing Schedule "Original" (PDF) (2 pp.23 kb)
Appendix D   
Dissolved Oxygen and Temperature Profiles for the Central Basin of Lake Erie Quality Assurance Project Plan (QAPP)  Revision 5  (PDF) (77 pp.540 kb)
Appendix E   
Survey Plan Submittal Forms Revison 02 (PDF) (15 pp.152 kb)
Appendix F    Self-certification Form Revison 01  (PDF) (2 pp.22 kb)
Appendix G    Medical History Questionaire Revision 01  (PDF) (4 pp.33 kb)
Appendix H    Hard-copy Field Information Recording Forms Revision 05  (PDF) (3 pp.257 kb)
Appendix I    Lists of Acceptable GLENDA Codes Version 1.04 and 1.05  (PDF) (18 pp.65 kb)
Appendix J   
User's Manual for the Remote Data Entry Tool Version 3.1  (PDF) (31 pp.479 kb)
Appendix K   
GLENDA Analyte Names and Codes Version 1.16  (PDF) (34 pp.78 kb)
Appendix L   
Chief Scientist Roles and Responsibilities, and List of Priorities for Each Staffing Period and Chief Scientist
                      and Shift Supervision List of Responsibilities and Checklist for Each Shift Revision 02 
(PDF) (4 pp.45 kb)
Appendix M    Issues and Revisions Sheet "Original"  (PDF) (19 pp.29 kb)
Appendix N    Data Status Tracking Sheet "Original"  (PDF) (19 pp.986 kb)
Appendix O    Data Discrepancy Form "Original"  (PDF) (3 pp.32 kb)
Appendix P    Summary of Sample Depths Collected as part of the WQA for all Five Lakes Revision 01  (PDF) (7 pp.85 kb)
Appendix Q    Station Location Change Form "Original"  (PDF) (3 pp.23 kb)
Appendix R    Winter Operations Revision 01  (PDF) (3 pp.23 kb)

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