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Water resources in the United States
By 1938, the systematic studies of the water resources of the country and, therefore, the antecedents of the Water Resources Branch of the USGS were 50 years old. The history of the Water Resources Branch presents the struggle to reach into the unknown and, by the development of methods and instruments as well as the training of personnel to create a new art and a new science. This is Volume I of a six volume chronological summaries of the activities and achievements of the Water Resources Division of the U.S. Geological Survey.
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"1939 - A History of the Water Resources Branch, US Geological Survey, Volume I, From Predecessor Surveys to June 30, 1919" (2019). Miscellaneous Federal Documents & Reports. 8.