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Great Salt Lake
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General Hydrology

Link to Earth Science Information Center linkArnow, T., 1985, Rise of Great Salt Lake, Utah: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Supply Paper 2275, p. 31-33.

Link to University Library linkArnow, T., 1985, Water-level and water-quality changes in Great Salt Lake, Utah, 1843-1985: in Orogenic Patterns and Stratigraphy of North-Central Utah and Southeastern Idaho: Utah Geological Association, p. 227-235.

Link to Earth Science Information Center linkArnow, T. and Stephens, D., 1990, Hydrologic characteristics of the Great Salt Lake, Utah: 1847-1986: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Supply Paper 2332, 32 p.

Link to University Library linkArnow, T., 1977, The historic level of Great Salt Lake, Utah: in International Conference on Desertic Terminal Lakes, Proceedings of Conference at Weber State College, Ogden, Utah, p. 73-79.

Link to Earth Science Information Center linkArnow, T., 1980, Water budget and water-surface fluctuations of Great Salt Lake, Utah: Utah Geological and Mineral Survey Bulletin 116, p. 255-263.

Link to University Library linkArnow, T. and Mundorff, J. C., 1973, Surface inflow to Great Salt Lake, Utah: in The Great Salt Lake and Utah's Water Resources, 1972, Salt Lake City: Utah Water Research Lab, Logan, Utah, p. 29-40.

Link to University Library linkBradley, E., 1964, Geohydrologic analogies between the Jordan Valleys of Utah and the Holy Land: Bulletin of the International Association of Scientific Hydrology v. 9, no. 3, p. 12-23.

Link to Utah geological survey linkHahl, D. C. and Handy, A. H., 1969, Great Salt Lake, Utah: Chemical and physical variations of the brine, 1963-1966: Utah Geological and Mineralogical Survey Water-Resources Bulletin 12, 33 p.

Link to University Library linkHolley, E. R., and Waddell, K.M., 1976, Stratified flow in Great Salt Lake Culvert: Journal of the Hydraulics Division, American Society of Civil Engineers, v. 102, no. HY7, Proceedings Paper 12250, July 1976, p. 969-985. (Available on CD-ROM)

Link to University Library linkJensen, L. J. and Arnow, T., 1973, Fluctuations of the surface elevation of Great Salt Lake, Utah: Proceedings First Annual Conference, Utah Section of American Water Resources Association, p. 41-48.

Link to Earth Science Information Center linkLambert, P. M. and West, J. C., 1988, Continuous seismic-reflection survey of the Great Salt Lake, Utah-east of Antelope and Fremont Islands: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 88-4157.

Link to Earth Science Information Center linkLangbein, W. B., 1961, Salinity and hydrology of closed lakes: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 412, 20 p.

Link to Earth Science Information Center linkLoving, B. L., Waddell, K. M., 2000, Water and salt balance of Great Salt Lake, Utah, and simulation of water and salt movement through the causeway, 1987-1998: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 00-4221. (Available on CD-ROM)

Link to University Library linkPalmer, R., 1966, Hydrologic Study of the Great Salt Lake: Salt Lake City: Utah Water and
Power Board, Salt Lake City.

Link to Utah geological survey linkStephens, D. W., 1998, Salinity-induced changes in the aquatic ecosystem of Great Salt Lake, Utah: in Pitman, J., and Carrol, A., eds., Modern and Ancient Lake Systems - Problems and Perspectives: Utah Geological Association Guidebook 16, p. 1-7.

Link to Earth Science Information Center linkStephens, D. W., 1987, Great Salt Lake: An expanding sea in the Utah desert: U.S. Geological Survey Yearbook 1986, p. 77-82.

Link to University Library linkStephens, D. and Arnow, T., 1987, Fluctuations of water level, water quality, and biota of Great Salt Lake, Utah, 1847-1986: in Cenozoic Geology of Western Utah-Sites for Precious Metal and Hydrocarbon Accumulations, Utah Geological Association Publication 16, p. 182-194.

Link to University Library linkWaddell, K. M. and Barton, J. D., 1980, Estimated inflow and evaporation for Great Salt Lake, Utah 1931-76, with revised model for evaluating the effects of dikes on the water and salt balance of the lake: Comprehensive Water Planning Program Cooperative Investigation Report v. 20, 57 p. (Available on CD-ROM)

Link to Earth Science Information Center linkWaddell, K. M. and Bolke, E. L., 1975, Computer program to simulate the salt balance between the north and south parts of Great Salt Lake, Utah: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 75-131, 18 p.

Link to Utah geological survey linkWaddell, K. M. and Bolke, E. L., 1973, The effects of restricted circulation on the salt balance of Great Salt Lake, Utah: Utah Geological and Mineralogical Survey Water-Resources Bulletin 18, 54 p. (Available on CD-ROM)

Link to Utah geological survey linkWaddell, K. M. and Fields, F. K., 1977, Model for evaluating the effects of dikes on the water and salt balance of Great Salt Lake, Utah: Utah Geological and Mineralogical Survey Water-Resources Bulletin 21, 54 p. (Available on CD-ROM)

Link to Earth Science Information Center linkWaddell, K. M., Gwynn, J. W., Burden, C. B., and Wold, S. R., 1992, Salt budget for West Pond, Utah, April 1987 to April 1988: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 91-4117.

Link to Earth Science Information Center linkWhitaker, G. L., 1971, Changes in the elevation of Great Salt Lake caused by man's activities in the drainage basin: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 750-D, p. D187-D189.

Link to Earth Science Information Center linkWold, S. R., 1996, Thomas, B. E., and Waddell, K. M., 1997, Water and salt balance of Great Salt Lake, Utah, and simulation of water and salt movement through the causeway: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Supply Paper 2450, 64 p. (Available on CD-ROM)

Link to Earth Science Information Center linkWold, S. R. and Waddell, K. M., 1994, Salt budget for West Pond, Utah, April 1987 to June 1989: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 93-4028, p. 20.

Link to University Library linkWoolley, R. R. and Marsell, R. E., 1946, Great Salt Lake: A selected bibliography with annotations: Transactions of American Geophysical Union, v. 27, no. 1, p. 103-107.

Salinity

Link to University Library linkAdams, T. C., 1964, Salt migration to the northwest body of Great Salt Lake, Utah: Science, 143, p. 1027-1029.

Link to University Library linkCohenour, R. E., 1966, Great Salt Lake, Utah, and its environment: in 2nd Symposium on Salt, Volume 1-Geology, Geochemistry and Mining; Cleveland, OH: Northern Ohio Geological Society, p. 201-214.

Link to Earth Science Information Center linkDiaz, A. M., 1963, Dissolved salt contribution to Great Salt Lake, Utah: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 450-E: Geological Survey Research-1962, p. E163-165.

Link to University Library linkDomagalski, J. L., Eugster, H. P., and Jones, B. F., 1990, Trace metal geochemistry of Walker, Mono, and Great Salt Lakes: Fluid-Mineral Interactions: A Tribute to H.P. Eugster: The Geochemical Society, Special Publication, no. 2, p. 315-353.

Link to University Library linkDomagalski, J. L., Orem, W. H., and Eugster, 1989, Organic geochemistry and brine composition in Great Salt, Mono, and Walker Lakes: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta v. 53, no. 11, p. 2857-2872.

Link to Utah geological survey linkHahl, D. C., 1968, Dissolved mineral inflow to Great Salt Lake and chemical characteristics of the Salt Lake brine: Summary for water years 1960, 1961, and 1964: Utah Geological and Mineralogical Survey Water-Resources Bulletin 10, p. 35.

Link to Utah geological survey linkHahl, D. C. and Handy, A. H., 1967, Hydrologic interpretation of Nimbus Vidicon Image-Great Salt Lake, Utah: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report, 3 p.

Link to Utah geological survey linkHahl, D. C. and Langford, R. H., 1964, Dissolved-mineral inflow to Great Salt Lake and chemical characteristics of Salt Lake brine-Part 2 Technical report: Utah Geological and Mineralogical Survey Water-Resources Bulletin 3 - part 2, 40 p.

Link to Utah geological survey linkHahl, D. C. and Mitchell, C. G., 1963, Dissolved-mineral inflow to Great Salt Lake and chemical characteristics of Salt Lake brine-Part 1 Selected hydrologic data: Utah Geological and Mineralogical Survey Water-Resources Bulletin 3 - part 1, 40 p.

Link to Earth Science Information Center linkHahl, D. C., Wilson, M. T., and Langford, R. H., 1965, Physical and chemical hydrology of Great Salt Lake, Utah: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 525-C, p. C181-C186.

Link to Earth Science Information Center linkHahl, D. C., Wilson, M. T., and Langford, R. H., 1966, Physical and chemical hydrology of Great Salt Lake, Utah: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 525-C: Geological Survey Research 1965, p. C181-186.

Link to Earth Science Information Center linkHandy, A. H., 1967, Distinctive brines in Great Salt Lake, Utah: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 575-B, p. B225-B227.

Link to Earth Science Information Center linkLoving, B. L., Waddell, K. M., 2000, Water and salt balance of Great Salt Lake, Utah, and simulation of water and salt movement through the causeway, 1987-1998: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 00-4221. (Available on CD-ROM)

Link to Utah geological survey linkMadison, R. J., 1970, Effects of a causeway on the chemistry of the brine in Great Salt Lake, Utah: Utah Geological and Mineralogical Survey Water-Resources Bulletin 14, 52 p. (Available on CD-ROM)

Link to Utah geological survey linkMadison, R. J., 1969, Hydrology and chemistry of Great Salt Lake: Utah Geological and Mineralogical Survey Bulletin 82, p. 140-157.

Link to University Library linkSpencer, R. J., Baedecker, M. J., Eugster, H. P., Forester, R. M., Goldhaber, M. B., Jones, B. F., Kelts, K., Jckenzie, J., Madsen, D. B., Rettig, S. L., Rubin, M., Bowser, C., 1984, Great Salt Lake, and precursors, Utah: the last 30,000 years: Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology, v. 86, p. 321-334.

Link to University Library linkSpencer, R. J., Eugster, H. P., and Jones, B. F., 1985, Geochemistry of Great Salt Lake, Utah II: Pleistocene-Holocene evolution: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, v. 49, p. 739-747.

Link to University Library linkSpencer, R. J., Eugster, H. P., Jones, B. F., and Rettig, S. L., 1985, Geochemistry of Great Salt Lake, Utah I: Hydrochemistry since 1850: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta, v. 49, p. 727-737.

Link to University Library linkWaddell, K. M. and Barton, J. D., 1980, Estimated inflow and evaporation for Great Salt Lake, Utah 1931-76, with revised model for evaluating the effects of dikes on the water and salt balance of the lake: Comprehensive Water Planning Program Cooperative Investigation Report v. 20, 57 p. (Available on CD-ROM)

Link to Earth Science Information Center linkWaddell, K. M. and Bolke, E. L., 1975, Computer program to simulate the salt balance between the north and south parts of Great Salt Lake, Utah: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 75-131, 18 p.

Link to Utah geological survey linkWaddell, K. M. and Bolke, E. L., 1973, The effects of restricted circulation on the salt balance of Great Salt Lake, Utah: Utah Geological and Mineralogical Survey Water-Resources Bulletin 18, 54 p. (Available on CD-ROM)

Link to Utah geological survey linkWaddell, K. M. and Fields, F. K., 1977, Model for evaluating the effects of dikes on the water and salt balance of Great Salt Lake, Utah: Utah Geological and Mineralogical Survey Water-Resources Bulletin 21, 54 p. (Available on CD-ROM)

Link to Earth Science Information Center linkWaddell, K. M., Gwynn, J. W., Burden, C. B., and Wold, S. R., 1992, Salt budget for West Pond, Utah, April 1987 to April 1988: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 91-4117.

Link to Earth Science Information Center linkWold, S. R., 1996, Thomas, B. E., and Waddell, K. M., 1997, Water and salt balance of Great Salt Lake, Utah, and simulation of water and salt movement through the causeway: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Supply Paper 2450, 64 p. (Available on CD-ROM)

Link to Earth Science Information Center linkWold, S. R. and Waddell, K. M., 1994, Salt budget for West Pond, Utah, April 1987 to June 1989: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 93-4028, p. 20.

Biology

Link to University Library linkGillespie, D. M., and Stephens, D. W., 1977, Some aspects of plankton dynamics in the Great Salt Lake, Utah: in Desertic Terminal Lakes, Proceedings of Conference at Weber State College, Ogden, Utah, p. 401-410.

Link to Utah geological survey linkStephens, D. W., 1998, Salinity-induced changes in the aquatic ecosystem of Great Salt Lake, Utah: in Pitman, J., and Carrol, A., eds., Modern and Ancient Lake Systems - Problems and Perspectives: Utah Geological Association Guidebook 16, p. 1-7.

Link to University Library linkStephens, D. W., 1990, Changes in lake levels, salinity, and the biological community of Great Salt Lake (Utah, USA), 1847-1987: Hydrobiologia, v. 197, p. 139-146.

Link to University Library linkStephens, D. W. and Gillespie, D. M., 1973, Community structure and ecosystem analysis of the Great Salt Lake, in The Great Salt Lake and Utah's Water Resources, 1972, Salt Lake City: Utah Water Research Lab, Logan, Utah, p. 66-72.

Link to University Library linkStephens, D., 1974, A summary of biological investigations concerning the Great Salt Lake, Utah (1861-1973): Great Basin Naturalist, v. 34, no. 3, p. 221-229.


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