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Umatilla Basin ground-water study bibliography

Allen, J.E., 1939, Geology and ground water of the Pendleton area, Oregon: Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries unpublished report.

Allen, J.E., Burns, M., and Sargent, S.C., 1986, Cataclysms on the Columbia: Timber Press, Portland, Oregon.

Allison, I.S., 1933, New version of the Spokane flood: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 44, p. 675-722.

Applied Geotechnology Inc., 1993, Phase 2 hydrogeologic site characterization for land application of processed system waste, Columbia Sun, Hermiston, Oregon: Report to Universal Frozen Foods (Submitted to Oregon Department of Environmental Quality).

Baker, V.R., 1978, The Spokane flood controversy in Baker, V.R., and Nummedal, D., eds., The Channeled Scabland: NASA Planetary Geology Program, 186 p.

Bartholomew, W.S., 1975, Ground-water conditions and declining water levels in Butter Creek area, Morrow and Umatilla Counties, Oregon: Oregon Water Resources Department, Ground-Water Report 24, 101p.

Bauer, H.H., and Hansen, A.J, 2000, Hydrology of the Columbia Plateau Regional Aquifer System, Washington, Oregon, and Idaho: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 96-4106, 72 p.

Bechtel Inc., 1973, Ground water considerations, Boardman nuclear plant, Carty site: Bechtel 10411-002 report to Portland General Electric Company.

Bretz, J.H., 1925, The Spokane flood beyond the channeled scablands: Journal of Geology., v. 33, p. 97-115 and 236-259.

Bretz, J.H., 1928, Bars of the Channeled Scabland: Geological Society of Amercia Bulletin, v. 39, p. 643-701.

Bretz, J.H., 1969, The Lake Missoula floods and the Channeled Scabland: Journal of Geology., v. 77, p. 505-543.

Bredehoeft, J.D., Papadopulos, S.S., and Cooper, H.H., 1982, Groundwater- The water budget myth: Studies in Geophysics, Scientific Bases of Water Resource Management, National Academy Press, 127 p.

Brown, B.H., 1937, State line earthquake at Milton and Walla Walla: Seismological Society of America Bulletin, v. 231, no. 3, July 1937.

Brunett, J.O., Barber, N.L., Burns, A.W., Fogelman, D.C., Lidwin, R.A., and T.J. Mack, 1997, A quality-assurance plan for District ground-water activities of the U.S. Geological Survey: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 97-11, 21 p.

Bureau of Reclamation, 1988, Umatilla Basin Project Planning Report—FEIS, Boisie, Idaho.

Bureau of Reclamation, 1998, Phase I and II Water Exchange Overview, Umatilla Basin Project, Boisie, Idaho.

Bureau of Reclamation, 1999, Umatilla Basin Project Phase III Feasibility Study, Boisie Idaho.

Bureau of Reclamation, 2003, Umatilla annual operations plan, Part 1—Project overview: Portland, Oregon.

Bureau of Reclamation, 2004, Draft environmental assessment, proposed boundary adjustment for the Westland Irrigation District, Umatilla Project, Oregon; January 2004, Portland, Oregon, 89p.

Buxton, H.S., and Reilly, T.E., 1986, a technique for analysis of ground-water systems at regional and subregional scales applied on Long Island, New, York: Selected Papers in Hydrologic Science: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Supply Paper 2310, p. 129-142.

CH2M Hill, Inc., 1976, Water needs study, Umatilla Indian Reservation: CH2M Hill P9739.A0, Portland, Oregon.

CH2M Hill, Inc., 1993, Aquifer storage and recovery feasibility study, prepared for Echo Junction subbasin water users, Echo, Oregon.

CH2M Hill, Inc. 1999, Hydrologic, model development, lower Umatilla River Basin, prepared for Bureau of Reclamation, Boisie, Idaho.

Danskin, W. R., and Gorelick, S. M., 1985, A policy evaluation tool: Management of a multiaquifer system using controlled stream recharge: Water Resources Research, Vol. 21, No. 11, pp. 1731-47.

Davies-Smith, A., Collins, C.A., and L.J. Olson, 1983, Selected ground-water data in parts of Gilliam, Morrow, and Umatilla Counties, Oregon, U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 83-34, 44 p.

Davies-Smith, A., Bolke, E.L., and C.A. Collins, 1988, Geohydrology and digital simulations of the ground-water flow system in the Umatilla Plateau and Horse Heaven Hills area, Oregon, and Washington: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 87-4268, 72 p.

Domenico, P. A., 1972, Concepts and models in groundwater hydrology: McGraw-Hill.

Drost, B.W., Whiteman, K.J., and J.B. Gonthier, 1990, Geologic framework of the Columbia Plateau Aquifer System, Washington, Oregon, and Idaho: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 87-4238, 10 p. and 10 plates.

Farooqui, S.M., Bunker, R.C., Thoms, R.E., Clayton, D.C., and BEla, J.L., 1981, Post-Columbia River Basalt Group stratigraphy and map compilations of the Columbia River Plateau, Oregon: Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries Open-File Report O-91-10, 79 p.

Fecht, K.R., Tallman, A.M., and Reidel, S.P., 1987, Paleodrainage of the Columbia River system on the Columbia Plateau of Washington State—a summary, in Shuster, J.E. ed., Selected papers on the geology of Washington: Washington Division of Geology and Earth Resources Bulletin 77, p. 219-248.

Flint R.F., 1938, Origin of the Cheney-Palouse Scabland tract: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 49,  p. 461-524.

Gonthier, J.B., and Harris, D.D., 1977, Water resources of the Umatilla Indian Reservation,  U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 77-3, 112 p.

Gonthier, J.B., and Bolke, E.L., 1993, Summary appraisal of water resources of the Umatilla Indian Reservation, Oregon: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 91-4087.

Gorelick, S.M., 1983, A review of distributed parameter management modeling methods: Water Resources Research, Vol 19, No. 2, pp 305- 319.

Graham., 2002, Changes in irrigation practices in the lower Umatilla River Basin and their effects on return flows: Principals Environmental Group, Portland, Oregon.

Graham., 2003, Lower Umatilla River Basin ground-water model: Principals Environmental Group, Portland, Oregon.

Grondin, G.H., Wozniak, K.C., Nelson, D.O., and Camacho, Ivan, 1995, Hydrology, groundwater chemistry and land uses in the lower Umatilla Basin Groundwater Management Area (final review draft), Oregon Department of Environmental Quality.

 Harbaugh, A.W., and McDonald, M.G., 1996, User's Documentation for MODFLOW-96, an update to the U.S. Geological Survey Modular Finite-Difference Ground-Water Flow Model: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 96-485, 56 p.

Helm-Clark, Catherine, Rodgers, D.W., and Smith, R.P., 2004, Borehole geophysical techniques to define stratigraphy, alteration, and aquifers in basalt, in Paillet, F., Killeen, P., and Reeves, G., eds, Non-petroleum applications of borehole geophysic: Journal of Applied Geophysics, v. 55, (doi:10.1016/j.jappgeo.2003.06.003), p. 3-38.

Hill, Mary 1992, A computer program (MODFLOWP) for estimating parameters of a transient, three-dimensional, ground-water flow model using non-linear regression: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 91-484,358 p.

Hodge, E.T., 1942, Geology of north central Oregon: Oregon State College Studies in Geology, no. 3, April 1942.

Hogenson, G.M., 1964, Geology and ground water of the Umatilla River Basin, Oregon: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Supply Paper 1620, 162 p.

IRZ Consulting, 1998, Umatilla County regional water system for fish, munipalities, and agriculture, prepared in cooperation with the City of Pendleton, CTUIR and Hermiston Development Corporation.

Jobson, H.E., 1989, Users manual for an open-channel streamflow model based on the diffusion analogy: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 894133, 73 p.

Johnson, D.R., and Makinson, A.J., 1988, Soil survey of Umatilla County area, Oregon: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Soil Conservation Service.

Kreag, R.A., 1991, Umatilla River return flow analysis during 1985 and 1986: Oregon Water Resources Department, Salem Oregon.

Lapham, W.W., 1989.  Use of temperature profiles beneath streams to determine rates of vertical ground-water flow and vertical hydraulic conductivity: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Supply Paper 2337,35 p.

Lindholm, G.F., and Vaccaro, J.J., 1988, Region 2, Columbia Lava Plateau, in Back, W., Rosenhein, J.S., and SEaber, P.R., eds., Hydrogeology: Geological Society of America, The Geology of North America, v. O-2, p. 37-50.

McCall, W.B., 1975, Ground-water conditions and declining water levels in Ordnance area, Morrow and Umatilla Counties,Oregon: Oregon Water Resources Department, Ground-Water Report 23, 134p.

McCarthy, K.A., 1989, Water-resources data for the Umatilla Indian Reservation, Oregon: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 88-327, 23 p.

McDonald, M.G., and Harbaugh, A. W., 1988, a modular three- dimensional finite-difference ground-water flow model: Techniques of Water Resources Investigations of the U.S. Geological Survey, 586 p.

Miller, D.W., 1985, An evaluation of artificial recharge to the alluvial ground water reservoir near Ordnance, Oregon, for the period 1977-1984: Oregon Water Resources Open-File Report.

Newcomb, R.C., 1959, Some preliminary notes on ground water in the Columbia River Basalt: Northwest Science, v. 33, no. 1, p. 1-18.

Newcomb, R.C., 1961, Storage of ground water behind subserface dams in the Columbia River Basalt, Washington, Oregon, and Idaho: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 383A, p. A1-A15.

Newcomb, R.C., 1966, Lithology and eastward extension of the Dallas Formation, Oregon and Washington: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 550-D, p. D59-D63.

Newcomb, R.C., 1967, The Dalles-Umatilla syncline, Oregon and Washington: U.S. Geological Survey Professional Paper 575-B, p. B88-B93.

Newcomb, R.C., 1970, Tectonic structure of the main part of the basalt of the Columbia River Group, Washington, Oregon, and Idaho: U.S. Geological Survey Miscellaneous Geologic Investigations Map I-587, scale 1:500,000.

Newcomb, R.C., 1972, Quality of the ground water in basalt of the Columbia River Group, Washington, Oregon, and Idaho: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Supply Paper 1999-N,71 p.

Norton, M.A., and Bartholomew, W.S., 1984, Update of ground water conditions and declining water levels in the Butter Creek area, Morrow and Umatilla counties, Oregon: Oregon Water Resources Department, Ground-Water Report 30, 203 p.

Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, 1998, Umatilla River Basin data review: draft dated March 5, 1998, Portland, Oregon, 52 p.

Oregon Department of Environmental Quality, 2001, Umatilla River Basin TMDL and WQMP: Portland, Oregon.

Oregon Water Resources Department, 1988, Compilation of surface water records for Oregon: John Day, Umatilla, Malheur, and Owyhee Basins: Salem, Oregon.

Oregon Water Resources Department, 2003, Ground water supplies in the Umatilla Basin: presented on April 3, 2003, Pendleton, Oregon, 30 p.

Packard, F.A., Hansen, A.J., and H.H. Bauer, 1996, Hydrogeology and simulation analysis of flow and transport and the effects of development alternatives on the basalt aquifers of the Horse Heaven Hills, South-Central Washington: U.S. Geological Survey Water Resources Investigations Report 94-4068, 92 p.

Pollock, D.W., 1989, Documentation of computer programs to compute and display path lines using results from the U.S. Geological Survey modular three-dimensional finite-difference ground-water flow model: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 89-381, 188 p.

Prudic, D. E., 1989, Documentation of a computer program to simulate stream aquifer relations using a modular, finite difference, ground-water flow model: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 88-729, 113 p.

Ranney Method Western Corporation, 1974, Report on the hydrogeological servey, north Morrow county, Oregon water source study: Report to the City of Boardman.

Reidel, S.P., and Hooper, P.R., 1989, eds., Volcanism and tectonism in the Columbia River flood-basalt province: Boulder, Colorado, Geological Society of America Special Paper 239, 386 p.

Reichard, Eric G., 1987, Hydrologic influences on the potential benefits of basinwide ground-water management: Water Resources Research, Vol. 23, No. 1, pp 77-91.

Robison, J.H., 1971, Hydrology of basalt aquifers in the Hermiston-Ordnance area, Umatilla and Morrow Counties, Oregon: U.S. Geological Survey Hydrologic Atlas 387.

Sceva, J.E., 1966, A brief description of the ground-water conditions in the Ordnance Area, Morrow and Umatilla Counties, Oregon: Oregon State Engineer Ground Water Report No. 11, 43 p.

Schaffranek, R.W., Baltzer, PA., and Goldberg, D.E., 1981, A model for simulation of flow in singular and interconnected channels: U.S. Geological Survey Techniques of Water-Resources Investigations Report Chapter C3, Book 7, 110 p.

Schuster, J. E., compiler, 1994, Geologic maps of the east half of the Washington portion of the Goldendale 1:100,000 quadrangle and the Washington portion of the Hermiston 1:100,000 quadrangle:  Washington Division of Geology and Earth Resources Open File Report 94-9, 17 p., 1 pl.

Swain, E.D., Eliezer, J.W., 1993, Coupled surface-water and ground-water flow model for simulation of stream-aquifer characteristics: U.S. Geological Survey  Open-File Report 92-138 162 p.

Swanson, D.A., Anderson, J.L., Camp, V.E., Hooper, P.R., Taubeneck, W.H., and Wright, T.L., 1981, Reconnaissance geologic map of the Columbia River Basalt Group, northern Oregon and western Idaho:  U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 81-797, scale 1:250,000.

Swanson, D.A., and Wright, T.L., 1981, Guide to geologic field trip between Lewiston, Idaho and Kimberly, Oregon emphasizing the Columbia River Basalt Group; in Johnston, D.A. and Donelly-Nolan, Julie, eds, Guides to some volcanic terranes in Washington, Idaho, Oregon and Northern California: U.S. Geological Survey Circular 838, p. 1-28.

Tolan, T. L., and Beeson, M. H., 1984, Intercanyon flows of the Columbia River Basalt Group in the lower Columbia River Gorge and their relationships to the Troutdale Formation: Geological Society of America Bulletin, v. 95, no. 4, p. 463- 477.

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, 1948, unpublished report on siting of McNary dam site,:[Portland, Oregon].

Vaccaro, J.J.,  1986, Plan of Study for The Regional Aquifer-system Analysis, Columbia Plateau, Washington, Northern Oregon, and Northwestern Idaho: U.S. Geological Survey Water-resources Investigations Report  85-4151, 25p.

Wagner, N.S., 1949, Ground-water studies in Umatilla and Morrow counties: Oregon Department of Geology and Mineral Industries, Bulletin 41, 100p.

Willis, R., (1987), Ground-water systems planning and management: Prentice Hall.

Zwart, M.J., 1988, Groundwater conditions in the Ella Butte area, Gilliam and Morrow Counties, Oregon: Oregon Water Resources Department Ground Water Report No. 88-03, 55 p.

Zwart, M.J., 1990, Groundwater conditions in the Stage Gulch Area, Umatilla County, Oregon: Oregon Water Resources Department Ground Water Report No. 35, 44 p.



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