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created Feb 17, 2011

updated May 11, 2011

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Description

National scope of NAWQA water-quality sample- and laboratory-result data and other supporting information obtained from NWIS systems hosted by individual Water Science Centers as well as national BioTDB system for aquatic biological data on communities and habitats and stored in a centralized NAWQA Data Warehouse (DWH)

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groundwater, water chemistry, water level, water resources, streamflow, water data, ground water, water quality, surface water, water quality data
Licensing and Attribution
Data Provided By
US Geological Survey
Source Link
(none)
Dataset Summary
Agency
Department of the Interior
Sub-Agency
US Geological Survey
Date Released
4/1/2000
Date Updated
Data is current ( daily updated)
Time Period
primarily 1991 to present day. Some older data back to 1895
Frequency
varies - from one-time collection to daily depending on purpose and collection site.
High Value Dataset
N
Suggested by Public
N
Dataset Information
Data.gov Data Category Type
Raw Data Catalog
Specialized Data Category Designation
Surveillance
Unique ID
95
Extended Type
Raw Data
Contributing Agency Information
Citation
National Water Quality Assessment (NAWQA) Program http://water.usgs.gov/nawqa/data
Agency Program Page
National Water Quality Assessment (NAWQA) Program http://water.usgs.gov/nawqa/data
Agency Data Series Page
http://infotrek.er.usgs.gov/traverse/f?p=NAWQA:HOME:0
Dataset Coverage
Unit of Analysis
measurements, observations and analyses from ground- and surface-water bodies
Granularity
coordinate: latitude, longitude and depth below land surface in some cases like ground water or lakes.
Geographic Coverage
United States
Data Description
Collection Mode
person/paper, person/computer, phone/paper, phone/computer, web
Data Collection Instrument
multiple (http://pubs.usgs.gov/twri/)
Data Dictionary
http://infotrek.er.usgs.gov/traverse/f?p=136:16:0::NO:::
Data Quality
Data Quality Certification
Yes
Privacy and Confidentiality
Yes
Applicable Information Quality Guideline Designation
USGS
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Data.gov Program Management Office Data.gov Program Management Office

created Feb 17, 2011

updated May 11, 2011

Description

National scope of NAWQA water-quality sample- and laboratory-result data and other supporting information obtained from NWIS systems hosted by individual Water Science Centers as well as national BioTDB system for aquatic biological data on communities and habitats and stored in a centralized NAWQA Data Warehouse (DWH)

Activity
Community Rating
Current value: 0.0 out of 5
Your Rating
Current value: out of 5
Raters
0
Visits
2959
Downloads
2383
Comments
0
Contributors
0
Meta
Category
Geography and Environment
Permissions
Public
Tags
groundwater, water chemistry, water level, water resources, streamflow, water data, ground water, water quality, surface water, water quality data
Licensing and Attribution
Data Provided By
US Geological Survey
Source Link
(none)
Dataset Summary
Agency
Department of the Interior
Sub-Agency
US Geological Survey
Date Released
4/1/2000
Date Updated
Data is current ( daily updated)
Time Period
primarily 1991 to present day. Some older data back to 1895
Frequency
varies - from one-time collection to daily depending on purpose and collection site.
High Value Dataset
N
Suggested by Public
N
Dataset Information
Data.gov Data Category Type
Raw Data Catalog
Specialized Data Category Designation
Surveillance
Unique ID
95
Extended Type
Raw Data
Contributing Agency Information
Citation
National Water Quality Assessment (NAWQA) Program http://water.usgs.gov/nawqa/data
Agency Program Page
National Water Quality Assessment (NAWQA) Program http://water.usgs.gov/nawqa/data
Agency Data Series Page
http://infotrek.er.usgs.gov/traverse/f?p=NAWQA:HOME:0
Dataset Coverage
Unit of Analysis
measurements, observations and analyses from ground- and surface-water bodies
Granularity
coordinate: latitude, longitude and depth below land surface in some cases like ground water or lakes.
Geographic Coverage
United States
Data Description
Collection Mode
person/paper, person/computer, phone/paper, phone/computer, web
Data Collection Instrument
multiple (http://pubs.usgs.gov/twri/)
Data Dictionary
http://infotrek.er.usgs.gov/traverse/f?p=136:16:0::NO:::
Data Quality
Data Quality Certification
Yes
Privacy and Confidentiality
Yes
Applicable Information Quality Guideline Designation
USGS