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USGS Parameter Group Data Types Start Date End Date
Information Water-quality 1942-07-08 1986-06-10
Inorganics, Major, Metals Water-quality 1963-05-10 1978-02-23
Inorganics, Major, Non-metals Water-quality 1960-09-13 1983-09-16
Inorganics, Minor, metals Water-quality 1960-09-27 1978-02-23
Nutrient Water-quality 1960-09-13 1963-07-11
Physical Daily Values, Unit Values, Water-quality 1909-05-07 2022-10-02
n/a Peak Measurements 1888-07-10 2021-03-01
n/a Site Visits 1909-05-12 2022-08-09
n/a USGS Annual Water Data Reports Site 2006-01-01 2021-01-01
Water Data for the Nation inventory

Metadata Element Location Metadata Metadata Code
Agency
USGS
Site identification number
n/a
Site name
n/a
Site type
ST
DMS latitude n/a
DMS longitude n/a
Decimal latitude n/a
Decimal longitude n/a
Latitude-longitude method
G
Latitude-longitude accuracy
1
Latitude-longitude datum
NAD83
Decimal Latitude-longitude datum NAD83
District
54
State
54
County
077
Country n/a
Land net location description n/a
Name of location map n/a
Scale of location map n/a
Altitude of Gage/land surface n/a
Method altitude determined X
Altitude accuracy n/a
Altitude datum
NAVD88
Subbasin hydrologic unit
05020004
Drainage basin
n/a
Topographic setting
n/a
Flags for instruments at site n/a
Date of first construction
n/a
Date site established or inventoried n/a
Drainage area
n/a
Contributing drainage area n/a
Time Zone abbreviation n/a
Site honors Daylight Savings Time
n/a
Data reliability
n/a
Data-other GW files n/a
National aquifer n/a
Local aquifer n/a
Local aquifer type
n/a
Well depth n/a
Hole depth
n/a
Source of depth data n/a
Project number n/a

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