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USGS Parameter Group Data Types Start Date End Date
Biological Water-quality 2003-09-17 2004-05-11
Information Water-quality 1968-01-28 2022-08-01
Inorganics, Major, Metals Water-quality 1966-06-20 2022-07-12
Inorganics, Major, Non-metals Water-quality 1966-06-20 2022-08-01
Inorganics, Minor, Non-metals Water-quality 1966-06-20 2022-07-12
Inorganics, Minor, metals Water-quality 1966-10-17 2022-07-12
Microbiological Water-quality 2004-05-11 2005-05-11
Nutrient Water-quality 1966-06-20 2022-07-12
Organics, other Water-quality 1994-06-01 2022-07-12
Organics, pesticide Water-quality 1994-06-01 1994-07-07
Physical Daily Values, Unit Values, Water-quality 1932-05-01 2022-09-25
Radiochemistry Water-quality 1981-02-24 1982-07-07
Sediment Water-quality 1975-07-04 2022-04-19
n/a Peak Measurements 1897-01-01 2021-04-10
n/a Site Visits 1932-04-05 2022-08-04
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
M
Latitude-longitude accuracy
F
Latitude-longitude datum
NAD27
Decimal Latitude-longitude datum NAD83
District
38
State
38
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 W
Altitude accuracy n/a
Altitude datum
NAVD88
Subbasin hydrologic unit
09020105
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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