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USGS Parameter Group Data Types Start Date End Date
Information Water-quality 1949-10-06 2000-07-14
Inorganics, Major, Metals Water-quality 1949-10-20 1970-06-29
Inorganics, Major, Non-metals Water-quality 1949-10-20 2000-07-14
Inorganics, Minor, Non-metals Water-quality 1949-12-02 1970-05-27
Inorganics, Minor, metals Water-quality 1949-10-20 1970-05-27
Microbiological Water-quality 1969-08-29 2000-07-14
Nutrient Water-quality 1949-10-20 1970-06-29
Organics, other Water-quality 1970-05-27 1970-05-27
Organics, pesticide Water-quality 1969-08-29 1970-05-27
Physical Daily Values, Water-quality 1911-10-01 2000-07-14
Radiochemistry Water-quality 1972-04-25 1972-04-25
Sediment Daily Values, Water-quality 1946-03-09 2000-07-14
n/a Peak Measurements 1900-06-08 1953-07-30
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
S
Latitude-longitude datum
NAD27
Decimal Latitude-longitude datum NAD83
District
56
State
56
County
017
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 L
Altitude accuracy n/a
Altitude datum
NGVD29
Subbasin hydrologic unit
10080007
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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