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USGS Parameter Group Data Types Start Date End Date
Biological Water-quality 1974-10-23 1977-09-08
Information Water-quality 1966-08-15 2011-06-30
Inorganics, Major, Metals Water-quality 1964-09-18 2011-06-30
Inorganics, Major, Non-metals Water-quality 1964-09-18 2011-06-30
Inorganics, Minor, Non-metals Water-quality 1964-09-18 1984-08-16
Inorganics, Minor, metals Water-quality 1964-09-18 2011-06-30
Microbiological Water-quality 1970-03-05 2010-06-17
Nutrient Water-quality 1964-09-18 2011-06-30
Organics, PCBs Water-quality 1973-05-19 1981-08-06
Organics, other Water-quality 1970-03-05 1989-09-07
Organics, pesticide Water-quality 1973-05-19 2011-06-30
Physical Daily Values, Unit Values, Water-quality 1949-04-01 2022-08-19
Population/Community Water-quality 1974-10-23 1977-09-08
Radiochemistry Water-quality 1981-02-06 1984-08-16
Sediment Water-quality 1966-08-14 2011-06-30
n/a Peak Measurements 1949-06-02 2021-03-15
n/a Site Visits 1949-04-08 2022-07-29
n/a USGS Annual Water Data Reports Site 2005-01-01 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
S
Latitude-longitude datum
NAD83
Decimal Latitude-longitude datum NAD83
District
31
State
31
County
053
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
10200201
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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