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USGS Parameter Group Data Types Start Date End Date
Biological Water-quality 1987-09-28 2011-10-31
Information Water-quality 1955-11-16 2011-10-31
Inorganics, Major, Metals Water-quality 1953-03-20 2005-07-26
Inorganics, Major, Non-metals Water-quality 1953-03-20 2011-10-31
Inorganics, Minor, Non-metals Water-quality 1953-03-20 2005-07-26
Inorganics, Minor, metals Water-quality 1953-03-20 2005-07-26
Microbiological Water-quality 1969-09-25 2005-07-26
Nutrient Water-quality 1953-03-20 2005-07-26
Organics, PCBs Water-quality 1988-11-15 1995-05-30
Organics, other Water-quality 1969-07-22 2011-10-31
Organics, pesticide Water-quality 1969-12-11 2005-07-26
Physical Daily Values, Unit Values, Water-quality 1917-06-12 2022-09-26
Radiochemistry Water-quality 1987-07-22 1989-04-20
Sediment Water-quality 1986-07-08 2005-07-26
n/a Peak Measurements 1869-01-01 2021-05-17
n/a Site Visits 1934-06-05 2022-08-22
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
M
Latitude-longitude datum
NAD27
Decimal Latitude-longitude datum NAD83
District
20
State
20
County
177
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 M
Altitude accuracy n/a
Altitude datum
NGVD29
Subbasin hydrologic unit
10270102
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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