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USGS Parameter Group Data Types Start Date End Date
Biological Water-quality 1974-06-27 1979-10-25
Information Water-quality 1967-11-16 1994-08-09
Inorganics, Major, Metals Water-quality 1945-10-01 1994-08-09
Inorganics, Major, Non-metals Water-quality 1945-10-01 1994-08-09
Inorganics, Minor, Non-metals Water-quality 1968-01-25 1994-08-09
Inorganics, Minor, metals Water-quality 1945-10-01 1994-08-09
Microbiological Water-quality 1972-10-12 1994-08-09
Nutrient Water-quality 1945-10-01 1994-08-09
Organics, PCBs Water-quality 1973-05-08 1979-10-25
Organics, other Water-quality 1967-10-09 1981-08-19
Organics, pesticide Water-quality 1967-11-16 1979-10-25
Physical Daily Values, Unit Values, Water-quality 1929-10-01 2022-09-30
Population/Community Water-quality 1974-07-11 1979-10-25
Radiochemistry Water-quality 1981-02-19 1981-06-17
Sediment Water-quality 1976-01-20 1994-08-09
n/a Peak Measurements 1905-05-08 2021-04-30
n/a Site Visits 1929-06-25 2022-09-07
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
S
Latitude-longitude datum
NAD83
Decimal Latitude-longitude datum NAD83
District
05
State
05
County
075
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
11010009
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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