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USGS Parameter Group Data Types Start Date End Date
Biological Water-quality 2015-12-17 2022-05-31
Information Unit Values, Water-quality 2010-07-07 2022-08-19
Inorganics, Major, Non-metals Unit Values, Water-quality 2013-07-16 2022-08-19
Inorganics, Minor, metals Water-quality 2019-07-30 2021-04-14
Nutrient Unit Values, Water-quality 2012-01-05 2022-08-19
Organics, other Water-quality 2016-03-31 2022-06-15
Physical Daily Values, Unit Values, Water-quality 2010-12-20 2022-08-19
Sediment Unit Values, Water-quality 2010-07-07 2022-08-19
Stable Isotopes Water-quality 2017-03-15 2021-10-04
n/a Site Visits 2011-01-20 2022-08-04
n/a USGS Annual Water Data Reports Site 2018-01-01 2020-01-01
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
N
Latitude-longitude accuracy
S
Latitude-longitude datum
NAD83
Decimal Latitude-longitude datum NAD83
District
06
State
06
County
095
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
NAVD88
Subbasin hydrologic unit
18020163
Drainage basin
n/a
Topographic setting
C
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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