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USGS Parameter Group Data Types Start Date End Date
Information Water-quality 2015-04-01 2016-06-21
Inorganics, Major, Metals Water-quality 2016-06-21 2016-06-21
Inorganics, Minor, Non-metals Water-quality 2016-06-21 2016-06-21
Inorganics, Minor, metals Water-quality 2015-04-01 2016-06-21
Organics, other Water-quality 2015-04-01 2016-06-21
Physical Water-quality 2015-04-01 2016-06-21
Radiochemistry Water-quality 2015-04-01 2016-06-21
Sediment Water-quality 2015-04-01 2016-06-21
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
H
Latitude-longitude datum
WGS84
Decimal Latitude-longitude datum n/a
District
48
State
48
County
493
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 n/a
Altitude accuracy n/a
Altitude datum
n/a
Subbasin hydrologic unit
12100303
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
M
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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