Digital data set of water-level changes in the High Plains aquifer in parts of Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, and Wyoming, 1980 to 1995

Metadata Updated: December 11, 2019

This data set consists of digital water-level-change contours for the High Plains aquifer in the central United States, 1980 to 1995. The High Plains aquifer extends from south of 32 degrees to almost 44 degrees north latitude and from 96 degrees 30 minutes to 104 degrees west longitude. The aquifer underlies about 174,000 square miles in parts of Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, and Wyoming. This digital data set was created from 5,892 wells measured in both 1980 and 1995. The water-level-change contours were drawn manually on mylar. The contours were converted to a digital map at a scale of 1:1,250,000. The data should not be used at scales larger than 1:1,250,000.

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License: No license information was provided. If this work was prepared by an officer or employee of the United States government as part of that person's official duties it is considered a U.S. Government Work.

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Metadata Date November 8, 2004
Metadata Created Date October 10, 2019
Metadata Updated Date December 11, 2019
Reference Date(s) January 1, 1999 (publication)
Frequency Of Update notPlanned
Frequency Of Update notPlanned

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Graphic Preview

A browse image of the water-level-change contours data set for the High Plains aquifer, 1980 to 1995.

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date November 8, 2004
Metadata Created Date October 10, 2019
Metadata Updated Date December 11, 2019
Reference Date(s) January 1, 1999 (publication)
Responsible Party U.S. Geological Survey (Point of Contact)
Contact Email
Access Constraints Use Constraints: none, Access Constraints: none
Bbox East Long -96.260
Bbox North Lat 43.806
Bbox South Lat 31.653
Bbox West Long -106.016
Coupled Resource
Frequency Of Update notPlanned
Graphic Preview Description A browse image of the water-level-change contours data set for the High Plains aquifer, 1980 to 1995.
Graphic Preview File https://water.usgs.gov/GIS/browse/ofr99-197_wlc80_95.gif
Graphic Preview Type GIF
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Harvest Object Id 13097a07-3575-4e45-8a56-da2e8009306c
Harvest Source Id 34ce571b-cb98-4e0b-979f-30f9ecc452c5
Harvest Source Title DOI CKAN Harvest Source
Licence Although this data set has been used by the U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior, no warranty expressed or implied is made by the U.S. Geological Survey as to the accuracy of the data and related materials. The act of distribution shall not constitute any such warranty, and no responsibility is assumed by the U.S. Geological Survey in the use of this data, software, or related materials. Any use of trade, product, or firm names is for descriptive purposes only and does not imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.
Metadata Language
Metadata Type geospatial
Progress completed
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester true

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