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Shenandoah National Park 1979-2022 Water Quality Data from Seven Projects as of 2024-01-26

Metadata Updated: March 14, 2024

This data package was created 2024-03-12 09:56:45 by NPSTORET and includes selected project, location, and result data.

Data contained in the Shenandoah National Park (University of Virginia) NPSTORET back-end file ( NPS_UVA_NPSTORET_BE_20240122_20240126_0856_20240129_1345.ACCDB) were filtered to include just the data within the park for the following seven projects: Project: - SHEN_UVA_CHANG_1994: Lisa Chang’s Pre-Ph.D. Dissertation Research Data from Shaver Hollow - SHEN_UVA_FISH_IN_SENSITIVE_HABITATS: Fish in Sensitive Habitats - SHEN_UVA_HEADWATER_STUDY_2007: Characterize Threatened and Impaired Headwater Streams and Springs in Shenandoah National Park - SHEN_UVA_HG_BROOK_TROUT_2004: Effects of Stream Water Chemistry on Mercury Concentrations in Brook Trout in Shenandoah National Park - SHEN_UVA_MISC: Miscellaneous data - SHEN_UVA_PRIMARY: University of Virginia's Primary SWAS-VTSSS Program Database - SHEN_UVA_STAN_1995_FLOOD: Understanding the 1995 Staunton River Flood Event in Shenandoah National Park Station: - Include Trip QC And All Station Visit Results Park/Unit Code: - SHEN Activity Start Date (>=1/1/1979 and <=12/31/2022) Value Status: - Accepted or Certified (exported as Final) or Final

The data package is organized into four data tables: - Projects.csv - describes the purpose and background of the monitoring efforts - Locations.csv - documents the attributes of the monitoring locations/stations - Results.csv - contains the field measurements, observations, and/or lab analyses for each sample/event/data grouping - HUC12.csv - enumerates the domain of allowed values for 12-digit hydrologic unit codes utilized by the Locations datatable

Period of record for filtered data is 1979-11-02 to 2022-12-28. This data package is a snapshot in time of multiple National Park Service projects. The most current data for these projects, which may be more or less extensive than that in this data package, can be found on the Water Quality Portal at:

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Public: This dataset is intended for public access and use. 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 Created Date March 14, 2024
Metadata Updated Date March 14, 2024

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Metadata Created Date March 14, 2024
Metadata Updated Date March 14, 2024
Publisher National Park Service
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Data Last Modified 2024-03-12
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Publisher Hierarchy White House > U.S. Department of the Interior > National Park Service
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Temporal 1979-11-02T12:00:00Z/2022-12-28T12:00:00Z

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