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Spatial data set of mapped water-level changes in the High Plains aquifer, predevelopment (about 1950) to 2017

Metadata Updated: July 6, 2024

The High Plains aquifer extends from approximately 32 to 44 degrees north latitude and 96 degrees 30 minutes to 106 degrees west longitude. The aquifer underlies about 175,000 square miles in parts of Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, and Wyoming. This digital dataset consists of a raster of water-level changes for the High Plains aquifer, predevelopment (about 1950) to 2017. It was created using water-level measurements from 2,928 wells measured in both the predevelopment period (about 1950) and in 2017, the latest available static water level measured in 2013 to 2016 from 63 wells in New Mexico and using other published information on water-level change in areas with few water-level measurements. The map was reviewed for consistency with the relevant data at a scale of 1:1,000,000.

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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 June 1, 2023
Metadata Updated Date July 6, 2024

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Harvested from DOI EDI

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date June 1, 2023
Metadata Updated Date July 6, 2024
Publisher U.S. Geological Survey
Identifier USGS:61393ac7d34e40dd9c0dbda0
Data Last Modified 20220818
Category geospatial
Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 010:12
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Harvest Source Id 52bfcc16-6e15-478f-809a-b1bc76f1aeda
Harvest Source Title DOI EDI
Metadata Type geospatial
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Publisher Hierarchy White House > U.S. Department of the Interior > U.S. Geological Survey
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