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USGS Water-Quality Data for the Nation - National Water Information System (NWIS)

Metadata Updated: March 5, 2024

The USGS compiles online access to water-resources data collected at approximately 1.5 million sites in all 50 States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.

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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 May 31, 2023
Metadata Updated Date March 5, 2024

Metadata Source

Harvested from DOI EDI

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Created Date May 31, 2023
Metadata Updated Date March 5, 2024
Publisher U.S. Geological Survey
Identifier USGS:283b1aa6-9268-4010-87da-45d496f63f90
Data Last Modified 20201117
Category geospatial
Category Tag 16E15F51 D96E 4051 9124 75665Abdc6Ff "Arctic","Permafrost and Arctic Landscapes","Ecosystem Vulnerability","Atmospheric, Earth and Ocean Sciences","Human Health","Water"
Public Access Level public
Bureau Code 010:12
Metadata Context
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Harvest Source Title DOI EDI
Metadata Type geospatial
Old Spatial -164.168,17.731,-64.78,70.281
Publisher Hierarchy White House > U.S. Department of the Interior > U.S. Geological Survey
Source Datajson Identifier True
Source Hash 96fad3d9c37d534be09cbeff27702b29435ea409f240252055196fa58f86e1b5
Source Schema Version 1.1
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