Data from Selected U.S. Geological Survey National Stream Water-Quality Monitoring Networks (WQN), USGS Digital Data Series DDS-37

U.S. Geological Survey, National Water Quality Assessment Program

WQN database contains water-quality and streamflow data collected at 679 NASQAN and HBN stations in the United States. The water-quality data include 63 physical, chemical, and biological properties analyzed during more than 60,000 stream visits using relatively consistent sampling and analytical methods. The water-quality data reflect sampling over a wide range of streamflow conditions. Supporting information identifies and describes the water-quality and streamflow stations, water-quality constituents, and the methods, remarks, laboratories, sample collection agencies, and the laboratory measurement accuracy associated with the WQN data.

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Subject: Geoscience:Hydrology:Surface Water:Water Quality/Chemistry , Geoscience:Hydrology:Surface Water, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry, Geoscience:Hydrology
Resource Type: Datasets and Tools:Datasets
Grade Level: Graduate/Professional, College Upper (15-16)
Data Source: Observational Data
Health Topics: Waterborne Transport Processes
Science Background Required: Basic scientific background required
Theme: Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Geochemistry, Hydrology/Hydrogeology, Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:Water