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Aggregation of Minnesota water-use data and transfer of data to the National Water-Use Data System; procedures and programs

Open-File Report 87-40

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Abstract

The Minnesota Water-Use Data System stores data on the quantity of withdrawals and discharge in Minnesota. To transfer these data into the U.S. Geological Survey 's National Water-Use Data System properly, certain procedures must be followed. Uniform data categorization and entry allows comparison of water use from State to State. The data in the National Water-Use Data System are aggregated by county and by watershed (hydrologic unit). This report documents the data aggregation and transfer process as developed by the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, the Minnesota State Planning Agency/Planning Information Center, and the U.S. Geological Survey as part of the National Water-Use Information Program. (USGS)

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Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Aggregation of Minnesota water-use data and transfer of data to the National Water-Use Data System; procedures and programs
Series title:
Open-File Report
Series number:
87-40
Edition:
-
Year Published:
1988
Language:
ENGLISH
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey,
Description:
iv, :ill., map ;28 cm.