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Water resources data, Iowa, water year 2002--Volume 1. surface water—Mississippi River Basin

Water Data Report IA-02-1

Prepared in cooperation with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources (Geological Survey Bureau), Iowa Department of Transportation, and with Federal agencies
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Abstract

Water resources data for Iowa for the 2002 water year consists of records of stage, discharge, and water quality of streams; stage, and/or contents of lakes and reservoirs; ground water levels and water quality of ground-water wells. This report volume contains discharge records for 95 gaging stations; stage or contents for 6 lakes and reservoirs and 7 streams; water quality for 1 stream-gaging station; sediment records for 10 stream-gaging stations; and precipitation record for 7 precipitation stations. Also included are data for 58 crest-stage partial record stations.

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Table of Contents

Preface
Surface-water stations, in downstream order, for which records are published in this volume
Discontinued surface-water discharge or stage-only stations
Discontinued surface-water-quality stations
Introduction
Cooperation
Summary of hydrologic conditions
     Surface Water
     Suspended Sediment
     Ground-Water-Level Observation Network
     Surface-Water Quality
     Ground-Water Quality
          Ground-Water Monitoring Network
Special networks and programs
Explanation of the records
     Station Identification Numbers
          Downstream Order System
          Latitude-Longitude System
          Numbering System For Wells
     Records of Stage and Water Discharge
          Data Collection and Computation
          Data Presentation
          Identifying Estimated Daily Discharge
          Accuracy of the Records
          Other Records Available
     Records of Surface-Water Quality
          Classification of Records
          Arrangement of Records
          On-Site Measurements and Sample Collection
          Water Temperature and Specific Conductance
     Sediment
          Laboratory Measurements
          Data Presentation
          Remark Codes
          Water Quality-Control Data
     Dissolved Trace-Element Concentrations
     Change in National Trends Network Procedures
     Records of Ground-Water Levels
          Data Collection and Computation
          Data Presentation
     Records of Ground-Water Quality
          Data Presentation
          Explanation of Quality of Ground-Water Data Tables
Access to USGS water data
Definition of terms
Publications on Techniques of Water-Resources Investigations of the U.S. Geological Survey
Station records, surface water
Crest-stage partial-record stations
Index

Additional publication details

Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
Water resources data, Iowa, water year 2002--Volume 1. surface water—Mississippi River Basin
Series title:
Water Data Report
Series number:
IA-02-1
Year Published:
2003
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey
Publisher location:
Reston, VA
Contributing office(s):
Iowa Water Science Center
Description:
xiii, 361 p.
Time Range Start:
2001-10-01
Country:
United State
State:
Iowa
Online Only (Y/N):
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Additional Online Files (Y/N):
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