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(National Water Information System Web Site). Selected
water-resources data for approximately 1.5 million sites across
the United States from 1857 to present. Try the USGS National
Water Information System Web site (NWISWeb) tutorial
that includes step-by-step guides for the first-time user of
-- Maps and searchable data by county and watershed. A great
place for a school project!
-- On-line data and reports on acid rain, atmospheric deposition
and precipitation chemistry.
Database -- Transport of sediment and associated
contaminants in streams is a water-quality issue of national
concern. The U.S. Geological Survey has operated a number of
daily suspended sediment stations throughout the country, paid
for through a variety of cooperative and federal programs. These
daily gaging stations provide the best information on sediment
flux in the Nation's rivers.
Data Network (HCDN) Streamflow Data Set, 1874-1988
-- WRIR 93-4076 by J. R. Slack, Alan M. Lumb, and Jurate Maciunas