GAGES-II: Geospatial Attributes of Gages for Evaluating Streamflow

Metadata Updated: August 13, 2020

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Metadata Date January 31, 2011
Metadata Created Date January 29, 2020
Metadata Updated Date August 13, 2020
Reference Date(s) October 12, 2011 (publication)
Frequency Of Update notPlanned
Frequency Of Update notPlanned

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Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date January 31, 2011
Metadata Created Date January 29, 2020
Metadata Updated Date August 13, 2020
Reference Date(s) October 12, 2011 (publication)
Responsible Party U.S. Geological Survey (Point of Contact)
Contact Email
Access Constraints Use Constraints: The classification assigned in this project (reference or non-reference) was based on our semi-quantitative evaluation of the criteria described in the report, which included both quantitative and qualitative data. Our classification is intended as the best identification of reference-quality sites that we could perform given the limitations of national-scale data, and within the context of the regions we used. It was believed that the deficiencies of national-scale GIS data, which do not capture small diversions, dams or groundwater pumping particularly well, would be supplemented by an examination of ADR remarks and visual examination of every watershed from high-resolution imagery. It is possible that users with localized knowledge may be able to perform a better classification for specific areas. Users of these data should be attentive to potential differences between reference and non-reference gages - for example, watershed size (median size of reference gages = 212 sq km; of non-reference gages = 587 sq km). We also note that it would be possible to use the data posted here to identify a different, but equally valid, set of reference-quality stream gages for other purposes, based on other regions, or which place greater emphasis on specific anthropogenic activities or variables (e.g., urbanization), and that the classification presented here is not intended to be definitive. Any use of trade, product, or firm names is for descriptive purposes only and does not imply endorsement by the U.S. Government. Although this Federal Geographic Data Committee-compliant metadata file is intended to document the data set in nonproprietary form, as well as in ArcInfo format, this metadata file may include some ArcInfo-specific terminology., Access Constraints: None
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Frequency Of Update notPlanned
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Licence Although this data set has been used by the U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior, no warranty expressed or implied is made by the U.S. Geological Survey as to the accuracy of the data and related materials. The act of distribution shall not constitute any such warranty, and no responsibility is assumed by the U.S. Geological Survey in the use of this data, software, or related materials. Any use of trade, product, or firm names is for descriptive purposes only and does not imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.
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Metadata Type geospatial
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