RES-SED 1.0 - Reservoir Sedimentation SurveysEntry ID: USDA0213
Abstract: This dataset consists of about 7,600 surveys or measurements of
sediment and water volume changes in approximately 1,800 U.S.
reservoirs. Operational for RCA analysis only at this time.
Physically located at the Texas Agricultural Experiment Station
in Temple, TX.
Collection Organization: Natural Resources Conservation Service
Collection Methodology: Reservoir sedimentation surveys are
carried ... out by federal agencies involved in water resources,
e.g. NRCS, Corps of Engineers, Bureau of Reclamation, Forest
Service, Bureau of Land Management, Agricultural Research
Service, and Los Angeles County. Data are collected on Form 34
(Inter-Agency Commitee on Water Data).
Collection Frequency: Random
Update Characteristics: N/A
Data record consists of complete set of survey measurements and
events for a single reservoir. Approximately 7,600 records
requiring 6MB of storage.
Data Center: USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service
Dissemination Media: On workstation hard drive.
File Format: Informix 4.1 DBMS.
Access Instructions: Contact the data center.
Quality Periodic review. Reviewed again when re-surveyed.
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: jerry.bernard at usda.gov
USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service Conservation Engineering Division South Agriculture Building, Room 6132 14th and Independence Avenue P.O. Box 2890
Province or State: DC
Postal Code: 20013-2890
Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-09-07
Last DIF Revision Date: 2005-09-19