WATSTORE Stream Flow Basin Characteristics FileEntry ID: EARTH_LAND_USGS_Water_flow_SFBC
Abstract: The Stream Flow Basin Characteristics file contains information about the
drainage basins of selected USGS gauging stations. Data include drainage basin
area, forested basin area, elevation, peak flow, average yearly flow, and mean
annual precipitation to the basins. Data elements of this file were converted
into an ARC/INFO point coverage. Data are current as of 1986.
Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Lanfear, K.J.
Dataset Title: WATSTORE Stream Flow Basin Characteristics File
Dataset Release Date: 1986
Dataset Release Place: Reston, VA
Dataset Publisher: U.S. Geological SurveyOnline Resource: http://water.usgs.gov/lookup/getspatial?sfbc
Start Date: 1960-01-01Stop Date: 1986-12-31
ATMOSPHERE > PRECIPITATION > PRECIPITATION AMOUNT > MEAN ANNUAL PRECIPITATION
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE > SURFACE WATER > DISCHARGE/FLOW > AVERAGE FLOW
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE > SURFACE WATER > DISCHARGE/FLOW > PEAK FLOW
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE > SURFACE WATER > DRAINAGE
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE > SURFACE WATER > HYDROPATTERN
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE > SURFACE WATER > RIVERS/STREAMS
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE > SURFACE WATER > RUNOFF
BIOSPHERE > AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS > RIVERS/STREAM HABITAT
BIOSPHERE > AQUATIC ECOSYSTEMS > MARINE HABITAT
ISO Topic Category
Quality Data were extracted from WATSTORE and converted into a point coverage.
Original data were reviewed to ensure they were correctly copied from WATSTORE.
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints Please cite the data properly.
These data are current as of 1986. Although reported drainage
areas do not often change (except for corrections), flow data may be
Data Set Progress
Distribution Media: Online HTTP
Distribution Media: Online FTP
Extended Metadata Properties
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2006-06-13