National Extension Water Quality Database
Entry ID: MSU0048

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Summary
Abstract: The "National Extension Water Quality Database" provides
Cooperative Extension Staff online computer access to
educational resources for water quality developed by the
Cooperative Extension Service across the United States. Types of
educational resources include slide sets, video tapes, and
computer software. New data (documents) are added weekly. All
documents, slide sets, video tapes, and computer software has
been prepared and approved for use in the individual state
Extension Service. Citations are collected by project managers
at Purdue University by contacting the Extension Water Quality
Coordinator in each state extension service.


Collection Organization: Cooperative Extension Service.

Collection Methodology: Citations were collected by project
managers at Purdue University by contacting the Extension Water
Quality Coordinator in each state extension service.

Collection Frequency: New data (documents) are added weekly.

Update Characteristics: It is not updated in its entirety.


STATISTICAL INFORMATION:

1750 citations. More than 150 actual documents.
LANGUAGE:

English
ACCESS/AVAILABILITY:

The data set includes 2,670 citations with more than 1,000
actual documents. The National Extension Water Quality Database
may be accessed online, via the internet or through a modem. If
using internet, then telnet hermes.ecn.purdue.edu; login as
cerf, password: purdue. If using a modem, then dial
1-317-494-8350 Login as demo and follow instruction. Also, this
database may be accessed via the WWW at:

'http://hermes.ecn.purdue.edu:8001/water/water.html'

Geographic Coverage
 N: 76.0 S: 19.0  E: -67.0  W: -172.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1980-01-01


Location Keywords
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA


Science Keywords
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >SURFACE WATER    [Definition]
TERRESTRIAL HYDROSPHERE >WATER QUALITY/WATER CHEMISTRY    [Definition]


ISO Topic Category
ENVIRONMENT
GEOSCIENTIFIC INFORMATION
INLAND WATERS


Quality
All new documents are verified against the printed copies before
digitized versions are added.


Keywords
AGRICULTURE AND FOOD SECURITY
CIESIN > Environmental Protection > Hydrologic Processes > Surface Water
CIESIN > Environmental Protection > Water Quality
COOPERATIVE EXTENSION SERVICE
EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS
HUMAN AND ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH
LAND AND FRESHWATER RESOURCES
WATER
WATER QUALITY
WATER QUALITY EDUCATION
WATER QUALITY MANAGEMENT


Originating Center
PU


Data Center
Purdue Extension, Purdue University    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://www.ces.purdue.edu/

Data Center Personnel
Name: KATHY BURWELL
Phone: 260-854-2309
Email: ceb at purdue.edu
Contact Address:
Purdue University
City: Lafayette
Province or State: IN
Postal Code: 47907-1143
Country: USA


Personnel
KATHY BURWELL
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 260-854-2309
Email: ceb at purdue.edu
Contact Address:
Purdue University
City: Lafayette
Province or State: IN
Postal Code: 47907-1143
Country: USA


Publications/References
SOURCE REFERENCES:

Water Quality Educational Materials Publication: CES-249, Purdue
University, March 1992.

Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2008-02-27

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