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National Water-Quality Assessment (NAWQA) Area-Characterization Toolbox
Entry ID: USGS_nawqa_tools_stdorder

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Summary
Abstract: This is release 1.0 of the National Water-Quality Assessment (NAWQA) Area-Characterization Toolbox. These tools are designed to be accessed using ArcGIS Desktop software (versions 9.3 and 9.3.1). The toolbox is composed of a collection of custom tools that implement geographic information system (GIS) techniques used by the NAWQA Program to characterize aquifer areas, drainage basins, and sampled wells.

[Abstract provided by the U.S. Geological Survey.]

Purpose: These tools are designed to be accessed using ArcGIS Desktop software (versions 9.3 and 9.3.1). The toolbox is composed of a collection of custom tools that implement geographic information system (GIS) techniques used by the NAWQA Program to characterize aquifer areas, drainage basins, and sampled wells.
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Description: Download the National Water-Quality Assessment (NAWQA) Area-Characterization Toolbox.

Description: Metadata in FGDC format.
Service Citation
Originators: Curtis V. Price, Naomi Nakagaki, and Kerie J. Hitt
Title: National Water-Quality Assessment (NAWQA) Area-Characterization Toolbox
Release_Date: 2010-10-29
Provider: U.S. Geological Survey
Edition: 1.0
URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2010/1268/
Service Keywords
DATA ANALYSIS AND VISUALIZATION >GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS >DESKTOP GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS Parameter Definition

Quality Although this software 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.

Although this Federal Geographic Data Committee-compliant metadata file is intended to document the data set in nonproprietary form, this metadata file may include some vendor-specific terminology.
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints These tools are built on top of standard functionality included in ArcGIS Desktop 9.3 or 9.3.1 at the ArcInfo license level. Most of the tools require a license for the ArcGIS Spatial Analyst extension.

ArcGIS is a commercial GIS software system produced by ESRI, Inc. (http://www.esri.com). The NAWQA Area-Characterization Toolbox is not supported by ESRI, Inc. or its technical support staff.
Ancillary Keywords
GIS
Geographic Information Systems
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Service Provider
DOI/USGS/WRD/OSW > Office of Surface Water, Water Resource Division, USGS, U.S. Department of the Interior Supplemental Info
Service Organization URL: http://water.usgs.gov/osw/

Service Provider Personnel
Name: WATER WEBSERVER TEAM - USGS
Phone: 703-648-4000;1-800-426-9000
Email: h2oteam at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
USGS National Center
Water Resources Division
12201 Sunrise Valley Drive
City: Reston
Province or State: VA
Postal Code: 20192-0002
Country: USA
Distribution Media
Distribution_Media: Online
Distribution_Size: 1.3 MB
Fees: No fees
Personnel
CURTIS V. PRICE
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: (605) 355-4560
Fax: (605) 355-4523
Email: cprice at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
U.S. Geological Survey
1608 Mountain View Rd
City: Rapid City
Province or State: South Dakota
Postal Code: 57702
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Price, C. V., Nakagaki, Naomi, and Hitt, K. J. (2010), National Water-Quality Assessment (NAWQA) Area-Characterization Toolbox, U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report, 1.0, 2010-1268, U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, VA
Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date: 2010-11-10
SERF Last Revision Date: 2010-11-10
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