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Downsizer—A Graphical User Interface-Based Application for Browsing, Acquiring, and Formatting Time-Series Data for Hydrologic Modeling
Entry ID: USGS_Downsizer
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Summary
Abstract: The U.S. Geological Survey Downsizer is a computer application that selects, downloads, verifies, and formats station-based time-series data for environmental-resource models, particularly the Precipitation-Runoff Modeling System. Downsizer implements the client-server software architecture. The client presents a map-based, graphical user interface that is intuitive to modelers; the server provides streamflow and climate time-series data from over 40,000 measurement stations across the United States. This report is the Downsizer user's manual and provides:

(1) an overview of the software design
(2) installation instructions
(3) a description of the graphical user interface
(4) a description of selected output files
(5) troubleshooting information.

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Related URL
Link: GET SERVICE > GET SOFTWARE PACKAGE
Description: Access Downsizer. [Due to the provisional nature of the data provided, Downsizer access is only available to users within the USGS domain.]

Link: VIEW RELATED INFORMATION > USER'S GUIDE
Description: Downsizer user manual.
Service Citation
Originators: Ward-Garrison, C., Markstrom, S.L., and Hay, L.E.
Title: Downsizer—A Graphical User Interface-Based Application for Browsing, Acquiring, and Formatting Time-Series Data for Hydrologic Modeling
Release_Date: 2009
Provider: U.S. Geological Survey
Edition: 2.3.0
URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2009/1166/
ISO Topic Category
INLAND WATERS
Access Constraints
Due to the provisional nature of the data provided, Downsizer access is only available to users within the USGS domain.
Service Provider
Central Region, Publications, Geology Division, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior

Service Provider Personnel
Name: USGS OPEN-FILE SERVICES SECTION
Phone: 303-202-4200
Phone: 303-202-4210
Fax: 303-202-4188
Email: infoservices at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
USGS Information Services
Open-File Services Section
Box 25286
Federal Center
City: Denver
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80225-0286
Country: USA
Distribution Media
Distribution_Media: Online
Fees: No fees
Personnel
CHRISTIAN D. WARD-GARRISON
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: cwardgar at usgs.gov
Contact Address:
Box 25046, Denver Federal Center Mail Stop 413
City: Denver
Province or State: CO
Postal Code: 80225-0046
Country: USA

TYLER B. STEVENS
Role: SERF AUTHOR
Phone: (301) 614-6898
Fax: 301-614-5268
Email: Tyler.B.Stevens at nasa.gov
Contact Address:
NASA Goddard Space Flight Center
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City: Greenbelt
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20771
Country: USA
Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date: 2010-10-06
SERF Last Revision Date: 2015-01-28
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