Potomac River, National Water Quality Assessment Program, Water Resources Discipline, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior

Data Center Description
Our Mission and Vision

Mission: The USGS serves the Nation by providing reliable scientific information to describe and understand the Earth; minimize loss of life and property from natural disasters; manage water, biological, energy, and mineral resources; and enhance and protect our quality of life.

Vision: USGS has become a world leader in the natural sciences thanks to our scientific excellence and responsiveness to society's needs.

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Data Center URL
URL: http://pubs.usgs.gov/fs/2004/3004/