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Daily streamflow datasets used to analyze trends in streamflow at sites also analyzed for trends in water quality and ecological condition in the Nation's rivers and streams

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1965
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2013
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2017-11-01

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Farmer, W.H., Murphy, J.C., Riskin, M.L., Ryberg, K.R., and Zuellig, R.E., 2017, Daily streamflow datasets used to analyze trends in streamflow at sites also analyzed for trends in water quality and ecological condition in the Nation's rivers and streams (ver. 2.0, November 2017): U.S. Geological Survey data release, http://www.dx.doi.org/10.5066/F7D798JN.

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In 1991, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) began a study of more than 50 major river basins across the Nation as part of the National Water-Quality Assessment (NAWQA) project of the National Water-Quality Program. One of the major goals of the NAWQA project is to determine how water-quality conditions change over time. To support that goal, long-term consistent and comparable monitoring has been conducted on streams and rivers throughout the Nation. Outside of the NAWQA project, the USGS and other Federal, State, and local agencies also have collected long-term water-quality data to support their own assessments of changing water-quality conditions. Data from these multiple sources have been combined to support one of the most comprehensive [...]

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Revision 2.0 by Melissa Riskin on November 1, 2017. To review the changes that were made, see “ver2.0_text.txt” in the attached files section.

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