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Description of core collected during installation of a Wasatch aquifer monitoring well in the Green River Basin, Sublette County, Wyoming

Dates

Publication Date
Start Date
2015
End Date
2016

Citation

Hallberg, L.L., Eddy-Miller, C.A., and Boughton, G.K., 2017, Description of core collected during installation of a Wasatch aquifer monitoring well in the Green River Basin, Sublette County, Wyoming: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/F7FQ9V2J.

Summary

A monitoring well was installed in the Wasatch aquifer in the Green River Basin, Sublette County, Wyoming in August 2015. Core collected during drilling activities was described to a depth of 170 feet. The data release contains a detailed description of the lithology and physical characteristics of the core sections, as well as numerous photographs. The data release was produced in compliance with the new 'open data' requirements as a way to make the scientific products associated with USGS investigations available to the public.

Contacts

Point of Contact :
Laura L Hallberg
Process Contact :
Laura L Hallberg
Originator :
Laura L Hallberg, Cheryl A. Eddy-Miller, Gregory K Boughton
Metadata Contact :
Gregory K Boughton
Publisher :
U.S. Geological Survey
Distributor :
GS ScienceBase
USGS Mission Area :
Water
SDC Data Owner :
Wyoming-Montana Water Science Center

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Core0900-0993.JPG
“Photograph of the core from 90 - 99.3 feet below land surface”
thumbnail 3.36 MB
CorePhotos.zip
“Photographs of core sections”
281.38 MB
WasatchCoreDescription.xml
“Core description metadata”
Original FGDC Metadata

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42.06 KB
WasatchCoreDescription.csv
“Core description”
41.45 KB

Purpose

The data were produced in support of the Wyoming Landscape Conservation Initiative and are intended to advance knowledge of the lithology of the Wasatch aquifer.
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