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Mean annual water-budget components for the Island of Oahu, Hawaii, for predevelopment conditions, 1978-2007 rainfall and 1870 land cover (ver. 2.0)

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Start Date
1869-12-31
End Date
2010-12-31

Citation

Engott, J.A., 2018, Mean annual water-budget components for the Island of Oahu, Hawaii, for predevelopment conditions, 1978-2007 rainfall and 1870 land cover (ver. 2.0, February 2018): U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/F7SX6B9H.

Summary

This shapefile represents the spatial distribution of mean annual water-budget components, in inches, for the Island of Oahu, Hawaii. The water-budget components in the shapefile were computed by a water-budget model for a scenario representative of predevelopment conditions (1978–2007 rainfall and 1870 land cover), as described in USGS Scientific Investigations Report (USGS SIR) 2015-5164. The model was developed for estimating groundwater recharge and other water-budget components for each subarea of the model. The model-subarea dataset, consisting of 441,315 subareas (polygons), was generated using Esri ArcGIS software by intersecting (merging) multiple spatial datasets. Spatial datasets merged include those that characterize the [...]

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SIR_2015-5164_Oahu_WB_components_predevelopment_1978-2007_RF_1870_LC.zip
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Version_history_Oahu_predevelopment_conditions.txt
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SIR_2015-5164_Oahu_WB_components_predevelopment_metadata.xml
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Purpose

The water-budget components in this shapefile were determined as part of a study to estimate the spatial distribution of groundwater recharge on the Island of Oahu, Hawaii, for a scenario representative of predevelopment conditions (1978–2007 rainfall and 1870 land cover), as described in USGS SIR 2015-5164. The recharge estimates may be used in numerical groundwater models that can evaluate the effects of groundwater withdrawals on groundwater levels, streamflow, coastal discharge, and salinities in public and private wells on Oahu.

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DOI https://www.sciencebase.gov/vocab/category/item/identifier doi:10.5066/F7SX6B9H

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