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Geospatial data to assess karst aquifer systems between Albany and Buffalo, New York

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Sporleder, B.A., Fisher, B.N., Keto, D.S., Demott, L.M., and Fisher, S., 2021, Geospatial data to assess karst aquifer systems between Albany and Buffalo, New York: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/P9AYMP94.

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Publicly available geospatial data were identified, collated, and analyzed for a region of karst terrain extending from Albany to Buffalo, New York. A series of geospatial datasets were assembled to determine the location and extent of karstic rock; bedrock geology and depth to bedrock; average water-table configuration; surficial geology; soil type, thickness, and hydraulic conductivity; land cover; and closed depressions in the land surface.

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To provide resource managers data to more efficiently manage and protect groundwater resources in karst prone areas of New York.

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  • USGS New York Water Science Center

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DOI https://www.sciencebase.gov/vocab/category/item/identifier doi:10.5066/P9AYMP94

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