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In cooperation with the State of Michigan, Department of Environmental Quality

Summary of Recovered Historical Ground-Water-Level Data for Michigan, 19342005

U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2006-1057

By Cassaundra L. Cornett, Suzanne L. Crowley, Rose M. McGowan, Stephen P. Blumer, and Howard W. Reeves

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Abstract

This report documents ground-water-level data-recovery efforts performed by the USGS Michigan Water Science Center and provides nearly three-hundred hydrographs generated from these recovered data. Data recovery is the process of verifying and transcribing data from paper files into the USGS National Water Information System (NWIS) electronic databases appropriate for ground-water-level data. Entering these data into the NWIS databases makes them more useful for USGS analysis and also makes them available to the public through the internet.

 


Citation:

Cornett, C.L., Crowley, S.L., McGowan, R.M., Blumer, S.P., and Reeves, H.W., 2006, Summary of recovered historical ground-waterlevel data for Michigan, 19342005: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 20061057, 369 p.
[http://pubs.water.usgs.gov/OFR2006-1057]

Contents

Abstract

Introduction

Data Recovery

Water-Level-Summary Plots

Period-of-Record Plots

Water-Year-Summary Plots

Well-Identification Convention

Data Presentation

References Cited

Appendix 1. Well Name and Location for Wells with Recovered Hydrographs

Appendix 2. Recovered Hydrographs, by County

Figure

1. Diagram showing well-naming system used in Michigan showing nearest 2.5-acre subsection to well designated 45N 19W 25BDDC 01 Alger (Kentucky CCC)

 

References

Glazebrook, Karl, 2000, PGPLOT-2.18:Computer software (PERL module), accessed December 5, 2005, at http://search.cpan.org/~kgb/PGPLOT-2.18/PGPLOT.pm

Huffman, G.C., and Whited, C.R., 1993, Ground-water data for Michigan, 1990: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 92114, 51 p.

Michigan State Legislature, 2003, Act No. 148 of Public Acts of 2003:Michigan State Legislature, 92nd, 5 p., accessed December 5, 2005, at http://www.deq.state.mi.us/documents/deq-wd-gwcac-PA148.pdf.

Pearson, T.J., 2002, PGPLOT Graphics Subroutine Library:California Institute of Technology, computer software, last accessed December 5, 2005, at http://www.astro.caltech.edu/~tjp/pgplot/index.html.


For further information, contact:

 

U.S. Geological Survey

Michigan Water Science Center

6520 Mercantile Way, Suite 5

Lansing, MI 48911-5991

GS-W-MIlns_DC@usgs.gov

 

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