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U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY
Water Data Report MO-02-1

Water Resources Data—Missouri, Water Year 2002

Image of state of Missouri Prepared in cooperation with the State of Missouri and with other agencies
By:  H.S. Hauck and C. D. Nagel

 

ABSTRACT

The U.S. Geological Survey, Water Resources Division, in cooperation with local, State, and Federal agencies and organizations, obtains a large quantity of data pertaining to the water resources of Missouri each water year (October 1 to September 30). These data, accumulated during the water years, constitute a valuable data base for developing an improved understanding of the water resources of Missouri.

Water-resources data for the 2002 water year for Missouri consist of records of stage, discharge, and water quality of streams; elevation, contents, and water quality of lakes and reservoirs. This volume contains discharge records for 172 gaging stations; elevation at 12 lakes and reservoirs; water quality at 113 sampling stations (including 2 lakes); and data for 39 crest-stage stations.

 

TABLE OF CONTENTS

Preface

List of surface-water stations, in downstream order, for which records are published in this volume

List of discontinued surface-water discharge or stage-only stations

List of discontinued surface-water-quality stations

Introduction

Cooperation

Water Use—2000

Missouri Water-Use Fact Sheet

Physiography

Summary of Hydrologic Conditions

Surface Water--Streamflow

Water Quality--Streamflow

Special Networks and Programs

Explanation of the Records

Station Identification Numbers

Downstream Order and Station Number

Numbering System for Wells and Miscellaneous Sites

Records of Stage and Water Discharge

Data Collection and Computation

Data Presentation

Station manuscript

Data table of daily mean values

Statistics of monthly mean data

Summary statistics

Identifying Estimated Daily Discharge

Accuracy of Data and Computed Results

Other Data Available

Records of Surface-Water Quality

Classification of Records

Arrangement of Records

On-site Measurements and Sample Collection

Water Temperature

Sediment

Laboratory Measurements

Quality Assurance of Water-Quality Data

Data Presentation

Remark Codes

Dissolved Trace-Element Concentrations

Water Quality-Control Data

Access to USGS Water Data

Definition of Terms

Publications on Techniques of Water-Resources Investigations

Surface-water station records

Partial-record surface-water stations

Analyses of samples collected at water-quality partial-record stations

Index

 


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For more information about USGS activities in Missouri contact:

District Chief

U.S. Geological Survey

Water Resources Discipline

1400 Independence Road

Rolla, Missouri 65401

Telephone: (573) 308-3664

Fax: (573) 308-3645


or access the USGS Water Resources of Missouri home page at:  http://mo.water.usgs.gov/.


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