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Water-Data Report MS-02-1


F. Morris, III,
D.P. Turnipseed,
and J.B. Storm


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Water resources data for the 2002 water year for Mississippi consist of records of surface water and ground water in the State. Specifically, it contains: (1) Discharge records for 91 streamflow-gaging stations, stage records for 22 of these gaging stations, discharge records for 91 partial-record stations or miscellaneous streamflow sites, including 13 flood hydrograph partial-record stations, 78 crest-stage partial-record stations, and 0 special study and miscellaneous sites; (2) stage only at 9 gaging stations; (3) water-quality records for 13 streamflow-gaging stations, 7 stage-only stations, and 3 water-quality monitor stations, 0 partial-record stations or miscellaneous sites, 97 short-term study sites, and 39 wells; and (4) water-level records for 18 observation wells. Records obtained from water-resources investigations are also included in special sections of the report. These data represent that part of the National Water Data System operated by the U.S. Geological Survey, and cooperating local, State, and Federal agencies in Mississippi.


Surface-water stations, in downstream order, for which records are published in this volume
Ground-water records, by county, 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
Summary of hydrologic conditions
      Streamflow quality
      Ground-water levels
Special networks and programs
Explanation of records
      Station identification numbers
            Downstream order system
            Latitude-longitude system
      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 the records
            Other records available
      Records of surface-water quality
            Classification of records
            Arrangement of records
            On-site measurements and sample collection
            Water temperature
            Laboratory measurements
            Data presentation
            Fixed value parameter codes
            Dissolved sulfate analysis
            Dissolved trace-elements concentrations
            Change in National Trends Network Procedures
            Quality-control data
      Records of ground-water levels
            Data collection and computation
            Data presentation
      Records of ground-water quality
            Data collection and computation
            Data presentation
Access to USGS water data
Definition of terms
Publications on techniques of water-resources investigations
Station records, surface water
      Discharge at partial-record stations and miscellaneous sites
            Flood hydrograph partial-record stations
            Crest-stage partial-record stations
      Water-quality data collected during short term studies
Station records, ground-water
      Ground-water levels
      Quality of ground-water

Water Resources of Mississippi

For questions or comments, contact:

District Chief
U.S. Geological Survey
Water Resources Discipline
Mississippi District
308 South Airport Road
Pearl, Mississippi 39208-6649

(601) 933-2900 voice
(601) 933-2901 fax

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