|ARS Stream Data for SGP'97|
The data is located at the following FTP address: ftp://188.8.131.52/pub/sgp97/stream_gage
Each the above directory contains 7 data files that are organized by station. The last four digits of each file name represent a portion of the USGS station number; the file name extension signifies whether the file is a stream gaging station or a pond discharge station. The LAT.- LONG. coordinates of each station are given in the table below and the approximate location is shown on a map of the Little Washita River Watershed. The contents and organization of each file is described below.
Format for the stream gage data files
This file describes the USGS Stream gage data files. Each data file contains a line each for the location, data source, station number, latitude and longitude, drainage area, datum, data description and finally the data.
This gives the appoximate physical location of the gage and the landmark(s) (city or highway) it is near.
Data gathering agency.
Identifying number assigned to each stream gage.
Latitude - Longitude
Location of the gage in DMS of latitude and longitude.
Area in square miles of drainage area upstream of the gage.
Bottom of gage in feet above sea level.
Either instantaneous discharge at midnight in acre-feet or mean daily discharge in cfs.
Each line of data contains the year, month and day of the reading and the mean daily discharge in cfs for stream gages or the instantaneaous discharge in acre-feet at midnight for pond discharge data.
For reading the data line in FORTRAN 77 the following format statement could be used:
format (I4, 9X, I2, 11X, I2, 11X, F3.1)
For a more complete description of the instrumentation located at each site contact:
The ARS Stream gage data of the Little Washita River Watershed are accepted and used by the recipient upon the express understanding that the ARS and it's employees make no warranties, expressed or implied, concerning the accuracy, completeness, reliability or suitability for any one purpose, and that ARS and it's employees shall be under no liability to any person by reason of any use made thereof.
The ARS requests that the recipient of the ARS Stream gage data does not distribute, publish or disseminate the data under the recipient's name without full and up-front acknowledgement of ARS as the source of the data, and that the recipient acknowledges the support and role of ARS in publications that use and are based on the ARS data. The data can be requested from the ARS Data manager at USDS-ARS, 7207 W. Cheyenne St., El Reno, OK 73036.
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