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GAGES-II

Updated: Oct 9, 2023

Tags: Historical, Streamflow, Watershed Characteristics


Name of Dataset: Geospatial Attributes of Gages for Evaluating Streamflow (GAGES-II)


Spatial Extent: United States (including AK, HI, Puerto Rico)


Type: Point


Temporal: Historical


What is Included?: lat/lon of streamflow gages as well as a myriad of watershed and climate characteristics.


Description: The GAGES-II dataset contains a spreadsheet of 9,322 (reference and non-reference) sites in the United States. This spreadsheet also includes information about the watersheds, including LULC, soil characteristics, channel modifications, and a variety of other information. A second spreadsheet describes the variables and their sources in detail. It should be noted that the streamflow data for the gages needs to be downloaded separately from the GAGES-II spreadsheet(s).


Link: https://water.usgs.gov/GIS/metadata/usgswrd/XML/gagesII_Sept2011.xml


Citation: Falcone, J. A. (2011). GAGES-II: Geospatial attributes of gages for evaluating streamflow. US Geological Survey.



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