Survey of Users of the USGS Stream-Gaging Network in Iowa, 1996, HR-383, 1996

(1996) Survey of Users of the USGS Stream-Gaging Network in Iowa, 1996, HR-383, 1996. Transportation, Department of

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Abstract

A survey was sent to over 200 Federal, State, and local agencies that might use streamflow data collected by the U. S. Geological Survey in Iowa. A total of 181 forms were returned and 112 agencies indicated that they use streamflow data. The responses show that streamflow data from the Iowa USGS stream-gaging network, which in 1996 is composed of 117 stations, are used by many agencies for many purposes and that many stations provide streamflow data that fulfill a variety of joint purposes. The median number of respondents per station that use data from the station was 6 and the median number of data-use categories indicated per station was 9. The survey results can be used by agencies that fund the Iowa USGS stream-gaging network to help them decide which stations to continue to support if it becomes necessary to reduce the size of the stream-gaging network.

Item Type: Departmental Report
Keywords: Data collection, Flow, Passenger terminals, Railroad stations, Stream gages, Streamflow, Streams, Surveys, Tables (Data), Data
Subjects: Transportation
Transportation > Roads and highways
Transportation > Research
ID Code: 16074
Deposited By: Iowa DOT Library
Deposited On: 14 Feb 2014 13:31
Last Modified: 22 Sep 2014 11:43
URI: http://publications.iowa.gov/id/eprint/16074