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Accessing Hydrologic Data via Web Services

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Created: Dec 03, 2019 at 5:23 a.m.
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Python script to create an original visualization from USGS National Water Information System data accessed via the CUAHSI Hydrologic Information System. By entering an active USGS gage number and date range of interest, this script returns discharge data from the USGS NWIS using the suds-py3 package. Data is then be resampled using the Pandas package, and a unique plot of daily mean, maximum, minimum, and 15-minute discharge data is returned.

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Coordinate System/Geographic Projection:
WGS 84 EPSG:4326
Coordinate Units:
Decimal degrees
Place/Area Name:
Bonita Creek, Irvine, California


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The content of this resource is derived from U.S. Geological Survey. 2016. National Water Information System data available on the World Wide Web (USGS Water Data for the Nation). Accessed December 2, 2019.

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Spencer, K. (2019). Accessing Hydrologic Data via Web Services, HydroShare,

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