District of Columbia Water Quality Monitoring Project

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Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: Americorps* National Civilian Community Corps
Publication_Date: Unpublished material
Title: District of Columbia Water Quality Monitoring Project
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: project
Description:
Abstract:
The District of Columbia Water Quality Monitoring Program consists of 76 station network in which water quality is monitored in the Potomac and Anacostia rivers, the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal, the Washington Ship Channel, and the Tidal Basin. Sampling is conducted primarily on a monthly basis, but 20 times in the Core stations. Short-term and intensive sampling is also conducted on a need be basis. The DC Monitoring Program is coordinated with the Maryland and Virginia monitoring program and with the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments.
Purpose:
Monitoring,To characterize present water quality conditions and long-term trends in water quality response to different control strategies in order to maintain the environmental integrity of district waters, protect the public from potential health hazards, and continue to use these waters as a valuable resource.
Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Range_of_Dates/Times:
Beginning_Date: 19790101
Ending_Date: 20011231
Currentness_Reference: Ground Condition
Status:
Progress: In work
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: Annually
Spatial_Domain:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -80.53758
East_Bounding_Coordinate: -074.5759
North_Bounding_Coordinate: +42.979
South_Bounding_Coordinate: +36.66154
Keywords:
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: CIMS Subject Keyword List
Theme_Keyword: Nitrogen
Theme_Keyword: Nutrients
Theme_Keyword: Phosphorus
Theme_Keyword: Plankton
Theme_Keyword: Toxics
Theme_Keyword: Tributaries
Theme_Keyword: Water
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: CIMS Place Keyword List
Place_Keyword: Anacostia River
Place_Keyword: Monitoring Segment
Place_Keyword: Potomac River
Place_Keyword: Washington
Access_Constraints: Not Applicable
Use_Constraints: Not Applicable

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Metadata_Date: 20020716
Metadata_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: National Oceanic And Atmospheric Administration
Contact_Person: Lowell Bahner
Contact_Position: CBP Data Center Manager
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical
Address: 410 Severn Ave, Suite 107
City: Annapolis
State_or_Province: Maryland
Postal_Code: 21403
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 410-267-5671
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 410-267-5666
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address:
lowell.bahner_no_spam_@noaa.gov [remove _no_spam_ for valid email address]
Metadata_Standard_Name: FGDC-STD-001-1998
Metadata_Standard_Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998

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