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Geochemistry of water samples in the US from the NURE-HSSR database

Geochemical analyses of water samples throughout the U.S. collected by the hydrogeochemical and stream sediment reconnaissance (HSSR) phase of the National Uranium Resource Evaluation (NURE) program. This database contains 335,547 records.

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Continental US Alaska
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http://mrdata.usgs.gov/services/nurewtr?request=GetCapabilities&service=WMS&version=1.1.1
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  • The entire country, 335,547 samples:
    • Shapefile with 50 selected data fields(22.3 .ZIP file expands to 315 MB)
    • dBase file with all 161 data fields(38 MB .ZIP file expands to 1.1 GB)
    • CSV file with all 161 data fields(24 MB .ZIP file expands to 183 MB)
  • Alaska (64,400 samples):
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Source of the database:
USGS Open-File Report 97-492
Reformatted data from the National Uranium Resource Evaluation (NURE) Hydrogeochemical and Stream Sediment Reconnaissance (HSSR) Program
http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/1997/ofr-97-0492/
Detailed documentation of the original database:
NURE manual

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