Database of Ground-Water Levels in the Vicinity of Rainier Mesa, Nevada Test Site, Nye County, Nevada 1957-2005. Metadata

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  • Main Title Database of Ground-Water Levels in the Vicinity of Rainier Mesa, Nevada Test Site, Nye County, Nevada 1957-2005.


  • Author: Fenelon, Joseph M.
    Creator Type: Personal


  • Sponsor: United States. National Nuclear Security Administration.
    Contributor Type: Organization
    Contributor Info: USDOE - National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)


  • Name: Unitted States Geological Survey - Nevada, Henderson, NV
    Place of Publication: United States


  • Creation: 2006-08-15


  • English


  • Content Description: More than 1,200 water-level measurements from 1957 to 2005 in the Rainier Mesa area of the Nevada Test Site were quality assured and analyzed. Water levels were measured from 50 discrete intervals within 18 boreholes and from 4 tunnel sites. An interpretive database was constructed that describes water-level conditions for each water level measured in the Rainier Mesa area. Multiple attributes were assigned to each water-level measurement in the database to describe the hydrologic conditions at the time of measurement. General quality, temporal variability, regional significance, and hydrologic conditions are attributed for each water-level measurement. The database also includes hydrograph narratives that describe the water-level history of each well.


  • Keyword: Ground-Water Levels
  • Keyword: Database
  • Keyword: Boreholes
  • Keyword: Nevada Test Site
  • STI Subject Categories: 58 Geosciences
  • Keyword: Nye County
  • Keyword: Ground Water
  • Keyword: Nevada
  • Keyword: Rainier Mesa
  • Keyword: Water Database


  • Name: Office of Scientific & Technical Information Technical Reports
    Code: OSTI


  • Name: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
    Code: UNTGD

Resource Type

  • Report


  • Text


  • Report No.: USGS DS 190
  • Grant Number: AI52-01NV13944
  • DOI: 10.2172/889521
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 889521
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc873673