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Ta'u Beach (21AS-5M) site data in the Water Quality Portal

Data Provider: STORET (Learn more about Water Quality Portal Data Providers)

This ocean site, maintained by the American Samoa Environmental Protection Agency (identifier 21AS), has the name "Ta'u Beach" and has the identifier 21AS-5M. This site is in the watershed defined by the 8 digit Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC) 22030000. You can learn more about what is happening in this HUC at the EPA's Surf Your Watershed site or at the USGS Science In Your Watershed site. To learn more about water use in this watershed, you can go to the National Water Census Data Portal.

This site is located in Manu'a District County, American Samoa at -14.2400000 degrees latitude and -169.5104500 degrees longitude using the datum AMSMA. No horizontal location accuracy metadata is available. This site is at an elevation of 0 ft No vertical location accuracy metadata is available.

To download the metadata about this site along with water quality data, go to the Portal Page and enter "21AS-5M" into the "Site ID" box under Site Parameters

Upstream and downstream stations

This map shows all Water Quality Portal stations that are 10 miles upstream (dashed dark blue) and 10 miles downstream (solid light blue) of this monitoring location (indicated by the large blue circle). The upstream and downstream functionality is provided by the National Linked Data Index, part of the Open Water Data Initiative.

Detailed Metadata

For the definitions of the metadata elements, please go to the Water Quality Portal user guide

OrganizationIdentifier 21AS
OrganizationFormalName American Samoa Environmental Protection Agency
MonitoringLocationIdentifier 21AS-5M
MonitoringLocationName Ta'u Beach
MonitoringLocationTypeName Ocean
HUCEightDigitCode 22030000
LatitudeMeasure -14.2400000
LongitudeMeasure -169.5104500
HorizontalCollectionMethodName GPS-Unspecified
HorizontalCoordinateReferenceSystemDatumName AMSMA
VerticalMeasure/MeasureValue 0
VerticalMeasure/MeasureUnitCode ft
VerticalCoordinateReferenceSystemDatumName Unknown
CountryCode US
StateCode 60
CountyCode 020
ProviderName STORET