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Western Long Island Sound (31ISC2RS_WQX-A3) site data in the Water Quality Portal

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This estuary site, maintained by the Interstate Environmental Commission (identifier 31ISC2RS_WQX), has the name "Western Long Island Sound" and has the identifier 31ISC2RS_WQX-A3. This site is in the watershed defined by the 8 digit Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC) 02030203. 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.

This site is located in Nassau County County, New York at 40.8416600000 degrees latitude and -73.7550000000 degrees longitude using the datum NAD83. No horizontal location accuracy metadata is available.

To download the metadata about this site along with water quality data, go to the Portal Page and enter "31ISC2RS_WQX-A3" into the "Site ID" box under Site Parameters

What other monitoring locations are upstream or downstream from this one?

Upstream and downstream locations

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.

When were data collected at this location?

Periods of record for data characteristic groups
Characteristic Group Date Range*
Biological 1991 - 2017
Information 1991 - 2017
Physical 1991 - 2017
*Date ranges may contain gap years

What other information is available for this location?

Detailed Metadata

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

Location Metadata Value
OrganizationIdentifier 31ISC2RS_WQX
OrganizationFormalName Interstate Environmental Commission
MonitoringLocationIdentifier 31ISC2RS_WQX-A3
MonitoringLocationName Western Long Island Sound
MonitoringLocationTypeName Estuary
HUCEightDigitCode 02030203
LatitudeMeasure 40.8416600000
LongitudeMeasure -73.7550000000
HorizontalCollectionMethodName GPS-Unspecified
HorizontalCoordinateReferenceSystemDatumName NAD83
CountryCode US
StateCode 36
CountyCode 059
ProviderName STORET