Menemsha Pond Herring Creek (AQUINNAH-MEN PND HC) site data in the Water Quality Portal

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

This estuary site, maintained by the Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) - Massachusetts (identifier AQUINNAH), has the name "Menemsha Pond Herring Creek" and has the identifier AQUINNAH-MEN PND HC. This site is in the watershed defined by the 8 digit Hydrologic Unit Code (HUC) 01090002. 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 Dukes County County, Massachusetts at 41.3168983 degrees latitude and -70.7834944 degrees longitude using the datum NAD83. 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 "AQUINNAH-MEN PND HC" 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 AQUINNAH
OrganizationFormalName Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head (Aquinnah) - Massachusetts
MonitoringLocationIdentifier AQUINNAH-MEN PND HC
MonitoringLocationName Menemsha Pond Herring Creek
MonitoringLocationTypeName Estuary
HUCEightDigitCode 01090002
LatitudeMeasure 41.3168983
LongitudeMeasure -70.7834944
HorizontalCollectionMethodName GPS Carrier Phase Static Relative Position
HorizontalCoordinateReferenceSystemDatumName NAD83
VerticalMeasure/MeasureValue 0
VerticalMeasure/MeasureUnitCode ft
VerticalCoordinateReferenceSystemDatumName Unknown
CountryCode US
StateCode 25
CountyCode 007
ProviderName STORET