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Oregon Water Science Center

USGS Color Map Data Grapher

This is a data graphing utility that allows the user to build color maps using data from selected USGS stations. Select the station, the parameter to plot, the starting and ending dates, the type of color map, and the color scale for the color map. Then, click the button labeled "Make Color Map."

Step 1: [Optional] Choose a basin from the drop-down list.


Step 2: Choose a site from the drop-down list.


Wapato Creek at Gaston Rd at Gaston, OR (14202650)
Parameter Begin Date Last Approved Date Last Reading
 Gage Height   Sep-14-2011 15:30   Apr-12-2013 08:30   Apr-12-2013 08:30 
 Elevation   Sep-14-2011 15:30   Apr-12-2013 08:30   Apr-12-2013 08:30 
 Stream Velocity   Sep-14-2011 15:30   Apr-12-2013 08:30   Apr-12-2013 08:30 
 Discharge   Oct-01-2011 00:00   Apr-12-2013 08:30   Apr-12-2013 08:30 
 Water Temperature   Apr-12-2010 14:30   Oct-19-2023 11:00   May-18-2024 01:00 
 Dissolved Oxygen   Apr-12-2010 14:30   Oct-19-2023 11:00   May-18-2024 01:00 
 Oxygen % Saturation   Apr-12-2010 14:30   Oct-19-2023 11:00   May-18-2024 01:00 
 pH   Apr-12-2010 14:30   Oct-19-2023 11:00   May-18-2024 01:00 
 Specific Conductance   Apr-12-2010 14:30   Oct-19-2023 11:00   May-18-2024 01:00 
 Turbidity   Apr-12-2010 14:30   Oct-19-2023 11:00   May-18-2024 01:00 
 Total Chlorophyll   Apr-12-2010 14:30   Apr-17-2013 11:00   Oct-19-2023 11:00 
 Chlorophyll Fluorescence   May-06-2020 16:30       May-18-2024 01:00 
 Blue-Green Algae   Apr-12-2010 14:30   Apr-17-2013 11:00   Apr-17-2013 11:00 
 Phycocyanin   May-07-2020 12:30       Oct-19-2023 11:00 
 Phycocyanin Fluorescence   May-06-2020 17:30       May-18-2024 01:00 
 fDOM (370/460)   May-07-2020 12:30       May-18-2024 01:00 
 Measurements at this site are available here at 30 minute intervals.
 Some data are provisional and subject to revision.
 More data from this site may be available from NWIS-Web.

Step 3: Choose the parameter to map.

    Apply a -day running average.


Step 4: Choose starting and ending dates for the data in the color map.

Begin Date: --  
End Date: --
Month-Day shortcuts:

Step 5: Choose the axes for the color map.

Step 6: Choose the color scheme for the color map.

Specify a color to be used for missing data:
RGB colors here are specified with a hexadecimal code, where two characters
each specify the levels of red, green, and blue from 0 (hex 00) to 255 (hex FF).


Scale Type:  

Step 7: Make the color map, or reset the form and try again.

Construction of the color map may take a minute or two.


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