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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.


Gales Creek at Old Hwy 47, Forest Grove, OR (453040123065201)
Parameter Begin Date Last Approved Date Last Reading
 Water Temperature   May-09-2001 01:00   Oct-17-2022 13:00   Sep-27-2023 12:00 
 Dissolved Oxygen   May-09-2001 01:00   Oct-17-2022 13:00   Sep-27-2023 12:00 
 Oxygen % Saturation   May-09-2001 01:00   Oct-17-2022 13:00   Sep-27-2023 12:00 
 pH   May-11-2001 13:00   Oct-17-2022 13:00   Sep-27-2023 12:00 
 Specific Conductance   May-09-2001 01:00   Oct-07-2022 21:00   Sep-27-2023 12:00 
 Turbidity   May-08-2002 16:00   Oct-17-2022 13:00   Sep-27-2023 12:00 
 fDOM (370/460)   Apr-21-2016 13:00       Sep-27-2023 12:00 
 Measurements at this site are available here at 60 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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