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USGS Data Grapher, XY Plots

This is a data graphing utility that allows the user to build XY graphs of data from selected USGS stations and highlight certain months or years or dates. Select the station, the parameters to plot, the starting and ending dates, and the type of highlighting (if any) for the graph. Then, click the button labeled "Make Graph."

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


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


Tualatin River at Oswego Diversion Dam (14207200)
Parameter Begin Date Last Approved Date Last Reading
 Water Temperature   May-07-1991 13:00   Nov-27-2018 10:00   Oct-13-2019 01:00 
 Dissolved Oxygen   May-07-1991 13:00   Nov-27-2018 10:00   Oct-15-2019 13:00 
 Oxygen % Saturation   May-07-1991 13:00   Nov-27-2018 10:00   Oct-13-2019 01:00 
 pH   May-07-1991 13:00   Nov-27-2018 10:00   Oct-15-2019 13:00 
 Specific Conductance   May-07-1991 13:00   Nov-27-2018 10:00   Oct-15-2019 13:00 
 Air Temperature   Apr-29-1993 12:00   Nov-27-2018 10:00   Oct-15-2019 13:00 
 Barometric Pressure   May-05-1999 10:00   Nov-27-2018 10:00   Oct-15-2019 13:00 
 Turbidity   Apr-04-2004 14:00   Nov-27-2018 10:00   Oct-15-2019 13:00 
 Total Chlorophyll   Apr-26-2001 09:00   Nov-27-2018 10:00   Oct-15-2019 13:00 
 Phycocyanin   Apr-15-2019 15:00       Oct-15-2019 13:00 
 Blue-Green Algae   Mar-25-2010 16:00   Nov-19-2014 12:00   Nov-19-2014 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 parameters to plot.

X Parameter:
    Apply a -day running average.
Y Parameter:
    Apply a -day running average.

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

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

Step 5: Choose the type of legend and data highlighting.

Begin month:   Begin day:   Begin year:
End month: End day: End year:

Step 6: Make the graph, or reset the form and try again.

Construction of the graph may take a minute or two.


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