Lead-rich sediments, Coeur d'Alene River valley, Idaho; Area, volume, tonnage, and lead content: Surface-sediment geochemical data

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Description This metadata file (pbsamthk.met) describes two dBase4 tables. One table (alsamPb.dbf) contains UTM coordinates for 998 surface-sediment geochemical sample sites, and concentration of lead, in parts per million (ppm Pb), in each sample. The other table (t
Originators Bookstrom, Arthur A.; Box, Stephen E.; Campbell, Julie K.; Foster, Kathryn I.; and Jackson, Berne L.
Publication U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 01-140

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alsamPb.dbf

Geochemical sample sites in surface sediments of the CdA River channel and its floodplain.

Label Definition
SITE_NAME1 Primary name of sample site.
SITE_NAME2 Secondary (alternative) name or number of sample site.
DATASET Identification of data source cited in reference list.
UTM_E Universal Transverse Mercator (Zone 11) east coordinate (m), 1927 North American horizontal datum.
UTM_N Universal Transverse Mercator (Zone 11) north coordinate (m), 1927 North American horizontal datum.
FR_RIV_(M) Distance from river (m).
_FR_(CM) Depth from surface to top of sample interval (cm).
TO_(CM) Depth from surface to bottom of sample interval(cm).
FR_(FT) Depth from surface to top of sample interval (ft).
TO_(FT) Depth from surface to bottom of sample interval (ft)
PB_(PPM) Pb concentration (ppm by weight) in sediment sample.
SYSTEM_NO Wetland System map-unit number.
SYS_LABEL Wetland System map-unit label. Short definitions of system-level map units are given in the explanation of plates 1 and 2 of this report, and full descriptions are given in the text of Bookstrom and others (1999).
USGS_REF reference for SYSTEM_NO and SYS_LABEL

thkpb11.dbf

Sites where thickness of Pb-rich sediment has been determined or estimated. Thickness-weighted average Pb concentration of the stratigraphic section of Pb-rich sediment also is included for many of these sites.

Label Definition
SITE_NAME1 Primary name of sample site.
SITE_NAME2 Secondary (alternative) name or number of sample site.
DATASET Identification of data source cited in reference list.
UTM_E Universal Transverse Mercator (Zone 11) east coordinate (m), 1927 North American horizontal datum.
UTM_N Universal Transverse Mercator (Zone 11) north coordinate (m), 1927 North American horizontal datum.
DATATYP_NO Numerical code indicating completeness of measurement and sampling of the stratigraphic section of Pb-rich sediment
DATA_TYPE Meaning of DATATYP_NO (brief)
CM_THK_1K Thickness (cm, measured or estimated) of stratigraphic section of Pb-rich sediment.
PPM_PB_1K Thickness-weighted average concentration of Pb (ppm) in section of Pb-rich sediment.