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Soil-water-balance model archive for Long Island, NY, 1900-2019


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Finkelstein, J.S., 2022, Soil-water-balance model archive for Long Island, NY, 1900-2019: U.S. Geological Survey data release,


This model archive makes available the Soil-Water-Balance (SWB) model (Westenbroek and others, 2010) and input data used to estimate the potential amount of annual groundwater recharge to the Long Island aquifer system from 1900 to 2019 as described in U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2021-5143. Input data for two SWB simulations are included in the archive. The first simulation uses existing land-use/land-cover datasets to estimate changes in recharge with changing land use from 1900-2019 (referred to as the post-development simulation). The second simulation assumed a forested, undeveloped (pre-development simulation) condition across Long Island for the same period. The same soil coverages and time-series [...]


Point of Contact :
Jason Finkelstein
Originator :
Jason Finkelstein
Metadata Contact :
Jason Finkelstein
Publisher :
U.S. Geological Survey
Data Owner :
New York Water Science Center
Distributor :
U.S. Geological Survey - ScienceBase
SDC Data Owner :
New York Water Science Center
USGS Mission Area :
Water Resources

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This Soil-Water-Balance (SWB) model was used to estimate potential recharge to the Long Island aquifer system on an annual basis from 1900 to 2019.


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DOI doi:10.5066/P94OLK6Z

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