Interstate Commission on the Potomac River Basin Library
Entry ID: EARTH_LAND_ICPRB_HYDRO_POTOMAC

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Summary
Abstract: The Interstate Commission on the Potomac River Basin (ICPRB) Library
contains 4750 entries, including a variety of data on the Potomac
River and its tributaries in Maryland, West Virginia, Virginia,
Pennsylvania. The impact of the Potomac River on the Chesapeake Bay is
one of the areas highlighted. Data includes the history of the
hydrology, hydrography, plant life in the river, fish, crustaceans,
insects, waterfowl, and other animal species. Data on floods, water
flow, fish catches, and sedimentation goes back to the nineteenth
century. The contents of the library are computer indexed.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 41.0   S: 37.0   E: -76.0   W: -81.0

Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1832-01-01
Science Keywords
BIOSPHERE > TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS > WETLANDS Parameter Definition
BIOSPHERE > VEGETATION > PLANT CHARACTERISTICS Parameter Definition
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Originating Center
Data Center
Interstate Commission on the Potomac River Basin Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.potomacriver.org/

Data Center Personnel
Name: CURTIS DALPRA
Phone: (301) 984-1908 x104
Fax: (301) 984-5841
Contact Address:
Interstate Commission on the
Potomac River Basin Library
6110 Executive Blvd. Suite 300
City: Rockville
Province or State: MD
Postal Code: 20852-3903
Country: USA
Publications/References
Potomac Basin Reporter, published ten times a year by the ICPRB, reports
major news about the river basin, including monthly flow statistics and municipal diversion statistics. It contains news of new data.
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2005-08-09
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