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Nationally consistent Hydrogeological-unit Map, 2019

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This set of data sets provides a classification of geological units in terms of their importance for groundwater flow and storage. For more detail on the process and methods, see White et al. (2019). New Zealand groundwater atlas: hydrogeological-unit map of New Zealand. Lower Hutt (NZ): GNS Science. 88 p. Consultancy Report 2019/144.

New Zealand Hydrogeological unit map (HUM) separated into aquifers, aquitards, aquicludes and basement developed in a nationally-consistent manner. This dataset includes only outcropping hydrogeological units. This dataset was also joined to the hydrogeological system dataset (Moreau et al. 2019), to provide a single polygon for each unique combination of HUM and hydrogeological system. Summary statistics of surficially mapped products are provided for each polygon (groundwater use, flow, recharge, discharge to the surface; depth to hydrogeological basement; and number of drinking water wells serving >100 people).

Attachment: New Zealand Hydrogeological unit map (HUM) separated into aquifers, aquitards, aquicludes and basement developed in a nationally-consistent manner. This dataset includes overlapping stacked polygons that represent different aged hydrogeological units.

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Information
Category Fresh Water
Tags groundwater, aquifer
Regions New Zealand
Metadata Dublin Core, ISO 19115/19139
Technical Details
Layer ID 104445
Data type Vector multipolygon
Feature count 1290
ElevationZ coordinates
Attributes HS_name, HS_type, HUM_name, HUM_type, HUM_order1, HUM_era, HUM_age, HUM_lith, HUM_rock, poly_area, base_MIN, base_MAX, base_MEAN, use_sum_m3, RR_sum_m3d, GWSW_MEAN, GWSW_MAJOR, GWSW_MEDIA, flow_MEAN, flow_MAJOR, flow_MEDIA, RR_sqkm_m3, use_sqkm_m, DWW_Count
Services Vector Query API, Web Feature Service (WFS), Catalog Service (CS-W)
History
Added 27 Jan 2020
Revisions 3 - Browse all revisions
Current revision Imported on Jan. 27, 2020 from Shapefile in NZGD2000 / New Zealand Transverse Mercator 2000. 70 geometries modified to be OGC compliant. Changelog.

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