Hydrology

The USGS has some great science fair ideas related to earthquakes. Find inspiration for projects on other science topics by browsing the USGS Education website.
Yes. Educational institutions qualify for discounts on purchases made through the online USGS Store. To receive any discounts you must first be set up in their system. Please fax your request on school letterhead (or on a purchase order) to 303-202-4693...
The USGS does not have a formal program for teacher workshops, but USGS scientists sometimes participate in teacher workshops that are organized by universities or other education groups.
USGS DLG files must be translated into DXF before AutoCAD can read the files. Here is one way this can be accomplished: Download a DLG to DXF converter. There are different versions of this program depending on the version of AutoCAD. DLGTODXF -...
It is not an easy task to keep a swimming pool so clear and clean. If you just set a pan of water outdoors in the middle of summer, you'll see that it ends up containing gunk very quickly. People have to resort to both chemical and physical means to keep...
With rare exception, the USGS does not post information or materials unless they are produced in partnership with our agency. You might be able to find a USGS scientist who is interested in working with you to develop a lesson plan, in which case it...
Data are offered in both compressed ARC workspaces and compressed SDTS transfer format.  
Original hydrographic data were compiled to meet National Map Accuracy standards. These standards have been maintained in the process of creating the NHD. At 1:100,000 scale, ninety percent of well-defined features are within 167 feet (0.02 inches at map...
The USGS Water Science for Schools Web site has a link to 'Water Science Glossary of Terms'. This page offers links to additional glossaries. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency also has a Drinking Water Glossary.  
The USGS Education website is your gateway to classroom resources. Explore links to lesson plans, activities, educational videos, online lectures, posters, non-technical publications, and images for kindergarten through college teachers, students, and...