Branch of earth science that deals with water as it occurs in the atmosphere, on the surface of the ground, and underground.
Availability of Groundwater Data for California, Water Year 2008 [ More info] Summary showing number of wells in each county for which water level measurements are available, with description of methodology and well numbering system.
Availability of groundwater data for California, water year 2010 [ More info] Map of California showing the number of wells (by county) with available water-level or water-quality data for Water Year 2010, with descriptions of the data and instructions for obtaining them.
Benchmark glaciers [ More info] Summary of the USGS benchmark glacier program to intensively monitor climate, glacier motion, glacier mass balance, glacier geometry, and stream runoff at three glacier basins, Gulkana and Wolverine in Alaska and South Cascade in Washington.
Bibliography of reports by U.S. Geological Survey authors about the water resources of Wyoming [ More info] Bibliography arranged by major areas and by reports series. Current as of 2007. Also available in PDF format.
Calculating weighted estimates of peak streamflow statistics [ More info] A method of improving our estimates of statistics used to describe flood frequency, taking into account information obtained from the stream whose flood frequency is being investigated.
California Water-Quality Assessment [ More info] Results of activities in California conducted under the National Water-Quality Assessment Program (NAWQA): maps, publications and data.
California's BAY-DELTA: USGS Science Supports Decision Making [ More info] What causes changes in the hydrology, the ecology and the water quality of the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta and the San Francisco Bay estuary? These studies help state and local agencies manage resources well.
California's Central Valley Groundwater Study: A Powerful New Tool to Assess Water Resources in California's Central Valley [ More info] Modeling effort that integrates a wide variety of geographic, hydrologic, agricultural, climatic, and biological information to help local land managers address resource use issues.
Canoeing North Dakota rivers [ More info] Links to streamflow, stage, pictures, maps, river descriptions, and general information for canoeing on North Dakota's rivers. Files are in PDF format.
Changes in Water Levels and Storage in the High Plains Aquifer, Predevelopment to 2007 [ More info] Summarizes changes in water levels and drainable water in storage in the High Plains aquifer from predevelopment (before about 1950) to 2007.
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