Real-time water data for Illinois [ More info] Consistent, real-time water data from streams, lakes, reservoirs, ground-water, and meteorological sites, are available from the USGS National Water Information System as graphs, tables, or files to download.
The Great Flood of 1993 [ More info] Photos, publicatons and recordbreaking flood peaks from the flood that included 9 states, the Mississippi and Missouri Rivers, and completely inundated 75 towns.
Taking the Pulse of a River System: Research on the Upper Mississippi River System [ More info] Short summaries of long-term research projects concerning the biological health of this section of the Mississippi river.
Streamflow statistics for US states [ More info] Streamflow statistics and basin characteristics for most streams in specific US states using the Streamstats program. Data for areas can be selected from interactive maps and by an automated process. Includes a tutorial.
Data for giant constrictors - Biological management profiles and an establishment risk assessment for nine large species of pythons, anacondas, and the boa constrictor [ More info] Locations for nine species of large constrictors, from published sources, along with monthly precipitation and average monthly temperature for those locations. Shapefiles for each snake species studied.
Assessment of undiscovered oil and gas resources of the Illinois Basin, 2007 [ More info] We estimated a mean of 214 million barrels of oil, 4.65 trillion cubic feet of natural gas, and 24 million barrels of natural gas liquids in this area using a geology-based assessment methodology.
Biomarker Benchmarks: Reproductive and Endocrine Biomarkers in Largemouth Bass and Common Carp from United States Waters [ More info] Describes a national reconnaissance study of reproductive health in two species of fish across the US. More than 2,200 common carp and 650 largemouth bass were collected at 119 rivers and streams.
Earthquakes in the central United States, 1699-2010 [ More info] Poster includes GIS data for earthquake locations in this seismically active area.
The Public Land Survey System (PLSS) [ More info] Explains the characteristics and history of this distinctive way of describing geographic position characteristic of the midwestern and western states of the US.
Land-cover change research at the U.S. Geological Survey-assessing our nation's dynamic land surface [ More info] Estimates of change in major types of land use and land cover from 1973 to 2000 should help model potential future change as climate, population, public policy, and technology change.
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