Instrument design and development
Includes the design and development of software for a particular instrument.
Hydroacoustic current meters for the measurement of discharge in shallow streams and rivers [ More info] Description and illustrations of hydroacoustic current meters for measuring the discharge in streams and rivers with links to wading discharge measurements, project progress and plans and references.
Hydroacoustic methods [ More info] Technical information on acoustic methods of measuring water currents and applications of hydroacoustic techniques to problems in surface water hydrology.
Hydrologic Instrumentation Facility [ More info] Provides hydrologic instruments, equipment, and supplies for USGS, other Federal agencies, and cooperators. Also tests, evaluates, repairs, calibrates, and develops hydrologic equipment and instruments.
Isotope and Chemical Methods in Support of the U.S. Geological Survey Science Strategy, 2003-2008 [ More info] Types of geochemical and isotopic analyses used in conducting a variety of research studies in USGS, primarily focused on mineral deposit formation.
Landsat Data Continuity Mission [ More info] A partnership between NASA and USGS to assure continuous satellite imaging of the earth's surface that was begun 40 years ago.
Landsat-A Global Land-Imaging Mission [ More info] Characteristics and history of this satellite-based earth imaging system, including plans and prospects for future instruments.
Landsat: A Global Land Imaging Program [ More info] Overview of the history of this satellite imaging system, with details about the way in which it collects information about the earth's surface.
Management and Research Applications of Long-range Surveillance Radar Data for Birds, Bats, and Flying Insects [ More info] Explains how radar can be used to measure the density, speed, direction, altitude, and location of flocks of animals in flight.
Methods of installing United States National Seismographic Network (USNSN) stations: a construction manual [ More info] Instructions on how to build a protective outdoor seismic vault used as stations for broadband seismic sensors that respond to seismic energy, temperature, and atmospheric pressure for the United States National Seismic Network in PDF format.
New Jersey Tide Telemetry System [ More info] A network of tide gages and weather stations is deployed in coastal areas across the state to help forecast floods and support timely evacuation of people from affected areas.
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