Central Midwest Water Science Center

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The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) currently operates and maintains data collection sites in the Central Midwest Water Science Center (Illinois, Iowa, and Missouri) for acquiring information about surface water, ground water, water quality, and precipitation to provide necessary information for our cooperators in this Center.

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Date published: August 26, 2020

Water Level and Temperature of the Grand Calumet River, Indiana-Illinois, 2017

The Grand Calumet River is located east of Chicago, Illinois and flows east to west across the Indiana-Illinois border to its confluence with the Little Calumet River. In 2017, a suite of water level, temperature, and bathymetric data were collected along the Grand Calumet River. Water level and water temperature were continuously monitored at five locations in the Grand Calumet River bet

Date published: August 26, 2020

Water Level, Temperature, and Bathymetry of the Grand Calumet River, Indiana-Illinois, 2017

The Grand Calumet River is located east of Chicago, Illinois and flows east to west across the Indiana-Illinois border to its confluence with the Little Calumet River. In 2017, a suite of water level, temperature, and bathymetric data were collected along the Grand Calumet River. Water level and water temperature were monitored continuously at five locations in the Grand Calumet River bet

Date published: August 26, 2020

Bathymetry of the Grand Calumet River, Indiana-Illinois, 2017

The Grand Calumet River is located east of Chicago, Illinois and flows east to west across the Indiana-Illinois border to its confluence with the Little Calumet River. In 2017, a suite of water level, temperature, and bathymetric data were collected along the Grand Calumet River. A bathymetric survey was accomplished over seven days in July, August, and October 2017, using the depth

Date published: August 13, 2020

Flood-Inundation Shapefiles for Little Calumet River from Lansing to South Holland, Illinois, 2020

Digital flood-inundation maps for about an 8-mile reach of the Little Calumet River, Illinois, were created by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in cooperation with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The flood-inundation maps, which can be accessed through the USGS Flood Inundation Mapping Program website at https://...

Date published: August 13, 2020

Flood-Inundation Depth Grids for Little Calumet River from Lansing to South Holland, Illinois, 2020

Digital flood-inundation maps for about an 8-mile reach of the Little Calumet River, Illinois, were created by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in cooperation with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The flood-inundation maps, which can be accessed through the USGS Flood Inundation Mapping Program website at https://...

Date published: August 7, 2020

Terrestrial Light Detection and Ranging Topographic Survey Data for Two Recreation Areas Near Blue Mountain Lake and Nimrod Lake, Arkansas, March 2020

The U.S. Geological Survey collected topographic data in cooperation with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to assist in the management of two recreation areas at Blue Mountain Lake and near Nimrod Lake in Arkansas. Data were collected March 3-4, 2020 using terrestrial light detection and ranging (T-lidar) surveying equipment, Global navigation Satellite System (GNSS) surveying equipme

Date published: August 7, 2020

Terrestrial Light Detection and Ranging Topographic Data at a Recreation Site Upstream from Blue Mountain Lake, Arkansas, March 2020

Topographic data were collected at Hise Hill Recreation Center on the Petit Jean River about 2 miles upstream from Blue Mountain Lake on March 3, 2020, using terrestrial light detection and ranging (T-lidar), Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS), and conventional surveying techniques. These data are high-resolution topography in laser scan format, collected using a tripod m

Date published: August 7, 2020

Terrestrial Light Detection and Ranging Topographic Data at a Recreation Site Upstream from Nimrod Lake, Arkansas, March 2020

Topographic data were collected at a recreation site on the Fourche La Fave River, about 5 miles upstream from Nimrod, Arkansas, on March 4, 2020, using terrestrial light detection and ranging (T-lidar), Global Navigation Satellite System (GNSS), and conventional surveying techniques (Rydlund and Densmore, 2012). These data are high-resolution topography in laser scan

Date published: July 28, 2020

Cross-validation results for five statistical methods of daily streamflow estimation at 1,385 reference streamgages in the conterminous United States, Water Years 1981-2017

This data release contains daily time series estimates of natural streamflow for 1,385 streamgages in 19 study regions in the conterminous U.S. from October 1, 1980, through September 30, 2017. These estimates are provided for gages from mostly undisturbed watersheds as defined by Falcone (2011), using five statistical techniques: nearest-neighbor drainage area ratio (NNDAR)%2

Date published: July 9, 2020

Hourly air temperature in degrees Fahrenheit and associated three-digit data-source flag, January 1, 1948 - September 30, 2019

The text file "Air temperature.txt" contains hourly air temperature data in degrees Fahrenheit and associated data-source flags from January 1, 1948, to September 30, 2019. The primary data for water year 2019 (a water year is the 12-month period, October 1 through September 30, designated by the calendar year in which it ends) were downloaded from the Argonne National Laborator

Date published: July 9, 2020

Hourly wind speed in miles per hour and associated three-digit data-source flag, January 1, 1948 - September 30, 2019

The text file "Wind speed.txt" contains hourly wind speed data in miles per hour and associated data source flags from January 1, 1948, to September 30, 2019. The primary data for water year 2018 (a water year is the 12-month period, October 1 through September 30, designated by the calendar year in which it ends) were downloaded from the Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) %2

Date published: July 9, 2020

Hourly solar radiation in Langleys and associated three-digit data-source flag, January 1, 1948 - September 30, 2019

The text file "Solar radiation.txt" contains hourly solar radiation data in Langleys and associated data-source flags from January 1, 1948, to September 30, 2019. The primary data for water year 2019 (a water year is the 12-month period, October 1 through September 30, designated by the calendar year in which it ends) were downloaded from the Argonne National Laboratory (ANL%2