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Image: Big Sioux River at Akron, Iowa, 2010
March 16, 2010

Big Sioux River at Akron, Iowa, 2010

U.S. Geological Survey hydrologic technician measuring streamflow at the Big Sioux River at Arkon, Iowa, on March 17, 2010, during flooding conditions.

Image: Big Sioux River at Akron, Iowa, 2010
March 16, 2010

Big Sioux River at Akron, Iowa, 2010

Flooding conditions at USGS streamgage 06485500, Big Sioux River at Arkon, Iowa, on March 17, 2010. Daily mean streamflow on this date was more than 30,000 cubic feet per second.

Image: Wind Energy Farm in Northern Iowa
July 31, 2008

Wind Energy Farm in Northern Iowa

Iowa State Coop student Able Robles found himself amongst miles and miles of windfarms along the Northern Iowa highways. Wind Energy Facilities are becoming commonplace in places like Iowa, where topography and existing transmission lines are favorable for development of this form of renewable energy. Ongoing research at Iowa State University can provide information on

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Image: Wind Energy Farm in Northern Iowa
July 31, 2008

Wind Energy Farm in Northern Iowa

Iowa State Coop student Able Robles found himself amongst miles and miles of windfarms along the Northern Iowa highways. Wind Energy Facilities are becoming commonplace in places like Iowa, where topography and existing transmission lines are favorable for development of this form of renewable energy. Ongoing research at Iowa State University can provide information on

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Image: Decorah, Iowa
September 20, 2005

Decorah, Iowa

Views, looking west, to downtown Decorah, Iowa, from a city park bluff on east side of town.  Downtown courthouse tower and church spires are prominent.

Image: Decorah, Iowa
September 20, 2005

Decorah, Iowa

Views, looking west, to downtown Decorah, Iowa, from a city park bluff on east side of town.  Downtown courthouse tower and church spires are prominent.  

 

Image: Decorah, Iowa
September 20, 2005

Decorah, Iowa

Views, looking west, to downtown Decorah, Iowa, from a city park bluff on east side of town.  Downtown courthouse tower and church spires are prominent.  

 

USGS
October 10, 2018

Internship: Large-scale Particle Image Velocimetry (LSPIV) for...

Large-scale Particle Image Velocimetry (LSPIV) for Measuring Complex Flows

Summary: Valuable hydraulic data such as water levels, estimates of discharge, inundated areas, etc., can be extracted from photos and movies taken by engineers and scientists that can be used to help improve the analysis and understanding of flood hazards. The objective of this internship is

USGS
August 26, 2019

Jordan Wilson Ph.D., P.E. CV

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View of bridge and river from webcam

Salt Creek at Wood Dale, IL (05531175)

 

This site is located at Irving Park Road in Wood Dale, Illinois. The time is reported in Central Standard Time and the bridge-pier elevations are referenced to NGVD 1929.

This site is operated in cooperation with the DuPage County, Illinois, Stormwater Management Division

Clear day view of Missouri River from gaging station

Missouri River at Hermann, MO (06934500)

The webcam is located on a gaging station (06934500) on the Missouri River in Hermann, MO. View the current conditions at the gaging station.