Central Midwest Water Science Center

Publications

These publications are written or co-authored by Central Midwest Water Science Center personnel in conjuction with their work at the USGS and other government agencies.  They include USGS reports, journal articles, conference proceedings, and published abstracts that  are available in the USGS Publications  Warehouse.

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Year Published: 1970

Surface water resources of Iowa

No abstract available

Wiitala, W. W.

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Year Published: 1970

Geology and ground-water resources of Cerro Gordo County, Iowa

The basic geologic framework underlying Cerro Gordo County consists of an igneous or metamorphic Precambrian basement complex overlain by, in ascending order, consolidated sedimen tary rocks of Precambrian, Cambrian, Ordovician, Devonian, Mississippian, and Cretaceous age, and unconsolidated sand, gravel, and clay of Quaternary age. Structurally...

Hershey, H.G.; Wahl, K.D.; Steinhilber, W.L.

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Year Published: 1970

Low-flow characteristics of Iowa streams through 1966

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Heinitz, A.J.

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Year Published: 1968

Flood profile study, Squaw Creek, Linn County, Iowa

This report is the result of a cooperative agreement between the city of Cedar Rapids and the U.S. Geological Survey that provides for the collection of hydrologic data by the Geologic Survey on small streams in and near the city. The city furnished the large-scale topographic map showing a stream reference line marked off in 100-foot stations and...

Flood profile study, Squaw Creek, Linn County, Iowa; 1968; OFR; 68-302; U.S. Geological Survey

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Year Published: 1967

Floods in Rock River basin, Iowa

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Carpenter, P.J.
Floods in Rock River basin, Iowa; 1967; OFR; 67-36; Carpenter, P. J.

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Year Published: 1967

Floods on Otter Creek in Linn County, Iowa

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Schwob, H.H.
Floods on Otter Creek in Linn County, Iowa; 1967; OFR; 67-195; Schwob, H. H.

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Year Published: 1967

Availability of ground water in Decatur County, Iowa

Decatur County and several other counties in south-central Iowa comprise an area that has been chronically short of good-quality water.  Municipalities, industries and rural water users alike have been affected by the water shortage.  Municipalities have experienced serious problems in obtaining potable supplies adequate to keep pace...

Cagle, J.W.; Steinhilber, W.L.

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Year Published: 1966

Little Sioux River Basin floods

Highway engineers and many others use flood stages and discharges in the design of bridges and other structures or operations on the flood plain of a stream. These data are provided in the form of gaging-station and other flood records and as flood profiles. Flood-frequency data are used to compute the 25- and 50-year recurrence interval...

Schwob, Harlan H.
Little Sioux River Basin floods; 1966; OFR; 67-196; Schwob, Harlan H.

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Year Published: 1966

Summer base-flow recession curves for Iowa streams

Base-flow recession. curves for the summer months (June through September) were developed in this study for gaging stations on interior Iowa streams having five or more years of record. The tabulated data enables the user, starting with a known base flow at a gage, to estimate base flows for up to 20 days in the future. Rainfall during the period...

Saboe, C.W.
Summer base-flow recession curves for Iowa streams; 1966; OFR; 66-120; Saboe, C. W.