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: 1975

Bedrock topography of northeast Iowa

The bedrock in Iowa (Hershey, 1969) is generally overlain by deposits of glacial drift and alluvium, which range in thickness from less than 1 foot (0.3 m) to more than 400 ft (18 m), respectively. The configuration of the bedrock surface is the result of a complex system of ancient drainage courses when were developed during a long period of...

Hansen, Robert E.
Bedrock topography of northeast Iowa; 1975; I; 933; Hansen, R. E.

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Year Published: 1975

Drainage areas for Illinois streams

Drainage areas were tabulated for all streams in Illinois which drain over 100 square miles. at sites where streamflow data have been collected, and at other selected locations. Areas were planimetered on U.S. Geological Survey topographic quadrangle maps and balanced to known areas taken from Smithsonian Geographical Tables of...

Ogata, Kent M.
Ogata, K.M., 1975, Drainage areas for Illinois streams: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 75–13, 120 p., https://doi.org/10.3133/wri7513.

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Year Published: 1974

Flood-volume data for Iowa streams

No abstract available.

Lara, Oscar G.

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Year Published: 1973

Bedrock topography of south-central Iowa

The bedrock surface in Iowa is covered nearly everywhere by unconsolidated deposits of glacial drift and alluvium which range in thickness from less than 1 foot to more than 400 feet, and from less than 1 foot to about 60 feet, respectively. The bedrock surface is the result of a complex system of ancient drainage courses, which were developed...

Cagle, J.W.
Bedrock topography of south-central Iowa; 1973; I; 763; Cagle, J. W.

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Year Published: 1973

Bedrock topography of southeast Iowa

The bedrock in Iowa is covered nearly everywhere by unconsolidated deposits of glacial drift and alluvium, which range in thickness from less than 1 foot to more than 400 feet, and from less than 1 foot to about 60 feet, respectively. The configuration of the bedrock surface is the result of a complex system of ancient drainage courses which were...

Hansen, Robert E.
Bedrock topography of southeast Iowa; 1973; I; 808; Hansen, R. E.

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Year Published: 1973

Flood of August 2, 1972, in the Little Maquoketa River basin, Dubuque County, Iowa

Flood peaks with magnitudes from 2 to 3 times the SO-year flood occurred on streams in the Little Maquoketa River basin for the flood of August 2, 1972. Up to nine inches of rain fell in the headwater of the Middle Fork tributary with six to seven inches occurring over most of the Little Maquoketa River basin. The flood peak elevation at the...

Heinitz, Albert J.
Flood of August 2, 1972, in the Little Maquoketa River basin, Dubuque County, Iowa; 1973; OFR; 73-107; Heinitz, Albert J.

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Year Published: 1973

Floods in the Iowa River basin upstream from Coralville Lake, Iowa

Flood information is reported for 207 miles of the main stem, 23 miles on the West Branch, and 23 miles on the East Branch, of the Iowa River. The information will be of use to those concerned with the design of bridges and other structures and the conduct of various operations on the flood plains of the streams. Included in the report are flood-...

Heinitz, Albert J.
Floods in the Iowa River basin upstream from Coralville Lake, Iowa; 1973; OFR; 73-106; Heinitz, Albert J.

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Floods in the Rock River basin, Iowa

This report contains flood information for the Rock River basin in Iowa, it updates and supersedes the 1967 report "Floods in Rock River basin, Iowa" by P. J. Carpenter. The occurrence of an outstanding flood in 1969 and the acquisition of additional flood data in the basin prompted the preparation of this report. The 1969 flood, the greatest...

Heinitz, Albert J.
Floods in the Rock River basin, Iowa; 1973; OFR; 74-1047; Heinitz, Albert J.