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Date published: September 21, 2020

Idaho Hydrologic Update, September 2020

September 2020 issue of the Idaho Hydrologic Update from the USGS Idaho Water Science Center.

Date published: September 18, 2020

Use of Robotic DNA Samplers That Can Rapidly Detect Invasive Aquatic Species

USGS researchers and their collaborators demonstrated the efficacy of using robotic environmental DNA samplers for bio surveillance in freshwater systems, showing that samples collected, processed, and preserved by robotic sampler detect organism DNA in the environment at rates comparable to those collected traditionally by human technicians.

Date published: August 21, 2020

Idaho Hydrologic Update, August 2020

August 2020 issue of the Idaho Hydrologic Update from the USGS Idaho Water Science Center.

Date published: July 21, 2020

Idaho Hydrologic Update, July 2020

July 2020 issue of the Idaho Hydrologic Update from the USGS Idaho Water Science Center.

Date published: June 26, 2020

Idaho Hydrologic Update, June 2020

June 2020 issue of the Idaho Hydrologic Update from the USGS Idaho Water Science Center.

 

Date published: May 18, 2020

Idaho Hydrologic Update, May 2020

April 2020 issue of the Idaho Hydrologic Update from the USGS Idaho Water Science Center.

Date published: May 12, 2020

USGS Responds to Spring Flooding

U.S. Geological Survey field crews are measuring flooding across the country as spring weather is in full swing. Warming temperatures, increased precipitation and snowmelt have caused moderate to major flooding in the upper Midwest, East Coast, Central Plains and the Southeast portions of the country.

Date published: April 20, 2020

Idaho Hydrologic Update, April 2020

April 2020 issue of the Idaho Hydrologic Update from the USGS Idaho Water Science Center.

 

Date published: March 18, 2020

Idaho Hydrologic Update, March 2020

March 2020 issue of the Idaho Hydrologic Update from the USGS Idaho Water Science Center.

Date published: February 19, 2020

Idaho Hydrologic Update, February 2020

February 2020 issue of the Idaho Hydrologic Update from the USGS Idaho Water Science Center.

Date published: February 14, 2020

News Coverage: New Research Could Aid Early Detection Of Algae Blooms

Boise State Public Radio interviews USGS hydrologist Tyler King about a new study to address the growing problem of harmful algal blooms in Idaho.

Date published: January 22, 2020

Idaho Hydrologic Update, January 2020

January 2020 issue of the Idaho Hydrologic Update from the USGS Idaho Water Science Center.