Idaho Water Science Center

Publications

The following is a list of our publications available from the USGS Publications Warehouse. If you cannot find what you are looking for, please contact our Public Information Officer, Tim Merrick, at trmerrick@usgs.gov or 208-387-1305.

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Year Published: 1992

Geohydrologic and chemical data from wells in the Mud Lake area, eastern Idaho, 1988-91

Well information, results of test drilling, water-level measurements in observation wells, and chemical and isotopic constituents in ground-water samples were among the data collected as part of a study of the availability of ground water from the eastern Snake River Plain aquifer system in the Mud Lake area of eastern Idaho. Data from about 1,...

Spinazola, Joseph M.; Tungate, Annette M.; Rogers, T.L.
Geohydrologic and chemical data from wells in the Mud Lake area, eastern Idaho, 1988-91; 1992; OFR; 92-133; Spinazola, Joseph M.; Tungate, Annette M.; Rogers, T. L.

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Year Published: 1992

Geohydrologic framework of the Snake River plain regional aquifer system, Idaho and eastern Oregon

The Snake River Plain in southern Idaho is a major geologic structure of uncertain origin. Surface geology is generally well defined, but subsurface geology is poorly defined below about 500 feet. Rocks that underlie the plain form the framework for a regional ground-water system that supplies large quantities of water for irrigation and...

Whitehead, R.L.
Geohydrologic framework of the Snake River plain regional aquifer system, Idaho and eastern Oregon; 1992; PP; 1408-B; Whitehead, R. L.

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Year Published: 1992

Hydrology and digital simulation of the regional aquifer system, eastern Snake River Plain, Idaho

The occurrence and movement of water in the regional aquifer system that underlies the eastern Snake River Plain, Idaho, de- pend on the transmissivity and storage capacity of rocks that compose the geologic framework and on the distribution and amount of recharge and discharge of water within that frame- work. On a regional scale, most water...

Garabedian, S.P.
Hydrology and digital simulation of the regional aquifer system, eastern Snake River Plain, Idaho; 1992; PP; 1408-F; Garabedian, S. P.

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Year Published: 1992

Seasonal changes in ground-water quality and ground-water levels and directions of ground-water movement in southern Elmore County, southwestern Idaho, including Mountain Home Air Force Base, 1990-1991

The study area is located in southern Elmore County, southwestern Idaho, and includes the Mountain Home Air Force Base located approximately 10 mi southwest of the city of Mountain Home. Chemical analyzes have been made periodically since the late 1940's on water samples from supply wells on the Air Force Base. These analyses indicate increases in...

Young, H.W.; Parliman, D.J.; Jones, Michael L.
Seasonal changes in ground-water quality and ground-water levels and directions of ground-water movement in southern Elmore County, southwestern Idaho, including Mountain Home Air Force Base, 1990-1991; 1992; WRI; 92-4027; Young, H. W.; Parliman, D. J.; Jones, Michael L.

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Year Published: 1991

Depth to water in the western Snake River Plain and surrounding tributary valleys, southwestern Idaho and eastern Oregon, calculated using water levels from 1980 to 1988

The vulnerability of ground water to contamination in Idaho is being assessed by the ISHW/DEQ (Idaho Department of Health and Welfare, Division of Environmental Quality), using a modified version of the Environmental Protection Agency DRASTIC methods (Allers and others, 1985). The project was designed as a technique to: (1) Assign priorities for...

Maupin, Molly A.
Depth to water in the western Snake River Plain and surrounding tributary valleys, southwestern Idaho and eastern Oregon, calculated using water levels from 1980 to 1988; 1991; WRI; 91-4020; Maupin, Molly A.

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Year Published: 1991

Geologic map and profiles of the north wall of the Snake River Canyon, Thousand Springs and Niagara quadrangles, Idaho

The Snake River Plain is a broad, arcuate region of low relief that extends more than 300 mi across southern Idaho. The Snake River enters the plain near Idaho Falls and flows westward along the southern margin of the eastern Snake River Plain (fig. 1), a position mainly determined by the basaltic lava flows that erupted near the axis of the plain...

Covington, H.R.; Weaver, Jean N.
Geologic map and profiles of the north wall of the Snake River Canyon, Thousand Springs and Niagara quadrangles, Idaho; 1991; I; 1947-C; Covington, H. R.; Weaver, Jean N.

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Year Published: 1990

Geologic map and profiles of the north wall of the Snake River Canyon, Bliss, Hagerman, and Tuttle quadrangles, Idaho

The Snake River Plain is a broad, arcuate region of low relief that extends more than 300 mi across southern Idaho. The Snake River enters the plain near Idaho Falls and flows westward along the southern margin of the eastern Snake River Plain (fig. 1), a position mainly determined by the basaltic lava flows that erupted near the axis of the plain...

Covington, H.R.; Weaver, Jean N.
Geologic map and profiles of the north wall of the Snake River Canyon, Bliss, Hagerman, and Tuttle quadrangles, Idaho; 1990; I; 1947-A; Covington, H. R.; Weaver, Jean N.

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Year Published: 1990

Geologic map and profiles of the north wall of the Snake River Canyon, Pasadena Valley and Ticeska quadrangles, Idaho

The Snake River Plain is a broad, arcuate region of low relief that extends more than 300 mi across southern Idaho. The Snake River enters the plain near Idaho Falls and flows westward along the southern margin of the eastern Snake River Plain (fig. 1), a position mainly determined by the basaltic lava flows that erupted near the axis of the plain...

Covington, H.R.; Weaver, Jean N.
Geologic map and profiles of the north wall of the Snake River Canyon, Pasadena Valley and Ticeska quadrangles, Idaho; 1990; I; 1947-B; Covington, H. R.; Weaver, Jean N.

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Year Published: 1990

Hydrologic and chemical data from selected wells and springs in southern Elmore County, including Mountain Home Air Force Base, southwestern Idaho, Fall 1989

Hydrologic and chemical data were collected during September through November 1989 from 90 wells and 6 springs in southern Elmore County, southwestern Idaho. These data were collected to characterize the chemical quality of water in major water-yielding zones in areas near Mountain Home and the Mountain Home Air Force Base. The data include well...

Parliman, D.J.; Young, H.W.
Hydrologic and chemical data from selected wells and springs in southern Elmore County, including Mountain Home Air Force Base, southwestern Idaho, Fall 1989; 1990; OFR; 90-112; Parliman, D. J.; Young, H. W.

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Year Published: 1990

Reconnaissance investigation of water quality, bottom sediment, and biota associated with irrigation drainage in the American Falls Reservoir area, Idaho, 1988-89

Increased concern about the quality of irrigation drainage and its potential effects on human health, fish, and wildlife prompted the Department of the Interior to begin a program during late 1985 to identify irrigation-induced water-quality problems that might exist in the Western States. During `988, the Task Group on Irrigation Drainage...

Low, Walton H.; Mullins, William H.
Reconnaissance investigation of water quality, bottom sediment, and biota associated with irrigation drainage in the American Falls Reservoir area, Idaho, 1988-89; 1990; WRI; 90-4120; Low, Walton H.; Mullins, William H.

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Year Published: 1990

Results of test drilling and hydrologic monitoring in the Indian Bathtub area, Owyhee County, southwestern Idaho, January 1989 through September 1990

This report presents data collected during the period January 1989 through September 1990 from eight test holes and selected thermal-water wells and springs in the Indian Bathtub area, southwestern Idaho. The data include completion, lithologic, and gamma logs for eight test holes, hydrographs of water levels in the test holes and ten other...

Young, H.W.; Jones, M.L.; Parliman, D.J.; Tungate, A.M.
Results of test drilling and hydrologic monitoring in the Indian Bathtub area, Owyhee County, southwestern Idaho, January 1989 through September 1990; 1990; OFR; 90-597; Young, H. W.; Jones, M. L.; Parliman, D. J.; Tungate, A. M.

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Year Published: 1989

Hydraulic geometry and sediment data for the South Fork Salmon River, Idaho, 1985-86

Hydraulic geometry, suspended-sediment, and bedload samples were collected at three sites in the upper reach of the South Fork Salmon River drainage basin from April 1985 to June 1986. Sites selected were South Fork Salmon River near Krassel Ranger Station, Buckhorn Creek, and North Fork Lick Creek. Results of the data collection are presented in...

Williams, Rhea P.; O'Dell, Ivalou; Megahan, Walter F.
Hydraulic geometry and sediment data for the South Fork Salmon River, Idaho, 1985-86; 1989; OFR; 89-233; Williams, Rhea P.; O'Dell, Ivalou; Megahan, Walter F.