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Mobile River Basin Study

The Mobile River Basin in Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, and Tennessee is one of the 59 study units that are part of the U.S. Geological Survey's National Water-Quality Assessment (NAWQA) Program. The long-term goals of this program are to describe the status and trends in the quality of a large, representative part of the Nation's surface- and ground-water resources, and to provide a sound...
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Mobile River Basin Study

The Mobile River Basin in Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, and Tennessee is one of the 59 study units that are part of the U.S. Geological Survey's National Water-Quality Assessment (NAWQA) Program. The long-term goals of this program are to describe the status and trends in the quality of a large, representative part of the Nation's surface- and ground-water resources, and to provide a sound...
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Detecting Sublethal Effects of Harmful Algal Blooms in Mammalian and Avian Cells

USGS Researchers are collaborating to study avian and mammalian cells to detect sublethal toxin effects following exposure to harmful algal blooms.
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Detecting Sublethal Effects of Harmful Algal Blooms in Mammalian and Avian Cells

USGS Researchers are collaborating to study avian and mammalian cells to detect sublethal toxin effects following exposure to harmful algal blooms.
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Water Quality in Lake Pontchartrain and western Mississippi Sound during openings of Bonnet Carré Spillway

The Bonnet Carré Spillway, located about 28 miles northwest of New Orleans, Louisiana, was constructed in the early 1930s as part of an integrated flood-control structure for the lower Mississippi River Plain. The spillway is designed to divert water from the Mississippi River into Lake Pontchartrain, thus relieving pressure on levees downstream. Opening of the spillway occurs when measured...
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Water Quality in Lake Pontchartrain and western Mississippi Sound during openings of Bonnet Carré Spillway

The Bonnet Carré Spillway, located about 28 miles northwest of New Orleans, Louisiana, was constructed in the early 1930s as part of an integrated flood-control structure for the lower Mississippi River Plain. The spillway is designed to divert water from the Mississippi River into Lake Pontchartrain, thus relieving pressure on levees downstream. Opening of the spillway occurs when measured...
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Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council Monitoring and Assessment Program Development

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and USGS will jointly lead the development of foundational components for Gulf region-wide monitoring.
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Gulf Coast Ecosystem Restoration Council Monitoring and Assessment Program Development

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and USGS will jointly lead the development of foundational components for Gulf region-wide monitoring.
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Hydrologist visits 4th-graders at Baton Rouge public school

Where: Westdale Heights Academic Magnet school, Baton Rouge, LABackground: Dennis Demcheck has been volunteering at the public school since 2012, discussing bird identification, migration patterns, and drawing birds. The presentation emphasized scientific observation and the importance of accurate data collection.Partners/Stakeholders: None. Dennis talked to about 75 students from three 4th-grade...
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Hydrologist visits 4th-graders at Baton Rouge public school

Where: Westdale Heights Academic Magnet school, Baton Rouge, LABackground: Dennis Demcheck has been volunteering at the public school since 2012, discussing bird identification, migration patterns, and drawing birds. The presentation emphasized scientific observation and the importance of accurate data collection.Partners/Stakeholders: None. Dennis talked to about 75 students from three 4th-grade...
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Lower Mississippi-Gulf WSC - Baton Rouge Sediment Lab Price List - 2018 Fiscal Year

LOWER MISSISSIPPI-GULF WSC - BATON ROUGE SEDIMENT LAB PRICE LIST - 2018 FISCAL YEAR2018FISCAL YEAR(Effective date will begin with samples receivedby the Laboratory after October 1, 2017)
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Lower Mississippi-Gulf WSC - Baton Rouge Sediment Lab Price List - 2018 Fiscal Year

LOWER MISSISSIPPI-GULF WSC - BATON ROUGE SEDIMENT LAB PRICE LIST - 2018 FISCAL YEAR2018FISCAL YEAR(Effective date will begin with samples receivedby the Laboratory after October 1, 2017)
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Decision Support System for Sustainable and Adaptive Management of Beaver Lake - Arkansas

Short Title: Beaver Lake 3-D ModelinProject Chief: Reed GreenCooperator: Beaver Water DistrictProject Time Frame: October 2007 - presentBeaver Lake is a large, deep-storage reservoir located in the White River Basin in northwestern Arkansas and is considered a primary watershed of concern in Arkansas. As such, information is needed to assess water quality, especially nutrient enrichment, nutrient...
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Decision Support System for Sustainable and Adaptive Management of Beaver Lake - Arkansas

Short Title: Beaver Lake 3-D ModelinProject Chief: Reed GreenCooperator: Beaver Water DistrictProject Time Frame: October 2007 - presentBeaver Lake is a large, deep-storage reservoir located in the White River Basin in northwestern Arkansas and is considered a primary watershed of concern in Arkansas. As such, information is needed to assess water quality, especially nutrient enrichment, nutrient...
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Beaver Lake Water Quantity and Quality - Arkansas

Short Title: Beaver Lake Water QualityProject Chief: Reed GreenCooperator: Beaver Water DistrictProject Time Frame: 2000 - presentBeaver Lake, completed in 1963, is located in northwestern Arkansas and receives a majority of its water from three tributaries of the White River (White River, Middle Fork White River, and West Fork White River), Richland Creek, and War Eagle Creek.
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Beaver Lake Water Quantity and Quality - Arkansas

Short Title: Beaver Lake Water QualityProject Chief: Reed GreenCooperator: Beaver Water DistrictProject Time Frame: 2000 - presentBeaver Lake, completed in 1963, is located in northwestern Arkansas and receives a majority of its water from three tributaries of the White River (White River, Middle Fork White River, and West Fork White River), Richland Creek, and War Eagle Creek.
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Lakes Maumelle and Winona - Arkansas

Short Title: Lakes Maumelle and WinonaProject Chief: William GreenCooperator: Central Arkansas WaterProject Time Frame: 1989 - presentLakes Maumelle and Winona are water-supply reservoirs for the Little Rock and North Little Rock metropolitan areas in central Arkansas. In addition to water supply, the reservoirs are used for recreation and fish and wildlife habitat.
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Lakes Maumelle and Winona - Arkansas

Short Title: Lakes Maumelle and WinonaProject Chief: William GreenCooperator: Central Arkansas WaterProject Time Frame: 1989 - presentLakes Maumelle and Winona are water-supply reservoirs for the Little Rock and North Little Rock metropolitan areas in central Arkansas. In addition to water supply, the reservoirs are used for recreation and fish and wildlife habitat.
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Ozark Plateaus National Water-Quality Assessment (NAWQA) Program

Short Title: Ozark Plateaus NAWQAProject Chief: Billy JustusCooperator: U.S. Geological Survey National Water-Quality Assessment ProgramProject Time Frame: 1991 - presentThe Ozark Plateaus study unit is one of more than 50 study units that are part of the U.S. Geological Survey's National Water-Quality Assessment (NAWQA) Program. The long-term goals of this program are to describe the status and...
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Ozark Plateaus National Water-Quality Assessment (NAWQA) Program

Short Title: Ozark Plateaus NAWQAProject Chief: Billy JustusCooperator: U.S. Geological Survey National Water-Quality Assessment ProgramProject Time Frame: 1991 - presentThe Ozark Plateaus study unit is one of more than 50 study units that are part of the U.S. Geological Survey's National Water-Quality Assessment (NAWQA) Program. The long-term goals of this program are to describe the status and...
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Sediment Data Program

Short Title: Sediment Data ProgramProject Chief: Dwight LaskerCooperator: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Memphis DistrictProject Time Frame: 1997 - presentSediment concentrations and discharges in rivers and streams must be defined and monitored for effective water resource planning and water-quality assessments. An important part of the USGS mission is to provide scientific information to manage...
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Sediment Data Program

Short Title: Sediment Data ProgramProject Chief: Dwight LaskerCooperator: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers - Memphis DistrictProject Time Frame: 1997 - presentSediment concentrations and discharges in rivers and streams must be defined and monitored for effective water resource planning and water-quality assessments. An important part of the USGS mission is to provide scientific information to manage...
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Technical Assistance to the USDA - NRCS - National Water Management Center

The National Water Management Center (NWMC) serves as a production support center for the U.S. Department of Agriculture - Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). The NWMC consists of an interdisciplinary, multi-agency team of national specialists helping implement water-related projects across the country.
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Technical Assistance to the USDA - NRCS - National Water Management Center

The National Water Management Center (NWMC) serves as a production support center for the U.S. Department of Agriculture - Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS). The NWMC consists of an interdisciplinary, multi-agency team of national specialists helping implement water-related projects across the country.
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