Maryland-Delaware-D.C. Water Science Center

Surface Water and Sediment Studies

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Date published: August 25, 2020
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Date published: June 16, 2020
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MD-DE-DC WSC Seminar Series

Welcome to the MD-DE-DC Water Science Center Seminar Series

Here, you will find a list of upcoming public seminars taking place** at the USGS Maryland, Delaware-District of Columbia Water Science Center.

If you are new to our site, then welcome! Please take a few minutes to look around once you've taken care of business on this page. If you want to be included in...

Date published: September 22, 2017
Status: Active

Long-Term Response Monitoring of Suspended-Sediment Transport Characteristics on the Patapsco River near Ellicott City, Maryland, in Response to the Removal of Simkins Dam, 2010-present

For over 100 years, the Patapsco River has been impacted by the presence of several dams that were designed and built at the beginning of the 20th century. The objective of the project is to monitor suspended-sediment transport resulting from the removal of Simkins Dam on the lower Patapsco River in November 2010. The role of USGS in the project includes operation and maintenance of 3 stream...

Date published: September 19, 2017

Enhanced hydrologic and geomorphic monitoring in Ten Mile Creek, Montgomery County, Maryland

Ten Mile Creek is a small, predominantly agricultural and forested watershed located to the west of Clarksburg, Maryland, in an area that has experienced land-use change and urban development over the past decade. Additional development extending into the Ten Mile Creek watershed is planned over the next several years.

This planned development in the Ten Mile Creek watershed presents an...

Date published: September 8, 2017
Status: Active

Coastal Monitoring Tide Gage Sites in Maryland, Delaware, and Washington, D.C.

Vital coastal storm-tide information needed to help guide storm response efforts following major storms affecting Maryland will be more accessible than ever due to a new monitoring network the U.S. Geological Survey is currently building. 

A team from the USGS MD-DE-DC Water Science Center is surveying 63 locations in the state, determining their elevations and installing receiving...

Date published: July 13, 2016

MD-DE-DC Streamgaging Network

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