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Supplemental data and documentation of VS2DH seepage models: Incorporating temperature into seepage loss estimates for a large irrigation canal

This USGS data release presents tabular data and a model archive used to estimate seepage rates at 19 locations on the Truckee Canal for the 2018 and 2019 irrigation seasons. This supplemental data release consists of two child items: (1) Model archive of two-dimensional variably saturated heat and flow models (VS2DH) used to examine seepage rates in the Truckee Canal at 19 transect locations (mo

Supplemental Data: Estimated effects of pumping on groundwater storage and Walker River stream efficiencies in Smith and Mason Valleys, west-central Nevada

This USGS data release consists of 15 geospatial datasets for Smith Valley and Mason Valley, west-central Nevada, including contours representing groundwater levels based on depth-to-water measurements, groundwater-level change rasters calculated from groundwater-level contours, groundwater-level change rasters calculated from depth-to-water point values, and groundwater monitoring well locations

Data for the 1976 report Geohydrology of Smith Valley, Nevada, with special reference to the water-use period 1953-72

This U.S. Geological Survey data release contains data for Smith Valley, Nevada, digitized from plate 2 of the 1976 publication: Rush, F.E.,and Schroer, C.V., 1976, Geohydrology of Smith Valley, Nevada with special reference to the water-use period 1953-72: Nevada Department of Conservation and Natural Resources Water Resources Bulletin 43, 43p. Data are for spring 1972 and include groundwater-lev

Data for the 2009 report Hydrologic Setting and Conceptual Hydrologic Model of the Walker River Basin, West-Central Nevada

This U.S. Geological Survey data release contains data for Smith and Mason Valleys, California and Nevada, from the 2009 publication: Lopes, T.J.,and Allander, K.K., 2009, Hydrologic Setting and Conceptual Hydrologic Model of the Walker River Basin, West-Central Nevada: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2009–5155, https://doi.org/10.3133/sir20095155. Data include (1) 1:

Evaporation data from Lake Mead, Nevada and Arizona

This U.S. Geological Survey data release presents monthly evaporation estimates from Lake Mead, Nevada and Arizona. Data are updated approximately annually. The spreadsheet includes five worksheets: (1) Read_Me worksheet contains information relevant to understanding the data contained in the rest of the worksheets. (2) Monthly_EC_Met worksheet includes data measured at a land-based station (USG

High-Frequency Water-Level Data at Devils Hole, Nye County, Nevada (ver. 2.0, March 2022)

This U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) data release consists of a spreadsheet presenting high-frequency water levels in feet below a measuring point (MP) at Devils Hole in Nye County, Nevada. Water-level data are collected at USGS site 362532116172701 by the National Park Service, using a data logger programmed to collect water-level every 15 minutes or every 5 seconds when a water-level change greate

Database of Groundwater Levels and Hydrograph Descriptions for the Nevada Test Site Area, Nye County, Nevada (ver. 5.0, February 2022)

This data release consists of a Microsoft Access database and Microsoft Excel workbook that contain water-level data and other hydrologic information for wells in and near areas of underground nuclear testing at the Nevada Test Site (currently the Nevada National Security Site). The database provides information for each well (well construction, borehole lithology, units contributing water to the

Documentation of VS2DH Seepage Models: Surface Infiltration and Unsaturated Zone Characterization in Support of Managed Aquifer Recharge, Washoe County, Nevada

Two-dimensional variably saturated heat and flow models (VS2DH) were used to examine seepage rates along the Birdspring drainage for the purpose of exploring the drainage channel for use in an managed aquifer recharge project. Six transect models were separately calibrated to sediment temperatures observed during episodic runoff events during water year 2017 and 2018. The models were calibrated to

Supplemental Data: Surface Infiltration and Unsaturated Zone Characterization in Support of Managed Aquifer Recharge in Bedell Flat, Washoe County, Nevada

This USGS data release presents tabular data and photos used to determine (1) the duration of flow, subsurface temperature, and concurrent infiltration along an ephemeral channel and (2) vertical change of soil moisture, texture, and pore-water chemistry in the unsaturated zone at selected locations. The data were collected to investigate the feasibility of managed aquifer recharge (MAR) for aquif

Model Archive Summary for Surrogate Regression of Fine-Sediment Particles for Lake Tahoe Tributaries

This USGS data release presents Model Archive Summaries (MAS) and tabular calibration data used to develop surrogate regressions to estimate fine sediment particles flowing into Lake Tahoe. Fine sediment particles in the size range of 0.5 to 16.0 micrometers (μm) represent the primary size range of suspended sediment responsible for clarity reduction in Lake Tahoe. Models will be used to

A snapshot of stakeholder science needs related to drought in the Colorado River Basin

Stakeholder science needs were determined by reviewing more than 200 recently published literature items and web pages from Colorado River Basin (CRB) stakeholders. These stakeholder communications were used to characterize over 400 stakeholder science needs by reviewing their priorities, strategies, issues, missions, and concerns related to drought in the CRB. Members of the CRB Integrated Scienc

Stream Temperature of Desert Dace Habitat, Soldier Meadows, Black Rock Desert - High Rock Canyon Emigrant Trails National Conservation Area, Nevada, 2017-2020.

This U.S. Geological Survey data release consists of a tabular dataset containing stream temperature data. Data were collected every 12-hours from 15 sites in Soldier Meadows, Black Rock Desert - High Rock Canyon Emigrant Trails National Conservation Area, Nevada. The sites were established by the Bureau of Land Management - Winnemucca District Office in 2017. The data release includes tabular dat