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The Mousam River as viewed from a bridge in mid-April. There is little to no ice cover.
April 14, 2021

Mousam River at West Kennebunk, Maine

Hydrologic Technician Andy Cloutier visited USGS gaging station 01069500 on the Mousam River at West Kennebunk in mid-April. The visit was made to conduct a discharge measurement as the station was reporting the lowest discharge in the 57 year period of record. The photo shows the river looking downstream from the gaging station.

Tidal monitoring gage, Mystic River in Mystic, Connecticut
April 13, 2021

Tidal monitoring gage

Tidal monitoring gage on a drawbridge over the Mystic River in Mystic, CT.

North side of the Gainer Memorial Dam, Scituate Reservoir, Rhode Island
April 4, 2021

Gainer Memorial Dam, Scituate Reservoir, Rhode Island

North side of the Gainer Memorial Dam, Scituate Reservoir, Rhode Island.

Gainer Memorial Dam, Scituate Reservoir, Rhode Island
April 4, 2021

Gainer Memorial Dam, Rhode Island

Gainer Memorial Dam, Scituate Reservoir, Rhode Island.

April 2, 2021

2018 Nor'easter Storm Events Dashboard Demonstration

The USGS Storm Event dashboard allows users to interact with and visualize high-water mark and storm sensor data points, and estimated flood extents from the January and March 2018 winter storm events. Users can also view the USGS 100-year Stillwater analysis and compare these flood extents to the current FEMA national flood hazard layers. The dashboard is comprised of

river running through trees
April 2, 2021

Latimer Brook High Flow

The Region 1, April 2021 "Where We Work" Winner (by Henry Witt)

USGS employees on boat
March 31, 2021

USGS employees on boat

Photo Contest Winner | March 2021 | People
USGS employees on boat

Person looking a streamgage surrounded by snow
March 5, 2021

Winter Groundwater Comparisons at Middle Dam, ME

The Region 1, April 2021 "People" Winner (by Jeremiah Pomerleau)

Precipitation measurement and sampling at a meteorological platform
March 3, 2021

Precipitation measurement and sampling at a meteorological platform

The photo shows a Belfort Weighing Bucket, Tipping Bucket,  Aerochem, Ott Pluvio , Hubbard Brook, and standard rain gage. Sleepers River Research Watershed, Danville, Vermont. 

The Belfort Weighing Bucket, Ott Pluvio and Tipping Bucket (discontinued) precipitation gauges collect 5 minute data. The standard gage is measured once a week manually. Hubbard Brook sampler

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Recently retrieved frost tube
March 1, 2021

Frost tube

Photo of a recently retrieved frost tube during the Snow Depth and Snow Water Equivalent (SWE) measurement. Sleepers River Research Watershed, Danville, Vermont.

Soil frost measurements have been made at Sleepers River Research Watershed starting in 1983. Measurements were made by U.S. Army Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory from 1983 to 1993, followed

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Hydrologic technician drills holes for a measurement
February 24, 2021

Hydrologic technician drills holes for a measurement

Hydrologic technician drills holes for a measurement at the U.S. Geological Survey station on the Sandy River near Madrid, Maine (station 01047200), in late February 2021.