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2020 drought impact on Stony Brook near West Suffield, Connecticut
September 18, 2020

2020 drought impact on Stony Brook near West Suffield, Connecticut

Station 01184100 Stony Brook near West Suffield, Connecticut. 

Photo shows a stretch of channel that is almost dry. There was such little flow that non-conventional means of discharge measurement was required, instead of wading with a velocity meter in a cross section

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Dry river bed during 2020 drought - Mill River at Cook Hill Rd. in Cheshire, Connecticut
September 3, 2020

Dry river bed during 2020 drought - Mill River, Cheshire, Connecticut

Station 01196588 Mill River at Cook Hill Rd. in Cheshire, Connecticut.

Photo shows dry river channel at location of staff gage.

2020 drought impact on Sudbury River in Saxonville, Massachusetts
August 20, 2020

2020 drought impact on Sudbury River in Saxonville, Massachusetts

2020 drought impact on Sudbury River near the USGS station 01098530 in Saxonville, Massachusetts

2020 drought impact on Segreganset River near USGS station 01109070, Dighton, Massachusetts
August 19, 2020

2020 drought impact on Segreganset River near Dighton, Massachusetts

2020 drought impact on Segreganset River near USGS station 01109070, Dighton, Massachusetts

2020 drought impact on Quinebaug River, West Thompson, Connecticut
August 11, 2020

2020 drought impact on Quinebaug River, West Thompson, Connecticut

Station 01124151 Quinebaug River West Thompson Connecticut. Photo shows the orifice line that senses the river stage. The orifice is out of water, so we were not able to collect stage or discharge data. The orifice line was extended further into the channel to a

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Quinebaug River during 2020 drought, West Thompson, Connecticut
August 11, 2020

Quinebaug River during 2020 drought, West Thompson, Connecticut

Quinebaug River near West Thompson, Connecticut. Photo shows one of few deeper pools of water in the 01124151 station vicinity during drought.

July 28, 2020

Lesson 10e2: Using LASzip to Decompress Lidar

By the end of this lesson, you will understand the difference between the LAS and LAZ format, know where to download the laszip.exe tool, and how to decompress a LAZ file to a LAS file using laszip.exe. The USGS offers other lessons on using LAS files in ArcGIS Pro, Global Mapper, and LP360.
 

USGS boat crew on Merrimack River, Massachusetts
July 1, 2020

USGS boat crew on Merrimack River, Massachusetts

Two USGS scientists traveling by boat to estuary sampling and monitoring stations, Merrimack River, Massachusetts

Merrimack River near Aiken St Bridge, Lowell, Massachusetts (USGS ID: 010965985)
June 6, 2020

Merrimack River near Aiken St Bridge, Lowell, Massachusetts

Merrimack River near Aiken St Bridge, Lowell, Massachusetts (USGS ID: 010965985).

The site is one of the Merrimack project water quality sampling and monitoring stations.

May 15, 2020

Capillary Action and Water

This video discusses how adhesion and cohesion work together to create capillary action! There is an experiment at the end of the video to demonstrate this as well! If you would like to do the experiment with us you will need: 1) Coffee filter 2) Washable marker 3) Glass of water
 

May 12, 2020

Lesson 11d: Using SeaSketch to View 3DEP Lidar Areas of Interest

In this lesson you will learn how to zoom to your area of interest and view the footprints of existing and proposed topographic lidar projects. The Integrated Working Group on Ocean and Coastal Mapping and the 3D Elevation Program or 3DEP are demonstrating how we can work together to coordinate on mapping requirements and plans of Federal and state agencies around the

May 4, 2020

Surface Tension and Water

Surface tension performs many duties that are vitally important to the environment and people. This video briefly covers Surface tension.