New Mexico Water Science Center

Science

The New Mexico Water Science Center's mission is to collect, analyze, and distribute the impartial hydrologic data and information needed to wisely manage water resources for the people of the United States and the State of New Mexico.

New Mexico Water Science Center Sediment Laboratory

New Mexico Water Science Center Sediment Laboratory

The NMWSC Sediment Laboratory routinely performs sediment analyses for suspended-sediment concentration, determines percentages of sand and finer materials, and completes particle-size analyses for suspended and bed-material sediment.

Sediment Lab

New Mexico Water Science Center Sediment Field Program

New Mexico Water Science Center Sediment Field Program

Sediment is derived from a parent material subjected to erosional processes by which particles are detached and transported by gravity, wind, water, or a combination of these agents.

Field Program