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June 20, 2018

Indirect Measurement Field Notes and Metadata

This video describes the notes and other metadata that need to be recorded during indirect measurement surveys.
 

June 1, 2018

Survey Requirements - Road Overflow/Broad-Crested Weir

This video describes how and where to flag high water marks for a road overflow or broad-crested weir indirect measurement of peak discharge. 
 

Wild horses in the Virginia City Highlands, Nev.
March 23, 2018

Wild horses in the Virginia City Highlands, Nev.

Wild horses in the Virginia City Highlands, Nev. 

Gray metal box standing next to a river with a sign in green and black writing
December 31, 2017

USGS Streamgaging Station in northern Nevada.

USGS Streamgaging Station in northern Nevada. 

Woman standing in middle of stream next to instruments
December 31, 2017

Measuring streamflow in northern Nevada.

USGS technician measuring streamflow in northern Nevada.

Well pumping as part of an aquifer test in Lovelock Valley, Nevada
December 1, 2017

Well pumping as part of an aquifer test in Lovelock Valley, Nevada

Well pumping as part of an aquifer test in Lovelock Valley, Nevada. 

Large ruler-like instrument under a bridge standing up in the river water
February 11, 2017

USGS staff gage measuring the height of the water in the Carson River

USGS staff gage (ruler) measuring the height of the water, on the Carson River, near Brunswick Canyon, Nevada.

flooding along the Carson River near Carson City, NV
February 11, 2017

Carson River Next to Morgan Mill Rd

Flood water on Carson River near Nevada Water Science Center Office.

person sitting on the shore, watch a floating instrument tied to a cableway over a river
February 8, 2017

Streamgaging on Martin Creek in Nevada

Streamgaging on Martin Creek, near Paradise Valley, Nevada.

Flood in 2017 along Carson River, Nevada
January 31, 2017

Flood in 2017 along Carson River, Nevada

Flood in 2017 along Carson River, Nevada. 

Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler
January 9, 2017

Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler

A U.S. Geological Survey field crew uses an Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler to measure water velocity on the Truckee River in Reno, Nevada.

Evapotranspiration stations at the Amargosa Desert Research Site, Nevada
May 5, 2016

Evapotranspiration stations at the Amargosa Desert Research Site, Nev.

Evapotranspiration stations at the Amargosa Desert Research Site, Nevada.