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Select NVWSC photos are available below. For additional photos of NVWSC science, follow our social media accounts: @USGS_Nevada and USGS Science in Nevada.

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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.

Walker Lake on a Spring day
April 1, 2016

Walker Lake

Walker Lake in Nevada on a Spring day

Close up view of periphyton on rocks along the shore of Lake Tahoe
March 17, 2016

Close up view of periphyton on rocks along the shore of Lake Tahoe

Close up view of periphyton on rocks along the shore of Lake Tahoe.

Periphyton growing on rocks along the shore of Lake Tahoe
March 17, 2016

Periphyton growing on rocks along the shore of Lake Tahoe

Periphyton growing on rocks along the shore of Lake Tahoe. 

View of periphyton from the shoreline of Lake Tahoe
March 17, 2016

View of periphyton from the shoreline of Lake Tahoe

View of periphyton from the shoreline of Lake Tahoe. 

Periphyton growing on rocks along the shore of Lake Tahoe
February 26, 2016

Periphyton growing on rocks along the shore of Lake Tahoe

Periphyton growing on rocks along the shore of Lake Tahoe. White tubes were used for collecting water-quality samples as part of the Lake Tahoe Nearshore Periphyton Study.