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Date published: March 12, 2018

Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Winter 2018 Newsletter

Thanks for viewing this first version of the Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Water Science Center Newsletter. I use this format a few times a year to highlight U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) activities and water-related science going on at the Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Water Science Center (OKI WSC). 

 

Date published: March 7, 2018

USGS Flood Experts Respond to High Water in Central, Northeastern U.S.

Crews from the U.S. Geological Survey have been in the field for weeks measuring flooding in the Midwest and in the Mississippi River watershed, and more recently flooding and storm tides on the Northern Atlantic coast, as higher temperatures, heavy rain, snowmelt and nor’easters affected numerous states. 

Date published: November 1, 2017

USGS OH-KY-IN Water Science Center 2017 Cooperator Meeting

The 6th annual USGS OH-KY-IN annual cooperator meeting was held on October 24 in Indiana and on October 26 in Kentucky. The partners in attendance represented federal, state, and local agenices, as well as universities that partner with US Geological Survey.

Date published: July 12, 2017

IN-KY Summer 2017 Newsletter

Highlights of the USGS activities and water-related science going on at the Indiana-Kentucky Water Science Center and some of our amazing scientists that work for the USGS. 

Date published: January 13, 2017

IN-KY Winter Newsletter 2016

Welcome to the “Winter 2016” version of the IN-KY Newsletter. I use this format two to four times a year to highlight USGS activities and water-related science going on at the Indiana-Kentucky Water Science Center. I also take advantage of this opportunity to highlight some of our amazing scientists that work for the USGS.

Date published: October 11, 2016

Annual Cooperator's Meeting

The Indiana-Kentucky Water Science Center Hosted its annual cooperator/scientific workshop on October 5 for our Indiana Cooperators and Partners, and October 6 for the Kentucky Cooperators and Partners. 

Date published: September 28, 2016

Historic USGS Streamgage on the Wabash River at Layfayette, IN

In March 1903, Professor G. E. Waes_che of Purdue University established several streamgaging stations near the University, with the Wabash RIver at Lafayette being one of those gages. In July of 1903, the USGS assumed the operation of the gage. The first recorded discharge measurement was in November of 1915. Measurements are still being made at the gage today. ...

Date published: September 8, 2016

Up in the air - Scientists use drone to map trees in flood plain

Scientists were at work Wednesday afternoon at the city’s reforest- ed area north of the Wabash River near the White Bridge, and they were using a new tool in their quest for knowledge: A drone.

 

Date published: August 23, 2016

USGS Streamgage Reactivated After 13 Year Absence

A U.S. Geological Survey streamgage, dormant since 2003, was recently reactivated in the city of Frankton, Indiana through a funding partnership with the Indiana Department of Transportation.

Date published: August 12, 2016

Estimating Microcystin Levels At Recreational Sites In Western Lake Erie And Ohio.

A new article, published in Harmful Algae, describes a study to predict cyanobacterial harmful algal blooms (cyanoHABs) at three Ohio recreational lake sites.

Date published: August 11, 2016

New USGS Streamgages Bolster Protection of Hoosier Lives, Property

Two new streamgages recently installed by the U.S. Geological Survey in the cities of Greenfield and Elwood, Indiana will provide continuous, real-time streamflow and water level information in areas that have demonstrated a need for reliable flood warning and flood-related data.  

Date published: August 8, 2016

Indiana-Kentucky Spring-Summer 2016 Newsletter

Welcome to the fourth installment or the “Spring-Summer 2016” version of the IN-KY Newsletter.