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Date published: May 1, 2019

Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana 2019 Cooperator Meeting

The USGS Kentucky office hosted their third annual cooperator meeting on April 18, 2019 and the Indiana office hosted their second cooperator meeting on April 23, 2019.  OKI Staff gave presentations and technolgy demonstrations for an audience of local, state, and federal cooperators and USGS staff.

The USGS Ohio office will host their first cooperator meeting in 2020.

Date published: March 27, 2019

Winter 2019 Newsletter

Science highlights included in this issue are Mobile SuperGage Float Trip, “River stage” does not necessarily
mean “River depth”, Interagency Workshop to Develop Predictive Models for Recreational and Drinking-Water Treatment Plant Sites, Introducing The Next Generation of USGS Water Data for the Nation, and Streamgage Changes to the Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Monitoring Network. 

Date published: September 1, 2018

Summer 2018 Newsletter

The Summer 2018 edition of the Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Water Science Center Newsletter highlights science and selected OKI WSC staff. Science highlights include Nowcast, monitoring in the ...

Date published: March 12, 2018

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.