Oregon Water Science Center

Multimedia

Multimedia products are an important way to distribute information to the public. The Oregon Water Science center continues to produce a variety of outreach materials including audio broadcasts, video podcasts, and online videos. Search below to see what we have been up to.

USGS Multimedia Gallery

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fernhill sample
June 10, 2019

Fernhill Sample Site 18

View of lake at Fernhill Natural Treatment Wetlands.

fernhill sample
May 28, 2019

Fernhill Sample Point 1

View of lake at Fernhill Natural Treatment Wetlands.

algal bloom
August 7, 2018

Algal Bloom in Willamette River

Algal bloom in the Ross Island Lagoon, Willamette River, Oregon.

after flames talk
April 18, 2018

After the Flames talk by Steven Sobieszczyk

USGS hydrologist, Steven Sobieszcyk, on stage at Alberta Rose Theater talking about the science behind the Eagle Creek Fire response.

tanner creek after eagle creek fire
March 7, 2018

Tanner Creek after the Eagle Creek Fire, Oregon

View along a bluff in Tanner Creek watershed following the 2017 Eagle Creek Fire, Oregon (Columbia Gorge)

January 25, 2018

Welcome to the USGS GeoLog Locator

Welcome to the USGS GeoLog Locator, an online tool for viewing and downloading digital borehole geophysical logs. These borehole logs are used to answer scientific questions about things like groundwater availability, geologic structure of the Earth, and certain characteristics of the structure of the soil and rock formations. The Geolog map viewer allows users to zoom and

Phormidium
October 6, 2017

Cyanobacteria - Phormidium (blue green algae)

Microscopic view of blue green algae sample. Some algae produce toxins that threaten the health and safety of living things that come in direct contact. Cyanobacteria - Phormidium (blue green algae)

scytonema
August 2, 2017

Cyanobacteria - Scytonema (blue green algae)

Microscopic view of blue green algae sample. Some algae produce toxins that threaten the health and safety of living things that come in direct contact. Cyanobacteria - Scytonema (blue green algae)

Phormidium
July 26, 2017

Cyanobacteria - Phormidium (blue green algae)

Microscopic view of blue green algae sample. Some algae produce toxins that threaten the health and safety of living things that come in direct contact. Cyanobacteria - Phormidium (blue green algae)

May 31, 2017

Bob The Beaver

Meet Bob. 
Bob is a beaver. 

Beavers and their dams are common sights along creeks in Oregon. Beaver activity can create diverse habitats and homes for many animals, including birds, fishes, and dragonflies. The USGS are studying beaver dams and ponds in Portland, Oregon, to understand how they affect the amount and quality of water in urban streams. Insights

beaver poster
December 31, 2016

Effects of beaver dams on urban streams in the Tualatin River Basin

Poster: Within Our Reach (2016)

White, J., Jones, K., Buccola, N., Costello, A., Poor, E., Rounds, S.A., and Smith, C., 2016, Effects of beaver dams on urban streams in the Tualatin River Basin.

North Santiam River Valley Downstream as viewed from Detroit Dam
September 16, 2016

Looking Down From the Top of Detroit Dam

North Santiam River Valley downstream of Detroit Dam, as viewed from the top of Detroit Dam.