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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surveying fanno creek
January 4, 2012

Surveying channel change in Fanno Creek, OR

USGS hydrologist surveying channel depth across Fanno Creek, OR

October 27, 2011

White Salmon River Riverine Dune Formation/Destruction

Following the Condit Dam removal, a significant amount of bedload sediment was transported downstream. As the material moved along the river bottom, dunes began to form then collapse. This dune formation is seen through the waveform action as the stream's normal laminar flow is replaced by whitecap wave forms before returning, once again, to laminar flow.

measuring light in a stream
August 16, 2011

Measuring the light in Minam River, OR

USGS scientist meaures how much light is transmitted into the Wallowa River, near Minam, OR.

August 15, 2011

Kurt Carpenter Inverview 1A - Minam River Algae (B-Roll)

Raw interview footage of hydrologist Kurt Carpenter discussing algae in the Minam River near the town of Wallowa, in eastern Oregon. Footage shot in August 2011 as part of the USGS National Water Quality Assessment Program hydrologic benchmark study.

August 15, 2011

Kurt Carpenter Interview 2A - Minam River Algae (B-Roll)

Raw interview footage of hydrologist Kurt Carpenter discussing algae in the Minam River near the town of Wallowa, in eastern Oregon. Footage shot in August 2011 as part of the USGS National Water Quality Assessment Program hydrologic benchmark study.

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July 31, 2011

Groundwater 101

In this episode we explore how vital groundwater is as a natural resource and discuss what impact a changing climate and human consumption has on groundwater supplies. Join us, as we sit down with USGS Groundwater Specialist Marshall Gannett to get a primer on the role groundwater plays in our daily lives, today on the Oregon Science Podcast.

June 27, 2011

USGS Data Grapher Tutorial - Adjusting Your Graph

This is a data graphing utility that allows the user to build graphs of data from selected USGS stations.

June 27, 2011

USGS Data Grapher Tutorial - Walkthrough Guide

This is a data graphing utility that allows the user to build graphs of data from selected USGS stations.

June 27, 2011

USGS Data Grapher Tutorial - Quick Overview

This is a data graphing utility that allows the user to build graphs of data from selected USGS stations.

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March 7, 2011

Oregon Songbirds: Singing for Their Supper in Evergreen Forests

In this episode we sit down with USGS wildlife biologist Joan Hagar and discuss her recent study on songbirds in the Pacific Northwest. New research indicates a possible relationship between reductions in the abundance of some species of songbird and reductions in the amount of deciduous trees in evergreen forests. Join us, as we demonstrate how Oregon songbirds sing for

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January 10, 2011

Clearing up Muddy Waters

For this month’s episode we discuss the water-quality parameter turbidity. More than just a way to measure dirty water, turbidity can serve as a useful indicator of the ecological health of a watershed. Join us, as we sit down with USGS scientist Heather Bragg to discuss differences in how turbidity is measured, how the data are used, and where you can find real-time

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December 28, 2010

3-D Geologic Model of Columbia Plateau Aquifer System

In this month’s episode we discuss how 3-D modeling is used to examine groundwater in the Columbia Plateau. USGS hydrologist Erick Burns describes how his team modeled the 53,000 mi2 plateau, how this information is currently used, and what implications it has for the future. Join us, as we explore how cutting edge science today is used to solve tomorrow’s

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