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Date published: February 20, 2018

Scientist Travels to Tennessee to Talk about Extreme Floods on the Tennessee River

Exploring past floods helps scientists better understand what may happen with the next big flood.

Date published: February 12, 2018

Pharmaceuticals and Personal Care Products Measured in Water and Suspended Solids in the Columbia River Estuary

Scientists Present on "Emerging Contaminants in Coastal and Marine Ecosystems" at the 2018 Ocean Sciences Meeting

Date published: January 11, 2018

Welcome to Our New Website

Your eyes are not playing tricks on you, we have a new website!! Explore.

Date published: January 3, 2018

Lunchtime Seminar Series (Winter 2018)

Our lunchtime seminars are held Tuesdays from 12pm to 1 pm PT. The science lectures are held at the USGS Oregon Water Science Center at 2130 SW 5th Avenue in Portland, OR. The presentations are informal and are open to the public. Please, bring your lunch.

Date published: March 8, 2017

Lunchtime Seminar Series (Fall 2017)

Our lunchtime seminars are held Tuesdays from 12pm to 1 pm PT. The science lectures are held at the USGS Oregon Water Science Center at 2130 SW 5th Avenue in Portland, OR. The presentations are informal and are open to the public. Please, bring your lunch.

Date published: January 24, 2017

USGS Uses State-of-the-Art Science to Estimate Nutrient and Suspended-Sediment Loads in the Klamath Basin

USGS uses state-of-the-art science techniques to estimate phosphorus and suspended-sediment loads to Upper Klamath Lake in the Klamath Basin.

Date published: May 17, 2016

USGS Studies the Impact of Insecticides on Northwestern Clackamas County Streams

A new study found high concentrations of commonly used insecticides in streams running through the highly urbanized portion of Clackamas County.

Date published: May 4, 2016

A Warming Climate Could Alter the Ecology of the Deepest Lake in the United States

Warming air temperature is predicted to change water temperature and water column mixing in Oregon’s Crater Lake over the next several decades, potentially impacting the clarity and health of the iconic lake, according to a U.S. Geological Survey report released today.

Date published: April 13, 2016

New Willamette River Flood Inundation Maps to Aid Residents and Emergency Managers

New flood inundation maps focused on the Coast Fork Willamette River near Goshen, Oregon were published online Wednesday by the U.S. Geological Survey, in cooperation with the U.S Army Corps of Engineers.

Date published: September 10, 2015

Media Advisory: USGS Data Lights the Way for Tilikum Crossing

Tonight, the Tilikum Crossing, Bridge of the People, will brighten Portland’s skyline when the bridge’s aesthetic nighttime light program is permanently switched on.