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Check out photos of some of the awesome work USGS scientists and field technicians have done over the years.

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Water-quality pipe below Lookout Point Dam
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Water-quality pontoon on Foster Lake, Oregon
White PVC pipe mounted to a tree along the river bank
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Water-quality pipe at the South Santiam River in Waterloo, Oregon
Leafy trees line opposite bank. Waters on the wide river are green & blue
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Water-quality sensors on the Willamette River, Jasper Oregon
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AA meter set up in cable car
Cloudy brown, grey waters of Hood River rushes underneath Tucker bridge. Mossy rocks and evergreen pines along river banks
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Hood River rushing under Tucker Bridge
Gold painted sounding weight dangles along the river bank.
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Sounding weight at Breitenbush River
River looks like chocolate milk on a grey, fall day
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South Santiam River near Foster, Oregon
Brown water meets clear water
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Fall Creek meets the Middle Willamette River flows
Two researchers standing near their equipment laden kayak on the rocky river bank. Green blue river water moves swiftly by
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Field work on the North Santiam
USGS hydrologist paddles an inflatable catamaran on the river while collecting data. Treelined bank in the distance.
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Survey on the North Santiam River
Scientist in a kayak on river channel with cobbles visible through clear greenish water. Background is a steep canyon wall.
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Substrate mapping on Little North Santiam
Low water levels expose sandy banks. Blue skies, Bright sun shines on brown waters and tree covered hillsides
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Lookout Point Reservoir
Low water reveals steep sandy banks along reservoir. Cloudy sky. Reservoir lake looks like a wide, muddy river
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Green Peter Reservoir
tufts of bulrush emerge from shallow bright blue waters of Malheur Lake against a backdrop of bright blue sky.
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Bulrush growing in Malheur Lake
 Square brick gaging station on the bank of the Columbia River. Cloudy day with a rainbow shining over the station.
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Columbia River at The Dalles monitoring station
Panoramic view of greenish water lined by round cobles against a basalt hillside covered in green & fire burnt trees
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Substrate Mapping on the Little North Santiam River
underwater photo of a chinook salmon
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Chinook Salmon
Blue sky day, Tilikum crossing suspension bridge in the background. See caption
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Water quality sensor inspection - Willamette River
Scientist stands on the dock near OMSI holding a net sampling device
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Water Sampling on the Willamette River
Five USGS staff from the Data Section stand in front of USGS banner. Two staff in the center holding recognition plaques.
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Oregon Water Science Center staff accept centennial monitoring station award