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This gallery provides public domain images and videos produced by Texas Water Science Center.

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Wide dark blue river with a flat sandy bank on the left and a raised bank with mixed vegetation on the right
June 9, 2021

Downstream view of North Canadian River at Britton Rd at Oklahoma City

View downstream from the bridge at USGS site 07241520, North Canadian River at Britton Rd at Oklahoma City, OK

Wide river flowing past muddy banks with bare trees in mid-winter
February 6, 2020

Upstream of Trinity River at Crockett

Upstream of USGS gage 08065350, Trinity River near Crockett, TX

August 12, 2019

Surveying Contracted-Opening Indirect Measurements

This video goes into detail about surveying high-water marks, various aspects of bridges, and cross sections for the contracted-opening method. 
 

August 2, 2019

Requirements for the Contracted-Opening Method

This video discusses the general requirements that will be needed to accomplish a contracted-opening indirect discharge measurement. Approach section, contracted section, and necessary high-water mark locations are described along with scenarios where the method will not be successful. 
 

Map showing new Gulf of Mexico storm tide bracket network
October 10, 2018

New Gulf of Mexico network speeds USGS hurricane preparations

Each one these blue dots represents a site where a storm-tide sensor bracket has been installed for the Gulf of Mexico pre-defined network. There are currently 85 brackets in Florida, 6 in Alabama, 3 in Mississippi, 18 in Louisiana and 26 in Texas, for a total of 138 bracketed sites. (Not all brackets will be used in all storms.)

 

USGS scientist Scott Grzyb reviews high-water data on the Llano River in response a flash flood on October 8.
October 8, 2018

Collecting flood data on the Llano River in response to a flash flood

USGS scientist Scott Grzyb reviews high-water data collected by boat on the Llano River in Llano, Texas in response to a flash flood on October 8, 2018.

USGS scientists pause at sunset at the end of a long day collecting high-water measurements on the Llano River.
October 8, 2018

End of a long day collecting flood data on the Llano River

USGS scientists Scrott Grzyb and Michael Scheider pause at sunset at the end of a long day collecting high-water measurements along the Llano River on October 8, 2018.

Wide brown river with a low flat grassy bank on the right, and a narrow sandbar with tall green vegetation on the right
October 1, 2018

North Canadian River at Shawnee, OK

View from bridge of USGS gage 07241800, North Canadian River at Shawnee, OK

Rafters on the Illinois River
May 7, 2018

Illinois River Floatcam

Rafters enjoy the floating down the Illinois River in northeast Okalahoma.

USGS scientists setting up equipment to collect information about rock properties from a groundwater well
April 3, 2018

Collecting information about rock properties from a groundwater well

USGS scientists setting up the nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) geophyiscal logging cable to collect information about rock properties from a groundwater well borehole in the Texas southern highplains.

Photograph showing the Blanco River Valley, looking north from Little Arkansas Road, Hays County, Texas.
February 27, 2018

Blanco River Valley

Photograph showing the Blanco River Valley, looking north from Little Arkansas Road, Hays County, Texas (photograph by Allan K. Clark, U.S. Geological Survey, February 27, 2018).
U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map 3418, https://doi.org/10.3133/sim3418.

Photograph showing a low water crossing on the Blanco River
February 27, 2018

Low water crossing on the Blanco River, Hays County, Texas

Photograph showing a low water crossing on the Blanco River, looking south from Little Arkansas Road, Hays County, Texas (photograph by Allan K. Clark, U.S. Geological Survey, February 27, 2018).
U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map 3418, https://doi.org/10.3133/sim3418.