Upper Midwest Water Science Center

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Our multimedia gallery represents a collection of high-quality images, videos, webcams, posters, presentations, and documents produced by the Upper Midwest Water Science Center.

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Illustration of subsurface-drained agricultural field
December 31, 2019

Illustration of subsurface-drained agricultural field

A hypothetical configuration of one of the two drained field sites, including a weather station for measuring climate data, a piezometer network for continuous water level measurements, soil moisture probes, and subsurface drainage flow. The third undrained field site will have a similar configuration, with the absence of subsurface drainage flow.

Map dissolved oxygen and turbidity Milwaukee River
December 31, 2019

Map dissolved oxygen and turbidity Milwaukee River

Map of dissolved oxygen and turbidity along the Milwaukee River.

Streamgage mounted to bridge, view facing downstream river at dusk
December 31, 2019

Durand streamgage mounted to bridge

Durand streamgage mounted to bridge - looking downstream.

Scientists in boat in river
December 31, 2019

View from Durand bridge of boat crew conducting multibeam surveys

View from Durand bridge of boat crew conducting multibeam surveys

Hydrologic Technician using crane to collect a bedload sample from the bridge
December 31, 2019

Hydro-tech using crane to collect a bedload sample from bridge

Hydrologic Technician using crane to collect a bedload sample from the bridge.

View of Lake Michigan from beach
July 25, 2019

View of Lake Michigan from beach

View of Lake Michigan from beach.

Downtown Milwaukee with crew row boat
July 25, 2019

Downtown Milwaukee with crew row boat

View of downtown Milwaukee with single crew row boat on river.

Large-volume virus water sample filtration and collection system schematic
July 24, 2019

Virus water sample filtration and collection system schematic

Custom-designed, automated, large-volume virus water sample filtration and collection system schematic.

USGS scientist extruding Lake Mendota sediment from polycarbonate tube
July 23, 2019

USGS scientist extruding Lake Mendota sediment from polycarbonate tube

USGS scientist extruding Lake Mendota, WI sediment while carefully removing sediment that was in contact with the polycarbonate tube to eliminate “edge effects” and smearing of upper sediment into lower portions of the core, UW-Madison Science Hall Lab.

USGS technician makes a measurement from a gage mounted on a bridge or overpass in snowy weather
April 2, 2019

Spring 2019 Flooding - Wild Rice River in Minnesota

WWG Reading on the Wild Rice River in Minnesota during record Midwest flooding in spring 2019.

A storm drain that periodically discharges urban runoff
February 28, 2019

A storm drain that periodically discharges urban runoff

A storm drain that periodically discharges urban runoff, potentially carrying sediment and pollutants, into Oak Creek at 15th Avenue near a USGS gage.

Photo of USGS hydrologist measuring streamflow from a snow-covered bank along the Middle Fork Crow River
February 8, 2019

Measuring streamflow on the Middle Fork Crow River near Spicer, MN

USGS hydrologist Erich Kessler prepares to measure the stream stage (the height of the water surface) of the Middle Fork Crow River near Spice, Minnestota.