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Upper Midwest Water Science Center Fall/Winter 2022 Newsletter is now available

Welcome to the Fall/Winter 2022 edition of the Upper Midwest Water Science Center (UMid WSC) newsletter.

This edition contains office news, a 2022...

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Launch of Northeast Wisconsin Well Water Advisory Forecast Study

The Laboratory for Infectious Disease and the Environment (usgs.gov/LIDE) recently launched the Well Water Advisory Forecast study in Northeast...

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Upper Midwest Water Science Center Fiscal Year 2022 Newsletter is now available

Welcome to the inaugural edition of the USGS Upper Midwest Water Science Center newsletter! We expect this to be the first of a set of regular...

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USGS meeting with National Agency for Water and Basic Sanitation and Geological Survey of Brazil

During week of October 17th, 2022, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Office of International Programs (OIP) team of Joel Groten, Brain McCallum, and...

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Using sensor technology to develop a recreational contact warning tool for the Grand River, Grand Rapids, MI

Using sensor technology to develop a recreational contact warning tool for the Grand River, Grand Rapids, MI

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New study highlights correlations among cyanobacteria and understudied toxins in recurring blooms

USGS and academic scientists examined cyanotoxins and cyanobacterial communities from recurring algae blooms in Kabetogama Lake in Voyageurs National...

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Media Alert: Low-flying Helicopter Will Survey Southern Wisconsin for Geologic, Water Studies

Note to Editors: In the public interest and in accordance with FAA regulations, the USGS is announcing this low-level airborne project. Your...

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Media Alert: Hunter Survey Available for Green Bay and Lake Michigan

An annual waterfowl harvest survey is open to duck hunter feedback now through December 31 for the Green Bay and Lake Michigan regions of Wisconsin.

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Project Underway to Identify Algal Toxins in US National Park Waterways

Scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey and National Park Service partnered on a first-of-its-kind, nationwide harmful algal bloom, or HAB, field...

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Water Resources in Minnesota Significantly Improved by Land Restoration

Conversion of agricultural lands to wetland and native prairie greatly enhanced the quality of water resources, increased groundwater recharge and...

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Surface-Air Mercury Fluxes and a Watershed Mass Balance in Forested and Harvested Catchments

Forest soils can act as repositories for atmospherically deposited mercury, yet forestry practices can influence mercury mobility and fluxes, food web...

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USGS Unveils Mobile Flood Tool for the Nation

The U.S. Geological Survey announced Friday the completion of a new mobile tool that provides real-time information on water levels, weather and flood...

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