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Year Published: 2012

Simulation of streamflows and basin-wide hydrologic variables over several climate-change scenarios, Methow River basin, Washington

The purpose of this project was to demonstrate the capabilities of an existing watershed model and downscaling procedures to provide simulated hydrological data over various greenhouse gas emission scenarios for use in the Methow River framework prototype. An existing watershed model was used to simulate daily time series of streamflow and basin-...

Voss, Frank D.; Mastin, Mark C.
Simulation of streamflows and basin-wide hydrologic variables over several climate-change scenarios, Methow River basin, Washington; 2012; SIR; 2012-5031; Voss, Frank D.; Mastin, Mark C.

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Thermal profiles for selected river reaches of the Methow and Chewuch Rivers, Washington, August 2011

Longitudinal profiles of near-streambed and near-surface temperatures were collected for selected reaches of the Methow and Chewuch Rivers, Washington, during August 2011 to facilitate development of a stream temperature model near the confluence of the Methow and Chewuch Rivers. Temperature was measured using a probe with an internal datalogger...

Gendaszek, Andrew S.
Thermal profiles for selected river reaches of the Methow and Chewuch Rivers, Washington, August 2011; 2012; DS; 682; Gendaszek, Andrew S.

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Bibliography of groundwater resources of the glacial aquifer systems in Washington, Idaho, and northwestern Montana, 1905-2011

The U.S. Geological Survey Groundwater Resources Program is undertaking a series of regional groundwater availability studies to improve our understanding of groundwater availability in major aquifers across the Nation. One of the objectives of the Glacial Principal Aquifers study (proposed) is to provide information on the occurrence of...

Kahle, Sue C.; Futornick, Zoe O.
Bibliography of groundwater resources of the glacial aquifer systems in Washington, Idaho, and northwestern Montana, 1905-2011; 2012; OFR; 2012-1053; Kahle, Sue C.; Futornick, Zoe O.

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Contaminants in stream sediments from seven U.S. metropolitan areas: Data summary of a National Pilot Study

This report presents data collected as a part of a synoptic survey of stream sediment contaminants, associated watershed characteristics and invertebrate responses in laboratory sediment toxicity tests from 98 streams (sites) in seven metropolitan study areas across the continental United States. The report presents methods, data, and sediment-...

Moran, Patrick W.; Calhoun, Dan L.; Nowell, Lisa H.; Kemble, Nile E.; Ingersoll, Chris G.; Hladik, Michelle; Kuivila, Kathryn ; Falcone, James A.; Gilliom, Robert J.
Contaminants in stream sediments from seven U.S. metropolitan areas: Data summary of a National Pilot Study; 2012; SIR; 2011-5092; Moran, Patrick W. ; Calhoun, Dan L. ; Nowell, Lisa H. ; Kemble, Nile E. ; Ingersoll, Chris G. ; Hladik, Michelle L. ; Kuivila, Kathryn M. ; Falcone, James A. ; Gilliom, Robert J.

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Quality of water in the White River and Lake Tapps, Pierce County, Washington, May-December 2010

The White River and Lake Tapps are part of a hydropower system completed in 1911–12. The system begins with a diversion dam on the White River that routes a portion of White River water into the southeastern end of Lake Tapps, which functioned as a storage reservoir for power generation. The stored water passed through the hydroelectric...

Embrey, S.S.; Wagner, R.J.; Huffman, R.L.; Vanderpool-Kimura, A. M.; Foreman, J.R.
Quality of water in the White River and Lake Tapps, Pierce County, Washington, May-December 2010; 2012; SIR; 2012-5022; Embrey, S. S.; Wagner, R. J.; Huffman, R. L.; Vanderpool-Kimura, A. M.; Foreman, J. R.

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Biodegradation of chloroethene compounds in groundwater at Operable Unit 1, Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Division Keyport, Washington, 1999-2010

The U.S. Geological Survey evaluated the biodegradation of chloroethene compounds in groundwater beneath the former landfill at Operable Unit 1 (OU 1) of the U.S. Naval Undersea Warfare Center (NUWC), Division Keyport. The predominant contaminants in groundwater are the chloroethene compounds trichloroethene, cis-1,2-dichloroethene, and vinyl...

Dinicola, R.S.; Huffman, R.L.
Biodegradation of chloroethene compounds in groundwater at Operable Unit 1, Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Division Keyport, Washington, 1999-2010; 2012; SIR; 2012-5013; Dinicola, R. S.; Huffman, R. L.

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Mercury species and other selected constituent concentrations in water, sediment, and biota of Sinclair Inlet, Kitsap County, Washington, 2007-10

This report presents data collected for two U.S. Geological Survey field sampling projects related to mercury (Hg) in Sinclair Inlet: (1) the Watersheds Sources Project that evaluated the sources of mercury to Sinclair Inlet during December 2007 to March 2010, and (2) the Methylation and Bioaccumulation Project, a comprehensive examination of...

Huffman, R.L.; Wagner, R.J.; Toft, J.; Cordell, J.; DeWild, J.F.; Dinicola, R.S.; Aiken, G.R.; Krabbenhoft, D.P.; Marvin-DiPasquale, M.; Stewart, A.R.; Moran, P.W.; Paulson, A.J.
Mercury species and other selected constituent concentrations in water, sediment, and biota of Sinclair Inlet, Kitsap County, Washington, 2007-10; 2012; DS; 658; Huffman, R. L.; Wagner, R. J.; Toft, J. ; Cordell, J. ; DeWild, J. F.; Dinicola, R. S.; Aiken, G. R.; Krabbenhoft, D. P.; Marvin-DiPasquale, M. ; Stewart, A. R.; Moran, P. W.; Paulson, A. J.

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Sources and sinks of nitrogen and phosphorus to a deep, oligotrophic lake, Lake Crescent, Olympic National Park, Washington

Lake Crescent, in Olympic National Park in the northwest corner of Washington State is a deep-water lake renowned for its pristine water quality and oligotrophic nature. To examine the major sources and sinks of nutrients (as total nitrogen, total phosphorus, and dissolved nitrate), a study was conducted in the Lake Crescent watershed. The study...

Moran, P.W.; Cox, S.E.; Embrey, S.S.; Huffman, R.L.; Olsen, T.D.; Fradkin, S.C.
Sources and sinks of nitrogen and phosphorus to a deep, oligotrophic lake, Lake Crescent, Olympic National Park, Washington; 2012; SIR; 2012-5107; Moran, P. W.; Cox, S. E.; Embrey, S. S.; Huffman, R. L.; Olsen, T. D.; Fradkin, S. C.

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Year Published: 2011

South Cascade (USA/North Cascades)

The U.S. Geological Survey has closely monitored this temperate mountain glacier since the late 1950s. During 1958-2007, the glacier retreated about 0.7 km and shrank in area from 2.71 to 1.73 km2, although part of the area change was due to separation of contributing ice bodies from the main glacier. Maximum and average glacier thicknesses are...

Bidlake, William R.
South Cascade (USA/North Cascades); 2011; Article; Journal; Glacier Mass Balance Bulletin; Bidlake, William R.

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Large-scale flow experiments for managing river systems

Experimental manipulations of streamflow have been used globally in recent decades to mitigate the impacts of dam operations on river systems. Rivers are challenging subjects for experimentation, because they are open systems that cannot be isolated from their social context. We identify principles to address the challenges of conducting effective...

Konrad, Christopher P.; Olden, Julian D.; Lytle, David A.; Melis, Theodore S.; Schmidt, John C.; Bray, Erin N.; Freeman, Mary; Gido, Keith B.; Hemphill, Nina P.; Kennard, Mark J.; McMullen, Laura E.; Mims, Meryl C.; Pyron, Mark; Robinson, Christopher T.; Williams, John G.
Large-scale flow experiments for managing river systems; 2011; Article; Journal; BioScience; Konrad, Christopher P.; Olden, Julian D.; Lytle, David A.; Melis, Theodore S.; Schmidt, John C.; Bray, Erin N.; Freeman, Mary C.; Gido, Keith B.; Hemphill, Nina P.; Kennard, Mark J.; McMullen, Laura E.; Mims, Meryl C.; Pyron, Mark ; Robinson, Christopher T.; Williams, John G.

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Year Published: 2011

Groundwater geochemical and selected volatile organic compound data, Operable Unit 1, Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Division Keyport, Washington, June 2009

Previous investigations indicate that natural attenuation and biodegradation of chlorinated volatile organic compounds (VOCs) are substantial in groundwater beneath the 9-acre former landfill at Operable Unit 1 (OU 1), Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Division Keyport, Washington. Phytoremediation combined with ongoing natural attenuation processes...

Huffman, R.L.; Dinicola, R.S.
Groundwater geochemical and selected volatile organic compound data, Operable Unit 1, Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Division Keyport, Washington, June 2009; 2011; DS; 644; Huffman, R. L.; Dinicola, R. S.

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Thermal profiles for selected river reaches in the Stillaguamish River basin, Washington, August 2011

Datums Horizontal coordinate information is referenced to the North American Datum of 1983 (NAD 83). Abstract Longitudinal profiles of near-streambed temperature were collected for eight river reaches in the Stillaguamish River basin, Washington, during August 2011, to provide information about areas of groundwater discharge to streams. During...

Gandaszek, Andrew S.
Thermal profiles for selected river reaches in the Stillaguamish River basin, Washington, August 2011; 2011; DS; 654; Gandaszek, Andrew S.