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This multimedia gallery represents a collection of high-quality images, videos, webcams, posters, presentations, and documents produced by the Water Resources Mission Area.

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Animation of Groundwater Watch Active Water Level Network national US map
July 30, 2021

July 2021 USGS Active Groundwater Level Network Animation

The USGS Active Groundwater Level Network includes about 20,000 wells that have been measured by the USGS or USGS cooperators at least once within the past 13 months. The animation shows snapshots of water-level statistics in the network during July 2021.

 

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Attribution: Water Resources
USGS hydrologic technician Travis Gibson confirms Great Salt Lake water levels at the SaltAire gauge.
July 22, 2021

Great Salt Lake Reaches New Historic Low

USGS hydrologic technician Travis Gibson confirms Great Salt Lake water levels at the SaltAire gauge.

A sailboat is removed from the Great Salt Lake Marina due to low lake levels.
July 22, 2021

Great Salt Lake Reaches New Historic Low

A sailboat is removed from the Great Salt Lake Marina due to low lake levels. 

Decreasing water levels in the southern arm of the Great Salt Lake expose microbialite communities that are normally underwater.
July 7, 2021

Great Salt Lake May Reach Historic Low Soon

Decreasing water levels in the southern arm of the Great Salt Lake expose microbialite communities that are normally underwater.  

Animation of Groundwater Watch Active Water Level Network national US map
July 2, 2021

June 2021 USGS Active Groundwater Level Network Animation

The USGS Active Groundwater Level Network includes about 20,000 wells that have been measured by the USGS or USGS cooperators at least once within the past 13 months. The animation shows snapshots of  daily water-level statistics in the network for June 2021. (Note: Due to technical issues, data from some sites

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Attribution: Water Resources
Animation of Groundwater Watch Active Water Level Network national US map
June 1, 2021

May 2021 USGS Active Groundwater Level Network Animation

The USGS Active Groundwater Level Network includes about 20,000 wells that have been measured by the USGS or USGS cooperators at least once within the past 13 months. The animation shows a daily snapshot of water-level statistics in the network for May 2021.

 

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person standing using a remotely controlled acoustic doppler current profiler in a body of water
May 20, 2021

Remote control ADCP measurement

The Region 1, May 2021 "USGS at Work" Winner (by Aaron Stephens)

RappahannockRiver Cableway Sampling
May 11, 2021

Rappahannock River Cableway Sampling

The Region 1, May 2021 "Honorable Mention #1" Winner (by Chelsea Delsack)

Animation of Groundwater Watch Active Water Level Network national US map
May 1, 2021

April 2021 USGS Active Groundwater Level Network Animation

The USGS Active Groundwater Level Network includes about 20,000 wells that have been measured by the USGS or USGS cooperators at least once within the past 13 months. The animation shows a daily snapshot of water-level statistics in the network for April 2021.

 

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Attribution: Water Resources
person checking a trap for salamanders
April 29, 2021

Technician Checking a Trap for Salamanders

The Region 1, May 2021 "Honorable Mention #2" Winner (by Jill Fleming)

Collaged photo of a snow-covered bank near melt-water stream with mountains and charts in the background
April 27, 2021

From Snow to Flow data viz story (carousel)

This illustration is part of the From Snow to Flow data visualization story.

A majority of the water in the western U.S. comes from snowmelt, but changes in the timing, magnitude, and duration of snowmelt can alter water availability downstream. This data visualization story

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Attribution: Water Resources