Water Resources

Multimedia

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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USGS gage 05293000 YELLOW BANK RIVER NEAR ODESSA, MN with High River Water Level From Flood
December 31, 2019

USGS gage 05293000 YELLOW BANK RIVER NEAR ODESSA, MN

USGS gage 05293000 YELLOW BANK RIVER NEAR ODESSA, MN with High River Water Level From Flood.

Attribution: Water Resources
USGS Employee conducts a measurement using mechanical current meter
May 9, 2019

USGS Employee conducts a measurement using mechanical current meter

Photograph of USGS employee conducting a measurement in a stream using a mechanical current meter.

Attribution: Water Resources
USGS employee on a cable way above a river using an Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler
May 9, 2019

USGS employee on a cable way above a river using an ADCP

USGS employee on a cable way above a river using an Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler.

Attribution: Water Resources
USGS Tests Prototype Ground Penetrating Radar Drone
May 1, 2019

USGS Tests Prototype Ground Penetrating Radar Drone

The USGS, in cooperative research and development with GuidelineGEO, tested an 80 GHz self contained ground penetrating radar unit on a DJI Matrice 600 hexcopter (left). This platform was tested for flight performance and for measurement of river channel cross-sectional area as well as river water depth and river width. (Right)

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Attribution: Water Resources
2019 USGS UAS Aquatic Airshow participants
May 1, 2019

2019 USGS UAS Aquatic Airshow participants

2019 Aquatic Airshow participants at the Androscoggin River in Auburn Maine, May 1, 2019, photograph by Mario Martin-Alciati USGS.  Bottom row L-R: Andy Massey, John Fulton, Sandy Brosnahan, John Young, Russ Lotspeich; Top row L-R: Frank Engel, Tom Orcutt, Per Westholm, Curtis Yaeger, Qassim Abdullah, Mark Harvey, Eric White, Sean Andrews, John Lane, Jeff Kinsey, Jack

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Attribution: Water Resources
Doppler Radar Mounted On A Drone for Stream Velocity
May 1, 2019

Doppler Radar Mounted On A Drone for Stream Velocity

The sensor mounted on the drone is called the Qcam and is a Doppler radar sensor providing velocity from a hovering position above the river. USGS hydrologic technician (left) aboard a USGS John Boat mounted with Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler observes the Qcam conducting a measurement. (Right) The 3DR solo quadcopter mounted with Qcam is prepared to take off.  

Attribution: Water Resources
USGS LSPIV and Photogrametry Drones
May 1, 2019

USGS LSPIV and Photogrametry Drones

(Left) Frank Engel of the hydrologic remote sensing branch prepares the DJI Mavic Pro quadcopter , while Sean Andrews and Jeff Kinsey of the New England WSC observe. The Mavic was used for Large Scale Particle Image Velocimetry (LSPIV). High quality video was collected to determine the velocity and quantity of the water with

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Attribution: Water Resources
USGS Water Science Center Personnel Conducting Measurements
May 1, 2019

USGS Water Science Center Personnel Conducting Measurements

(Above) New England Water Science Center and Virginia - West Virginia Water Science Center personnel collected measurements use GPS surveying equipment and ADCP to collect ground-truth data and quality assure non-contact data (above left Tom and Andy Massey; above right Andy Massey and Jeff Kinsey; lower left Russ Lotspeich on shore and Jeff Kinsey and Sean Andrews on the

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Attribution: Water Resources
Aerial photo taken by drone of the Androscoggin river, Maine
May 1, 2019

Aerial photo taken by drone of the Androscoggin river, Maine

Aerial photo taken by drone of the Androscoggin river, Maine

Attribution: Water Resources
Blackwater River at Davis, West Virginia
April 27, 2019

USGS gaging station Blackwater River at Davis, West Virginia

Photograph of USGS Gaging station 03066000, Blackwater River at Davis, West Virginia. 

https://waterdata.usgs.gov/usa/nwis/uv?03066000

Attribution: Water Resources
IWAAs project map - Continental US overview
April 23, 2019

Project area map for Integrated Water Availability Assessments (IWAAs)

Project area map for the Integrated Water Availability Assessments (IWAAs), including the Mississippi Alluvial Plain pilot and projects using Cooperative Matching Funds.

Integrated Water Availability Assessments (IWAAs) project areas
April 23, 2019

Integrated Water Availability Assessments project areas, carousel

Map of Integrated Water Availability Assessments (IWAAs) project areas scaled for a carousel image, including the Mississippi Alluvial Plan (MAP) pilot and projects utilizing Cooperative Matching Funds (CMF).