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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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Photo of the Colorado River running through a canyon lined with rocky debris and green vegetation
March 29, 2020

Colorado River, Marble Canyon, Arizona

Photo of the Colorado River running through Marble Canyon near Nankoweap Creek (near River Mile 51.5) in the Grand Canyon, Arizona.

Attribution: Water Resources
Screenshot of the National Integrated Water Availability Assessments concept map taken March 5, 2020
March 5, 2020

National Integrated Water Availability Assessments concept map

The USGS National Integrated Water Availability Assessments (IWAAs) concept map shows daily estimates of natural water storage (water present on the landscape such as standing water, snowpack, soil water, and shallow groundwater) for approximately 110,000

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Attribution: Water Resources
Animation of the National Integrated Water Availability Assessments concept map from November 2019
February 28, 2020

Late fall 2019 water availability data viz (IWAAs concept map)

The USGS National Integrated Water Availability Assessments (IWAAs) concept map shows daily estimates of natural water storage (water present on the landscape such as standing water, snowpack, soil water, and shallow groundwater) for approximately 110,000

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Attribution: Water Resources
Kentucky style usgs mount on boat
February 28, 2020

Kentucky Mount

Kentucky mount constructed from Speed Rail. This mount can be used to deploy Rio Grande, RiverPro, RioPro, and RiverSurveyor ADCPs.

Attribution: Water Resources
Kentucky Mount 2
February 28, 2020

Kentucky Mount

Kentucky mount constructed from Speed Rail. This mount can be used to deploy Rio Grande, RiverPro, RioPro, and RiverSurveyor ADCPs.

Attribution: Water Resources
Photo of complex equipment on mud tank, including pipes, shaker screens, and other mud-spattered equipment.
January 31, 2020

Mud tank and shakers during groundwater well drilling

Ever wondered about how groundwater observation wells are drilled? This photo provides a behind-the-scenes look as USGS drilled a groundwater well in California last month. This photo looks down over a mud tank and shakers, which are part of drilling operations. The drillers pump clean mud from the tank down the hole as they drill; this mud plays an important role in

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Attribution: Water Resources
California Horizontal ADVM mount 1
December 31, 2019

California Horizontal ADVM mount 1

Protective housing prevents damage to ADVM and allows for adjustment of heading and roll.

Attribution: Water Resources
Tethered Boat Deployment
December 31, 2019

Tethered Boat Deployment

Photograph of tethered boat deployed downstream from a bridge.

Attribution: Water Resources
Oceanscience River Boat 2
December 31, 2019

Oceanscience River Boat 2

Planview photograph of the OceanScience Riverboat.

 

Attribution: Water Resources
California Horizontal ADVM mount 2
December 31, 2019

California Horizontal ADVM mount 2

Protective housing prevents damage to ADVM and allows for adjustment of heading and roll.

Attribution: Water Resources
Tethered boat Deployment 2
December 31, 2019

Tethered boat Deployment 2

Photograph of tethered boat being deployed from a manned cableway.

Attribution: Water Resources