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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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On April 6, USGS hydrographer Spencer Wheeling carries equipment out to measure high water on the Tongue River near Akra, ND.
April 6, 2020

USGS Responds to Spring Flooding in North Dakota

On April 6, USGS hydrographer Spencer Wheeling carries equipment out to measure high water on the Tongue River near Akra, North Dakota. 

The USGS Dakota Water Science Center began their spring flood response on March 9, 2020, when melting snow caused river levels to exceed flood stage at sixteen USGS streamgage locations in eastern South Dakota.  At the height of

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USGS hydrographer Chris Broz gets on the cold ground to measure the high-water mark of the Pembina River at Neche, North Dakota.
April 6, 2020

USGS Responds to Spring Flooding in North Dakota

USGS hydrographer Chris Broz gets on the cold ground to measure the high-water mark of the Pembina River at Neche, North Dakota. 
The USGS Dakota Water Science Center began their spring flood response on March 9, 2020, when melting snow caused river levels to exceed flood stage at sixteen USGS streamgage locations in eastern South Dakota.  At the height of operations

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USGS hydrographer Brent Hanson wades out in freezing waters to collect flood measurements on the Sheyenne River.
April 5, 2020

USGS Responds to Spring Flooding in North Dakota

USGS hydrographer Brent Hanson wades out in freezing waters to collect flood measurements on the Sheyenne River near Cooperstown, North Dakota. Hanson reads an outside staff, which is a vertical graduated ruler used to calibrate the continuous readings of water level provided by electronic sensors. Water level is important information for communities living adjacent to

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USGS hydrographer Spencer Wheeling gets equipment ready to collect a flood water-quality sample on the Wild Rice River.
April 5, 2020

USGS Responds to Spring Flooding in North Dakota

USGS hydrographer Spencer Wheeling gets equipment ready to collect a flood water-quality sample on the Wild Rice River near St. Benedict, North Dakota. Collecting water-quality samples helps communities assess the sources and fate of contaminants in aquatic systems, to protect and enhance water resources for human health, aquatic health and environmental quality.
The

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A frozen USGS rapid deployment streamgage measures the height of the Maple River near Page, North Dakota.
April 4, 2020

USGS Responds to Spring Flooding in North Dakota

A frozen USGS rapid deployment streamgage measures the height of the Maple River near Page, North Dakota. RDGs can be installed on short notice to provide additional information at locations that are normally not gauged.
The USGS Dakota Water Science Center began their spring flood response on March 9, 2020, when melting snow caused river levels to exceed flood stage

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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
March 1, 2020

Karst Hazards Research at USGS Florence Bascom Geoscience Center (AD)

The Florence Bascom Geoscience Center conducts geologic research using digital elevation models to map karst systems and sinkhole hazards in the United States. Understanding these complex geologic systems helps to inform land use planning and development decisions. The

March 1, 2020

Karst Hazards Research at the USGS Florence Bascom Geoscience Center

The Florence Bascom Geoscience Center conducts geologic research using digital elevation models to map karst systems and sinkhole hazards in the United States. Understanding these complex geologic systems helps to inform land use planning and development decisions. The 

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
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 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