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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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Image: Flooded Gage House
April 22, 2011

Flooded Gage House

Flooded U.S. Geological Survey gage house on the Sheyenne River near Lisbon, North Dakota, April 22, 2011.  At this time streamflow was approximately 7,450 cubic feet per second and gage height (stage) was 21.23 feet.  More information about this streamgage is available online.

Image: Checking Equipment in Flooded Gage House
April 22, 2011

Checking Equipment in Flooded Gage House

USGS personnel checking the flooded gage house on the Sheyenne River near Lisbon, North Dakota, April 22, 2011.  At this time streamflow was approximately 7,450 cubic feet per second and gage height (stage) was 21.23 feet.  More information about this streamgage is available online.

Image: Flooded Gaging Station
April 20, 2011

Flooded Gaging Station

Flooded gaging station on the Souris River near Westhope, North Dakota, April 20, 2011.  See other pictures in this gallery with the tag 05124000 to see what the gage house normally looks like - it is on a raised platform on the bank of the river with an access road next to it.

Note muskrat on metal railing in far left-hand-side of picture.

Image: Flooded Gaging Station
April 20, 2011

Flooded Gaging Station

Flooded gaging station and cableway on the Souris River near Westhope, North Dakota, April 20, 2011.  See other pictures in this gallery with the tag 05124000 to see what the gage house normally looks like - it is on a raised platform on the bank of the river with an access road next to it.

Note muskrat on metal railing in center of picture.

video thumbnail: White River at Hazleton, IN, bank full conditions
April 19, 2011

White River at Hazleton, IN, bank full conditions

This video clip was captured from a boat while collecting water quality samples on  the White River on April 20th, 2011.  The gage height at the time was 17.39* feet and discharge was 32,900* cubic feet per second.  The conditions seen here are considered bank full, which is the point at which the flow of the river completely fills river channel.  Increased flow after bank

Attribution: Water Resources
Image: Flooding on the Souris River
April 19, 2011

Flooding on the Souris River

Flooding on the Souris River near Westhope, North Dakota, April 19, 2009, made the area look like a lake rather than a river.

Image: Flooded Gaging Station
April 19, 2011

Flooded Gaging Station

Flooded gaging station on the Souris River near Westhope, North Dakota, April 19, 2011.  See other pictures in this gallery with the tag 05124000 to see what the gage house normally looks like - it is on a raised platform on the bank of the river.

Image: Maple River Dam Spillway
April 18, 2011

Maple River Dam Spillway

The Maple River Dam is a pass-through dam that lets a limited amount of water flow through year round and fills the reservoir only during high flow. If the water rises high enough to fill the reservoir, water flows over the spillway shown in this photo.  Video taken at the same time is available online

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Attribution: Water Resources
April 14, 2011

Modeling-the Ninth Art

The art and science of SPARROW modeling. The steps of developing the SPARROW model. The other eight arts are: Architecture, Sculpture, Painting, Music, Poetry, Dance, Theater and Cinema.

Attribution: Water Resources
April 14, 2011

We've Got a Model-Why do we need Data?

Anne Hoos and Ana Garcia discuss why data is important for the USGS nutrient loading model SPARROW.

Attribution: Water Resources
April 14, 2011

What is SPARROW?

It's a bird, it's a plane, it's SPARROW!. Anne Hoos and Ana Garcia define the USGS nutrient-loading model SPARROW that has been developed for the Southeast U.S.

Attribution: Water Resources
April 14, 2011

SPARROW Modeling in the Southeast U.S.

Anne Hoos and Ana Garcia discuss why data is important for the USGS nutrient loading model SPARROW.

Attribution: Water Resources