Water Resources

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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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Aerial Image of the Effects of the 2011 Missouri River Flood
June 29, 2018

Aerial Image of the Deposits of the 2011 Missouri River Flood

Aerial Image of the effects of the 2011 Missouri River Flood

Water Sampling on the Floodplain of the Missouri River
June 29, 2018

Water Sampling on the Floodplain of the Missouri River

Water Sampling on the Floodplain of the Missouri River

A coral worn smooth by erosion
June 26, 2018

Like many Keys corals, this one has no new growth

A modern coral reef in Dry Tortugas National Park. There is little living coral and high rates of bioerosion. Photo taken under research permit number DRTO-2018-SCI-0005. Credit: Lauren Toth, USGS

June 20, 2018

Indirect Measurement Field Notes and Metadata

This video describes the notes and other metadata that need to be recorded during indirect measurement surveys.
 

Map of the U.S. by state, showing total water withdrawals, 2015
June 20, 2018

Map of the U.S. by state, showing total water withdrawals, 2015

Map of the U.S. by state, showing total water withdrawals, 2015

Peak-flow measurement at Flathead River at Flathead, British Columbia
June 9, 2018

Peak-flow measurement at Flathead River at Flathead, British Columbia

Peak-flow measurement at Flathead River at Flathead, British Columbia

June 1, 2018

Survey Requirements - Road Overflow/Broad-Crested Weir

This video describes how and where to flag high water marks for a road overflow or broad-crested weir indirect measurement of peak discharge. 
 

Fog on Yukon River
May 29, 2018

Fog on Yukon River

Fog along the Yukon River showing a Black Spruce dominated forest in the foreground, which is prone to wildfire.  Photo by Bruce Wylie, USGS

Real-time flow meter on an Arkansas irrigation well
May 16, 2018

Real-time flow meter on an Arkansas irrigation well

Real-time flow meter installed on a center-pivot irrigation well in Mississippi County, Arkansas as part of a cooperative project conducted between USGS and the Arkansas Natural Resources Commission. The meter will measure water use for irrigation, providing data which will help improve water-use information in other locations as well.

High water mark sign at Yellowstone River at Carters Bridge
May 11, 2018

High water mark sign at Yellowstone River at Carters Bridge

High water mark sign at Yellowstone River at Carters Bridge

May 8, 2018

Advances in Streamgaging | Reach-Scale Monitoring Experiment (2 of 2)

In this second installment of a two part series, The Arizona Water Science Center, in partnership with the USDA Agricultural Research Service, reviews the results of an experiment to verify remote methods that measure flood flows at the Walnut Gulch Experimental Watershed. What makes this experiment unique are the super-critical runoff flumes that precisely measure

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