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
April 6, 2020

USGS ADCP Work - Research directions and highlights from 2016 summit

USGS ADCP Work - Research directions and highlights from 2016 summit

Attribution: Water Resources
USGS
July 10, 2018

RSIL: Report of Stable Isotopic Composition Reference Material USGSKHS

Reston Stable Isotope Laboratory: Report of Stable Isotopic Composition Reference Material USGSKHS

Image: Work Still Has to Get Done!

Work Still Has to Get Done!

Employee collectiing Water Quality data with instrument YSI 556mps handheld in creek swollen from spring melt.

Attribution: Water Resources
Image: Performing Double Duty

Performing Double Duty

Performing double duties of tracking and collecting acoustic images, Chad Vishy operates one of his three computers and five screens necessary to simultaneously collect this variety of data.

Attribution: Water Resources
View of river from webcam

Kennebec River at Calumet Bridge at Augusta, Maine (01049320)

Kennebec River at Calumet Bridge at Augusta, Maine (01049320)

 

Station operated in cooperation with the Maine Emergency Management Agency and the Maine River Flow Advisory Commission. 
 

Water use categories
September 26, 2018

Changes in Water-Use Categories

Water-use terminology in the series of USGS water-use circulars, first published for the year 1950, has changed over time as illustrated in this PDF. Some categories were re-named but retained essentially the same definition, while other changes split existing categories or shifted components

Image: Spiking a Quality Control Sample with MTBE

Spiking a Quality Control Sample with MTBE

A scientist creates a quality control sample for a study of MTBE, (methyl tert-butyl ether) a fuel oxygenate used in gasoline.

Attribution: Water Resources
Water Education Poster on  Water Use, Black and White
November 6, 2018

Water Use Water Education Poster, Black and White

Water Education Poster on Water Use , Black and White

Attribution: Water Resources
Image: Little Missouri River at Medora ND Comparison

Little Missouri River at Medora ND Comparison

The Little Missouri River at Medora, North Dakota. Top photo taken by a USGS personnel in March of 1972, while the Little Missouri River was flooding the camp sites at Medora, ND. The bottom photo was taken by USGS Colton Rupp on May 24, 2011, with a discharge of 32,000 cfs and a gage height of 19.42 feet.

Attribution: Water Resources
Image: Preparing to Measure Flow

Preparing to Measure Flow

Scientists set up to measure flow from a mangrove forest.

Attribution: Water Resources
USGS webcam looking across the Delaware River near Trenton, NJ.

Webcam for USGS Site 01463500 Delaware River at Trenton NJ

Webcam at USGS Streamgage 01463500 Delaware River at Trenton NJ.

Visit the site page to see current video and static images.

Attribution: Water Resources