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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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USGS gage 04159130 St. Clair River at Port Huron, MI
July 17, 2020

USGS gage 04159130 St. Clair River at Port Huron, MI

Josh Loewel, Hydrologic Technician for the Upper Midwest Water Science Center, Lansing Office, servicing the ADVM at St. Clair River at Port Huron, MI (USGS Station Number 04159130). Photograph was taken looking southeast, with the city of Sarnia, Ontario on the opposite bank of the river.

Attribution: Water Resources
USGS employee collects data for the Lake Tahoe Nearshore Nutrient Source Identification Project.
July 16, 2020

USGS employee collects data for Lake Tahoe Nutrient Project

A USGS employee collecting data for the Lake Tahoe Nearshore Nutrient Source Identification Project. Staff collect water quality samples for stable isotope analysis (phosphorus and

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Attribution: Water Resources
USGS employee collects water quality samples alongside boat in shallow water
July 16, 2020

USGS employee collects water quality samples alongside boat

A USGS employee collecting data for the Lake Tahoe Nearshore Nutrient Source Identification Project. Staff collect water quality samples for stable isotope analysis (phosphorus and

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Attribution: Water Resources
David O'Leary setting up the RTK GPS base station to establish a base elevation on a point above the Colorado River.
July 15, 2020

David O'Leary setting up the RTK GPS base station.

David O'Leary is setting up the RTK GPS base station to establish a base elevation on a point above the Colorado River downstream of the rapids of Cataract Canyon. This portion of the river was previously submerged by Lake Powell but has been returning to river status for the last several years The elevation will be used to compare current river bed elevations to pre-dam

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Attribution: Water Resources
Hydrologic Technicians, Michael Willis and Rogelio Hernandez kayaking on the Rio Grande to collect sample
July 7, 2020

Two hydrologic technicians kayaking to collect samples

Hydrologic Technicians, Michael Willis and Rogelio Hernandez kayaking on the Rio Grande to collect samples prior to herbicide treatment on invasive Arundo Cane.

 

Attribution: Water Resources
Scientists preparing equipment attached to a four-wheel field vehicle
July 7, 2020

USGS intern prepares geophysical equipment

In this photo, USGS intern Brett Trottier (right) is learning how to prepare and deploy geophysical equipment from USGS hydrologist Eric White (left). The towed transient electromagnetic (tTEM) system is used to map the shallow subsurface to help us understand geologic and hydrogeologic conditions. In addition to the usual field safety procedures, Trottier and White are

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Attribution: Water Resources
July 1, 2020

U.S. River Conditions, April to June 2020

This is an animation showing the changing conditions of USGS streamgages from April 1, 2020 to June 30, 2020. The conditions shown range from the driest condition seen at a gage (red open circles) to the wettest (blue closed circles). There is also a purple ring added to indicate gages that are flooding. While we do see floods in this animation, we also see a number of low

USGS employee collects water quality data on shore alongside parked boat
July 1, 2020

USGS employee collects water quality data on shore alongside boat

A USGS employee collecting data for the Lake Tahoe Nearshore Nutrient Source Identification Project. Staff collect water quality samples for stable isotope analysis (phosphorus and

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Attribution: Water Resources
Agricultural field with row crops and pesticide sprayer
June 30, 2020

Pesticides sprayed on a soybean field in Iowa

Pesticides sprayed on agricultural fields and on urban landscaping can run off into nearby streams and rivers. Here, pesticides are being sprayed on a soybean field in Iowa.

The Colorado River near Grand Junction, Colorado. 
June 30, 2020

The Colorado River near Grand Junction, Colorado. 

The Colorado River near Grand Junction, Colorado. The entire Colorado River Basin provides water for more than 40 million people in seven states and nearly 5.5 million acres of farmland across the western U.S. and Mexico. 

Attribution: Water Resources
Peter Spatz making an ADCP measurement from the cable way at streamgage 13142500
June 29, 2020

Peter Spatz making an ADCP measurement from a cable way at streamgage

Peter Spatz making an ADCP measurement from the cable way at streamgage 13142500 Big Wood River below Magic Dam near Richfield, ID.

Attribution: Water Resources