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Science Datasets

The data collected and the techniques used by USGS scientists should conform to or reference national and international standards and protocols if they exist and when they are relevant and appropriate. For datasets of a given type, and if national or international metadata standards exist, the data are indexed with metadata that facilitates access and integration.

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Date published: January 1, 2017

Digital Orthorectified Aerial Image of Cottonwood Lake Study Area Wetland P2 from 2000

Orthorectified image from aerial photograph of wetland P2 in the Cottonwood Lake Study Area, Stutsman County, North Dakota. This image is part of a collection of photographs of the study area acquired during July and early August from 1975 to 2015.

Date published: January 1, 2017

Site Covariates at Blackrock and Togwotee Pass, Wyoming 2013-2016

This data set provides the names and locations of sites and site descriptors (i.e. site covariates). These data are associated with the project that is abstracted below: Amphibian decline is a problem of global importance, with over 40% of species considered at risk. This phenomenon is not limited to the tropics or to other countries. Amphibian species in the U.S. are also declining,

Date published: January 1, 2017

CoSMoS (Coastal Storm Modeling System) Southern California v3.0 Phase 2 ocean-currents projections: 20-year storm in Orange County

Model-derived ocean current velocities (in meters per second) for the given storm condition and sea-level rise (SLR) scenario.
The Coastal Storm Modeling System (CoSMoS) makes detailed predictions (meter-scale) over large geographic scales (100s of kilometers) of storm-induced coastal flooding and erosion for both current and future sea-level rise (SLR) scenarios. CoSMoS

Date published: January 1, 2017

Velocity Mapping Toolbox (VMT) processed Acoustic Doppler Current Profiler (ADCP) transect data averaged from 5 meters to Lake bottom (afternoon) on August 18, 2015

This data release supports the following publication: Hittle, Elizabeth, 2017, Longshore Water-Current Velocity and the Potential for Transport of Contaminants: A Pilot Study in Lake Erie from Walnut Creek to Presque Isle State Park Beaches, Erie, Pennsylvania, June and August 2015: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2016–1206 126 p., https://doi.org/10.31...

Date published: January 1, 2017

Body size estimates for slider turtles in the United States, 1944-2010——Data

Table 1, compiles data from published studies of various subspecies of the slider turtle (Trachemys scripta) from throughout the native range of the species in the United States. Data include sample sizes of adult male and female turtles as well as various estimates of their body size as noted in the Comments column.

Date published: January 1, 2017

Digital Orthorectified Aerial Image of Cottonwood Lake Study Area Wetland P6 from 2004

Orthorectified image from aerial photograph of wetland P6 in the Cottonwood Lake Study Area, Stutsman County, North Dakota. This image is part of a collection of photographs of the study area acquired during July and early August from 1975 to 2015.

Date published: January 1, 2017

Digital Orthorectified Aerial Image of Cottonwood Lake Study Area Wetlands P1, T1, and T3 from 2006

Orthorectified image from aerial photograph of wetlands P1, T1, and T3 in the Cottonwood Lake Study Area, Stutsman County, North Dakota. This image is part of a collection of photographs of the study area acquired during July and early August from 1975 to 2015.

Date published: January 1, 2017

Dye Concentration at Station FL2 Downstream of Lock and Dam 14 near Pleasant Valley, Iowa (June 2017)

These data were collected in support of a multi-agency effort to evaluate the feasibility of using carbon dioxide to create a barrier and prevent upstream passage of invasive fish through navigational locks. The auxiliary lock at Lock and Dam 14 on the Mississippi River near Pleasant Valley, Iowa, was chosen for a field-scale trial of the carbon dioxide barrier to be conducted in 2018. In pre...

Date published: January 1, 2017

"Common" lead isotopic measurements in silicate glasses and minerals by laser ablation double-focusing SC-ICPMS (2017)

This dataset is related to a 2017 journal article by A. J. Pietruszka and L. A. Neymark titled "Evaluation of laser ablation double-focusing SC-ICPMS for “common” lead isotopic measurements in silicate glasses and minerals" that is published in the Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry (doi:10.1039/c7ja00005g).

Date published: January 1, 2017

Digital Orthorectified Aerial Image of Cottonwood Lake Study Area Wetland T6 from 2004

Orthorectified image from aerial photograph of wetland T6 in the Cottonwood Lake Study Area, Stutsman County, North Dakota. This image is part of a collection of photographs of the study area acquired during July and early August from 1975 to 2015.

Date published: January 1, 2017

Digital Orthorectified Aerial Image of Cottonwood Lake Study Area Wetland T2 from 1991

Orthorectified image from aerial photograph of wetland T2 in the Cottonwood Lake Study Area, Stutsman County, North Dakota. This image is part of a collection of photographs of the study area acquired during July and early August from 1975 to 2015.