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Image: Flooding near Sherwood, North Dakota
June 23, 2011

Flooding near Sherwood, North Dakota

The Souris River flooding a road near Sherwood, North Dakota.On June 23, 2011, USGS personnel were there to measure the streamflow. Streamflow was approximately 27,100 cubic feet per second, stage approximately 27.98 feet.

Image: Bismarck, North Dakota Gage House
June 8, 2011

Bismarck, North Dakota Gage House

This is the Bismarck, ND gage house located along the Missouri River. The gage house includes information on the Missouri River flooding in 2011, along with the marking of the flood stage at 27.90 feet on April 6, 1952. The tan line that goes all the way around the gage house is the mark. Behind the gage house on the other side of the Missouri River is a large dike that

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Image: Souris River above Minot, North Dakota
June 1, 2011

Souris River above Minot, North Dakota

USGS personnel were measuring the streamflow of the Souris River above Minot, ND on June 24, 2011.  Streamflow was approximately 20,800 cubic feet per second, stage approximately 23.46 feet.

Image: Maple River Dam below Sheldon, North Dakota
April 13, 2011

Maple River Dam below Sheldon, North Dakota

Maple River Dam north of Sheldon, southeast North Dakota. USGS personnel were there at 12:00 p.m., to inspect the streamgage. Streamflow was approximately 5,000 cubic feet per second.

Image: Sheyenne River near Baldhill Dam, North Dakota
April 13, 2011

Sheyenne River near Baldhill Dam, North Dakota

Sheyenne River at Baldhill Dam north of Valley City, North Dakota. USGS personnel were there at 5:00 p.m., to inspect the streamgage. Streamflow was approximately 6,500 cubic feet per second.

Image: 2011 Interstate 29 Flooding in North Dakota
April 13, 2011

2011 Interstate 29 Flooding in North Dakota

Overland flooding on Interstate 29 in North Dakota caused by the Red River of the North (nearest town Oslo, Minnesota).  This photograph was taken by the USGS National Flood Hazard Coordinator in one of the last small vehicles to drive on this stretch of the Interstate.  About 15 minutes later, the North Dakota State Highway Patrol closed a stretch of the Interstate.

Image: James River near New Rockford North Dakota
April 12, 2011

James River near New Rockford North Dakota

Rapid deployment gage on the James River at the BNSF bridge crossing, located 6 miles west of New Rockford. Equipment removing debris piled up on the bridge.

Image: Deepwater Creek at Mouth near Raub, North Dakota
April 11, 2011

Deepwater Creek at Mouth near Raub, North Dakota

On April 11, 2011, USGS personnel were at the Deepwater Creek at Mouth near Raub, ND to measure the streamflow. Streamflow was approximately 2,610 cubic feet per second, stage approximately 13.82 feet.

Image: Deepwater Creek at Mouth near Raub, North Dakota
April 11, 2011

Deepwater Creek at Mouth near Raub, North Dakota

On April 11, 2011, USGS personnel were at the Deepwater Creek at Mouth near Raub, ND to measure the streamflow. Streamflow was approximately 2,610 cubic feet per second, stage approximately 13.82 feet.

Image: Deepwater Creek at Mouth near Raub, North Dakota
April 11, 2011

Deepwater Creek at Mouth near Raub, North Dakota

On April 11, 2011, USGS personnel were at the Deepwater Creek at Mouth near Raub, ND to measure the streamflow. Streamflow was approximately 2,610 cubic feet per second, stage approximately 13.82 feet.

Image: East Fork Shell Creek near Parshall, North Dakota
April 10, 2011

East Fork Shell Creek near Parshall, North Dakota

On April 10, 2011, USGS personnel were at the East Fork Shell Creek near Parchall, ND to measure the streamflow. Streamflow was approximately 911 cubic feet per second, stage approximately 6.68 feet.

Image: East Fork Shell Creek near Parshall, North Dakota
April 10, 2011

East Fork Shell Creek near Parshall, North Dakota

On April 10, 2011, USGS personnel were at the East Fork Shell Creek near Parchall, ND to measure the streamflow. Streamflow was approximately 911 cubic feet per second, stage approximately 6.68 feet.

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USGS science for a changing world logo
August 8, 2006

A report published by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) contains a regional map and an associated database that inventory 36 locations of reported natural asbestos and fibrous amphibole occurrences in the central United States.

USGS science for a changing world logo
May 4, 2006

One of every four fishes in streams of 12 western states is non-native, according to a U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) study published in November 2005 in the North American Journal of Fisheries Management. 

USGS
May 4, 2006

One of every four fishes in streams of 12 western states is non-native, according to a U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) study published in November 2005 in the North American Journal of Fisheries Management. And, researchers found, it´s not just that there are a lot of non-native fishes but they are also widespread...

USGS science for a changing world logo
August 31, 2005

Most species of migratory birds in the Northern Hemisphere make two long trips each year, one north for nesting and the other south for the winter. New information collected by USGS scientists shows that individuals of at least one species, the prairie falcon, make three separate long trips each year.

USGS science for a changing world logo
May 14, 2004

America’s rivers and streams are generally suitable for irrigation, supplying drinking water, and home and recreational uses. However, in areas with significant agricultural and urban development, the quality of our nation’s water resources has been degraded by contaminants such as pesticides, nutrients, and gasoline-related compounds.

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May 14, 2004

America’s rivers and streams are generally suitable for irrigation, supplying drinking water, and home and recreational uses. However, in areas with significant agricultural and urban development, the quality of our nation’s water resources has been degraded by contaminants such as pesticides, nutrients, and gasoline-related compounds.

USGS science for a changing world logo
October 8, 2003

Included this month:

Hurricane Isabel Makes Her Mark on the North Carolina Coast

Mayans in the Everglades?

Submerged Ice Bridge Reveals Ancient Secrets About Alaska

America’s Deepest Coral Reef

Young Tortises on Mojave’s Menu

Measuring Floods From A Distance

Is the World’s Fuel Tank on Empty?

USGS science for a changing world logo
October 18, 2001

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is participating in nine of the 14 public workshops scheduled by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (COE) this fall. The Corps of Engineers is conducting the workshops and a series of hearings to receive public comment on their recently released Revised Draft Environmental Impact Statement to the Master Water Control Manual for the Missouri River system.

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April 13, 2001

As North Dakota and Minnesota communities brace for the worst flooding since 1997, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Water Resources Office in North Dakota is activating a 2001 Flood Tracking Website to assist residents of the Red River Basin.

USGS
August 8, 2000

U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) scientists are making headway in unraveling clues to the causes of massive die-offs of frogs and other amphibians.

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October 22, 1998

A recent die-off of salamanders in Utah has prompted USGS wildlife health officials to issue an October 21, 1998 wildlife health alert. The incident followed salamander die-offs earlier this summer in Maine and North Dakota. In all three cases a virus is believed to be responsible.

USGS
August 1, 1997

The flood may be over but the hydrologic work continues on and is more critical than ever, was the message that U.S. Geological Survey Director Gordon Eaton gave to the troops in Bismarck Friday (Aug. 1, 1997).