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Photo of the Dismal River valley in Nebraska Sandhills
August 22, 2013

The Dismal River valley just off of Highway 83 south of Thedford, Nebr

The Dismal River valley is far from "dismal." Set in the Nebraska Sandhills, this idyllic river is relatively unaffected by humans and a popular recreational river in the state. The invasive species Eastern Red Cedar has become well established in Nebraska.

Earth as Art 4 - Ord River
May 12, 2013

Earth as Art 4 - Ord River

This image, which shows the tropical estuary of the Ord River in Australia, is part of the Earth as Art 4 series. 

March 31, 2013

Water-Level Fluctuations at Sheboygan River Mouth, Sheboygan, WI

A series of time-lapse photographs capture rapid water-level fluctuations in the vicinity of Wildwood Islands in the Sheboygan River, 4.4 km upstream of Lake Michigan near Sheboygan, Wis. The fluctuations are caused the interaction of seiche-related oscillations from Lake Michigan with river flows. 
 

USGs Water towers
December 31, 2012

USGS Water towers

USGS Water towers at Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center

Prairie dog and SPV bait
August 7, 2012

Prairie dog and SPV bait

In this image, a Gunnison prairie dog eats a bait laden with the sylvatic plague vaccine. Prairie dogs in the wild are less likely to succumb to plague after they ingest peanut-butter-flavored bait that contains a vaccine against the disease.

Mount Rushmore water sampling
July 10, 2012

Water Sampling at Mount Rushmore

USGS scientists take samples of Lafferty Gulch surface water, which was analyzed for perchlorate and metals.

June 30, 2012

Water-Level Fluctuations at Sheboygan River Mouth, Sheboygan, WI

A series of time-lapse photographs capture rapid water-level fluctuations in the vicinity of Wildwood Islands in the Sheboygan River, 4.4 km upstream of Lake Michigan near Sheboygan, Wis. The fluctuations are caused the interaction of seiche-related oscillations from Lake Michigan with river flows. 
 

Photo of the Platte River near South Bend, Nebraska
May 29, 2012

Platte River from the observation tower near South Bend, Nebraska.

Platte River from the observation tower near South Bend, Nebraska.

Commercial lake fishing
April 25, 2012

Commercial lake fishing

In the photo, commercial fishermen collect seafood on the U.S. Great Lakes.

Attribution: Ecosystems, Midwest
March 3, 2012

Water-Level Fluctuations at Sheboygan River Mouth, Sheboygan, WI

A series of time-lapse photographs capture rapid water-level fluctuations in the vicinity of Wildwood Islands in the Sheboygan River, 4.4 km upstream of Lake Michigan near Sheboygan, Wis. The fluctuations are caused the interaction of seiche-related oscillations from Lake Michigan with river flows. 
 

Bald Eagle Lake, MN
September 1, 2011

Bald Eagle Lake, MN

Bald Eagle Lake near the Twin Cities, Minnesota. 

Ice Formation 6
March 10, 2011

Ice Formation on Apple Creek near Menoken, ND (06349500)

Ice formation on Apple Creek near Menoken, ND (USGS streamgage 06349500; https://waterdata.usgs.gov/nd/nwis/inventory/?site_no=06349500&agency_cd=USGS&) on March 10, 2011. Marker (3 feet 10 inches) stands next to ice spike. The 2010-11 winter

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