Unified Interior Regions

Montana

Welcome to the Midwest Region! Our region includes 18 Science Centers in 11 States from the Great Lakes to the Dakotas, south to Missouri and Kentucky. Our streamgage network is used to monitor and assess water resources across the region. Other research focuses on fisheries and aquatic ecosystems, midcontinental plant/animal species, invasive species, wildlife disease, and energy and mining.

Northern Rocky Mountain Science Center (NOROCK)

Northern Rocky Mountain Science Center (NOROCK)

Scientists from the Center work in the northern Rocky Mountains and across the U.S. Many work throughout the world on issues as diverse as global climate change, aquatic ecology, wildlife diseases, bison ecology, and large carnivores.

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Wyoming-Montana Water Science Center

Wyoming-Montana Water Science Center

The Water Science Center's hydrologists, engineers, geospatial analysts, hydrologic technicians, geologists, and support staff work to provide hydrologic data and interpretive studies.

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Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology logo
December 10, 2018

Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology Open-File Report 620

Montana Bureau of Mines and Geology: Open-File Report 620: U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Region 6 Environmental Contaminants Program - Montana- Impacts of oil exploration and production to the Northeast Montana Wetland Management district - Rouse, D.R., Nelson, K.J., Reiten, J.C., 2013. 

USGS
April 8, 2020

Aggregates Data by State, Type, and End Use; 1971–2016

This data set contains supplemental aggregates data for the USGS Minerals Yearbook Volume II—Area Reports: Domestic. It contains data for the years 1971 through 2016 and replaces the discrete construction aggregate tables that were included in the individual State chapters prior to 2014. It contains

Image: Rock Collection in Montana

Rock Collection in Montana

Rocks are collected from the Stillwater Mine in Nye, Montana to be used for making lunar regolith simulant.
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The USGS has created man-made moon dirt, or regolith, to help NASA prepare for upcoming moon explorations. Four tons of the simulant is expected to be made by this summer of 2009 and turned over to the scientific community involved in lunar

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Image: Montana Dive Site

Montana Dive Site

GLSC dive team called to do inspection of Kalispell for zebra mussels.

Image: Montana Dive Site

Montana Dive Site

GLSC dive team called to do inspection of Kalispell for zebra mussels.

Scientists Barnaby Watten and Andrew Ray (NPS) conducted dose response laboratory trials.

Dose response laboratory trials to assess the concentration of dissolved CO2 in water.

Hyperbaric system used to house and expose larval bullfrogs to elevated dissolved CO2 in water for 24-hour exposure period. Experiments were conducted at USGS Leetown Science Center in Kearneysville, WV. NPS Biologist Dr. Andrew Ray (left, formerly USGS) and USGS Biological Science Technician Mark Abbey-Lambertz (right) removing larvae from experimental chambers. 

Snowpack-sampling pit near Dunckley Pass, Colorado
April 24, 2019

Rocky Mountain Regional Snowpack Chemistry Monitoring Site List

Rocky Mountain Regional Snowpack Chemistry Monitoring Study Station identification and snow-sampling-site location information.

TNMCorps Mapping Challenge: City/Town Halls in MT, ND, & SD 02/06/2020

TNMCorps Mapping Challenge: City/Town Halls in MT, ND, & SD 02/06/2020

Northern Rocky Mountain Science Center (NOROCK)

Northern Rocky Mountain Science Center (NOROCK)

Scientists from the Center work in the northern Rocky Mountains and across the U.S. Many work throughout the world on issues as diverse as global climate change, aquatic ecology, wildlife diseases, bison ecology, and large carnivores.

Go to NOROCK

Wyoming-Montana Water Science Center

Wyoming-Montana Water Science Center

The Water Science Center's hydrologists, engineers, geospatial analysts, hydrologic technicians, geologists, and support staff work to provide hydrologic data and interpretive studies.

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