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.

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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Field blank collection at snowpack-sampling site at Noisy Basin, Montana
February 26, 2009

Field blank collection at snowpack-sampling site at Noisy Basin, Monta

Field blank collection at snowpack-sampling site at Noisy Basin, Montana

Location of Smith River watershed, Montana
December 31, 2008

Location of Smith River watershed, Montana

Location of Smith River watershed, Montana

September 16, 2008

Status of Grizzly Bears in Northwest Montana

The size and distribution of grizzly bear populations in northwest Montana has just been released by the USGS, so research biologist Kate Kendall bring us up to speed on the findings.

Drilling a 940 foot deep test well near White Sulphur Springs, Montana
September 12, 2008

Drilling a 940 foot deep test well near White Sulphur Springs, Montana

Drilling a 940 foot deep test well near White Sulphur Springs, Montana

USGS CoreCast
April 9, 2008

3 to 4.3 Billion Barrels of Oil in North Dakota and Montana

The USGS has determined that the Bakken Formation, in North Dakota and Montana, has 25 times more technically recoverable oil than was estimated in the USGS's 1995 assessment. We sit down with USGS scientists Brenda Pierce and Rich Pollastro to learn more.

Measuring bridge scour
December 31, 2007

Measuring bridge scour

Measuring bridge scour in Montana

Boulder Glacier - Chapman Peak - 2007 color
December 31, 2007

Boulder Glacier - Chapman Peak - 2007 color

Boulder Glacier - Chapman Peak - 2007 color

Measuring bridge scour on Clark Fork River near Superior, MT
April 4, 2007

Measuring bridge scour on Clark Fork River near Superior, MT

Measuring bridge scour on Clark Fork River near Superior, MT (April 4, 2007)

The white stone outcrop is the Tongue River Formation
December 31, 2006

The white stone outcrop is the Tongue River Formation

The white stone outcrop is the Tongue River Formation. Photo taken north of Lame Deer, Montana.

Saint Mary River sunset
December 5, 2006

Saint Mary River Sunset

Saint Mary River sunset

Flooding on Swiftcurrent Creek at Many Glaciers, Montana
November 7, 2006

Flooding on Swiftcurrent Creek at Many Glaciers, Montana

Flooding on Swiftcurrent Creek at Many Glaciers, Montana

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.

Go to Center