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Image: North Potter Slough, Lower Brule Indian Reservation, SD
May 21, 2013

North Potter Slough, Lower Brule Indian Reservation, SD

View of North Potter Slough showing dense stand of curly dock, with muskrat huts and cattail stand in the background. A reconnaissance-level study of selected wetlands on and near the Lower Brule Indian Reservation in South Dakota was completed in 2012-13 by the U.S. Geological Survey in cooperation with the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe using ground surveys and water-quality

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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. 

Image: Heavy Waterfowl and Shorebird Usage at Miller Pond, Lower Brule Indian Reservation, SD
April 3, 2013

Heavy Waterfowl and Shorebird Usage at Miller Pond, Lower Brule Indian Reservation, SD

Heavy waterfowl and shorebird usage at Miller Pond. A reconnaissance-level study of selected wetlands on and near the Lower Brule Indian Reservation in South Dakota was completed in 2012-13 by the U.S. Geological Survey in cooperation with the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe using ground surveys and water-quality analyses. Ground surveys of six wetland areas (Dorman Slough, Little

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Image: Wetland Vegetation at Dorman Slough, Lower Brule Indian Reservation, SD
April 3, 2013

Wetland Vegetation at Dorman Slough, Lower Brule Indian Reservation, SD

View of wetland vegetation (distant) and food plot (right) at Dorman Slough. A reconnaissance-level study of selected wetlands on and near the Lower Brule Indian Reservation in South Dakota was completed in 2012-13 by the U.S. Geological Survey in cooperation with the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe using ground surveys and water-quality analyses. Ground surveys of six wetland

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Image: Spearfish Creek at Spearfish, SD
April 1, 2013

Spearfish Creek at Spearfish, SD

Downstream view of Spearfish Creek at Spearfish, SD.

December 31, 2012

2012 Landsat Promotional Global Perspective of Natural Changes

A promotional video on Landsat's Global Perspective of Natural Changes.

Image: Monitoring Bank Erosion at Lower Brule, SD
August 23, 2012

Monitoring Bank Erosion at Lower Brule, SD

The Lower Brule Environmental Protection Office and the USGS conducted unmanned aerial system (UAS) flights at Lower Brule, SD on August 21-23, 2012 and included a 1-day field demonstration for Tribes, Federal, State, and local agencies and others at Lower Brule, SD. Shown are (from left) Jeff Sloan (GEOG/USGS) and Vicki Prautzsch (SDWSC/USGS) live-streaming with the Lower

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Image: Monitoring Bank Erosion at Lower Brule, SD
August 23, 2012

Monitoring Bank Erosion at Lower Brule, SD

The Lower Brule Environmental Protection Office and USGS provided "chase" boats to carry unmanned aerial system (UAS) spotters during the UAS flights at Lower Brule, SD, August 21-23, 2012. This period included 1-day field demonstration for Tribes, Federal, State, and local agencies and others at Lower Brule, SD. Spotters are required to keep the unmanned aerial vehicle in

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Image: Survey at West Brule Community wetlands, Lower Brule Indian Reservation, SD
July 23, 2012

Survey at West Brule Community wetlands, Lower Brule Indian Reservation, SD

USGS hydrologist surveying distinct vegetation bands in wetland area south of West Brule Community. A reconnaissance-level study of selected wetlands on and near the Lower Brule Indian Reservation in South Dakota was completed in 2012-13 by the U.S. Geological Survey in cooperation with the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe using ground surveys and water-quality analyses. Ground

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Image: Wetland Survey, Lower Brule Indian Reservation, SD
July 22, 2012

Wetland Survey, Lower Brule Indian Reservation, SD

Lower Brule Sioux Tribe staff surveying wetland area of West Brule Community. A reconnaissance-level study of selected wetlands on and near the Lower Brule Indian Reservation in South Dakota was completed in 2012-13 by the U.S. Geological Survey in cooperation with the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe using ground surveys and water-quality analyses. Ground surveys of six wetland

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Scientists sampling surface water from a gulch
July 10, 2012

Water Quality Sampling at Mount Rushmore National Memorial

Sampling Lafferty Gulch surface water that was analyzed for perchlorate and metals on July 10, 2012. Water-quality sampling of groundwater and surface water was conducted during 2011-15 at Mount Rushmore National Memorial to characterize the occurrent of perchlorate and selected metals commonly associated with fireworks. An environmental concern to water resources within

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