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Mount-Rushmore 2
May 9, 2012

Installing Stream Monitoring Equipment

Grizzly Bear Creek in the Black Hills of South Dakota on May 9, 2012.

Image: Installation of Stage Logger near Mount Rushmore, SD
May 9, 2012

Installation of Stage Logger near Mount Rushmore, SD

USGS Hydrologist Galen Hoogestraat and contract student Robert Prann install a stage logger near Mount Rushmore in western South Dakota.

Image: Collecting Streamflow Data in Ice Conditions
February 13, 2012

Collecting Streamflow Data in Ice Conditions

U.S. Geological Survey Hydrologic Technician, Kammy Durham, collects streamflow data under ice conditions at the Cheyenne River near Scenic, SD (USGS streamgage 06408650) on February 13, 2012.

Image: Outreach at Dakotafest 2011
August 17, 2011

Outreach at Dakotafest 2011

USGS Hydrologist, Kathy Neitzert, helps visitors make an aquifer in a test tube at the USGS South Dakota Water Science Center outreach booth at Dakotafest 2011 held in August in Mitchell, SD. Dakotafest is the largest farm show in the South Dakota area.

Image: Outreach at Dakotafest 2011
August 11, 2011

Outreach at Dakotafest 2011

Frank Amundson (retired USGS) demonstrates an interactive groundwater flow model at the USGS outreach booth at Dakotafest 2011 in Mitchell, SD.

Image: Outreach at Dakotafest 2011
August 11, 2011

Outreach at Dakotafest 2011

Dianne Gropper (USGS) shows visitors some of the outreach materials at the USGS South Dakota Water Science Center outreach booth at Dakotafest 2011 held in August in Mitchell, SD.  The display booth included an interactive groundwater-flow model and the opportunity for visitors to make their own aquifer in a test tube. Dakotafest is the largest farm show in the South

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Image: Microgravity Measurement in Black Hills, SD
June 22, 2011

Microgravity Measurement in Black Hills, SD

Measurement with the absolute gravimeter at a base station in the Doty focus area to the northwest of Rapid City, SD. Microgravity measurements were collected to determine groundwater-storage changes in the karstic Madison aquifer in the Black Hills of South Dakota during 2009-12.

Image: Missouri River flood of 2011
May 27, 2011

Missouri River flood of 2011

Releases of 80,000 cubic feet per second from Oahe Dam near Pierre, SD, on May 27, 2011, during 2011 Missouri River flood.

Image: Moreau River near Whitehorse, SD
March 20, 2011

Moreau River near Whitehorse, SD

USGS technicians measure the streamflow of the Moreau River near Whitehorse on March 20, 2011, under flood conditions. Streamflow for this site set a new record high when the water level peaked on March 20, 2011. The new streamflow record of approximately 32,600 cubic feet per second (cfs) was recorded by the USGS streamgage at Moreau River near Whitehorse, breaking the

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Image: Moreau River near Whitehorse, SD
March 20, 2011

Moreau River near Whitehorse, SD

A USGS technician checks the streamgage house on the Moreau River near Whitehorse on March 20, 2011, under flood conditions. Streamflow for this site set a new record high when the water level peaked on March 20, 2011. The new streamflow record of approximately 32,600 cubic feet per second (cfs) was recorded by the USGS streamgage at Moreau River near Whitehorse, breaking

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Image: Moreau River near Whitehorse, SD
March 20, 2011

Moreau River near Whitehorse, SD

Flood conditions on the Moreau River near Whitehorse on March 20, 2011. Streamflow for this site set a new record high when the water level peaked on March 20, 2011. The new streamflow record of approximately 32,600 cubic feet per second (cfs) was recorded by the USGS streamgage at Moreau River near Whitehorse, breaking the previous March 23, 1997 record of 29,700 cfs for

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