Unified Interior Regions

Washington

Washington's Puget Sound is a complex ecosystem directly adjacent to a robust metropolitan area that scientists from the USGS Western Fisheries Research Center study. Recent surveys have looked at juvenile surf smelt, a key link in the food web that are consumed by predators such as salmon, orca, and many marine birds. 

Western Fisheries Research Center

Western Fisheries Research Center

Research at the WFRC focuses on the environmental factors responsible for the creation, maintenance, and regulation of fish populations including their interactions in aquatic communities and ecosystems. 

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Washington Water Science Center

Washington Water Science Center

The Water Science Center's mission is to collect, analyze and disseminate the impartial hydrologic data and information needed to wisely manage water resources for the people of the United States and the State of Washington.

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February 26, 2020

WFRC BACT3 DFAT for Renibacterium salmoninarum (pdf)

Title: Direct Fluorescent Antibody Test (DFAT) for the detection of Renibacterium salmoninarum in tissues

Number: BACT-3

Version: 02 Created December 14, 2011

Purpose: Detection of Renibacterium salmoninarum cells in fish tissues or culture

Topographic map, Mount St. Helens, C.E. 1919 annotated with locatio...

Topographic map, Mount St. Helens, C.E. 1919 annotated with locatio...

Due to the cataclysmic eruption of May 18, 1980, many of the locations annotated on this map are now either covered or no longer visible.

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February 26, 2020

WFRC BACT4 MF-FAT for detection of Renibacterium salmoninarum (pdf)

Title: Membrane-Filtration Fluorescent Antibody Text (MF-FAT) for the detection of Renibacterium salmoninarum

Number: BACT-4

Version: 02 Created January 10, 2012

Purpose: Detection of Renibacterium salmoninarum in fish fluids or broth culture

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February 26, 2020

WFRC BACT5 DNA extraction of Renibacterium salmoninarum (pdf)

Title: DNA Extraction for PCR-based Detection of Renibacterium salmoninarum

Number: BACT-5

Version: 01 Created April 15, 2011

Purpose: Recommended DNA extraction procedure of fish tissues and ovarian fluids for PCR-based detection of Renibacterium salmoninarum

Topographic map, Mount St. Helens, C.E. 1919 annotated with locatio...

Topographic map, Mount St. Helens, C.E. 1919 annotated with locatio...

Due to the cataclysmic eruption of May 18, 1980, many of the locations annotated on this map are now either covered or no longer visible.

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

Looking upstream

Elwha River Sediment Monitoring - Looking Upstream

Looking upstream from the water supply diversion structure on the lower Elwha River. Image updated every 15 minutes.

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February 26, 2020

WFRC BACT6 nPCR test for detection of Renibacterium salmoninarum (pdf)

Title: Nested Polymerase Chain Reaction (nPCR) for the detection of Renibacterium salmoninarum

Number: BACT-6

Version: 01 Created April 15, 2011

Purpose: To detect nucleic acids from Renibacterium salmoninarum in DNA extracted from fish tissues or fluids using a nested PCR primer set

Western Fisheries Research Center

Western Fisheries Research Center

Research at the WFRC focuses on the environmental factors responsible for the creation, maintenance, and regulation of fish populations including their interactions in aquatic communities and ecosystems. 

Go to Center

Washington Water Science Center

Washington Water Science Center

The Water Science Center's mission is to collect, analyze and disseminate the impartial hydrologic data and information needed to wisely manage water resources for the people of the United States and the State of Washington.

Go to Center