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View of mountain and creek from Yellowstone National Park northeast entrance road.
June 29, 2017

Amphitheater Mountain and Soda Butte Creek Yellowstone

Amphitheater Mountain and Soda Butte Creek viewed from the Yellowstone National Park northeast entrance road. 

Real-time well at Five Springs Creek southeast of Lovell, Wyoming
June 27, 2017

Real-time well at Five Springs Creek southeast of Lovell, Wyoming

Real-time well at Five Springs Creek southeast of Lovell, Wyoming

Using a GPS station to get highly precise streamflow measurement
June 11, 2017

Using a GPS station to get highly precise streamflow measurement

Using a GPS station to get highly precise streamflow measurement 

Measuring streamflow using bridge crane, Powder River at Sussex
May 25, 2017

Measuring streamflow using bridge crane, Powder River at Sussex

Measuring streamflow using bridge crane and AA meter, Powder River at Sussex

Measuring stream stage on Muddy Creek near Dad
May 15, 2017

Measuring stream stage on Muddy Creek near Dad

Measuring stream stage on Muddy Creek near Dad

Springtime streamflow measurement, East Fork Smiths Fork
April 4, 2017

Springtime streamflow measurement, East Fork Smiths Fork

Springtime streamflow measurement, East Fork Smiths Fork

Stacy M Kinsey collecting eDNA sample from Snake Riv nr Astoria HS
March 22, 2017

Stacy M Kinsey collecting eDNA sample from Snake Riv nr Astoria HS

Stacy M Kinsey collecting eDNA sample from Snake Riv nr Astoria HS, WY

Processing a sample for detection of N. fowleri
March 20, 2017

Processing a sample for detection of N. fowleri

Processing a sample for detection of N. fowleri 

Ice jam on Little Wind River Ice jam on Little Wind River (06235500), February 2017. Streamgage destroyed soon after photo taken
February 28, 2017

Ice jam on Little Wind River Ice jam on Little Wind River (06235500)

Ice jam on Little Wind River near Riverton, Wyoming (06235500), February 2017. The streamgage was destroyed soon after this photo taken.

Chopping several feet of ice to access Black Canyon Creek
February 23, 2017

Chopping several feet of ice to access Black Canyon Creek, Feb 2017

Chopping several feet of ice to access Black Canyon Creek

Sampling the Green River below Fontenelle Reservoir
February 21, 2017

Sampling the Green River below Fontenelle Reservoir

Sampling the Green River below Fontenelle Reservoir

Ice jam on Little Wind River (06235500)
February 10, 2017

Ice jam on Little Wind River (06235500)

Ice jam on Little Wind River Ice jam on Little Wind River (06235500), February 2017. Streamgage destoryed soon after photo taken.

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USGS science for a changing world logo
May 14, 2001

 

May 14, 2001 – The U. S. Geological Survey (USGS), Yellowstone National Park and the University of Utah have signed an agreement to establish the Yellowstone Volcano Observatory to strengthen long-term monitoring of earthquakes and the slumbering volcano beneath Yellowstone National Park. 

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May 8, 2001

Federal, state and local policy makers will gather in Casper, Wyoming, on May 9-10 to examine science issues associated with the development of coalbed methane. The two-day conference and field trip, sponsored by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), will examine a number of topics including: what is coalbed methane, how it forms, where it occurs, how it is developed, and consequences of development.

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May 8, 2001

 Federal, state and local policy makers will gather in Casper, Wyoming, on May 9-10 to examine science issues associated with the development of coalbed methane. 

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July 28, 1999

A new screening method, based on geology and climatology, has been shown to be a reliable means for predicting where lands in irrigated areas are susceptible to contamination from selenium, according to a report by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), in cooperation with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Bureau of Reclamation, and Bureau of Indian Affairs.

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April 20, 1998

Water quality in the South Platte River Basin has been adversely affected by agriculture and urban development, according to the results of a 5-year investigation of water quality by the U.S. Geological Survey.

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April 16, 1998

Although agriculture and urban activities have substantially affected water quality in several areas of the South Platte River Basin, concentrations of pesticides and volatile organic chemicals (VOCs), such as MTBE, are generally below levels of concern for human health, according to the results of a 5-year investigation of water quality by the U.S. Geological Survey.