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How We Monitor Stream Temperature in the Delaware River Basin

May 28, 2021

The USGS has been monitoring stream temperature in the Delaware River Basin since 1901, and has amassed over 650,000 daily temperature measurements. This data visualization story explores temporal and locational patterns in stream temperature observations, and how spatial variability and data gaps add complexity to prediction efforts.

Map and graph showing May stream temperature observations across the Delaware River Basin
This illustration is part of the 'How We Monitor Stream Temperature In the Delaware River Basin' data visualization story.