Unified Interior Regions

Region 3: Great Lakes

Great Lakes Restoration Initiative

Great Lakes Restoration Initiative

For more information on the Great Lakes and work being done, check out the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative website here! 

GLRI

USGS Science Centers in the Great Lakes Region

For more information on what each center is doing in the Great Lakes, please follow the links below! 

Great Lakes Science Center

Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Water Science Center

Upper Midwest Water Science Center

Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center

National Wildlife Health Center

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Stream gage equipment at Milwaukee River at Jones Island site
January 5, 2017

Stream gage equipment at Milwaukee River at Jones Island site

Stream gage equipment at Milwaukee River at Jones Island (04087170) site.

Image shows a sample of pyrrhotite against a black background
December 31, 2016

Pyrrohtite

Pyrrhotite is an iron sulfide mineral related to iron pyrite, which is one of the minerals known as Fool's Gold. Pyrrhotite, although not one of the Fool's Gold minerals, is sometimes called magnetic pyrite as it is weakly magnetic. It is most valued as a collectors mineral.

Sample provided by Carlin Green, USGS. Sample originated from Eagle Mine, Michigan, and is 4

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December 31, 2016

Historic USGS Streamgage on the Wabash River at Lafayette Indiana

This video will provide a brief history and purpose for one of the oldest streamgages in Indiana. The gage is at the Wabash River at Lafayette, Indiana. The site number is 03335500. This video was produced at the request of the West Lafayette Parks Department where this historic gage is located. A QR code is displayed on an interpretive plaque next to the gage which is

Stream gage electronics inside gage at Root River at Grange Avenue
December 12, 2016

Stream gage electronics inside gage at Root River at Grange Avenue

Stream gage electronics inside gage at Root River at Grange Avenue (04087214).

Crest stage gage at Root River at Grange Avenue
December 12, 2016

Crest stage gage at Root River at Grange Avenue

Crest stage gage at Root River at Grange Avenue (04087214).

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