Unified Interior Regions

Region 5: Missouri Basin

USGS Science Centers in the Missouri Basin Region

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

Wyoming - Montana Water Science Center

Northern Rocky Mountain Science Center

Kansas Water Science Center

Nebraska Water Science Center

Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center

Dakota Water Science Center

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USGS
May 24, 2010

Social Media and the USGS Nebraska Water Science Center

NEWSC Director Bob Swanson talks with Rachael Hoagland about the Center's foray into social media as another means to communicate water science to the public and others.

USGS
May 24, 2010

Social Media and the USGS Nebraska Water Science Center

NEWSC Director Bob Swanson talks with Rachael Hoagland about the Center's foray into social media as another means to communicate water science to the public and others.

Image: Stormwater Runoff in Rapid City, SD
May 9, 2010

Stormwater Runoff in Rapid City, SD

Stormwater runoff in the Arrowhead drainage basin immediately below Arrowhead Country Club during a May 2010 storm event in Rapid City, SD. Runoff from this drainage discharges into Rapid Creek. Stormwater runoff from urbanized lands is known to harm surface-water resources by increasing stream velocities, destroying natural habitat, and increasing pollutant loads in the

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Image: Water-quality Sampling with DH-81
April 14, 2010

Water-quality Sampling with DH-81

Collection of surface-water samples in South Dakota using DH-81.

Image:  Welcome to North Dakota - Discover the Spirit!  Watch for High Water
March 26, 2010

Welcome to North Dakota - Discover the Spirit! Watch for High Water

Overflow over the road on the west side of streamgage 05092000 Red River of the North at Drayton, ND, streamflow 65,200 cubic feet per second, during 2010 spring flooding.

Image: Flood Obelisk, Red River of the North, Grand Forks, North Dakota
March 15, 2010

Flood Obelisk, Red River of the North, Grand Forks, North Dakota

Flood obelisk marking the greatest floods from 1882-1997 at Grand Forks, North Dakota. This has become a famous landmark to compare current conditions to past events. This picture was taken on March 15, 2010, just before the Red River began to flood at Grand Forks.

Image: Flood Obelisk, Red River of the North, Grand Forks, North Dakota
March 15, 2010

Flood Obelisk, Red River of the North, Grand Forks, North Dakota

Flood obelisk marking the greatest floods from 1882-1997 at Grand Forks, North Dakota. This has become a famous landmark to compare current conditions to past events. This picture was taken on March 15, 2010, just before the Red River began to flood at Grand Forks.

Image: Stormwater Runoff in Rapid City, SD
March 7, 2010

Stormwater Runoff in Rapid City, SD

Stormwater runoff monitoring site at Meadowbrook Golf course, near the outlet of the Arrowhead drainage basin in Rapid City, SD. Runoff from this drainage discharges into Rapid Creek. Stormwater runoff from urbanized lands is known to harm surface-water resources by increasing stream velocities, destroying natural habitat, and increasing pollutant loads in the receiving

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USGS
March 3, 2010

USGS monitor ice jams in Nebraska, a possible source of flooding this spring

We talk with Jason Lambrecht of the Nebraska Water Science Center to talk about a common problem this time of year, ice jams.

Cheney Reservoir, KS
February 24, 2010

Cheney Reservoir, KS

Water sample collection on ice-covered Cheney Reservoir, Kansas

Blackfoot Glacier in Glacier National Park - 2009
December 31, 2009

Blackfoot Glacier in Glacier National Park - 2009

Blackfoot Glacier in Glacier National Park - 2009

Oil well pad in the Bakken Formation in North Dakota
December 31, 2009

Oil well pad in the Bakken Formation in North Dakota

Oil well pad in the Bakken Formation in North Dakota