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

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Kansas Water Science Center

Nebraska Water Science Center

Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center

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Signs warn public of dangers of harmful algal blooms
July 27, 2015

Signs warn public of dangers of harmful algal blooms

Signs warn the public of dangers of harmful algal blooms in Milford Lake, Kansas

Image: White River near Interior, SD
June 23, 2015

White River near Interior, SD

USGS student trainee assists with the collection of a streamflow measurement on June 24, 2015, on the White River near Interior, SD (streamgage 06446500). Streamflow was about 2,500 cubic feet per second.

View of a reservoir looking from the shore line.
June 22, 2015

John Redmond Reservoir

John Redmond Reservoir Outlet, June 22, 2015. Ten thousand cubic feet per second being released.

Bridge over river
June 2, 2015

Neosho River at Burlingame

Photo of side view of a bridge crossing the murky brown Neosho River. Greenery covers both banks of the river.

Image: Battle Creek Flooding May 2015, SD
May 23, 2015

Battle Creek Flooding May 2015, SD

Flooding occurred on May 24 on Battle Creek below Keystone, SD. Heavy rains in western South Dakota caused flash flooding in parts of the Black Hills on May 24-26.

Image: Battle Creek Flooding May 2015, SD
May 23, 2015

Battle Creek Flooding May 2015, SD

Following heavy rains, Battle Creek near Keystone (streamgage 06404000) peaked at about 1,500 cubic feet per second on May 24 and was about 1 foot below flood stage. This streamgage is operated in cooperation with the South Dakota Department of Natural Resources, Water Rights Division. Heavy rains in western South Dakota caused flash flooding in parts of the Black Hills on

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Image: Grizzly Bear Creek Flooding May 2015, SD
May 23, 2015

Grizzly Bear Creek Flooding May 2015, SD

Grizzly Bear Creek in Keystone, SD, on May 24, 2015. USGS streamgage 06403850 (Grizzly Bear Creek near Keystone, SD) showed the creek was more than one-half foot above flood stage on May 24. This streamgage is operated in cooperation with the METWARN (Rapid City/Pennington County Emergency Management, City of Box Elder, City of Hill City, City of Keystone, and Rapid Valley

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Image: White River Flooding near Kadoka, SD
May 17, 2015

White River Flooding near Kadoka, SD

Flooding on the White River near Kadoka, SD, streamgage 06447000. The gage house is left of center near hay bales. Streamflow at this site was measured by USGS as about 26,000 cubic feet per second on May 18, 2015. Major flooding on the White River in South Dakota occurred in May 2015 following snow and rain events in western South Dakota.

Image: White River Flooding near Kadoka, SD
May 17, 2015

White River Flooding near Kadoka, SD

Flooding on the White River near Kadoka, SD, streamgage 06447000. Streamflow at this site was measured by USGS as about 26,000 cubic feet per second on May 18, 2015. Major flooding on the White River in South Dakota occurred in May 2015 following snow and rain events in western South Dakota.

Image: White River Flooding near Kadoka, SD, May 18, 2015
May 17, 2015

White River Flooding near Kadoka, SD, May 18, 2015

Flooding on the White River near Kadoka, SD, streamgage 06447000. Streamflow at this site was measured by USGS as about 26,000 cubic feet per second on May 18, 2015. Major flooding on the White River in South Dakota occurred in May 2015 following snow and rain events in western South Dakota.

Image: Night Sky at Cheyenne River
May 11, 2015

Night Sky at Cheyenne River

Night sky at USGS streamgage 06408650, Cheyenne River near Scenic, SD.

April 27, 2015

Study of Stormwater Runoff in Rapid City, SD

Author interview on stormwater runoff report for Rapid City, SD (U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2015-5069. The U.S. Geological Survey completed a study of stormwater in Rapid City during 2008-2014 in cooperation with the City of Rapid City.