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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East Poplar Study Area map
December 31, 2013

East Poplar Study Area map

East Poplar Study Area map

A storm on the horizon of a grassy meadow in western Nebraska.
December 31, 2013

A storm on the horizon of a grassy meadow.

A storm on the horizon of a grassy meadow in western Nebraska. 

Image of Blake Hossack
December 31, 2013

Image of Blake Hossack

USGS scientist Blake Hossack demonstrates swabbing the skin of a boreal toad to detect the amphibian chytrid fungus, to the Conservation Ecology class from the University of Montana.

Image: Rhoads Fork Near Rochford, SD
December 31, 2013

Rhoads Fork Near Rochford, SD

U.S. Geological Survey streamgage at Rhoads Fork near Rochford, South Dakota. Headwater springflow at the eastern edge of the Limestone Plateau provides flow to Rhoads Fork.

Ice Formation 13
December 12, 2013

Ice Formation at Knife River at Manning, ND (06339100)

Ice formation looking upstream on the Knife River at Manning, North Dakota (U.S. Geological Survey streamgage 06339100;
https://waterdata.usgs.gov/nd/nwis/inventory/?site_no=06339100&agency_cd=USGS&). Flow was 2.5 cubic feet per second.

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Image: Ice Spikes
December 11, 2013

Ice Spikes

Ice spikes on the Knife River at Manning, North Dakota.  At the time, there was flow under the ice at 2.09 cubic feet per second.

Image: Black and White on a Winter Day
December 10, 2013

Black and White on a Winter Day

A black and white photograph of a winter day at teh Bear Den Creek streamgage near Mandaree, North Dakota.

Image: Winter view at Bear Den Creek
December 10, 2013

Winter view at Bear Den Creek

This is a winter view of a hillside in the Bear Den Creek Basin or North Dakota.

Image: Bear Den Creek Streamgage
December 10, 2013

Bear Den Creek Streamgage

Winter at the Bear Den Creek streamgage near Mandaree, North Dakota.

Image: Lone Pillar
December 9, 2013

Lone Pillar

A support pillar from a former bridge over the Yellowstone River near Cartwright, North Dakota.

Image: Winter View
November 30, 2013

Winter View

Winter view of Little Muddy River below Cow Creek near Williston, North Dakota.

Image: Showcase gage in Rapid City, SD
November 27, 2013

Showcase gage in Rapid City, SD

A streamgage with outreach capabilities is under construction at Rapid Creek at Rapid City (06414000), which is located in Founders Park in Rapid City, SD. The gage will provided visitors with information about how streamflow is measured and other water-resource topics. Streamgage is operated in cooperation with the City of Rapid City.