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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Image: Wetland Dugout at an Unnamed Slough, Lower Brule Indian Reservation, SD
November 18, 2013

Wetland Dugout at an Unnamed Slough, Lower Brule Indian Reservation, SD

Dugout at unnamed slough. A reconnaissance-level study of selected wetlands on and near the Lower Brule Indian Reservation in South Dakota was completed in 2012-13 by the U.S. Geological Survey in cooperation with the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe using ground surveys and water-quality analyses. Ground surveys of six wetland areas (Dorman Slough, Little Bend Wetlands, Miller

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Image: Unnamed Slough, Lower Brule Indian Reservation, SD
November 18, 2013

Unnamed Slough, Lower Brule Indian Reservation, SD

View of unnamed slough wetland area. A reconnaissance-level study of selected wetlands on and near the Lower Brule Indian Reservation in South Dakota was completed in 2012-13 by the U.S. Geological Survey in cooperation with the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe using ground surveys and water-quality analyses. Ground surveys of six wetland areas (Dorman Slough, Little Bend Wetlands

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Image: Miller Pond, Lower Brule Indian Reservation, SD
November 17, 2013

Miller Pond, Lower Brule Indian Reservation, SD

View of inundated dugout berms at Miller Pond wetland area. A reconnaissance-level study of selected wetlands on and near the Lower Brule Indian Reservation in South Dakota was completed in 2012-13 by the U.S. Geological Survey in cooperation with the Lower Brule Sioux Tribe using ground surveys and water-quality analyses. Ground surveys of six wetland areas (Dorman Slough

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Image: Water Control Structure
November 12, 2013

Water Control Structure

Water control structure near the USGS streamgage on Bear Den Creek, near Mandaree, North Dakota.

Image: Cableway Saddle Block
November 12, 2013

Cableway Saddle Block

A picture of the cableway saddle block used to support the cableway that allows USGS personnel to make streamflow measurements on Bear Den Creek near Mandaree, ND.

Image: Streamgage on Bear Den Creek
November 12, 2013

Streamgage on Bear Den Creek

This is the USGS streamgage shelter for Bear Den Creek near Mandaree, North Dakota.  The antenna on top sends streamflow data via satellite to the USGS National Water Information System.

Image: Earth and Sky
October 29, 2013

Earth and Sky

This picture highlights layers of earth and sky near the Missouri River in the vicinity of Nohly, Montana.

Image: Snowden Lift Bridge
October 29, 2013

Snowden Lift Bridge

View of the Snowden Lift Bridge over the Missouri River at Nohly, Montana.

Image: Floating Ice Disk
October 29, 2013

Floating Ice Disk

Floating ice disk on the Pembina River at Neche, North Dakota.  It was discovered by USGS personnel while collecting hydrologic data at the gage site.  

Image: Fall Leaves
October 18, 2013

Fall Leaves

Leaves near the headwaters of the Mississippi River at Itasca State Park, Minnesota.

Image: Rainbow over Tree
September 22, 2013

Rainbow over Tree

North Dakota scenery in Ward County, north of Sawyer.

Image: Trail Camera Installation to Monitor Erosion along Missouri River
September 11, 2013

Trail Camera Installation to Monitor Erosion along Missouri River

A South Dakota School of Mines and Technology student working for the USGS South Dakota Water Science Center installed a trail camera at the Lodge site in the fall of 2013 to take time-lapse images of shoreline erosion along the Missouri River near the town of Lower Brule on the Lower Brule Reservation.