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Estimation of sediment inflows to Lake Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 2009-11

The U.S. Geological Survey, in cooperation with the City of Tuscaloosa, evaluated the concentrations, loads, and yields of suspended sediment in the tributaries to Lake Tuscaloosa in west-central Alabama, from October 1, 2008, to January 31, 2012. The collection and analysis of these data will facilitate the comparison with historical data, serve...

Lee, K.G.
Estimation of sediment inflows to Lake Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 2009-11; 2013; SIR; 2013-5152; Lee, K. G.

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Geospatial compilation of historical water-level altitudes in the Chicot and Evangeline aquifers 1977-2013 and Jasper aquifer 2000-13 in the Gulf Coast aquifer system, Houston-Galveston Region, Texas

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in cooperation with the Harris-Galveston Subsidence District, City of Houston, Fort Bend Subsidence District, Lone Star Groundwater Conservation District, and Brazoria County Groundwater Conservation District has produced a series of annual reports depicting groundwater-level altitudes in the Chicot, Evangeline,...

Johnson, Michaela R.; Ellis, Robert H.H.
Geospatial compilation of historical water-level altitudes in the Chicot and Evangeline aquifers 1977-2013 and Jasper aquifer 2000-13 in the Gulf Coast aquifer system, Houston-Galveston Region, Texas; 2013; DS; 793; Johnson, Michaela R.; Ellis, Robert H. H.

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Geologic framework, structure, and hydrogeologic characteristics of the Knippa Gap area in eastern Uvalde and western Medina Counties, Texas

The Edwards aquifer is the primary source of potable water for the San Antonio area in south-central Texas. The Knippa Gap was postulated to channel or restrict flow in the Edwards aquifer in eastern Uvalde County, and its existence was based on a series of numerical simulations of groundwater flow in the aquifer. To better understand the function...

Clark, Allan K.; Pedraza, Diana E.; Morris, Robert R.
Geologic framework, structure, and hydrogeologic characteristics of the Knippa Gap area in eastern Uvalde and western Medina Counties, Texas; 2013; SIR; 2013-5149; Clark, Allan K.; Pedraza, Diana E.; Morris, Robert R.

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Geodatabase compilation of hydrogeologic, remote sensing, and water-budget-component data for the High Plains aquifer, 2011

The High Plains aquifer underlies almost 112 million acres in the central United States. It is one of the largest aquifers in the Nation in terms of annual groundwater withdrawals and provides drinking water for 2.3 million people. The High Plains aquifer has gained national and international attention as a highly stressed groundwater supply...

Houston, Natalie A.; Gonzales-Bradford, Sophia L.; Flynn, Amanda T.; Qi, Sharon L.; Peterson, Steven M.; Stanton, Jennifer S.; Ryter, Derek W.; Sohl, Terry L.; Senay, Gabriel B.
Geodatabase compilation of hydrogeologic, remote sensing, and water-budget-component data for the High Plains aquifer, 2011; 2013; DS; 777; Houston, Natalie A.; Gonzales-Bradford, Sophia L.; Flynn, Amanda T.; Qi, Sharon L.; Peterson, Steven M.; Stanton, Jennifer S.; Ryter, Derek W.; Sohl, Terry L.; Senay, Gabriel B.

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Baseline assessment of physical characteristics, aquatic biota, and selected water-quality properties at the reach and mesohabitat scale for three stream reaches in the Big Cypress Basin, northeastern Texas, 2010-11

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), in cooperation with the Northeast Texas Municipal Water District and the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality, did a baseline assessment in 2010-11 of physical characteristics and selected aquatic biota (fish and mussels) collected at the mesohabitat scale for three stream reaches in the Big Cypress Basin in...

Braun, Christopher L.; Moring, James B.
Baseline assessment of physical characteristics, aquatic biota, and selected water-quality properties at the reach and mesohabitat scale for three stream reaches in the Big Cypress Basin, northeastern Texas, 2010-11; 2013; FS; 2013-3065; Braun, Christopher L.; Moring, James B.

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Water levels and water quality in the Sparta-Memphis aquifer (middle Claiborne aquifer) in Arkansas, spring-summer 2009

The U.S. Geological Survey in cooperation with the Arkansas Natural Resources Commission and the Arkansas Geological Survey has monitored water levels in the Sparta Sand of Claiborne Group and Memphis Sand of Claiborne Group (herein referred to as the Sparta Sand and the Memphis Sand, respectively) since the 1920s. Groundwater withdrawals have...

Schrader, T.P.
Water levels and water quality in the Sparta-Memphis aquifer (middle Claiborne aquifer) in Arkansas, spring-summer 2009; 2013; SIR; 2013-5100; Schrader, T.P.

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Analysis and inundation mapping of the April-May 2011 flood at selected locations in northern and eastern Arkansas and southern Missouri

Precipitation that fell from April 19 through May 3, 2011, resulted in widespread flooding across northern and eastern Arkansas and southern Missouri. The first storm produced a total of approximately 16 inches of precipitation over an 8-day period, and the following storms produced as much as 12 inches of precipitation over a 2-day period....

Westerman, Drew A.; Merriman, Katherine R.; De Lanois, Jeanne L.; Berenbrock, Charles
Analysis and inundation mapping of the April-May 2011 flood at selected locations in northern and eastern Arkansas and southern Missouri; 2013; SIR; 2013-5148; Westerman, Drew A.; Merriman, Katherine R.; De Lanois, Jeanne L.; Berenbrock, Charles

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Groundwater recharge to the Gulf Coast aquifer system in Montgomery and Adjacent Counties, Texas

Simply stated, groundwater recharge is the addition of water to the groundwater system. Most of the water that is potentially available for recharging the groundwater system in Montgomery and adjacent counties in southeast Texas moves relatively rapidly from land surface to surface-water bodies and sustains streamflow, lake levels, and wetlands....

Oden, Timothy D.; Delin, Geoffrey N.
Groundwater recharge to the Gulf Coast aquifer system in Montgomery and Adjacent Counties, Texas; 2013; FS; 2013-3043; Oden, Timothy D.; Delin, Geoffrey N.

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Water levels in the aquifers of the Nacatoch Sand of southwestern and northeastern Arkansas and the Tokio Formation of southwestern Arkansas, February–March 2011

The aquifers in the Nacatoch Sand and Tokio Formation in southwestern Arkansas and the Nacatoch Sand in northeastern Arkansas are sources of water for industrial, public supply, domestic, and agricultural uses. Potentiometric-surface maps were constructed from water-level measurements made in 47 wells completed in the Nacatoch Sand and 45 wells...

Schrader, T.P.; Rodgers, Kirk D.
Water levels in the aquifers of the Nacatoch Sand of southwestern and northeastern Arkansas and the Tokio Formation of southwestern Arkansas, February–March 2011; 2013; SIR; 2013-5130; Schrader, T.P.; Rodgers, Kirk D.

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Estimation of reservoir storage capacity using multibeam sonar and terrestrial lidar, Randy Poynter Lake, Rockdale County, Georgia, 2012

The U.S. Geological Survey, in cooperation with the Rockdale County Department of Water Resources, conducted a bathymetric and topographic survey of Randy Poynter Lake in northern Georgia in 2012. The Randy Poynter Lake watershed drains surface area from Rockdale, Gwinnett, and Walton Counties. The reservoir serves as the water supply for the...

Lee, K.G.
Estimation of reservoir storage capacity using multibeam sonar and terrestrial lidar, Randy Poynter Lake, Rockdale County, Georgia, 2012; 2013; SIM; 3265; Lee, K. G.

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Geochemical and isotopic variations in shallow groundwater in areas of the Fayetteville Shale development, north-central Arkansas

Exploration of unconventional natural gas reservoirs such as impermeable shale basins through the use of horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing has changed the energy landscape in the USA providing a vast new energy source. The accelerated production of natural gas has triggered a debate concerning the safety and possible environmental...

Warner, Nathaniel R.; Kresse, Timothy M.; Hays, Phillip D.; Down, Adrian; Karr, Jonathan D.; Jackson, R.B.; Vengosh, Avner

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Quantifying wetland–aquifer interactions in a humid subtropical climate region: An integrated approach

Wetlands are widely recognized as sentinels of global climate change. Long-term monitoring data combined with process-based modeling has the potential to shed light on key processes and how they change over time. This paper reports the development and application of a simple water balance model based on long-term climate, soil, vegetation and...

Mendoza-Sanchez, Itza; Phanikumar, Mantha S.; Niu, Jie; Masoner, Jason R.; Cozzarelli, Isabelle M.; McGuire, Jennifer T.
Quantifying wetland–aquifer interactions in a humid subtropical climate region: An integrated approach; 2013; Article; Journal; Journal of Hydrology; Mendoza-Sanchez, Itza; Phanikumar, Mantha S.; Niu, Jie; Masoner, Jason R.; Cozzarelli, Isabelle M.; McGuire, Jennifer T.

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Image: Texas Mountain Laurel (Sophora secundifolia)
November 17, 2005

Texas Mountain Laurel (Sophora secundifolia)

Woody seed pod or fruits of the Texas mountain laurel.

Image: Texas Mountain Laurel (Sophora secundifolia)
November 17, 2005

Texas Mountain Laurel (Sophora secundifolia)

Stems of the Texas mountain laurel. The flowers have fallen off.

Image: Enchanted Rock, Texas
March 31, 2005

Enchanted Rock, Texas

Enchanted Rock is a granite formation from the Precambrian age

Streamflow-gaging station 08028500 Sabine River near Bon Wier, Texas, left bank adjacent to U.S. Highway 190 bridge.
May 30, 1999

Station 08028500 Sabine River near Bon Wier, Texas

U.S. Geological Survey streamflow-gaging station 08028500 Sabine River near Bon Wier, Texas, photograph looking from left bank adjacent to U.S. Highway 190 bridge, May 30, 1999.

SIR 2009–5174

U.S. Geological Survey streamflow-gaging station 08110500 Navasota River near Easterly, Texas, looking upstream from left bank
July 22, 1985

USGS station 08110500 Navasota Riv. near Easterly, Tex.

U.S. Geological Survey streamflow-gaging station 08110500 Navasota River near Easterly, Texas, looking upstream from left bank, July 22, 1985.

SIR 2009–5174

U.S. Geological Survey streamflow-gaging station 08116650 Brazos River near Rosharon, Texas, upstream from FM 1462 bridge.
August 28, 1973

USGS station 08116650 Brazos River near Rosharon, Texas

U.S. Geological Survey streamflow-gaging station 08116650 Brazos River near Rosharon, Texas, looking upstream from Farm-to-Market Road (FM) 1462 bridge, August 28, 1973.
USGS SIR 2009–5174

U.S. Geological Survey streamflow-gaging station 08109000 Brazos River near Bryan, Texas, looking upstream from left bank
March 10, 1971

USGS station 081090 Brazos River near Bryan, Texas

U.S. Geological Survey streamflow-gaging station 08109000 Brazos River near Bryan, Texas, looking upstream from left bank, March 10, 1971.

USGS SIR 2009–5174

USGS station 08116650 Brazos River near Rosharon, Texas, looking upstream from right bank.
April 2, 1967

USGS station 08116650 Brazos River near Rosharon, Texas

U.S. Geological Survey streamflow-gaging station 08116650 Brazos River near Rosharon, Texas, (A) looking upstream from right bank, April 2, 1967 (not known if pilings visible at base of bridge pier are result of channel-bed incision).
USGS SIR 2009–5174

Station 08098290 Brazos River near Highbank, Texas, looking upstream from FM 413 bridge, March 31, 1964.
March 31, 1964

USGS station 08098290 Brazos River near Highbank, Texas

U.S. Geological Survey streamflow-gaging station 08098290 Brazos River near Highbank, Texas, looking upstream from FM 413 bridge, March 31, 1964.

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Station 08098290 Brazos River near Highbank, Texas, downstream from FM 413 bridge, March 31, 1964.
March 31, 1964

USGS station 08098290 Brazos River near Highbank, Texas

U.S. Geological Survey streamflow-gaging station 08098290 Brazos River near Highbank, Texas, looking downstream from FM 413 bridge, March 31, 1964.

SIR 2009–5174

Image: USGS Streamgage in Menard, Texas
April 13, 1963

USGS Streamgage in Menard, Texas

Although large streamgage structures are no longer necessary, the USGS still uses some of them to contain modern streamgage equipment.

U.S. Geological Survey streamflow-gaging station 08109000 Brazos River near Bryan, Texas.
February 5, 1954

USGS station 081090 Brazos River near Bryan, Texas

U.S. Geological Survey streamflow-gaging station 08109000 Brazos River near Bryan, Texas, looking upstream from left bank, February 5, 1954.

SIR 2009–5174