USGS: Volcano Hazards Program

Tracking the amount of sediment and the flow rate of rivers helps mitigate flooding hazards. Instruments at gaging stations measure the water level, or stage, of rivers every 15 minutes, and automated pumping samplers collect frequent water samples for laboratory analysis.

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Sedimentation Survey of Lago Loíza, Puerto Rico - USGS

During July 8–15, 2009, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Caribbean Water Science Center (CWSC), in cooperation with PRASA, conducted a bathymetric survey of Lago Loíza to update the reservoir storage capacity and estimate the reservoir sedimentation rate by comparing the 2009 data with the previous 2004 bathymetric survey data.

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Volumetric and Sedimentation Survey of Lake Texana

The 2010 TWDB sedimentation survey indicates Lake Texana has accumulated 11,462 acre-feet of sediment since impoundment in 1980. Based on this measured sediment volume, Lake Texana lost an average of approximately 382 acre-feet of capacity per year from 1980-2010. Sediment accumulation is greater in the lower half of the lake. The thickest

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Sedimentation Survey of Lago Dos Bocas, Utuado - USGS

Because of the importance of the reservoir to the North Coast Superaqueduct, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), in cooperation with PRASA, conducted a sedimentation survey of Lago Dos Bocas in January 2009. The results of this survey were used to estimate the useful life and the firm yield of the reservoir, and evaluate the need to dredge the

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USGS TXWSC - Lake Houston Water Quality

In December 2005, the U.S. Geological Survey in cooperation with the City of Houston, Texas, began collecting discrete water-quality samples for nutrients, total organic carbon, bacteria (total coliform and Escherichia coli), atrazine, and suspended sediment at two U.S. Geological Survey

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USGS Surface Water Information

USGS Surface Water Information - The Office of Surface Water provides natinal leadership in the science of surface-water hydrology, hydraulics, and fluvial geomorphology and ensures the consistency and quality of these activities in the USGS. Summary of U.S. Geological Survey On-Line Instantaneous Fluvial Sediment and Ancillary Data

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USGS Water Data for the Nation

U.S. Department of the Interior | U.S. Geological Survey Title: USGS Water Data for USA URL: https://waterdata.usgs.gov/nwis? Page Contact Information: USGS Water Data Support Team Page Last Modified: 2020-05-31 04:25:30 EDT 0.24 0.23 caww01

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Office of Surface Water (OSW) - USGS

Turbidity and Other Sediment Surrogates Workshop April 30 - May 2, 2002 Silver Legacy Hotel, Reno, Nevada Sponsored by the Subcommittee on Sedimentation Organized by G. Douglas Glysson and John R. Gray, U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, ia

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WACONDA LAKE 2001 SEDIMENTATION SURVEY

the survey vessel. The above-water topography was determined by digitizing the developed contour lines from the U.S. Geological Survey quadrangle (USGS quad) maps of the reservoir area. The new topographic map of Waconda Lake was developed from the combined 2001 underwater measured topography and the digitized USGS contours.

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HISTORY OF THE FEDERAL INTERAGENCY SEDIMENTATION

M.N. Landers, Chief, Federal Interagency Sedimentation Project, U.S. Geological Survey, Atlanta, Georgia, [email protected] Abstract: In the late 19th and early 20th centuries, sediment-sampling activities in the United States increased rapidly to support

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Microplastics in our Nation's Waterways - USGS

U.S. Geological Survey and State University of New York Fredonia scientists sampled rivers flowing into the Great Lakes 3 to find out which kinds of microplastics are most commonly found in rivers, and which rivers contain the most microplastics particles.. These scientists found that rivers carry many different kinds of microplastics, and were surprised to learn that plastic microbeads make

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National Uranium Resource Evaluation (NURE - USGS

The National Uranium Resource Evaluation (NURE) program was initiated by the Atomic Energy Commission (now the Department of Energy; DOE) in 1973 with a primary goal of identifying uranium resources in the United States. The Hydrogeochemical and Stream Sediment Reconnaissance (HSSR) program was one of nine components of NURE. Planned systematic sampling of stream

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The United States Geological Survey National Research

Data collection included topographic surveys using survey-grade GPS, bed sediment sampling, installation of scour chains, vegetation monitoring, and velocity and stage measurements during the flood. Field data on geomorphic and ecological changes caused by the flood are being complemented by modeling using the Multidimensional Surface Water

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California Coastal Processes Studies - USGS

The USGS performs research along the California coast to understand the physical processes that control coastal change on time scales from individual storms to decades. These efforts help local, state, and government agencies make informed coastal management decisions that will most effectively preserve and protect this valuable resource.

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USGS - Sedimentation and Occurrence and Trends of Selected

For more information about USGS reservoir sediment studies in Kansas, contact: Kyle E. Juracek U.S. Geological Survey Kansas Water Science Center 4821 Quail Crest Place Lawrence, KS 66049-3839 Telephone: (785) 832-3527 Fax: (785) 832-3500 Email: [email protected]

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USGS 01463500 Delaware River at Trenton NJ

SURFACE-WATER RECORDS LOCATION.--Lat 40°13'18", long 74°46'41" referenced to North American Datum of 1983, Trenton City, Mercer County, NJ, Hydrologic Unit 02040105, on left bank 450 ft upstream from Calhoun Street Bridge at Trenton, 0.5 mi upstream from Assunpink Creek, 0.9 mi north of Morrisville, PA, and at river mile 134.5.

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USGS Mineral Resources On-Line Spatial Data

The data represent commodities covered by the National Minerals Information Center of the U.S. Geological Survey. Federal government mineral exploration-assistance program files Scanned documents describing applications for Federal assistance in exploring for certain strategic and critical minerals, including where the deposits were examined

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Water Quality & Wildfire | USGS California Water Science

The U.S. Geological Survey studies how wildfires compromise water quality both during active burning, and for months and years after a fire has been contained or extinguished. Decision makers, resource managers, and policy developers rely on USGS data to assess and manage the effects of wildfire on California's water and ecosystems.

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Office of Surface Water (OSW) - USGS

Sediment Monitoring Instrument and Analysis Research Workshop U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Flagstaff Science Center 2255 N. Gemini Drive, Flagstaff, AZ 86001 Workshop: September 9-11, 2003 Field Trip: September 10, 2003 Sponsored by the Federal Interagency Subcommittee on Sedimentation

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Microplastics in our Nation's Waterways - USGS

U.S. Geological Survey and State University of New York Fredonia scientists sampled rivers flowing into the Great Lakes 3 to find out which kinds of microplastics are most commonly found in rivers, and which rivers contain the most microplastics particles.. These scientists found that rivers carry many different kinds of microplastics, and were surprised to learn that plastic microbeads make

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