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  • Floodplain sedimentation, bank erosion, and biogeochemical ...

     · This USGS Data Release represents tabular data for chemical and physical attributes, rates of deposition, erosion, and mineralization of bank and floodplain sediments and soils from five study sites in the Smith Creek watershed between 2012 and 2015. The data release was produced in compliance with the new ''open data'' requirements as a way to make the scientific products associated with USGS ...

  • USGS Federal Interagency Sedimentation Project

    The US DH-76 is a medium-weight hand-line suspended-sediment sampler. The sampler can be lowered and raised, hand over hand, with a flexible suspension line. It can be used in streams with depths up to 15 ft and in stream velocities ranging from 1.5 to 6.6 ft/sec. The US DH-76 is similar in design to the US DH-59, but uses a quart glass bottle ...

  • Glendo Reservoir 2003 Sedimentation Survey

    Due to a sediment delta formation, the survey found significant changes on the upper North Platte River of the reservoir upstream of the narrow canyon reach of the reservoir. The Glendo Reservoir topographic map is a combination of the adjusted USGS quad contours

  • Sediment | USGS.gov

    The U.S. Geological Survey, in cooperation with the Johnson County Stormwater Management Program has studied sediment transport in Johnson County streams and lakes to better understand how changes from agricultural to urban land use alter sediment in streams and lakes, characterize how these uses may affect lake storage and biological integrity of streams, and evaluate the effectiveness of...

  • Comparability of Suspended-Sediment Concentration ...

    most other quality-control data compiled as part of the U.S. Geological Survey''s National Sediment Laboratory Quality Assurance Program. The method for determining TSS, which was originally designed for analyses of wastewater samples, is shown to be fundamentally unreliable for the

  • National Geochemical Database: Sediment

    National Geochemical Database: Sediment. Geochemistry of sediments from the National Geochemical Database. Primarily inorganic elemental concentrations, most samples are of stream sediment in the continental US and Alaska.

  • REPORT ON THE U.S. GEOLOGICAL SURVEY''S EVALUATION …

    The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) conducts an interlaboratory evaluation program semiannually. This program provides a variety of reference materials to accomplish quality assurance testing of laboratories and to provide an adequate supply of samples that contribute to quality control programs of …

  • Recent rates of sedimentation rates in ...

    Rates and Patterns of Net Sedimentation in Backwaters of Pools 4, 8, and 13 of the Upper Mississippi River. James T. Rogala, Pete J. Boma, and Brian R. Gray. U.S. Geological Survey, PO Box 818, La Crosse, Wisconsin 54603, USA.

  • Subcommittee on Sedimentation

    by G. Douglas Glysson and John R. Gray, 1997, in, Proceedings of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Sediment Workshop, February 4-7, 1997, Reston, VA, and Harpers Ferry, WV. Terms of Reference (PDF 12KB) Prospectus of the Subcommittee on Sedimentation. Memorandum Announcing Expanded Membership Opportunities, dated October 17, 2003

  • U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service U.S. Geological Survey and U ...

    On June 2, 2021, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) published an Open File Report on the impacts of sediment removal from and placement in coastal barrier island systems (OFR 2021-1062). The report was prepared jointly by the USGS and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) in response to a June 2019 request from the House

  • The Reservoir Sedimentation Database (RESSED)

    Subsequently, Dr. Robert R. Stallard and David Mixon (Stallard et al., 2001) of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) utilized the USGS EROS Data Center''s copy of the RESIS database to assist in an evaluation of sediment and carbon storage within the Mississippi River Basin. As part of this effort, RESIS was transferred to a desktop computer ...

  • Chemical analysis of archived stream-sediment samples, Alaska

    Geochemical data are presented for more than 1,500 archived stream-sediment samples and accompanying quality control samples. The archived sediments were reanalyzed to improve the stream geochemical dataset for Alaska and to support ongoing U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) studies. Sediment samples were primarily from the USGS Mineral Resources Program''s sample archive in …

  • "Sound Science": Sediment Monitoring Using Acoustic ...

    U.S. Geological Survey U.S. Department of the Interior U.S. Geological Survey Continuous Monitroing:Innovations in Applications and Instrumentation 9th National Monitoring Conference ACWI, NWQMC April 29, 2014 Mark Landers, PE, PhD, D.WRE [email protected] OSW, Federal Interagency Sedimentation Project water gs.gov/fisp 1

  • Sedimentation Survey of Lago El Guineo, Puerto Rico ...

    The citation for this report, in USGS format, is as follows: Soler-López, L.R., 2003, Sedimentation survey of Lago El Guineo, Puerto Rico, October 2001: U.S ...

  • Pesticides and Water Quality

    Use of set blanks in reporting pesticide results at the U.S. Geological Survey National Water Quality Laboratory, 2001-15. Executive SummaryBackground.—Pesticide results from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) National Water Quality Laboratory (NWQL) are used for water-quality assessments by many agencies and organizations.

  • The Reservoir Sedimentation Database (RESSED)

    Reservoir sedimentation-survey data collected before 1994 but not in RESIS-II, and therefore not in RESSED. Survey data recorded since 1993, but not in RESSED; Newly acquired survey data. Note that this site will eventually provide the capability to upload …

  • Land-based sediment sources and ...

    The effects of runoff from land on nearshore ecosystems, including coral reef communities, are influenced by both sediment supply and removal by coastal processes. Integrated studies across the land-sea interface describing sources and transport of terrestrial sediment and its nearshore fate allow reef protection initiatives to target key onshore and offshore areas.

  • USGS, FWS Report Highlights Impacts of Sediment Management ...

     · Developed by the U.S. Geological Survey and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, the report provides resource managers valuable information they can use to evaluate impacts of sediment removal and placement within barrier islands, including those addressed by the Coastal Barrier Resources System. The CBRS is comprised of relatively undeveloped coastal barriers along the U.S. Gulf

  • Two-Dimensional Hydraulic Analyses of ...

    U.S. Geological Survey, Reston, ia: 2021 For more information on the USGS—the Federal source for science about the Earth, its natural and living resources, natural hazards, and the environment—visit https:// or call 1–888–ASK–USGS.

  • Sedimentation Surveys in Puerto Rico

    The USGS, in cooperation with the Government of Puerto Rico, has conducted sedimentation surveys since 1994 in 14 reservoirs used for domestic and industrial water supply, power generation, and irrigation. A GPS, a survey-grade echo sounder, …

  • Bathymetric Survey and Sedimentation Analysis of ...

     · In August 2019, the U.S. Geological Survey, in cooperation with the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority, conducted a bathymetric survey of Lago Patillas to update stage-volume data in order to determine the sediment infill rates and to generate a bathymetry map. Water-depth data were collected along predefined lines using single-beam depth sounder and Differential Global Positioning …

  • Sea-floor sediment samples, seabed imagery, and CTD ...

     · Sea-Floor Sediment Samples, Seabed Imagery, and CTD Instrument Data Collected on Stellwagen Bank in November, 2014, U.S. Geological Survey Field Activity 2014-066-FA Field activity number 2014-066-FA

  • High-resolution geophysical data collected along ...

     · Location and analysis of sediment samples collected by the U.S. Geological Survey in 2014 along the Delmarva Peninsula, MD and VA (Esri point shapefile and CSV file, Geographic, WGS 84) HTML FAQ TEXT XML: 2014-002-FA_samples.zip 0.1 : …

  • USGS Federal Interagency Sedimentation Project

    USGS Federal Interagency Sedimentation Project - Provide, identify, and evaluate tools and techniques for accurate, standardized, calibrated, cost-efficient, and safe measurement and analysis of fluvial sediment properties and transport.

  • Sediment Acoustics

    Sediment Acoustics Menu. The U.S. Geological Survey recognizes the need to provide sediment acoustic training and to develop standardized techniques and practices. The multi-agency Sediment Acoustic Leadership Team (SALT) develops technical guidance and training for using acoustic metrics to monitor aquatic sediment. These pages provide ...

  • Sedimentation Survey of Lago Matrullas, Puerto Rico ...

    sedimentation rates and sediment distribution, and to predict the useful life of the reservoir. Data from the December 2001 bathymetric survey were compared with a USGS 1986 bathymetric survey of the reservoir to determine the intersurvey sedimentation rate and to analyze possible discrepancies that could result from

  • Sedimentation Survey of Lago Matrullas, Puerto Rico ...

    The citation for this report, in USGS format, is as follows: Soler-López, L.R., 2003, Sedimentation survey of Lago de Matrullas, Puerto Rico, December 2001: U.S ...

  • The Reservoir Sedimentation Database (RESSED)

    The Subcommittee on Sedimentation seeks additional or revised quality-assured sediment-survey information to improve and expand RESSED. Technical support for this Web site is provided by the U.S. Geological Survey .

  • The United States Geological Survey National Research ...

    The Geomorphology and Sediment Transport Laboratory (GSTL) is a U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) facility located in Golden, Colorado on the eastern side of North Table Mountain. The USGS has a long and distinguished record of scientific research on flow and sediment transport in rivers; this lab represents a continued commitment to basic and ...

  • Sedimentation survey of Lago La Plata, Toa Alta ...

     · The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), in cooperation with the PRASA, conducted a bathymetric survey of the Lago La Plata reservoir during March and April 2015. The hydrographic survey was designed to provide an update of the reservoir storage capacity and sedimentation rate. Areas with substantial sediment accumulation are also discussed in this ...

  • Collecting and Processing Bed Sediment Samples

    Use the standard U.S. Geological Survey surface-water-quality field notes. Complete pages 1, 2, and 3, expanding on the section describing the "bottom." Include standard field measurements of water temperature, stream bed-sediment temperature, specific conductance, pH, dissolved oxygen, and alkalinity, as described in Shelton (1994) .

  • 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 ...

  • Sand mining in the Mekong Delta revisited

     · The delta of the Mekong River in Vietnam has been heavily impacted by anthropogenic stresses in recent years, such as upstream dam construction and …

  • USGS Scientific Investigations Map 3219: Sedimentation ...

    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.

  • Sedimentation Survey of Lago Guayabal, Villalba ...

     · The U.S. Geological Survey, in cooperation with the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority, conducted a sedimentation survey of Lago Guayabal in 2017 to determine reservoir infill sedimentation rates, generate a bathymetric map of the bottom elevations of the reservoir, and create a stage-volume relation. The original (1913) capacity of Lago Guayabal was 11.82 million cubic meters, …

  • Sediment | USGS.gov

     · The U.S. Geological Survey was engaged in a program to monitor and assess the long-term geomorphic behavior of selected river and stream reaches that previously had undergone some physical modification. These modifications included natural channel adjustments to floods as well as intentional channel reconfigurations to alter the function or ...

  • U. S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 087-00

    U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 087-00, 4 p. Rapid industrialization since the mid-19th century has produced a large quantity and a wide variety of chemical wastes. Many relatively non-biodegradable chemicals originating from these wastes have spread throughout the environment, into water, soil and sediment.

  • USGS Federal Interagency Sedimentation Project

     · USGS Federal Interagency Sedimentation Project - Provide, identify, and evaluate tools and techniques for accurate, standardized, calibrated, cost-efficient, and safe measurement and analysis of fluvial sediment properties and transport.

  • A QUALITY ASSURANCE PROGRAM FOR SEDIMENT ANALYSIS

    To ensure that the physical sediment data produced or used by the USGS are of a known quality and are sufficient to provide long-term comparability and consistency, the USGS began the Sediment Laboratory Quality-Assurance (SLQA) project in August 1996 (U. S. Geological Survey Office of Surface Water Technical Memorandum No. 98.05, 1998).

  • Sedimentation Survey of Lago Toa Vaca, Puerto Rico ...

    Soler-López, L.R., Sedimentation survey of Lago Toa Vaca, Puerto Rico, June-July 2002, U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2004-5035, 32 p. Any use of trade, product, or firm names in this publication is for descriptive purposes only …

  • June is National Ocean Month!

     · Movement of that sediment has caused progradation of the beach and damming of stream outlets downdrift of the pile. In the offshore, USGS mapping will characterize the extent of sedimentation on the sensitive hard-bottom habitats, and help quantify the spreading environmental effects from copper and other metals that threaten critical fish ...

  • Sedimentation survey of Lago Caonillas, Utuado ...

    During September–November 2012, the U.S. Geological Survey, in cooperation with the Puerto Rico Aqueduct and Sewer Authority, conducted a sedimentation survey of Lago Caonillas to estimate current (2012) reservoir storage capacity and the recent (2000–2012) reservoir sedimentation rate by comparing the 2012 bathymetric survey data with the February 2000 data.