Tag Archive: USGS

Aug 16 2013

More Boulders Getting Tossed by Debris Flow (Footage)

This week we have another video of an amazing debris flow taken back in the Spring of 2003 by a Denver television crew working with the USGS in Clear Creek County, Colorado. Check out the massive boulder near the top right around the beginning of the clip. Wow, just unreal. I wish there was more …

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Apr 01 2013

A Few Good Reads (4/1/13): Fargo Prepares for Yet Another Potentially Major Flood Season

This week: Fargo prepares for another potentially heavy flooding season, questioning ASCE’s infrastructure grading, WRDA bill clears senate committee and how the bill shields the Corps, the importance of steamgages, and extending your HEC-RAS cross sections to high ground. ND officials: Permanent flood protection needed (AP) The latest weather service flood outlook for Fargo and …

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Mar 25 2013

A Few Good Reads (3/25/13): Delta Plan Released, Elwha Continues to Gnaw Away at Sediment

This week: California releases part of the Delta plan, water infrastructure possibly hitting the Senate floor in April, the Elwha continues to gnaw away at the built up sediment, NFIP’s levee failure simulator, and pictures related World Water Day 2013. California releases part of plan to restore Delta (ABC) Officials acknowledge the plan does not …

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Dec 07 2012

What’s In Our Water?

From the USGS Oregon Science Podcast. In this episode, we are going to investigate more than just the substance "water." We are going to examine what is in our nations’ water, how we at the U.S. Geological Survey monitor it, and what tools we have developed to aid those who want to explore more about …

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