Water resources

Stocks of water, the liquid derived from precipitation. A constituent of living matter and necessity for all life, it covers a large proportion of the earth's surface.
This category is also used for hydrosphere.
Subtopics:
Groundwater (26 items)

Water pollution (9 items)


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Available sand and gravel resources in southern New Hampshire

Estimates thickness of sand and gravel resources available in this broad area using geology, topography, land cover, and ground-water level.

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Digital map of surficial geology, wetlands, and deepwater habitats, Coeur d'Alene river valley, Idaho

Details of materials and geologic environments in an area where a long history of mining has enriched stream sediments in silver, lead, zinc, arsenic, antimony and mercury, copper, cadmium, manganese, and iron.

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Environmental tracer data from surface water and groundwater samples collected in Redwell Basin near Crested Butte, Colorado, 2017-2019

Environmental tracer data from surface water and groundwater samples to date groundwater and define groundwater flow paths and recharge sources in Redwell Basin. Data are provided in CSV and shapefile formats.

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Geochemical data from groundwater at the proposed Dewey Burdock uranium in-situ recovery mine, Edgemont, South Dakota

Groundwater geochemistry data from samples that were collected in June 2011 to better understand the hydrogeologic system in the area surrounding the proposed mine site.

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Geochemistry and Environmental Tracer Data for Groundwater, Stream Water, and Ferricrete Samples from Handcart Gulch, Colorado

Stream water, groundwater, and ferricrete samples were collected and analyzed to constrain the location of a possible concealed mineral occurrence. Data are provided in CSV and shapefile formats.

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Geochemistry and Environmental Tracer Data for Groundwater, Stream Water, and Soil and Sediment from North Quartz Creek, Colorado

Chemical data from stream water, groundwater, and soil samples collected in 2019 and 2020 in this area. Data from a tracer study is included as tool for understanding sources and loading rates of metals affecting stream water quality in a watershed affected by legacy mining and natural sulfide-weathering. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Geochemistry of water samples in the US from the NURE-HSSR database

National-scale geochemical analysis of water samples in the US collected and analyzed under the National Uranium Resource Evaluation program.

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Hydrologic reconnaissance to identify areas of emergent groundwater, Mineral Creek, near Silverton, Colorado, June 2020

Results of a field survey of emergent groundwater in this area to help characterize subsurface rock properties important for understanding surface water and groundwater quality issues, and to improve knowledge of shallow to deep faults and vein-structures that were conduits for hydrothermal fluids that formed mineral deposits. Data are provided in KML, CSV, and shapefile formats. Images of the locations are provided in JPEG format.

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Physical, chemical, and mineralogical data from surficial deposits, groundwater levels, and water composition in the area of Franklin Lake playa and Ash Meadows, California and Nevada

Presents data and describes the methods used to determine the physical attributes, as well as the chemical and mineralogical composition of surficial deposits; groundwater levels; and water composition in this area.

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Temporal Chemical Data for Sediment, Water, and Biological Samples from the Lava Cap Mine Superfund Site, Nevada County, California-2006-2008

This report is a compilation of water and sediment chemical data generated by the USGS study of indigenous, arsenic-sequestering microbial communities. A total of 9 synoptic sampling efforts conducted at specific sites are described.

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Water and rock geochemistry, geologic cross sections, geochemical modeling, and groundwater flow modeling for identifying the source of groundwater to Montezuma Well, a natural spring in central Arizona

This report releases data, cross section, and model information related to the identification of travel paths for groundwater supply and principal stratigraphic and structural features that serve as constraints or conduits for groundwater movement.

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Water, Soil, Rock, and Sediment Geochemistry Data from the Vicinity of Yellow Pine, Idaho, 2015-2017

Data collected to determine geologic background concentrations of trace metals in water and stream sediment, and to quantify the increase in dissolved constituents in streams attributable to historical mining activity in this area. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Airborne electromagnetic and magnetic survey data and inverted resistivity models, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, May 2017

Airborne electromagnetic and magnetic survey data were collected in 2017 along 347 line kilometers. Includes processed AEM and magnetic data and inverted resistivity depth sections. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Airborne electromagnetic and magnetic survey data in Big Cypress National Preserve and Everglades National Park, 2001

Airborne electromagnetic (AEM) and magnetic survey data, a total of 3065 line-kilometers, collected during October 2001 with line spacing 400m and nominal altitude of 30m. Includes raw and processed AEM data and magnetic data, in CSV format.

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Airborne electromagnetic and magnetic survey data of the San Juan-Silverton Caldera complex, Silverton, Colorado, 2019

Airborne electromagnetic and magnetic survey data were collected during 2019 along 1,467 line-kilometers in this area. The survey was flown at a mean flight height of 140 meters (m) above terrain and line spacings ranging from 150 m to 600 m. Data are provided in CSV and shapefile formats.

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Airborne electromagnetic and magnetic survey data, Silverton, Colorado, 2019

Airborne electromagnetic and magnetic survey data collected during April and May 2019 along 1,467 line-kilometers in this area. Data are provided in netCDF format.

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Airborne electromagnetic and magnetic survey data, southeastern San Joaquin Valley near Cawelo, California, 2016

Airborne electromagnetic (AEM) and magnetic survey data to support groundwater salinity mapping and hydrogeologic framework development. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Airborne electromagnetic and magnetic survey, southwestern San Joaquin Valley near Lost Hills, California, 2016

Airborne electromagnetic (AEM) and magnetic survey data in this area to aid groundwater studies. Includes inverted resistivity model. Data are provided in CSV, plotted sections provided in PDF.

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Airborne Electromagnetic and Magnetic Survey, Yellowstone National Park, 2016 - Minimally Processed Data

Airborne electromagnetic and magnetic survey data were collected during 2016 along 4,212 line-kilometers over this area. The survey was flown with a nominal line spacing of 450 meters or less, and mean flight height about 48 m providing depth of investigation about 500m. Data are provided in CSV format, flight lines in shapefile format.

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Airborne Electromagnetic Survey Processed Data and Models Data Release, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, 2016

Airborne electromagnetic (AEM) and magnetic survey data were collected in 2016 along 4,212 line-kilometers over this area as part of a study of the subsurface geologic structure and geothermal and groundwater resources of Yellowstone National Park. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Airborne electromagnetic, magnetic, and radiometric survey, Shellmound, Mississippi, March 2018

Airborne electromagnetic, magnetic, and radiometric data were acquired in 2018 along 2,364 line-kilometers in this area at anominal sensor flight height of 30 m above terrain with 250 to 1,000-meter spaced flight lines. Data are provided in GXF grid, CSV, and GeoTiff formats.

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Combined results and derivative products of hydrogeologic structure and properties from airborne electromagnetic surveys in the Mississippi Alluvial Plain

Electrical resistivity results from two regional airborne electromagnetic surveys were combined to produce three-dimensional gridded models and derivative hydrogeologic products. This high-resolution information about hydrogeologic structure and properties to aid interpretations and hydrologic models. Data are provided in netCDF and GeoTiff formats.

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Grain size, mineralogic, and trace-element data from field samples near Hinkley, California

Grain size distribution, photographic, and associated chemical and mineral analysis data for 36 sediment core and alluvium samples as well as SEM analysis on select grains from magnetic and heavy mineral separates collected in this area. Data are provided in CSV and JPEG formats with microprobe analyses presented as PDF reports with TIFF images.

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Ground conductivity measurements at selected National Wildlife Refuges, Montana and North Dakota, 2017-2018

Shallow subsurface electrical conductivity mapped at selected U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service managed lands in northeast Montana and northwest North Dakota in the winters of 2017 and 2018. Data are provided in CSV format, locations are provided in shapefile format.

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Ground-based electromagnetic survey, Shellmound, Mississippi, October 2018

Shallow soil characteristics were mapped using an electromagnetic sensor in October 2018. Data were acquired by towing the sensor on a wheeled cart behind an all-terrain vehicle (ATV), with the sensor at a height of 0.432 meters (m) above the ground surface. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Helicopter electromagnetic and magnetic geophysical survey data, Hunton anticline, south-central Oklahoma

Flight line data, grids, and inversions for these surveys are intended to help understand shallow groundwater and develop groundwater resource plans for the aquifer.

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Helicopter electromagnetic and magnetic geophysical survey data, portions of the North Platte and South Platte Natural Resource Districts, western Nebraska, May 2009

Geophysical surveys to map shallow hydrogeologic features of the southwestern part of the Sand Hills that contain a mix of fresh to saline lakes.

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Preliminary Aeromagnetic Map of Joshua Tree National Park and Vicinity, Southern California

This map is intended to promote further understanding of the geology and structure in the region by serving as a basis for geophysical interpretations and by supporting geological mapping, water-resource investigations, and various topical studies.

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Reconnaissance soil geochemistry at the Riverton Uranium Mill Tailings Remedial Action Site, Fremont County, Wyoming

The site, on the Wind River Indian Reservation, has Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapahoe tribes concerned about groundwater and soil contamination. This effort studies geochemical soil variation and compares concentrations with levels established by EPA

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Strontium isotopic data from the Mount Emmons-Redwell area, Crested Butte, Colorado

Strontium isotopic data from water and rock samples collected in this area. Data are provided in CSV format.

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Transient Electromagnetic Sounding Data Collected in the San Luis Valley, Colorado Near Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve, and Alamosa National Wildlife Preserve (Field Seasons 2007, 2009, and 2011)

Time-domain electromagnetic (TEM) soundings were made in this area to map the location of a blue clay unit as well as suspected faults. Data are provided in CSV and shapefile formats.

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Weathering and transport of chromium and nickel from serpentinite in the Coast Range ophiolite to the Sacramento Valley, California, USA

Investigates Cr and Ni geochemistry providing insight into the mobility and bioaccessibility of these toxic trace elements throughout northern California and perhaps the origin of elevated dissolved Cr(VI) concentrations in the western Sacramento Valley

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