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Soil and Groundwater Sampling
Drilling rig setup and drilling well EAFB FAC MW14_04 on Fuels Area C, Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota. In fall of 2013, the U.S. Geological Survey began a study in cooperation with the U.S. Air Force, Ellsworth Air Force Base, to estimate groundwater-flow direction, select locations for perm...
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Soil and Groundwater Sampling
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Location: Ellsworth Air Force Base, SD, USA
Soil and Groundwater Sampling
USGS Hydrologist David Bender using a photoionization detector on a split soil core from 15 to 20 feet for well EAFB FAC MW14_06, Fuels Area C, Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota. The photoionization detector measures volatile organic compounds and other gases. In fall of 2013, the U.S. Geologic...
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Soil and Groundwater Sampling
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Location: Ellsworth Air Force Base, SD, USA
Soil and Groundwater Sampling
USGS Hydrologic Technician Brian Engle preparing to collect groundwater samples at EAFB FAC MW14_06 Fuels Area C, Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota. In fall of 2013, the U.S. Geological Survey began a study in cooperation with the U.S. Air Force, Ellsworth Air Force Base, to estimate groundwate...
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Location: Ellsworth Air Force Base, SD, USA
Soil and Groundwater Sampling
USGS Hydrologic Technician Brian Engle taking field measurments during groundwater sampling at EAFB FAC MW14_02 Fuels Area C, Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota.In fall of 2013, the U.S. Geological Survey began a study in cooperation with the U.S. Air Force, Ellsworth Air Force Base, to estimate...
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Soil and Groundwater Sampling
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Location: Ellsworth Air Force Base, SD, USA
Soil and Groundwater Sampling
Groundwater sampling setup at EAFB FAC MW14_04 Fuels Area C, Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota. In fall of 2013, the U.S. Geological Survey began a study in cooperation with the U.S. Air Force, Ellsworth Air Force Base, to estimate groundwater-flow direction, select locations for permanent moni...
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Location: Ellsworth Air Force Base, SD, USA
Soil and Groundwater Sampling, Ellsworth Air Force Base, SD
USGS Hydrologist, John Stamm, describing the split soil core for 20 to 25 feet from well EAFB FAC MW14_07, Fuels Area C, Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota. In fall of 2013, the U.S. Geological Survey began a study in cooperation with the U.S. Air Force, Ellsworth Air Force Base, to estimat...
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Soil and Groundwater Sampling, Ellsworth Air Force Base, SD
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Location: Ellsworth Air Force Base, SD, USA
Groundwater Outreach in Huron, SD
USGS Hydrologist Ryan Thompson demonstrated a groundwater model to a 4th grade class in Huron, SD, on April 2, 2015. Ryan talked about groundwater and aquifers, and led students through several experiments to help them understand and measure the porosity, specific yield, and hydraulic cond...
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Groundwater Outreach in Huron, SD
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Location: Huron, SD, USA
Happy Cows in Happy Flowers
Cattle in California rangelands, Coyote Ridge, Santa Clara Valley, Calif....
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Happy Cows in Happy Flowers
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Location: San Jose , CA, USA
Monitoring Groundwater Quality in Colorado
Jennifer Beck, a USGS hydrologist (2003), checks the water quality of the underlying aquifer at a test well in Adams County, Colorado.      ...
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Monitoring Groundwater Quality in Colorado
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Location: , Colorado, USA
Well in Brunswick,
Well, Brunswick, GA; Welby Stayton installing groundwater monitoring equipment in a flowing well....
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Well in Brunswick,
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Location: Brunswick, GA, USA
Earth Science Day outreach in Rapid City, SD, 2014
USGS student hydrologist Bill Eldridge demonstrates an interactive groundwater model to kids attending the Earth Science Day event on October 12, 2014, at the Journey Museum in Rapid City, SD....
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Earth Science Day outreach in Rapid City, SD, 2014
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Location: Rapid City, SD, USA
Bakken Oil Well
Oil-well pads dotting the landscape of typical badland topography. Thousands of new wells are drilled into the Bakken and Three Forks annually, making this one of the most productive plays in the Nation....
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Bakken Oil Well
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Location: Jordan, MT, USA
Hell Creek
The Hell Creek and underlying Fox Hills Formations are present at the land surface along the margins of the Williston Basin, but otherwise are the deepest bedrock aquifers that are commonly used in the basin....
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Hell Creek
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Location: Jordan, MT, USA
Measuring Absolute Gravity on Top of Terry Peak, SD
USGS researchers made microgravity measurements to determine groundwater-storage changes in the karstic Madison aquifer in the Black Hills of South Dakota during 2009-12. The absolute-gravity measurement was made at a station located on top of Terry Peak in the northern Black Hills....
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Measuring Absolute Gravity on Top of Terry Peak, SD
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Location: Deadwood, SD, USA
Microgravity Measurement in Black Hills of South Dakota
Microgravity measurements were collected to determine groundwater-storage changes in the karstic Madison aquifer in the Black Hills of South Dakota during 2009-12. This relative-gravity measurement was made in the Doty focus area to the northwest of Rapid City, SD....
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Microgravity Measurement in Black Hills of South Dakota
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Location: Rapid City, SD, 57702
Drilling Operations for Municipal Well in Rapid City, SD
Drilling operations for a Rapid City municipal well in the Madison aquifer in 2002....
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Drilling Operations for Municipal Well in Rapid City, SD
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Location: Rapid City, SD, USA
Leveling Gravimeter in Black Hills, SD
Leveling the lower unit of the absolute gravimeter at a base station in the Doty focus area to the northwest of Rapid City, SD. Microgravity measurements were collected to determine groundwater-storage changes in the karstic Madison aquifer in the Black Hills of South Dakota during 2009-12....
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Leveling Gravimeter in Black Hills, SD
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Location: Rapid City, SD, USA
Microgravity Measurement in Black Hills, SD
Measurement with the absolute gravimeter at a base station in the Doty focus area to the northwest of Rapid City, SD. Microgravity measurements were collected to determine groundwater-storage changes in the karstic Madison aquifer in the Black Hills of South Dakota during 2009-12....
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Microgravity Measurement in Black Hills, SD
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Location: Rapid City, SD, USA
Microgravity Measurement in Black Hills, SD
Measurement with the relative gravimeter at an absolute-gravity station on an outcrop of Precambrian rocks. Microgravity measurements were collected to determine groundwater-storage changes in the karstic Madison aquifer in the Black Hills of South Dakota during 2009-12....
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Microgravity Measurement in Black Hills, SD
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Location: Keystone, SD, USA
Desert Perchlorate Field Work
USGS scientists dig soil pits in Nevada's Amargosa Desert to study the distribution of natural perchlorate and to determine the atmospheric-soil-plant interactions that affected perchlorate's cycling in a terrestrial ecosystem. Amargosa Desert, Nevada ~17 km south of Beatty; ~20 km east of D...
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Desert Perchlorate Field Work
Latitude 36deg, 45min, 44.35sec N; Longitude=116deg, 40min, 48.01sec W....
Location: NV, USA

 

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