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USGS Surface Water Information Pages
The Office of Surface Water (OSW) provides leadership in development and application of new techniques and tools for the collection, analysis, and interpretation of surface-water and sediment data. Programs discussed include national flood frequency, streamgaging, hydroclimatology, and river system management. Techniques for data collection are discussed, which include modeling, instrumentation, and collection of bridge scour data. Links to data about real-time streamflow and historical streamflow, as well as historical sediment suspension are provided for further information.
Intended for grade levels:
  • College (15-16)
  • Graduate / Professional
Type of resource:
  • Portal:
    • Government
  • Hydrology
Technical requirements:
Selected resources require Adobe Acrobat reader.
Cost / Copyright:
No cost
Information presented on this web site is considered public information and may be distributed or copied. Use of appropriate byline/photo/image credit is requested.
DLESE Catalog ID: DLESE-000-000-002-052
Related resources:
This resource is referenced by 'Water Resources of the United States'
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: United States Geological Survey, Office of Surface Water