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New USGS Wisconsin Publications

Water-quality and Lake-stage Data for Wisconsin Lakes, Water Year 2007
Professional Paper 1754

Nutrient Concentrations and Their Relations to the Biotic Integrity of Nonwadeable Rivers in Wisconsin

The U.S. Geological Survey and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources collected data from 282 streams and rivers throughout Wisconsin during 2001 through 2003 to provide the information needed to guide the development of regionally based nutrient criteria for Wisconsin streams and rivers.

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Water-quality and Lake-stage Data for Wisconsin Lakes, Water Year 2007

Open-File Report 2008-1182

Water-quality and Lake-stage Data for Wisconsin Lakes, Water Year 2007

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), in cooperation with local and other agencies, collects data at selected lakes throughout Wisconsin. These data, accumulated over many years, provide a data base for developing an improved understanding of the water quality of lakes. The data are published annually in this report series.

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Wisconsin in USGS News

USGS to Host Congressional Briefing on Climate Change and Invasive Species
9/15/2008 11:21:33 AM
The USGS will host a congressional briefing on how science can be used to anticipate and address the impacts of climate change and invasive species on the landscape.

Fish Pesticide May Control Unwanted Round Goby
9/2/2008 7:38:26 PM
Scientists have discovered that certain chemicals may be useful in slowing the spread of the round goby, an invasive fish species that is threatening parts of the Great Lakes and Mississippi River.

UPDATE: USGS Crews Measure Severe Flooding in the Midwest
6/10/2008 3:17:19 PM

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What is the USGS?

The USGS is the Nation's largest water, earth, and biological science and civilian mapping agency and has the principal responsibility within the Federal government for providing hydrologic information and for appraising the Nation's water resources. Water-resource activities in Wisconsin are done by hydrologists, hydrologic technicians, and others in the Science Center office in Middleton and in field offices in Middleton, Rhinelander, and Rice Lake.

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