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Passive seismic depth to bedrock data collected along headwater stream corridors in the Neversink River watershed, NY, USA

Mark Briggs, Brett R Trottier, John H Williams & Joshua C Woda
The Neversink River watershed (above the Neversink Reservoir) has been a focus of U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) research regarding stream geochemistry, acidification, and ecology dynamics for decades. In 2019, the Water Mission Area Next Generation Water Observing Systems Program augmented the existing stream gage network there, including instrumentation to specifically characterize various aspects of groundwater discharge to streams. An important control on the spatiotemporal dynamics of groundwater discharge can be stream valley corridor depth to...

Collection-2 Landsat 8-9 OLI (Operational Land Imager) and TIRS (Thermal Infrared Sensor) Level-1 Data Products

The Operational Land Imager (OLI) and Thermal Infrared Sensor (TIRS) are onboard the Landsat 8 satellite, have acquired images of the Earth since February 2013. The OLI-2 and TIRS-2 are instruments onboard the Landsat 9 satellite, which will be launched in 2021. The sensors each collect images of the Earth with a 16-day repeat cycle, referenced to the Worldwide Reference System-2. Each satellites acquisitions are in an 8-day offset. The approximate scene size is 170...

Multibeam bathymetry, acoustic backscatter, and multichannel minisparker seismic-reflection data of USGS field activity 2016-666-FA collected in the Santa Barbara Basin in September and October of 2016

Alicia F Balster-Gee, Jared W Kluesner, Daniel S Brothers, Peter Dartnell, Alexis Wright & Joel H Edwards
High-resolution multichannel minkisparker seismic-reflection (MCS) profiles were collected by the U.S. Geological Survey in September and October of 2016 from the northern portion of the Santa Barbara Basin offshore southern California. Data were collected aboard the USGS R/V Parke Snavely and NOAA R/V Shearwater during field activity 2016-666-FA. Data were acquired to support USGS geologic hazards projects to aide hazard assessment within the Santa Barbara Basin. High-resolution multichannel minisparker seismic-reflection, multibeam-bathymetry and acoustic-backscatter data were...

Multichannel sparker seismic reflection data of USGS field activity 2018-658-FA collected between Cape Blanco and Cape Mendocino from 2018-10-04 to 2018-10-18

Melanie J Michalak, Daniel O'Shea, Alicia F Balster-Gee, Jared W Kluesner, Janet Tilden Watt, Jenna C Hill, Daniel Brothers, Melanie J. Michalak & Daniel O?Shea
This data release contains processed high-resolution multichannel sparker seismic-reflection (MCS) data that were collected aboard Humboldt State University's R/V Coral Sea in October of 2018 on U.S. Geological Survey cruise 2018-658-FA on the shelf and slope between Cape Blanco, Oregon, and Cape Mendocino, California. MCS data were collected to characterize quaternary deformation and sediment dynamics along the southern Cascadia margin.

Chirp, multichannel minisparker, and boomer seismic-reflection data from USGS field activity G-01-13-GA collected in Port Valdez, Alaska, in September 2013

Alicia F Balster-Gee, Patrick E Hart, Ray W Sliter & Thomas E Parsons
Multichannel minisparker and boomer seismic-reflection and chirp sub bottom data were collected by the U.S. Geological Survey in September of 2013 in Port Valdez, Alaska. Data were collected aboard the USGS R/V Alaskan Gyre during field activity G-01-13-GA. Sub-bottom acoustic penetration spans several hundreds of meters and is variable by location. High-resolution multichannel seismic-reflection data were acquired to support the U.S. Geological Survey Alaska coastal and marine hazards project to explore the sedimentary structure of...

Bathymetry, topography and orthomosaic imagery for Whiskeytown Lake, northern California (ver. 2.0, July 2021)

Joshua Logan, Peter Dartnell, Amy East & Andrew C Ritchie
The Carr Fire ignited in northern California on July 23, 2018, and over the following six weeks burned almost 300,000 acres (approximately half on federal lands), resulting in a federal major-disaster declaration (DR-4382). Approximately 93 percent of the area within Whiskeytown National Recreation Area was burned extensively during the Carr Fire, including all of the landscape surrounding and draining into Whiskeytown Lake. Whiskeytown Lake, a federally managed reservoir, therefore acted as a sediment trap for...

Sediment transport and aquatic vegetation data from three locations in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, California, 2017 to 2018

Jessica R Lacy, Joanne C. T Ferreira, Evan T Dailey, Peter Dartnell, Judith Drexler, & Andrew Stevens
We measured currents, suspended-sediment concentration (SSC), bed sediment characteristics, and vegetation biomass density in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta in 2017-2018, as part of a project investigating the influence of invasive aquatic vegetation (IAV) on flow and sediment flux. This data release includes data from three sites: Lindsey Slough (April 2017), Middle River (March 2018) and the lower Mokelumne River (March 2018). At all three sites the IAV is dominated by the submerged species Egeria densa....

Electron microprobe analyses of feldspars and petrographic, geochemical, and geochronologic data from the Hawkeye Granite Gneiss and Lyon Mountain Granite Gneiss in the Adirondacks of New York (ver. 2.0, May 2023)

Ryan McAleer, Gregory J Walsh, John N Aleinikoff & Nicholas E Powell
Iron oxide-apatite (IOA) deposits of the Adirondack Mountains of New York locally contain elevated rare earth element (REE) concentrations (e.g. Taylor and others, 2019). Critical to evaluating resource potential is understanding the genesis of the IOA deposits that host the REE-rich minerals. As part of this effort, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is conducting bedrock geologic mapping, geochronology, geochemistry, and geophysics in the region. Published and ongoing research demonstrates the spatial association of IOA deposits...

fishStan Package Version 2

Richard A Erickson
fishstan is an R package for fitting common fisheries models using RStan

Novel genetic resources to facilitate future molecular studies in freshwater mussels (Bivalvia: Unionidae)

Nathan A Johnson & Chase Smith
Here we provide public access to six DNA sequence alignments and details on all specimens utilized in Smith and Johnson (2020).

Water Level, Temperature, and Discharge of Headwater Streams in the Yukon River Basin, Alaska, 2016 and 2017

Joshua C Koch, M.K. Records, Rob Striegl & Michelle Ann Walvoord
This data set includes 15-minute interval data on stream temperature, stage, and discharge from low-order streams in the Yukon River Basin in interior Alaska, collected during the summer months. The depth of the water and temperature were determined using a combined pressure transducer and temperature sensor that was deployed through the summer months. Different sensors were used in each stream and year, so a file is included detailing the stage and temperature accuracy for each...

Data for laboratory experiments conducted with the mayfly Neocloeon triangulifer to derive uranium bioaccumulation parameters and predict site-specific U accumulation, 2016-2019

Marie Noele Croteau, Brianna Henry, David Walters, Janet Miller, Dan Cain & Christopher Fuller
The U.S. Geological Survey is studying the underlying processes controlling uranium (U) bioaccumulation in aquatic invertebrates by experimentally parameterizing conditional rate constants for aqueous U uptake, dietary U uptake and U elimination. This data release makes available data from laboratory experiments conducted with the aquatic baetid mayfly Neocloeon triangulifer.

Summarize raster layers within overlapping polygons

Kevin P Krause & Benjamin P Gressler
Python code generated for the purpose of summarizing a defined set of discrete/categorical and/or continuous raster layers within zones that may be overlapping. Many widely used GIS tools to summarize raster layers within zones are not capable of handling overlapping zones. This code also allows for the computations to be completed over a number of separate raster layers at once and compiles the outputs into a single table for the discrete/categorical and continuous raster layers....

Perceived Social Value of the Sonoita Creek Watershed using the Social Values for Ecosystem Services (SolVES) Tool, Arizona, U.S.A.

Roy E Petrakis, Laura M Norman, Oliver Lysaght, Ben C Sherrouse, Darius J Semmens, Kenneth J Bagstad & Richard Pritzlaff
Mapping the spatial dynamics of perceived social value across the landscape can help develop a restoration economy that can support ecosystem services in the region. Many different methods have been used to map perceived social value. We used the Social Values for Ecosystem Services (SolVES) GIS tool, version 3.0, which uses social survey responses and various environmental variables to map social value. In the social survey distributed by the Borderlands Restoration Network (BRN) in May...

Robust ecological drought projection data for drylands in the 21st century

John B Bradford & Daniel R Schlaepfer
These data represent simulated ecological drought conditions for current climate, and for future climate represented by all available climate models at two time periods during the 21st century. These data were used to: 1) describe geographic patterns in ecological drought under historical climate conditions, 2) quantify the direction and magnitude of change in ecological drought, 3) identify areas and ecological drought metrics with projected changes that are robust across climate models, defined as drought metrics...

Geophysical Data Collected in the Cedar River Floodplain, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, 2015-2017

Carole D Johnson, Emilia L Bristow, Eric A White, Lance R Gruhn, , & John W Lane
A suite of geophysical methods was used along the Cedar River in Cedar Rapids, Iowa to support the hydrogeologic characterization of the alluvial aquifer associated with the river and to assess the area for suitability for larger-scale airborne geophysics. The aquifer is comprised of sand and gravel, interbedded with finer sediments, and underlain by carbonate-dominated bedrock. The aquifer is the principal source of municipal drinking water for the City of Cedar Rapids. The raw data...

Radioisotopes, percent organic carbon, percent inorganic sediment, and bulk density for peat and sediment cores collected in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta, California

Judith Drexler
This data release contains data from cores collected in marshes and in sediments under invasive Brazilian waterweed (Egeria densa Planchon) in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta of California during the spring of 2018. Data are provided in two text files in comma separated columns. The first Core_Sites_Details.txt contains core site location, collection dates, and naming information. The second file, Core_Section_Analyses.txt contains % organic carbon, % inorganic sediment, bulk density data for each 2-cm section of six...

Jonathan Davis Wetland Restoration (BA-20): 2018 land-water classification

Holly J Beck & Brady R Couvillion
The Louisiana State Legislature created the Coastal Wetlands Planning, Protection and Restoration Act (CWPPRA) in order to conserve, restore, create and enhance Louisiana's coastal wetlands. The wetland restoration plans developed pursuant to these acts specifically require an evaluation of the effectiveness of each coastal wetlands restoration project in achieving long-term solutions to arresting coastal wetlands loss. This data set includes mosaicked aerial photographs for the Jonathan Davis Wetland Restoration (BA-20) project for 2018. This data...


David S Mueller
The software program, QRev, written in Python, computes the discharge from moving-boat ADCP measurements using data collected with any of the Teledyne RD Instrument (TRDI) or SonTek bottom tracking ADCPs. The computation of discharge is independent of the manufacturer of the ADCP because QRev applies consistent algorithms independent of the data source. In addition, QRev automates filtering and quality checking of the collected data and provides feedback to the user of potential quality issues with...

Estimated habitat suitability for the American burying beetle using land cover classes in the Southern Plains (ver. 1.1, June 2020)

, & Natasha B Carr
Potentially suitable habitat for the American burying beetle (Nicrophorus americanus) was identified within their Southern Plains range. The American burying beetle (ABB) is listed as endangered under the Endangered Species Act, but in 2019 the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service proposed to reclassify this species as threatened. We applied a deductive model for the ABB that identified potentially suitable habitat using LANDFIRE Existing Vegetation Types (EVT). The habitat model ranked each EVT using one of...

High-Resolution Aeromagnetic Survey Over Pendleton, Oregon, and Surrounding Areas

Richard J Blakely, Brian L Sherrod, Jonathan M Glen, Brent T Ritzinger & Patrick F Mills
This data release provides access to a low-altitude, aeromagnetic survey over a part of northeastern Oregon, an area centered approximately over the city of La Grande. The survey is underlain by pre-Tertiary intrusive and metamorphic rocks exposed in the Wallowa Mountains and southern Blue Mountains, and basalts of the Miocene Columbia River Basalt Group exposed or shallowly buried elsewhere. The survey spans a part of the Klamath Mountains-Blue Mountains lineament, extending southwestward from the survey...

Surrogate regression models for computation of time series suspended-sediment concentrations at Muddy Creek above Paonia Reservoir, Anthracite Creek above mouth near Somerset, and North Fork Gunnison below Raven Gulch near Somerset, Colorado

Rodney J Richards & Natalie K Day
This model archive summary documents the surrogate regression model used to compute suspended-sediment concentrations at Muddy Creek above Paonia Reservoir, CO, USGS site number 385903107210800. The methods used follow U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) guidance as referenced in relevant Office of Surface Water Technical Memorandum (TM) 2016.07 and Office of Water Quality TM 2016.10, and USGS Techniques and Methods, book 3, chap. C5 (Landers and others, 2016).

Argon data for Southern Patagonian Andes

Leah Morgan
This dataset accompanies planned publication 'Detrital record of the Late Oligocene - Early Miocene mafic volcanic arc in the Southern Patagonian Andes (~51S) from single-clast geochronology and trace element geochemistry'. The Ar/Ar data is for samples that record the detrital sedimentary record of the basin. The geochronology provides time constraints for the sedimentation studied in the manuscript. Samples were collected from the Magallanes-Austral Basin, and collection was supervised by Julie Fosdick, who sent them to...

Fort Belvoir, Virginia, stream-water, streambed-sediment, and soil data collected in 2019

Karen C Rice & Douglas B Chambers
Field parameters and chemical-analysis results of stream water, streambed sediment, and soil data collected during 2019 at Fort Belvoir, Virginia are presented.

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