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Science, Health and Technology
3:48 pm
Wed July 10, 2013

USGS Takes To The Sky To Learn More About What's Beneath The New Madrid Seismic Zone

Credit United States Geological Survey

The United States Geological Survey, or USGS, is taking to the sky this week with a low-flying airplane that will map the subsurface of the New Madrid Seismic Zone. The plane will collect aeromagnetic data in Missouri’s Bootheel and small slivers of northeastern Arkansas and northwest Tennessee.

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Science, Health and Technology
6:01 pm
Thu December 22, 2011

Under budget crunch nationwide, river monitoring equipment safe in MO

Fox River at Montgomery, IL streamflow gaging station and control
USGS photo

While hundreds of “streamflow gauges” used nationally to monitor rising water levels are in danger of being shut down – the state of Missouri’s gauge stations may avoid that fate.

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Science, Health and Technology
12:13 pm
Wed December 21, 2011

Missouri may avoid cutbacks to streamflow gauging stations

States that have experienced flooding are less likely to cut funding to streamflow gauging stations, says the National Streamflow Information Program

Hundreds of “streamflow gauges” that are used to monitor rising water levels across the nation are in danger of being shut down – but Missouri’s gauge stations may avoid that fate. 

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