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Bringing Humans into the water cycle

The USGS just announced a new version of the venerable, 20 year old USGS water cycle diagram after an 18 month redesign process. Zoomable non-pdf version EOS described it as "Not Your Childhood Water Cycle" [more inside]
posted by rockindata on Oct 15, 2022 - 1 comment

Recent work at USGS Water

This is a link to a blog, which is itself a project that I have worked on, along with other teammates. It highlights work that I and my coworkers at U.S. Geological Survey Water Mission Area have been working on over the past few years. [more inside]
posted by rockindata on Mar 16, 2021 - 1 comment

Falling water, spinning rock, Pepper the cat.

It was a completely accidental happening, but now it is a meditation video.
posted by yesster on Jul 22, 2017 - 2 comments

The Water Quality Portal (now with Map!)

The Water Quality Portal is a collaborative project between the US Geological Survey (USGS) and the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to make it easier to share water quality data. Data are harvested from the USGS NWIS database and the EPA STORET database, mapped to the WQX standard, and served back out again. There is information about over 2 million sites and over 200 million sample results. The most significant feature that we have added this year (and why I am posting this) is a mapping tool that allows users to map up to 250,000 sites based on any of the 15 different criteria to narrow a search. [more inside]
posted by rockindata on Aug 21, 2013 - 3 comments

Helpful Farming Tips - Learn from the Master

Successful sustainable agriculture doesn't depend on being totally serious all the time, but proper hoeing technique helps. Once you've mastered that you can take care of those pesky hornworms and then learn to move forage animals with greater ease.
posted by pixelfarmer on Dec 29, 2010 - 0 comments

Curating Blue Technology

We couldn't find a blog dedicated to blue technology, an industry that's rapidly growing and offering many innovative, holistic solutions. So we started one. [more inside]
posted by Galen on Jun 1, 2010 - 0 comments

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