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Open-File Report 2004-1403

Water-Resources Investigations in Wisconsin, 2004

Compiled By: Jennifer L. Bruce, Michelle M. Greenwood, and Susan Z. Jones


Basic Mission and Projects

Wisconsin District Organizational Chart


Summary of Hydrologic Conditions

Surface-Water and Sediment Studies Team

Geomorphic Assessment of Duluth Streams

Collection of Basic Records–Sediment

Dane County Surface-Water Model

Lincoln Creek PCBs

Kalamazoo River Geomorphology Study

Regional Flood-Frequency Study for Urban and Rural Streams in Wisconsin

Bayfield Tributaries Geomorphic Assessment for Restoration

Bad River Geomorphology/Streamflow Trends

Demonstration of Submerged Vanes, Fish Creek

Fox River Shear Velocity

Project Collaboration with the Biological Resources Discipline at La Crosse

Yahara River Watershed Model Scoping Proposal

Pioneer Farms Bank Erosion Study

Neopit Mill Pond Sedimentation and Sediment Chemistry Study

Nonpoint Evaluation Monitoring Team

Sources of Cryptosporidium in the Milwaukee River Watershed

Occurrence and Variability of Pathogens in Wisconsin 's Urban Streams

Monitoring and Evaluation of the Impacts of Aircraft Deicers in Runoff from the Dallas/Fort Worth Airport

Halfway Creek Constructed Wetland Evaluation

Evaluation Monitoring in Wisconsin Priority Watersheds

Discovery Farms

Quantification of Constituent Loads from Farm Fields at the Pioneer Farms in Wisconsin

Influences of Riparian Corridors on the In-Stream Habitat, Fish, and Macroinvertebrate Communities for Small Streams in Wisconsin

Fertilization and Runoff from Urban Lawns

Hydrology and Water-Quality Impacts of Different Pasture Management Practices in Southwestern Wisconsin

The Effect of Near-Shore Development on Constituent Loading to Lakes in Northern Wisconsin

Verification of Treatment Performance of the Vortechnics and Stormwater Management Filter

Evaluation of Street Sweeping as a Water-Quality Management Tool in Residential Basins in Madison

Monitoring and Evaluation of the Impacts of Aircraft Deicers in Runoff from General Mitchell International Airport

Long-Term Water Budget of Two Rain Gardens in Madison

Verification of a Pressurized Stormwater Filtration System at St. Mary's Hospital

Thresholds of Toxicity in Urban Streams

Calibration of the Source Loading and Management Model (SLAMM)

Evaluation of the Effectiveness of Low-Impact Development Practices

DOT Street Sweeping Phase II

Database Applications Team

NAWQA Data Warehouse

Database Applications

WDNR Beach Health Database and Website

WDNR Biology Database

USGS Mobile Computing

Mercury Vulnerability Identification

USGS National Map Hosting

USGS Publications Warehouse

Ground-Water Systems Team

USGS Black Earth Creek GW/SW Model

Simulation of Shallow Ground-Water Flow on the Stockbridge-Munsee Indian

Reservation with the Use of an Analytic Element Model

Characterization of the Regional Aquifer Flow System on the Menominee Indian Reservation

Great Lakes Protection Fund Web Site

Monitoring Contaminant Flux from a Stormwater Infiltration Facility to Ground Water

Grindstone Springs

Simulation of Shallow Ground-Water Flow for the Ho-Chunk Nation Area of Indian

Mission and Sand Pillow with the Use of an Analytic Element Model

Chiwaukee Prairie Ground Water

USGS Recharge Project

USGS DOJ Assistance

NPS St. Croix Ground Water

Drilling Operations Group

Crandon Ground Water

Collection of Basic Record–ground Water

Wisconsin Water-Use Data Filev

Hydrologic and Biogeochemical Budgets in Temperate Lakes and their Watersheds, Northern Wisconsin

Mercury Team

Florida Everglades Mercury Cycling

NAWQA Mercury Topical Study

Mercury Cycling in the Lake Pontchartrain Basin, Louisiana Project

National Mercury Project

Mercury Contamination at the Lostwood National Wildlife Refuge, Northwestern North Dakota

Regional and National Assessment Team

Western Lake Michigan Drainages National Water-Quality Assessment (NAWQA)

Upper Illinois River Basin National Water-Quality Assessment (NAWQA)

Upper Mississippi, Ohio, and Great Lakes River Basins Regional Synthesis: National Water-Quality Assessment Program

National Water-Quality Assessment (NAWQA) Scientific Records Management and Data Synthesis

Technical Assistance in the Development of Regionalization Schemes for Suspended Sediments and Nutrients in Streams in the Midwest

National Environmental Methods Index

Interagency Methods and Data Comparability Board

Great Lakes Aquatic Gap

Periphyton-Mercury: The Role of Periphyton in Mercury Bioaccumulationin Stream Ecosystems

Lake Studies Team

Lake Water-Quality Monitoring, Chemical and Biological Monitoring of Selected Lakes

Miscellaneous Monitoring Associated with Lakes

Wisconsin Lakes, Green Lake Tributary Monitoring

Assessment of Phosphorus Loading, Winter Anoxia, and Stage Regulation of Little St. Germain Lake, Vilas Count

Assessment of the Water Quality, Hydrology, and Biology of Geneva Lake

Assessment of the Water Quality of Wazee Lake, Jackson County

Assessment of the Hydrology, Water Quality, and Biology of Delavan Lake

Assessment of the Hydrology, Water Quality, and Phosphorus Loading of Butternut Lake

Water Quality of Nagawicka Lake in Response to Hydrologic and Phosphorus Loading

Eutrophication Modeling to Aid in the Development of a TMDL for the Salton Sea, California

Surface-Water Quality Monitoring Team

Benthic Algae of Streams in the Menominee Indian Reservation

Collection of Real-Time and Pathogen Data at Recreational Beaches in Madison

Dane County Water-Quality Program

Water Quality of the Lower Fox River Tributaries and Duck Creek Watersheds

Impact of Phosphorus and Nitrogen Concentrations on the Biological Integrity of Wisconsin Streams

Oneida Nation Hydrologic Investigations

The Surface-Water Resources of the Ho-Chunk Tribe

Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District Corridor Study

Collection of Water-Quality Data for Calibration and Verification of the HSPF Watershed Model for the Milwaukee and Root River Watersheds

Streamflow and Lake Stage Network Team

Streamflow and Lake Stage Network


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Wisconsin Water Science Center

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Middleton, WI 53562

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