This Fact Sheet is one in a series that highlights information or recent research findings from the USGS National Streamflow Information Program (NSIP). The investigations and scientific results reported in this series require a nationally consistent streamgaging network with stable long-term monitoring sites and a rigorous program of data quality assurance, management, archiving, and synthesis. NSIP produces multi-purpose, unbiased surface water information that is readily accessible to all.
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USGS Numbered Series
Trends in the water budget of the Mississippi River basin, 1949-1997... from the National Streamflow Information Program
Geological Survey (U.S.)
Illinois Water Science Center, U.S. Geological Survey