How does a U.S. Geological Survey streamgage work?

Fact Sheet 2011-3001
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Abstract

Information on the flow of rivers and streams is a vital national asset that safeguards lives, protects property, and ensures adequate water supplies for the future. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) operates a network of more than 9,000 streamgages nationwide with more than 500 in Texas.

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Publication type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Title How does a U.S. Geological Survey streamgage work?
Series title Fact Sheet
Series number 2011-3001
DOI 10.3133/fs20113001
Year Published 2010
Language English
Publisher U.S. Geological Survey
Publisher location Reston, Virginia
Contributing office(s) Texas Water Science Center
Description 2 p.
Online Only (Y/N) N
Additional Online Files (Y/N) N