Browse Miscellaneous Publications - Illinois State Water Survey by Issue Date

  • Critical Loads of Atmospheric Deposition (CLAD) Science Committee; National Atmospheric Deposition Program (Illinois State Water Survey, 2017-12)
    The critical load maps provided here represent a compilation of empirical and calculated critical load values from a variety of regional- and national-scale projects. The intended uses of these maps are for scientific, ...

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  • National Atmospheric Deposition Program (Illinois State Water Survey, 2017-10)
    Highlights: NADP data were used in: 248 journal articles; six dissertations; five master’s theses; and twelve agency reports. The Mercury Litterfall Initiative with U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) scientists completed ...

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  • Mannix, Devin H.; Abrams, Daniel B.; Roadcap, George S.; Hadley, Daniel R.; Kelly, Walton R. (Illinois State Water Survey, 2017-08)
    Sandstone aquifers in Illinois have been important sources of water for municipalities and industries since the mid-1800s, and remain important in Will, Kendall, Kane, and McHenry Counties (Figure 1a). Long-term withdrawals ...

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  • National Atmospheric Deposition Program (Illinois State Water Survey, National Atmospheric Deposition Program, 2016-10)
    The National Atmospheric Deposition Program (NADP) provides fundamental measurements that support informed decisions on environmental issues related to precipitation and atmospheric deposition chemistry, as well as ...

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  • National Atmospheric Deposition Program (Illinois State Water Survey, 2016-10)
    In October 2011, the National Atmospheric Deposition Program (NADP) Executive Committee formed the Total Deposition (TDEP) Science Committee. The mission of TDEP is to improve estimates of atmos-pheric deposition by advancing ...

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  • National Atmospheric Deposition Program (Illinois State Water Survey, 2016-10)
    Nitrogen surrounds us. Nitrogen (N) is required by all life on earth. N is also the most abundant gas in our atmosphere, existing primarily as N2, a form of N that almost all plants and animals cannot use. It is therefore ...

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  • National Atmospheric Deposition Program (Illinois State Water Survey, National Atmospheric Deposition Program, 2015-10)
    The National Atmospheric Deposition Program (NADP) provides fundamental measurements that support informed decisions on environmental issues related to precipitation and atmospheric deposition chemistry, as well as ...

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  • National Atmospheric Deposition Program; Critical Loads of Atmospheric Deposition (CLAD) Science Committee (Illinois State Water Survey, 2015-10)
    This summary is a collection of critical load maps for the U.S., developed by CLAD members using critical load data that are publically available as part of the NADP CLAD National Critical Load Database (NLCD).

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  • National Atmospheric Deposition Program (Illinois State Water Survey, National Atmospheric Deposition Program, 2014-10)
    During 2013, 208 journal articles and reports were published using the NADP data.• Two new text books used NADP information during 2013: (Millard’s Probability, Statistics and Information, and Harris’ Exploring Chemical ...

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  • Wetherbee, Gregory A.; Martin, RoseAnn (Illinois State Water Survey, 2014-07)
    The U.S. Geological Survey operated six distinct programs to provide external quality-assurance monitoring for the National Atmospheric Deposition Program (NADP) / National Trends Network (NTN) and Mercury Deposition Network ...

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  • National Atmospheric Deposition Program (Illinois State Water Survey, National Atmospheric Deposition Program, 2013-09)
    2012 is the 35th year of NADP operation. The first samples were collected in July 1978, at seven NTN sites (MN16, NC25, NE15, NH02, PA29, VA13, and WY18), all of which are still operating. NADP is measuring and reporting ...

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  • Gay, David (Illinois State Water Survey, 2013)
    Daily Canadian Air and Precipitation Monitoring Network and weekly National Atmospheric Deposition Program / National Trends Network wet-deposition data collected continuously during 2005-2011 at two co-located sites located ...

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  • National Atmospheric Deposition Program (Illinois State Water Survey, National Atmospheric Deposition Program, 2012-09)

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  • Yang, Yi-Chen E.; Lin, Yu-Feng F. (Illinois State Water Survey, 2011-10-27)
    uWATER is a tool developed for non–technically minded citizens and community and business decision-makers to access scientific modeling results and spatial datasets through an interactive online Geographic ...

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  • National Atmospheric Deposition Program (Illinois State Water Survey, National Atmospheric Deposition Program, 2011-10)
    At the NADP Fall 2010 Meeting and Scientific Symposium, the NADP voted to approve the Ammonia Monitoring Network (AMoN) as the fifth NADP network. AMoN began its operation as a special study within NADP in October 2007, ...

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  • Wendland, Wayne; Scott, Robert (Illinois State Water Survey, 2011)
    Shortwave solar radiation has been measured and recorded at 19 sites in Illinois since the late 1980s and early 1990s by the Illinois State Water Survey (ISWS). Mean monthly and annual analyses are provided to show the ...

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  • McConkey, Sally A. (Illinois State Water Survey, 2011)
    The Lower Fox Watershed lies entirely in Illinois and covers significant parts of Kane, Kendall, LaSalle, and DeKalb Counties. The watershed boundary also touches Cook, Lee, DuPage, Will, and Grundy Counties. The objective ...

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  • Kelly, Walton R.; Holm, Thomas R. (Illinois State Water Survey, 2011)
    In November 2010, a well water sample from a home near Tolono (labeled as well TOL-1 for this study) was sent to the Illinois State Water Survey’s (ISWS) Public Service Laboratory (PSL) in Champaign. The total arsenic ...

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  • Yang, Yi-Chen E.; Lin, Yu-Feng F. (Illinois State Water Survey, 2010-11-01)
    uWATER is a tool developed for non-technicallyminded citizens and decision-makers to access scientific modeling results and spatial datasets through an interactive online Geographic Information System (WebGIS). This tool ...

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  • National Atmospheric Deposition Program (Illinois State Water Survey, National Atmospheric Deposition Program, 2010-09)
    The National Atmospheric Deposition Program (NADP) provides data that support informed decisions on environmental issues related to precipitation, deposition chemistry, and atmospheric mercury species. NADP data are ...

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  • Scott, R.W.; LeFaivre, Mary; Demissie, Misganaw (Illinois State Water Survey, 2010)
    The Water and Atmospheric Resources Monitoring (WARM) Program of the Illinois State Water Survey (ISWS) was organized in 1983 as the Illinois Benchmark Network, consolidating several existing and newly formed statewide ...

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  • Wetherbee, Gregory A.; Latysh, Natalie E.; Chesney, Tanya A. (Illinois State Water Survey, 2010)
    The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) used six distinct programs to provide external quality-assurance monitoring for the National Atmospheric Deposition Program / National Trends Network (NTN) and Mercury Deposition Network ...

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  • Scott, R.W.; LeFaivre, Mary; Demissie, Misganaw (Illinois State Water Survey, 2010)
    The Water and Atmospheric Resources Monitoring (WARM) Program of the Illinois State Water Survey (ISWS) was organized in 1983 as the Illinois Benchmark Network, consolidating several existing and newly formed statewide ...

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  • National Atmospheric Deposition Program (Illinois State Water Survey, National Atmospheric Deposition Program, 2009-09)
    In 2004, the U. S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) issued the first report of Phakopsora pachyrhizi, or Asian Soybean Rust (ASR) in the continental U.S. ASR is a fungal parasite that can cause significant losses in soybean ...

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  • Hlinka, Kenneth J.; Buck, Andrew G.; Clark, Gary R. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1999)
    This report summarizes the investigation of Sand Lake conducted by the Illinois State Water Survey and the Office of Water Resources, both within the Department of Natural Resources. The report investigates the ...

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  • Rothert, Jane E. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1999)
    The 1996 and 1997 Quality Assurance Report for the National Atmospheric Deposition Program (NADP) describes and summarizes the results of the Central Analytical Laboratory’s (CAL) quality assurance program for 1996 and ...

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  • Bryan, Audrey A.; Wendland, Wayne (Illinois State Water Survey, 1997)
    Sparta (Randolph County) has a temperate continental climate, dominated by maritime tropical air from the Gulf of Mexico from about April through November and by air from the Pacific during the remaining months. Gulf air ...

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  • Angel, James R.; Changnon, Stanley A.; Changnon, David; Huff, Floyd A.; Merzlock, Paul; Silberberg, Steven R.; Westcott, Nancy E. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1997)
    By the afternoon of July 18, 1996, Midwestern radio and television stations were issuing reports of extremely heavy rains and flash flooding in northeastern Illinois. The news reports indicated that a raingage in Aurora, ...

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  • Haddock, Gerald H.; Bryan, Audrey A.; Wendland, Wayne (Illinois State Water Survey, 1997)
    Wheaton (DuPage County) has a temperate continental climate, dominated by maritime tropical air from the Gulf of Mexico from about March through November. Gulf air generally supports relative humidities of about 60% during ...

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  • Rothert, Jane; Bowersox, Van C.; Artz, Richard (Illinois State Water Survey, 1997)
    The objective of the National Atmospheric Deposition Program/Atmospheric Integrated Research Monitoring Network (NADP/AIRMoN) for wet deposition is to detect, as rapidly as possible, air quality and deposition changes ...

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  • Berg, Richard C.; Keefer, Donald A.; Demissie, Misganaw; Ramamurthy, Ganapathi (Illinois State Water Survey, 1997)
    A methodology has been developed for classifying ground-water and surface water interactions using a combination of small-scale map data (1:250,000) and existing data on stream discharges. Information from statewide maps ...

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  • Bryan, Audrey A.; Wendland, Wayne (Illinois State Water Survey, 1997)
    Monmouth (Warren County) has a temperate continental climate, dominated by maritime tropical air from the Gulf of Mexico from about April through October. Gulf air generally supports relative humidities of about 60% during ...

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  • Cartwright, Keros; Peden, Mark E. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1997)
    Public Acts 87-1267 and 88-458, which amended the Illinois Low-Level Radioactive Waste Management Act, were signed into law by Governor Jim Edgar on March 3, 1993, and August 20, 1993, respectively. These Acts created a ...

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  • James, Kenni O.W. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1997)
    The Atmospheric Chemistry Laboratory at the Illinois State Water Survey (ISWS) was selected in the summer of 1978 to be the Central Analytical Laboratory (CAL) for the National Atmospheric Deposition Program (NADP). CAL ...

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  • Sinclair, Robert A. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1996)
    Conservation 2000, a program to improve natural ecosystems, visualizes resource-rich areas, and promotes ecosystem projects and development of procedures to integrate economic and recreational development with natural ...

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  • Demissie, Misganaw; Keefer, Laura; Borah, Deva; Knapp, Vern; Shaw, Susan; Nichols, Ken; Mayer, Dan (Illinois State Water Survey, 1996)

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  • James, Kenni O.W. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1996)
    The National Atmospheric Deposition Program (NADP) was initiated in 1977 under the leadership of the State Agricultural Experiment Stations (SAES) to address the problem of atmospheric deposition and its effects on ...

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  • Keefer, Laura; Demissie, Misganaw; Mayer, Dan; Nichols, Ken; Shaw, Susan (Illinois State Water Survey, 1996)
    The Vermilion River, located in north-central Illinois, serves as a source of drinking water for the cities of Pontiac and Streator. Northern Illinois Water Corporation (NIWC) continuously withdraws water from the river ...

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  • Angel, James R. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1996)
    A historical cyclone dataset was constructed for the period 1900 to 1990 from those cyclones passing over the Great Lakes with a central pressure ≤992 mb. This dataset was used to address the following five research topics: ...

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  • Demissie, Misganaw; Keefer, Laura; Borah, Deva; Knapp, Vern; Shaw, Susan; Nichols, Ken; Mayer, Dan (Illinois State Water Survey, 1996)
    Lake Decatur is the water supply reservoir for the City of Decatur. The reservoir was created in 1922 by construction of a dam to impound the flow of the Sangamon River. The dam created a lake with a volume of 20,000 ...

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  • Hoffman, Herbert; Bryan, Audrey A.; Wendland, Wayne (Illinois State Water Survey, 1996)
    Aurora (Kane County) has a temperate continental climate, dominated by maritime tropical air from the Gulf of Mexico from about March through November. Gulf air generally supports relative humidities of about 60% during ...

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  • Scott, Robert W.; Knapp, H. Vernon (Illinois State Water Survey, 1996)
    This report contains guidelines for use of a hydrological and meteorological database that has been developed for the 1993 flood in the Midwest. The emphasis is on presentation of difficult-to-access data collected largely ...

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  • Changnon, Stanley A.; Huff, Floyd A. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1996)
    Events occurring in 1995 led to the idea of writing this historical treatise about the Atmospheric Sciences program at the Illinois State Water Survey. The Water Survey's long-running project dealing with weather modification, ...

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  • Sweet, Clyde W.; Harlin, Karen; Gatz, Donald F.; Bauer, Sherman (Illinois State Water Survey, 1996)
    The purpose of this report is to summarize data from samples collected from the U.S. sampling stations in the Integrated Atmospheric Deposition Network (IADN) between December, 1992 and March, 1994. This report is a ...

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  • Bhowmik, Nani G.; Illinois State Water Survey; Seo, Il Won; Seoul National University (Illinois State Water Survey, 1996)
    These proceedings contain some of the materials presented during the International Joint Seminar on "Reduction of Natural and Environmental Disasters in Water Environment." The seminar was held July 18-21, 1995, at the ...

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  • Lynch, James A.; Bowersox, Van C.; Simmons, Carol (Illinois State Water Survey, 1995)
    One of the primary objectives of the National Atmospheric Deposition Program/National Trends Network (NADP/NTN) is to determine geographical patterns and temporal trends in precipitation chemistry in the United States. ...

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  • Changnon, Stanley A. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1995)
    This report presents information on the incidence of hail in Illinois during the 1901-1994 period. The emphasis is on the temporal behavior of hail and its implications for understanding and detecting any change in climate ...

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  • Illinois State Water Survey (Illinois State Water Survey, 1995)
    The Illinois State Water Survey, headquartered in Champaign on the campus of the University of Illinois, is the primary agency in Illinois concerned with the measurement and evaluation of water resources. Research and ...

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  • James, Kenni O.W. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1995)
    The National Atmospheric Deposition Program/National Trends Network (NADP/NTN), a cooperative effort between state agricultural experiment stations, federal and state agencies, public and private universities, and industry, ...

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  • Peppler, Randy (Illinois State Water Survey, 1995)
    The Illinois State Water Survey (ISWS), a division of the Illinois Department of Energy and Natural Resources, is headquartered in Champaign on the campus of the University of Illinois. It is the primary agency in ...

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  • Bryan, Audrey A.; Wendland, Wayne (Illinois State Water Survey, 1995)
    Hoopeston has a temperate continental climate dominated by-maritime tropical air from the Gulf of Mexico from about May-through October, maritime polar air from the Pacific Ocean in spring, fall and winter, with short-duration ...

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  • Bryan, Audrey A.; Wendland, Wayne (Illinois State Water Survey, 1995)
    Mt. Vernon (Jefferson County) has a temperate continental climate dominated by maritime tropical air from the Gulf of Mexico from about April through October, maritime polar air from the Pacific Ocean in spring, fall and ...

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  • Bryan, Audrey A.; Wendland, Wayne (Illinois State Water Survey, 1995)
    Bloomington and Normal (Mc Lean County) have a temperate continental climate, dominated by maritime polar air from the Pacific throughout most of the year, particularly spring and fall. This air is relatively dry, having ...

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  • Bryan, Audrey A.; Wendland, Wayne (Illinois State Water Survey, 1995)
    Quincy has a temperate continental climate dominated by maritime tropical air from the Gulf of Mexico from about May through October, maritime polar air from the Pacific Ocean in spring, fall and winter, with short-duration ...

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  • Bryan, Audrey A.; Wendland, Wayne (Illinois State Water Survey, 1995)
    Hillsboro (Montgomery County) has a temperate continental climate, dominated by maritime tropical air from the Gulf of Mexico from about March through November. Gulf air generally supports relative humidities of about 50 ...

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  • Bryan, Audrey A.; Wendland, Wayne (Illinois State Water Survey, 1995)
    Carbondale (Jackson County) has a temperate continental climate, dominated by maritime tropical air from the Gulf of Mexico from about April through November. Gulf air generally supports relative humidities of about 60% ...

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  • Bhowmik, Nani G.; Buck, Andrew G.; Changnon, Stanley A.; Dalton, Robert H.; Durgunoğlu, Ali; Demissie, Misganaw; Juhl, Arlan R.; Knapp, H. Vernon; Kunkel, Kenneth E.; McConkey, Sally A.; Scott, Robert W.; Singh, Krishan P.; Soong, Ta-Wei D. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1994)
    This report on the 1993 flood on the Mississippi River in Illinois and on the lower reaches of the Illinois River was prepared by the Illinois State Water Survey with assistance from the Illinois Department of Transporta ...

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  • Reinke, Beth C.; Angel, James R.; Kunkel, Kenneth E. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1994)
    The Midwestern Climate Information System (MICIS) is a computerized near real-time information system that provides easy access to a wide variety of climate products (Kunkel et al., 1990). These include current temperature ...

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  • Demissie, Misganaw; Keefer, Laura; Akanbi, Abiola A.; Knapp, Vern; Shaw, Susan; Brown, Eliana (Illinois State Water Survey, 1994)
    Lake Decatur is the water supply reservoir for the city of Decatur. The reservoir was created in 1922 by construction of a dam to impound the flow of the Sangamon River. The dam created a lake with a volume of 20,000 ...

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  • Harlin, Karen; Olszewski, Leon; Gatz, Donald F.; Sweet, Clyde (Illinois State Water Survey, 1994)
    The Integrated Atmospheric Deposition Network (IADN) is a joint monitoring program between the United States and Canada. The program's objectives are to determine the status, change, and trends of toxic organics in the ...

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  • Changnon, Stanley A.; Wendland, Wayne M. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1994)
    This document summarizes previously published findings from various studies concerning 1) the potential future climate conditions for Illinois, and 2) the possible range of physical effects, economic impacts, and adjustments ...

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  • Bryan, Audrey A.; Hoffman, Herbert; Wendland, Wayne; Dailey, Paul (Illinois State Water Survey, 1994)
    Chicago (Cook County) has a temperate continental climate, dominated by maritime tropical air from the Gulf of Mexico from about March through November. Gulf air generally supports relative humidities of about 60% during ...

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  • James, Kenni O.W. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1994)
    The Central Analytical Laboratory (CAL) of the National Atmospheric Deposition Program/National Trends Network (NADP/NTN) located at the Illinois State Water Survey in Champaign, Illinois, has been analyzing weekly ...

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  • Occhiogrosso, William (Illinois State Water Survey, 1994)
    Earth's atmosphere contains a mixture of gases and particles known as aerosols. An aerosol is a suspension of solid or liquid particles in a gas that exhibits stability over some relevant time period. Some aerosols generate ...

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  • Bryan, Audrey A.; Wendland, Wayne (Illinois State Water Survey, 1994)
    Lincoln (Logan County) has a temperate continental climate, dominated by maritime tropical air from the Gulf of Mexico from about March through November. Gulf air generally supports relative humidities of about 50 to 60% ...

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  • McConkey, Sally A.; Allan, Kingsley; Pollock, Barbara (Illinois State Water Survey, 1994)
    River stages recorded at gaging stations along the Illinois border illustrate some of the unusual features of the 1993 Mississippi River flood: new record river levels, the length of the river that was simultaneously ...

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  • Tang, K.C.; Czys, Robert R. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1994)
    This document describes a one-dimensional heat and mass transfer numerical model that was developed to study the temperature and freezing of raindrops in free-fall. The numerical model included the effects of ventilation ...

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  • Gatz, Donald F.; Sweet, Clyde W.; Basu, Ilora; Vermette, Stephen J.; Harlin, Karen; Bauer, Sherman (Illinois State Water Survey, 1994)
    The Integrated Atmospheric Deposition Network is a joint effort of the United States and Canada to measure atmospheric deposition of toxic materials to the Great Lakes. It was mandated by Annex 15 (Airborne Toxic Substances) ...

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  • Evans, William Barrett (Illinois State Water Survey, 1994)
    Cloud Condensation Nuclei (CCN) are microscopic particles in the atmosphere which develop into water droplets when exposed to supersaturated conditions. The clouds formed by these droplets have a significant effect on the ...

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  • Illinois State Water Survey (Illinois State Water Survey, 1993)
    Convenient access to frequently used climate statistics is now literally at your fingertips. Climatologists from the Midwestern Climate Center at the Illinois State Water Survey have developed a self-contained, computerized ...

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  • Czys, Robert R.; Changnon, Stanley A.; Petersen, Mary Schoen; Westcott, Nancy E.; Scot, Robert W. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1993)
    This Part presents figures of the cloud to cloud values of all 191 variables for the 71 "large" or "α" clouds, plus some derived from them, such as two variables calculated using the number of flares fired into the cloud, ...

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  • Bryan, Audrey A.; Wendland, Wayne (Illinois State Water Survey, 1993)
    Springfield has a temperate continental climate dominated by maritime tropical air from the Gulf of Mexico from about May through October, maritime polar air from the Pacific Ocean in spring, fall and winter, with ...

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  • Reinke, Beth C.; Angel, James R.; Kunkel, Kenneth E.; Hollinger, Steven E. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1993)
    The Midwestern Agricultural Climate Atlas contains climate statistics for a large number of locations in the Midwest with long-term daily climate records. The daily data themselves are not included in the atlas, but only ...

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  • Bryan, Audrey A.; Wendland, Wayne (Illinois State Water Survey, 1993)
    Moline has a temperate continental climate dominated by maritime tropical air from the Gulf of Mexico from about April through October, maritime polar air from the Pacific Ocean in spring, fall and winter, with short-duration ...

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  • James, Kenni O.W. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1993)
    In August 1991, the Central Analytical Laboratory (CAL) of the National Atmospheric Deposition Program/National Trends Network (NADP/NTN) received and analyzed its 100,000th wet deposition sample. Analysis of precipitation ...

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  • Bryan, Audrey A.; Wendland, Wayne (Illinois State Water Survey, 1993)
    Urbana has a temperate continental climate dominated by maritime tropical air from the Gulf of Mexico from about May through October, maritime polar air from the Pacific Ocean in spring, fall and winter, with short-duration ...

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  • Illinois State Water Survey (Illinois State Water Survey, 1993)
    Streambank erosion is a natural process that occurs in all streams as water wears away the soil and rock that form their banks. As the banks are worn away, the streams naturally and slowly change their courses and meander. ...

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  • Loomans, Susan M. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1993)
    Water management is a crucial element in directing future land development across the United States. Measures are often taken to minimize flood hazards while at the same time maintaining an adequate water supply for ...

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  • Illinois State Water Survey (Illinois State Water Survey, 1993)
    The Office of Ground-Water Information in the Hydrology Division of the Illinois State Water Survey offers a full range of ground-water information services, including well records, hydrologic reports, and data on well ...

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  • Roseboom, Donald P.; Hill, Thomas E.; Beardsley, John; Rodsater, Jon A.; Duong, Long; Hilsabeck, Rob B.; Stowe, Randy P. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1992-02)
    In the agricultural Midwest, stream fisheries have long suffered from habitat degradation due to inappropriate stream and land management practices (Karr et al., 1985; Trautman, 1981). Channelization, riparian clearing, ...

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  • Bryan, Audrey A.; Armstrong, Wayne (Illinois State Water Survey, 1992)
    Ottawa (LaSalle County) has a temperate continental climate, dominated by maritime tropical air from the Gulf of Mexico from about March through November. Gulf air generally supports relative humidities of about 60% during ...

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  • Bryan, Audrey A.; Armstrong, Wayne (Illinois State Water Survey, 1992)
    Peoria (Peoria County) has a temperate continental climate, dominated by maritime tropical air from the Gulf of Mexico from about March through November. Gulf air generally supports relative humidities of about 50 to 60% ...

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  • Wendland, Wayne M.; Kunkel, Kenneth E.; Conner, Glen; Decker, Wayne L.; Hillaker, Harry; Naber-Knox, Pam; Nurnberger, Fred V.; Rogers, Jeffrey; Scheeringa, Kenneth; Zandlo, James (Illinois State Water Survey, 1992)
    Several years ago, mean charts of temperature and precipitation were prepared for the upper Midwest by the North Central Regional Climate Center, based on 1951-1980 data (Wendland et al., 1985). Since the World Meteorological ...

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  • Bryan, Audrey A.; Armstrong, Wayne (Illinois State Water Survey, 1992)
    Effingham (Effingham County) has a temperate continental climate, dominated by maritime tropical air from the Gulf of Mexico from about March through November. Gulf air generally supports relative humidities of about ...

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  • Illinois State Water Survey (Illinois State Water Survey, 1992)
    housands of precipitation samples are collected each year by the National Atmospheric Deposition Program/National Trends Network (NADP/NTN), the nation's acid rain monitoring network. A network of this size and importance ...

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  • Illinois Global Climate Change Program, Illinois State Water Survey (Illinois State Water Survey, 1992)
    A series of fact sheets published by the Global Climate Change Program to better inform the public on climate change issues. Contents: MP 137-1: The Illinois Global Climate Change Program MP 137-2: What is the Greenhouse ...

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  • Illinois State Water Survey (Illinois State Water Survey, 1992)
    Several climate studies (e.g., Jones et al., 1986a, 1986b; Hansen and Lebedeff, 1987, 1988; Jones, 1988; Vinnikov et al., 1990; IPCC, 1990) have determined that the earth's global climate is warming. Some scientists ...

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  • Illinois State Water Survey (Illinois State Water Survey, 1992)
    The Illinois Global Climate Change Program (hereafter referred to as the Program), is housed at the Illinois State Water Survey. Joint House Resolution 81 of the Illinois General Assembly designated the Survey as Illinois' ...

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  • James, Kenni O.W. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1992)
    Since its inception in 1978, the Central Analytical Laboratory (CAL) of NADP/NTN has operated with a strong emphasis on quality control (QC) and quality assurance (QA). The very low concentrations of dissolved chemical ...

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  • Demissie, Misganaw; Fitzpatrick, William P.; Cahill, Richard A. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1992)
    The Cache River wetlands, located in the Cache River basin in southern Illinois, are small remnants of a vast wetland system that used to occupy the Cache River valley before commercial logging and agricultural developments ...

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  • Bryan, Audrey A.; Armstrong, Wayne (Illinois State Water Survey, 1992)
    Freeport (Stephenson County) has a temperate continental climate, dominated by maritime tropical air from the Gulf of Mexico from about May through early October. Gulf air generally supports relative humidities of about ...

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  • Mills, Evan P.; Knapp, H. Vernon (Illinois State Water Survey, 1991-12)
    ILSAM (The Illinois Streamflow Assessment Model) is a water resources management tool that provides statistical information on streamflow quantity, primarily for low and medium flows. ILSAM combines processed data from ...

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  • Illinois State Water Survey (Illinois State Water Survey, 1991-10)
    The climate of Illinois is greatly affected by the state's position in the middle of the North American continent, the third largest land mass on earth. The mountains in the western part of the continent are a formidable ...

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  • Petersen, Mary Schoen (Illinois State Water Survey, 1991-10)
    The data are nearly identical to the original hourly surface observations as archived by the National Climatic Data Center (NCDC). The exceptions are the sky condition, cloud coverage, cloud type, and cloud height elements. ...

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  • Illinois State Water Survey (Illinois State Water Survey, 1991-10)
    This report consists of a series of papers presented at several American Meteorological Conferences held at Salt Lake City, Utah during September 9-13, 1991. In total, the Illinois State Water Survey (ISWS) staff presented ...

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  • Illinois State Water Survey (Illinois State Water Survey, 1991)
    This document presents a comprehensive plan for future research, monitoring, and informational efforts related to Global Climate Change and its potential impacts on Illinois. This plan has been prepared to help develop ...

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  • Bryan, Audrey A.; Armstrong, Wayne (Illinois State Water Survey, 1991)
    Harrisburg (Saline County) has a temperate continental climate, dominated by maritime tropical air from the Gulf of Mexico from about March through November. Gulf air generally supports relative humidities of about 60% ...

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  • Bryan, Audrey A.; Armstrong, Wayne (Illinois State Water Survey, 1991)
    White Hall (Greene County) has a temperate continental climate, dominated by maritime tropical air from the Gulf of Mexico from about March through October. Gulf air generally supports relative humidities of about 60% ...

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  • Bryan, Audrey A.; Armstrong, Wayne (Illinois State Water Survey, 1991)
    Fairfield (Wayne County) has a temperate continental climate, dominated by maritime tropical air from the Gulf of Mexico from about March through November. Gulf air generally supports relative humidities of about 60% ...

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  • Bryan, Audrey A.; Armstrong, Wayne (Illinois State Water Survey, 1991)
    Decatur (Macon County) has a temperate continental climate, dominated by maritime tropical air from the Gulf of Mexico from about late April through mid-October. Gulf air generally supports relative humidities of about 50% ...

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