Browse Miscellaneous Publications - Illinois State Water Survey by Title

  • Greene, Amelia V. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1988)
    Graphic data were scanned, vectorized, and converted into the DXF file transfer format by means of an off—the—shelf PC—based system consisting of a Datacopy model 612F scanner, CAD/camera vectorizer (by Autodesk) , and ...

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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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  • Demissie, Misganaw (Illinois State Water Survey, 1989)
    The Cache River basin is located in the extreme southern part of Illinois, just north of the confluence of the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers, as shown in figure 1. The basin covers parts of the six southern Illinois counties ...

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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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  • Bhowmik, Nani G.; Adams, J. Rodger (Illinois State Water Survey, 1986)
    Streams and rivers are dynamic systems in which erosion and sedimentation take place on a continuous basis. When the inflow of sediment exceeds the normal carrying capacity of the river, sedimentation will occur. The ...

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  • Mjelde, James W.; Sonka, Steven T.; Peel, Derrell S. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1989)
    This paper examines the complex nature of the process of economically valuing climate/weather forecasts. A discussion of both micro- (producer) and sector (market) economic issues is obtained through a review of previous ...

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  • Illinois State Water Survey (Illinois State Water Survey, 1990)
    The amount of water in the soil is an important factor in the growth of crops. Soil moisture conditions affect many farming operations, such as when to plow, when to plant, and when and how to apply herbicides and fertilizers. ...

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  • Illinois State Water Survey (Illinois State Water Survey, 1979)
    What is the Illinois State Water Survey? The Water Survey is a state agency that carries out research and services in the field of water resources. We examine and study the water resources of the state in all aspects and ...

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  • Brim, James R.; Byrd, Richard; Clark, Gary; Selburg, Roger; Semonin, Richard G.; Smith, David L.; Tichacek, Gregg; Vonnahme, Donald R. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1991)
    The Water Plan Task Force for Illinois was appointed by Governor James R. Thompson in 1980 to guide policy decisions regarding the adequacy of programs to deal with increasing numbers of water issues. The Task Force is ...

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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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  • Bhowmik, Nani G.; Adams, J. Rodger (Illinois State Water Survey, 1985)
    Erosion and sedimentation processes have been occurring since prehistoric times. Indeed, these natural processes have resulted in topographic features such as peneplains, rearrangement of glacial materials, and the sinuous ...

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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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  • Illinois State Water Survey (Illinois State Water Survey, 1991)
    The willow-post method for streambank stabilization is the result of the coordinated efforts of the Illinois River Soil Conservation Task Force, the Illinois Department of Energy and Natural Resources, and the Illinois ...

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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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  • Ivens, J. Loreena (Illinois State Water Survey, 1968)
    The great rivers and lakes were the first pathways into the wilderness. These paths led to Illinois — by the Mississippi on the west, the Ohio and Wabash on the south and east, and Lake Michigan on the northeast. The state ...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Illinois State Water Survey (Illinois State Water Survey, 1989)
    Algae — microscopic, free-floating plants — play an important role in aquatic ecosystems and have a direct effect on the health of these systems. Through their photosynthetic processes, algae use carbon dioxide, converting ...

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