Browse Miscellaneous Publications - Illinois State Water Survey by Title

  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Ackerman, William C. (Illinois State Water Survey, 1967-10)
    This technical letter concerns the cost of water transmission lines, and represents one product of research on the cost of water resources development currently under way at the Ill inois State Water Survey. Parallel ...

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

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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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  • 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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