Scientific Studies


National Water Studies in Idaho

National Water Quality Assessment Program (NAWQA)
Effects of Nutrient Enrichment on Stream Ecosystems (NEET)
Columbia River USGS Interdisciplinary Science Explorer (CRUISE)

Below is a partial list of the scientific studies recently undertaken by the Idaho Water Science Center. Click a column heading to sort by study title, status, or cooperator. The default order is reverse chronological by study start date. Refresh your browser to return to this default.

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Study Title Web site
Link
Status Cooperator
Aquatic Biology and Habitat Assessment, Wood River Valley
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Active
Blaine County
Spokane and Coeur d'Alene River Basins
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Active
Multiple
Hells Canyon Hydroelectric Complex Water-Quality and Sediment Study
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Active
Idaho Power Company
Streamflow Evaluation for Water Right Claims for Wild and Scenic Rivers, Owyhee Canyonlands Wilderness
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Active
Bureau of Land Management
Debris-Flow Hazard Assessment of the Area Burned by the 2013 Beaver Creek Fire near Hailey
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Active
Blaine County
Ecological Monitoring at Silver Creek Preserve
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Active
Multiple
Sediment Transport to Lower Granite Reservoir, Idaho and Washington
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Active
USACE
Wood River Valley Aquifer System
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Active
Multiple
Geochemical Analysis of Groundwater, Eastern Ada County
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Complete
IDWR
Identifying Bull Trout Migration in the Upper Boise River Basin
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Active
Reclamation
Assessing Trace Element Loads and Concentrations in Idaho’s Stibnite Mining District
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Active
IDL
Identifying and Mapping Potential Kokanee Spanwing Habitat in Lake Pend Oreille
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Active
IDFG
Evaluating Bruneau Groundwater Levels to Support Bruneau Hotspring Snail Recovery
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Complete
USFWS
Boise River Watershed Studies
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Active
Multiple
Upper Snake River Basin NAWQA
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Active
Modeling Idaho's Perennial Streams
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Complete
IDEQ and Reclamation
Columbia Plateau Ground-Water Availability Study (Study Web site served from Washington Water Science Center.)
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Active
Oregon and Washington USGS Water Science Centers
Payette Lake Water Quality
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Complete
IDEQ and Payette Lake Watershed Advisory Group
Duck Valley Biological Integrity, Idaho and Nevada
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Active
Shoshone-Paiute Tribes
Idaho National Laboratory Project Office
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Active
DOE and INL
Instream Flow Characterization of Upper Salmon River Basin Streams, Central Idaho
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Complete
Reclamation
Kootenai River Studies and Data
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Active
Kootenai Tribe of Idaho and others
Geochemical and Descriptive Data for Sedimentary Aquifer Materials in Southwestern Idaho
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Complete
IDEQ
Idaho Fish Sampling Sites
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Complete
 
Salmon and Clearwater Basins Aquatic Biology Assessment
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Complete
IDEQ
Northern Rockies NAWQA
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Complete