In partnership with over 30 cities, the USGS is now monitoring the Mississippi River in real-time, offering more meaningful data to scientists and the public.
Researchers have used sediment and tree ring analysis to connect human interference and flood risk in the Mississippi River Delta.
Culling hundreds of years of data, researchers have confirmed that coastal land loss in the Mississippi River Delta is also happening underwater.
A water quality class at the University of Iowa teaches students about sampling while connecting them with issues facing the Mississippi River.
River pulses designed to flush away Deepwater Horizon oil also created a chance to test a technique to restore threatened Gulf Coast wetlands.