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Additional Sources of Information

Neighboring USGS Water Resources Websites

o Water Resources of Colorado, Missouri, Nebraska, and Oklahoma
o Water Resources of all other States

Water Data

o Hypoxia in the Gulf of Mexico
o Lake and reservoir information from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
o Kansas City District (Federal water agency)
o Tulsa District (Federal water agency)
o NADP - National Atmospheric Deposition Program
o USGS Suspended-Sediment Data Base--Suspended sediment and ancillary data
o USGS Geospatial Data Clearinghouse
o Science in Your Watershed - Scientific information on a watershed basis
o U.S. Bureau of Reclamation (Federal water agency)
o Water-use information
o Water Well Completion Records (WWC5) Database
o WIZARD - Kansas Geological Survey Water Information Storage and Retrieval Database


o The National Atlas of the United StatesTM
This atlas is an interactive on-line map browser intended to provide a comprehensive, map-like view into the enormous wealth of data collected by the Federal Government. The URL is:
o Online access to USGS topographic maps
USGS and Microsoft have combined their expertise and resources to provide the general public with online access to USGS topographic maps. Digital versions of the maps are available online by accessing the Microsoft TerraServer at the following URL:
o USGS topographic maps or basin maps of Kansas
Topographic and other USGS maps can be purchased from the Kansas Geological Survey at (785) 864-3965, which is the USGS map outlet in Kansas. If you want to obtain topographic maps or information about maps directly from the USGS National Mapping Division, call 1-888-ASK-USGS (1-888-275-8747) or from the Internet, the URL is:
o Flood-plain maps
Contact FEMA (Federal Emergency Management Agency) at 1-800-358-9616, or in Kansas City, Missouri, call (816) 283-7002, or from the Internet, the URL is:
o Generate an online hazard map for your area of interest. The URL is:
o TIGER maps - U.S. Census Bureau topologically integrated geographic encoding and referencing system
o USGS Map dealers in other states

Local Weather

o  National Weather Service Forecast  Lawrence, Kansas
o  National Weather Service Radar Image Topeka, Kansas


o National Climate Data Center - World's largest archive of weather data, a part of NOAA
o Precipitation, snowfall, and temperature data for cities in Kansas
o Precipitation, snowfall, and temperature data for cities throughout the U.S.
o Weather forecasts, warnings and radar - from NWS

Earth Sciences & Environmental Information

o Geological studies in the Middle Missouri Basin (USGS Geological Division)
o National Geophysics Data Center - Repository for geophysical data
o National Wetlands Inventory; U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
o USGS Geologic Hazards Information
o Earthquakes - New Madrid, MO
o Earthquake Hazards Program

State & Local Agencies

o KACEE Kansas Association for Conservation and Environmental Education
o Kansas Data Access and Support Center - Geographic data base for Kansas
o Kansas Department of Agriculture - Division of Water Resources (State agency)
o Kansas Department of Health and Environment (State agency)
o Kansas Geological Survey (Oil, gas, water information, and basic geology)
o Kansas Groundwater Management Districts
o Kansas Water Office (State water agency)

Other Government Sites

o Ask USGS - Earth Science Information Center
o Ask-A-Geologist
o FirstGov - A source for all government online resources
o Midcontinent Herbicide Project
o NASA - National Aeronautical & Space Administration
o EOS Project Science Office - NASA's Earth Observing System
o NOAA - National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration
o National Geodetic Survey
o nowCoast
o National Park Service
o NSIP - National Streamflow Information Program
o NAWQA - National Water-Quality Assessment Program
o Summary of the key findings in the first decade of studies by NAWQA
o Toxics - Toxic Substance Hydrology Program
o USGS Sites and other sources of information
o Biological Resources - Biological activities in Kansas
o Geographic Names Information System
o USGS Library
o USGS National Elevation Data Set
o USGS Recreational Website
o U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
o Kansas City District - Federal water agency
o Tulsa District - Federal water agency
o U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) - Federal water and environment agency
o U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
o The White House

Other Sites

o The Disaster Center - News, weather, and directory of on-line information
o Video tapes of water issues from television programs
o Water Resources Research Institutes located at universities
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