Tennessee Water Science Center
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Water Resources of Tennessee
Welcome to the website for the USGS Tennessee Water Science Center!
Welcome to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Tennessee Water Science Center Web site; this is your direct link to all kinds of water-resource information. Here you will find information about Tennessee's rivers and streams. You will also find information about ground water, water quality, and many other topics. The USGS operates the most extensive satellite network of stream-gaging stations in the State, many of which support flood-warning systems.
USGS Tennessee Highlights
Tennessee 2012 Water Data Report Available
Knight RR, Murphy JC, Wolfe WJ, Saylor CF, and Wales AK. 2013. Ecological limit functions relating fish community response to hydrologic departures of the ecological flow regime in the Tennessee River basin, USA. Ecohydrology (accepted article) DOI:10.1002/eco.1460 - (free download from Ecohydrology)
Murphy, J.C., Knight, R.R., Wolfe, W.J., and Gain, W.S., 2012,
Predicting ecological flow regime at ungaged sites: A comparison of methods:
River Research and Applications,
Knight, R.R., Gain, W.S., and Wolfe, W.J., 2011, Modelling ecological flow regime: An example from the Tennessee and Cumberland River basins: Ecohydrology,
Scientific Investigations Report 2009-5091
Quality of Shallow Groundwater and Drinking Water in the Mississippi Embayment-Texas Coastal Uplands Aquifer System and the Mississippi River Valley Alluvial Aquifer, South-Central United States, 1994–2004
Hoos, A.B., and McMahon, Gerard, 2009, Spatial analysis of instream nitrogen loads and factors controlling nitrogen delivery to streams in the southeastern United States using spatially referenced regression on watershed attributes (SPARROW) and regional classification frameworks: Hydrologic Processes, doi:10.1002/hyp.7323
Knight, R.R., Gregory, M.B., and Wales, A.K., 2008, Relating streamflow characteristics to specialized insectivores in the Tennessee River Valley: A regional approach : Ecohydrology, v. 1, no. 4, p. 394-397, doi:10.1002/eco.32
Scientific Investigations Report 2008-5058
Estimated Use of Water in the Upper Duck River Watershed, Central Tennessee, and Water-Demand Projections through 2030
Scientific Investigations Map 2007-2972
Alluvial Bars of the Obed Wild and Scenic River, Tennessee
Scientific Investigations Report 2007-5105
Water Resources of the Duck River Watershed, Tennessee