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USGS Water Science Centers are located in each state.

There is a USGS Water Science Center office in each State. Washington Oregon California Idaho Nevada Montana Wyoming Utah Colorado Arizona New Mexico North Dakota South Dakota Nebraska Kansas Oklahoma Texas Minnesota Iowa Missouri Arkansas Louisiana Wisconsin Illinois Mississippi Michigan Indiana Ohio Kentucky Tennessee Alabama Pennsylvania West Virginia Georgia Florida Caribbean Alaska Hawaii New York Vermont New Hampshire Maine Massachusetts South Carolina North Carolina Rhode Island Virginia Connecticut New Jersey Maryland-Delaware-D.C.

Programs at the Hydrologic Instrumentation Facility

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The HIF currently offers three training courses: Basic Electronics and Troubleshooting Instrumentation, Satellite Data Collection Platform Installation and Operation Workshop, and Water Quality Instrumentation: Operation, Calibration, and Maintenance. Courses provide lectures and "hands-on" experience.

Our classroom facility features two person workbenches with pedestal stools, individual laptops with wireless capability; a ceiling-mounted screen projector; large white dry-erase boards; and a flat screen television/monitor.

HIF training courses are specifically designed to benefit USGS hydrologic technicians and hydrologists who operate streamgages and other automated hydrologic monitoring stations. Non-USGS personnel who work for federal, state, tribal or local agencies whose job duties include hydrologic monitoring may attend HIF training classes on a space-available basis.

For additional information contact: Richard Pardee (rwpardee) at 800-382-0634 Ext: 82111

Tentative Training Schedule
Course Name Course Date Class Size Sessions
Basic Electronics & Troubleshooting Instrumentation 04/01-04/04/2019 18 Mon-Thur
Satellite Data Collection Platform Installation & Operation Workshop TBA 18 Mon-Thur
Water Quality Instrumentation: Operation, Calibration, and Maintenance TBA 16 Mon-Thur

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