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Bender, D.A., and Rowe, B.L., 2015, Soil- and groundwater-quality data for petroleum hydrocarbon compounds within Fuels Area C, Ellsworth Air Force Base, South Dakota, 2014: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 939, 15 p., Online only.

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Carter, J.M., and Thompson, R.F., 2016, Pesticide concentrations in wetlands on the Lake Traverse Indian Reservation, South and North Dakota, July 2015: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series Report 984, 32 p.,

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Carter, J.M., Macek-Rowland, K.M., Thamke, J.N., Delzer, G.C., 2016, Estimating national water use associated with unconventional oil and gas development: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2016–3032, 6 p.,

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Carter, J.M., Valder, J.F., Anderson, M.T., Meyer, Patrick, and Eimers, J.L., 2016, Building science-based groundwater tools and capacity in Armenia for the Ararat Basin: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2016–3033, 4 p.,

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Davis, K.W., Putnam, L.D., and LaBelle, A.R., 2015, Conceptual and numerical models of groundwater flow in the Ogallala and Arikaree aquifers, Pine Ridge Indian Reservation area, South Dakota, water years 1980–2009: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2014–5241, 68 p., Online-only.

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Driscoll, D., and Hoogestraat, G., 2015, Hydrologic response and context, in Bunkers, M.J., and Smith, M., Hydrologic response for a high-elevation storm in the South Dakota Black Hills: Rapid City, South Dakota, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration/National Weather Service, Internal Report 2015-01, 21 p. Online-only.

Harden, T.M., O'Connor, J.E., and Driscoll, D.G., 2015, Late Holocene flood probabilities in the Black Hills, South Dakota with emphasis on the Medieval Climate Anomaly: Cantena, v. 130, p. 62-68. Article.

Hoogestraat, G.K., 2015, Water-quality characteristics of stormwater runoff in Rapid City, South Dakota, 2008–14: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2015–5069, 27 p.,


Hoogestraat, G.K., and Rowe, B.L., 2016, Perchlorate and selected metals in water and soil within Mount Rushmore National Memorial, South Dakota, 2011–15: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2016–5030, 29 p.,


Hoogestraat, G.K., and Stamm, J.F., 2015, Climate and streamflow characteristics for selected streamgages in eastern South Dakota, water years 1945–2013: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2015–5146, 35 p., with appendix,


Kennedy, J.R., Koth, K., and Carruth, R.L., 2015, Surface and subsurface microgravity data in the vicinity of Sanford Underground Research Facility, Lead, South Dakota: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2015–1043, 32 p.,

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Long, A.J., 2015, RRAWFLOW: Rainfall-Response Aquifer and Watershed Model (v1.15): Geoscientific Model Development, v. 8, p. 865-880,

Mahler, B.J., Stamm, J.F., Symstad, A.J., Poteet, M.F., Musgrove, MaryLynn, Long, A.J., and Norton, P.A., 2015, Effects of projected climate (2011–50) on karst hydrology and species vulnerability—Edwards aquifer, south-central Texas, and Madison aquifer, western South Dakota: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2014–3046, 4 p.,

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Neitzert, K.M., and Thompson, R.F., 2015, Ground-survey and water-quality data for selected wetlands on or near the Lower Brule Indian Reservation in South Dakota, 2012–13: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series Report 949, 21 p., Geodatabase can be accessed at

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Stamm, J.F.; Todey, Dennis; Mayes Boustead, Barbara; Rossi, Shawn; Norton, P.A.; and Carter, J.M., 2016, Modern (1992–2011) and projected (2012–99) peak snowpack and May–July runoff for the Fort Peck Lake and Lake Sakakawea watersheds in the Upper Missouri River Basin: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2015–5135, 44 p.,

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Stamm, J.F., Poteet, M.F., Symstad, A.J., Musgrove, MaryLynn, Long, A.J., Mahler, B.J., and Norton, P.A., 2015, Historical and projected climate (1901–2050) and hydrologic response of karst aquifers, and species vulnerability in south-central Texas and western South Dakota: U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2014–5089, 59 p., plus supplements,

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Valder, J.F., Carter, J.M., Anderson, M.T., Davis, K.W., Haynes M.A., and Dechinlhundev, Dorjsuren, 2016, Building groundwater modeling capacity in Mongolia: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2016–1096, 1 sheet,


Valder, J.F., Delzer, G.C., Carter, J.M., Smith, B.D., and Smith, D.V., 2016, Construction of a groundwater-flow model for the Big Sioux aquifer using airborne electromagnetic methods, Sioux Falls, South Dakota: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2016–3075, 4 p.,



Information about South Dakota Water Science Center publications may be obtained from:

Janet M. Carter
U.S. Geological Survey
South Dakota Water Science Center
1608 Mt. View Road
Rapid City, SD 57702
Telephone: (605) 394-3215

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