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Magical ManateesUSGS Science for an El Niño WinterReflecting on 2015 Natural HazardsUSGS Measures Historic Flooding Across the NationMapping the National Parks
Magical Manatees
New USGS video captures the mystique of the manatee. Read more.
USGS Science for an El Niño Winter
When El Niño shows up, the USGS goes to work monitoring its effects. Read more.
Reflecting on 2015 Natural Hazards
Looking back on the past year, we are reminded of the dangers natural hazards pose and the need for science and preparedness to save lives and property. Read more.
USGS Measures Historic Flooding Across the Nation
USGS field crews are measuring record flooding in 12 states across the country. Read more.
Mapping the National Parks
Whether you’re driving a parkway or hiking a trail, we’ve got a map for you! Read more
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    EarthWord – Nuée Ardente

    Think lava's the deadliest thing about a volcano? Think again, and read our latest EarthWord.

  • Getting Down to Earth with Space Hazards

    Getting Down to Earth with Space Hazards

    Magnetic storms can interfere with the operation of electric power grids and damage grid infrastructure. They can also disrupt directional drilling for oil and gas, radio communications, communication satellites and GPS systems. While magnetic storms are caused by variable conditions in the space weather above our heads, an accurate evaluation of the resulting hazards requiresContinue Reading

  • Gifts from the Sea

    Gifts from the Sea

    This holiday season, dive in and explore thousands of photos and videos of the seafloor and coastline. Read more

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    President's 2017 Budget Proposes $1.2 Billion for the USGS
    (Released: Tue, 9 Feb 2016 14:00:00 EDT)

    Food for Billions: Inland Fisheries and World Food Security
    (Released: Tue, 9 Feb 2016 8:00:00 EDT)

    USGS Increases Public Access to Scientific Research
    (Released: Mon, 8 Feb 2016 6:43:09 EDT)

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    (12/17/2013 | Length: 7:33)

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