Hurricane season has arrived, and USGS is ready. Read more
Thoroughly tested and calibrated, Landsat 8 officially begins round-the-clock and round-the-world duty on May 30. Read more
Salt marshes provide flood control for communities and habitat for wildlife, like this endangered salt marsh harvest mouse. But according to a new USGS report, San Francisco Bay could lose more of its salt marshes by the year 2100 due to sea level rise. Read more
A mile deep in an Atlantic canyon, a vast new community of deep sea creatures thrives near a gas seep. Read more
Scientists are monitoring and providing alerts on Pavlof and Cleveland volcanoes.
The USGS supports Great Lakes beach health.
Increasingly erratic rainfall patterns can lead to declines in southeastern frog and salamander populations, but protecting ponds can improve their plight. Read more
$475.25 million in funds from DOI will help rebuild the region and make communities stronger and more resilient. Read more
The USGS announces the winners of the “App-lifying USGS Earth Science Data” Challenge . Read more
An unexpected city dweller, invasive nutria in the big city. Read more
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