Think nothing can be done about mining impacts? Think again!
Continuing to build fundamental knowledge of the land and its resources. Read more
Get ready to fall in love as the fall season approaches.
Join citizens and scientists in tracking The Pulse of Our Planet!
USGS studies the quantity and quality of groundwater to provide consistent and integrated information needed by decision-makers.
On March 3, the U.S. Geological Survey turned 134. Established by Congress in 1879 and built on a legacy of impartial science, the bureau faces unusual challenges in the near term.
Coal is an important fuel source in the United States today. The USGS has just released a new assessment of coal resources in the Powder River Basin.
It did, 35 million years ago.
Join us in Reston on December 5th at 7:00pm for our free public lecture on the impacts of offshore wind energy development on migratory seabirds!
In response to Hurricane Isaac, USGS has deployed several hundred storm surge sensors to collect information about the effects of Isaac on the Gulf Coast.
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