Category Archives: Just in General
Written on September 10, 2011 at 3:53 pm, by Tania Larson
On September 11, 2001, as the twin towers of the World Trade Center exploded and collapsed, clouds of dust billowed into the sky and across the city.
Written on March 28, 2011 at 8:01 am, by Rebecca Bruno
What is in this air we breathe? What are the gases in the air? How much of each gas is there? Join us June 1st in Reston, VA for this family friendly presentation with hands on experiments.
Written on March 27, 2011 at 2:47 pm, by Rebecca Bruno
Earth Day was conceived more than 40 years ago in the wake of the horrific Santa Barbara oil spill. On the one year anniversary of yet another major marine oil-spill disaster, it is important for us to remember why paying attention to our planet is so important.
Written on March 12, 2011 at 7:26 am, by Rebecca Bruno
Early maps of America, documents establishing the provenance of the Hope Diamond and documentation of explorations of the American West– Join us in discovering the many treasures of the USGS Library.
Written on January 4, 2011 at 12:22 pm, by Rebecca Bruno
Combining traditional ecological knowledge with empirical studies allows the the USGS, Tribal governments, and native organizations to increase their mutual understanding of the current health of Tribal lands and waters.
Written on December 15, 2010 at 3:41 pm, by Rebecca Bruno
Three USGS researchers are recipients of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers. This award is the highest recognition granted by the United States government to scientists and engineers in the early stages of their research careers.
Written on December 13, 2010 at 3:40 pm, by Rebecca Bruno
Chemistry students beware! The atomic weights of some chemical elements are about to get a more complicated.
Written on November 9, 2010 at 10:57 am, by Rebecca Bruno
Looking for information on natural resources, natural hazards, geospatial data, and more? The USGS Education site provides great resources, including lessons, data, maps, and more, to support teaching, learning, K-12 education, and university-level inquiry and research.