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What does the USGS do?

The USGS is a science bureau within the United States Department of the Interior. It provides impartial information on the health of our ecosystems and environment, the natural hazards that threaten us, the natural resources we rely on, the impacts of climate and land-use change, and the core science systems that help us provide timely, relevant, and useable information.

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Browse from the USGS homepage 

Check out this video: Science for a changing world

Tags: Hydrology, Ecosystems, Water, Education