U.S. Geological Survey
Media Advisory: Lassen Peak Eruption Centennial — Public Lecture
Water Quality Characteristics Identified as Energy Exploration Continues in Monongahela River Basin
Map Shows Content and Origins of the Nation's Geologic Basement
USGS Issues Revised Framework for Hydrogeology of Floridan Aquifer
New National Geospatial Program Director Announced
USGS Scientist Roger Sayre Honored for Public Service with Esri Award
Released: 4/23/2015 9:00:00 AM
Significant strides in science have been made to better understand potential ground shaking from induced earthquakes, which are earthquakes triggered by man-made practices.
Released: 4/16/2015 3:30:00 PM
The likelihood of Asian carp eggs being kept in suspension and hatching in the St. Joseph River in Michigan has been further evaluated using a model that examines a range of multiple flow and water temperature scenarios.
Released: 4/13/2015 8:00:00 AM
Runoff from pavement with coal-tar-based sealant is toxic to aquatic life, damages DNA, and impairs DNA repair, according to two studies by the U.S. Geological Survey published in the journals Environmental Science and Technology and Science of the Total Environment.
Released: 4/10/2015 2:15:00 PM
Smartphones and other personal electronic devices could, in regions where they are in widespread use, function as early warning systems for large earthquakes according to newly reported research.
Released: 4/10/2015 2:00:00 PM
Los teléfonos móviles y otros dispositivos electrónicos personales podrían ayudar en las regiones donde se encuentran en uso generalizado, y pueden funcionar como sistemas de alerta para terremotos mayor según la nueva investigación científica recien publicada.
Released: 4/10/2015 10:00:00 AM
Climate change may pose a substantial future risk for sagebrush habitat in southwestern Wyoming, and thus adversely affect the regional summer habitat and nesting areas of sage-grouse, according to a new study by the United States Geological Survey.
Released: 4/7/2015 10:00:00 AM
Four federal agencies including the U.S. Geological Survey have joined forces in an effort to transform satellite data into vital information to protect the American public from freshwater contaminated by harmful algal blooms.
Released: 4/7/2015 9:59:38 AM
The U.S. Geological Survey, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, and Blue Legacy International (a nonprofit organization) announce the Visualizing Nutrients Challenge, an innovation competition with $15,000 in cash prizes.
Released: 4/7/2015 9:07:23 AM
The important mining industries of Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone were able to largely maintain their operations during the deadly 2014-2015 Ebola outbreak, according to a new report by the U.S. Geological Survey.
Released: 4/2/2015 11:45:00 AM
Highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5 viruses of Eurasian origin continue to circulate and evolve in North American wild birds.
Released: 4/1/2015 1:00:00 PM
A team of scientists led by the U.S. Geological Survey found that polar bears, increasingly forced on shore due to sea ice loss, may be eating terrestrial foods including berries, birds and eggs, but any nutritional gains are limited to a few individuals and likely cannot compensate for lost opportunities to consume their traditional, lipid-rich prey—ice seals.
Released: 4/1/2015 9:30:00 AM
Several of the 2,798 new US Topo quadrangles for California now display public trails along with segments of the Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail.
Released: 3/31/2015 1:00:00 PM
In a new study published today, scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service harnessed a new type of DNA technology to investigate avian influenza viruses in Alaska.
Released: 3/31/2015 10:40:22 AM
Cuba is among the top 10 producers of cobalt and nickel and has significant other mineral and petroleum resources, according to a new U.S. Geological Survey publication.