U.S. Geological Survey
Declining Water Levels Pose Challenges for Eastern Idaho Aquifer Monitoring
Interior's Northeast Climate Science Center Releases Report to Help State Wildlife Managers in the Northeast and Midwest Alleviate Impacts of Climate Change on Species and Ecosystems
USGS Welcomes European Space Agency’s New Land Observing Satellite
USGS Releases New Estimate of Copper Potential for Northeast Asia
New Director to Lead USGS Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center
Awards Recognize Spirit of Innovation at USGS
Released: 6/24/2015 2:59:05 PM
Wading bird numbers in the Florida Everglades are driven by water patterns that play out over multiple years according to a new study by the U.S. Geological Survey and Florida Atlantic University.
Released: 6/23/2015 11:00:00 AM
Scientists are expecting that this year’s Chesapeake Bay hypoxic low-oxygen zone, also called the “dead zone,” will be approximately 1.37 cubic miles – about the volume of 2.3 million Olympic-size swimming pools.
Released: 6/17/2015 11:00:00 AM
Scientists are expecting that this year’s Gulf of Mexico hypoxic zone, also called the “dead zone,” will be approximately 5,483 square miles or about the size of Connecticut — the same as it has averaged over the last several years.
Released: 6/15/2015 9:30:00 AM
A new GPS survey of Mount McKinley, the highest point in North America, will update the commonly accepted elevation of McKinley’s peak, 20,320 ft. The last survey was completed in 1953.
Released: 6/8/2015 10:00:00 AM
North America may have once been attached to Australia, according to research just published in Lithosphere and spearheaded by U.S. Geological Survey geologist James Jones and his colleagues at Bucknell University and Colorado School of Mines.