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Revised Alabama Maps Feature New Design

Released: 10/22/2014 10:00:00 AM
US Topo maps now have a crisper, cleaner design - enhancing readability of maps for online and printed use.

Interior, Agriculture Departments Partner to Measure Conservation Impacts on Water Quality

Released: 10/21/2014 9:57:28 AM
The United States Department of the Interior (DOI) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced a new partnership agreement today that will provide a clearer picture of the benefits of farmers' conservation practices on the quality of our Nation's water.

Seismometers to Measure DC Shaking

Released: 10/14/2014 11:00:00 AM
Thirty seismometers are being installed in the Nation’s capital this winter to monitor ground tremors to better estimate the intensity of ground shaking that can be expected during future earthquakes in the area.

Wind Turbine or Tree? Certain Bats Might Not Know

Released: 9/29/2014 3:17:01 PM
Certain bats may be approaching wind turbines after mistaking them for trees, according to a study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Past, Present and Future Climates Go Hand in Hand with Tribes

Released: 9/25/2014 2:38:54 PM
Collaboration between federal Climate Science Centers, partner agencies and tribes is vital for minimizing and adapting to potential harmful effects of climate change on human society and surrounding ecosystems, according to a newly-released U.S. Geological Survey circular.


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