U.S. Geological Survey
New Maps Reveal Seafloor off San Francisco Area
Media Advisory: USGS Responds to Record-Breaking Rains in Oklahoma
State and Regional 3DEP Stakeholder Workshops Underway
Preliminary Wind Energy Impacts Assessment Methodology Released
New National Geospatial Program Director Announced
USGS Scientist Roger Sayre Honored for Public Service with Esri Award
Released: 5/20/2015 12:11:31 PM
The risk of extinction for the endangered Florida manatee appears to be lower, according to a new U.S. Geological Survey led study.
Released: 5/20/2015 9:30:00 AM
Several of the 812 new US Topo quadrangles for Louisiana now display public trails along with improved data layers.
Released: 5/18/2015 12:05:00 PM
Water contamination by hormone-disrupting pollutants is a concern for water quality around the world.
Released: 5/18/2015 8:01:51 AM
A piece of the restoration puzzle to save populations of endangered freshwater mussels may have been found, according to a recent U.S. Geological Survey led study.
Released: 5/12/2015 10:00:00 AM
Mining companies, land managers, and regulators now have a wealth of tools to aid in reducing potential mining impacts even before the mine gets started.
Released: 5/11/2015 3:00:00 PM
Weaving concepts of ecology and climatology, recent interdisciplinary research by USGS and several university partners reveals how large-scale climate variability appears to connect boom-and-bust cycles in the seed production of the boreal (northern conifer) forests of Canada to massive, irregular movements of boreal birds.
Released: 5/11/2015 8:49:26 AM
In a study of 13 hydraulically fractured shale gas wells in north-central Pennsylvania, USGS researchers found that the microbiology and organic chemistry of the produced waters varied widely from well to well.
Released: 5/6/2015 9:15:00 AM
If invasive bighead carp and silver carp spread into Lake Erie, there would be enough food available for these species of Asian carp to survive, according to a new study by the U.S. Geological Survey.
Released: 5/4/2015 8:06:11 AM
The latest tool designed to help manage the threatened piping plover is only a download away; iPlover is the first smartphone data collection application developed by the U.S. Geological Survey and will help those managing plover populations.
Released: 5/1/2015 2:00:00 PM
More than 1,000 dams have been removed across the United States because of safety concerns, sediment buildup, inefficiency or having otherwise outlived usefulness.
Released: 4/28/2015 9:00:00 AM
The largest and longest Burmese Python tracking study of its kind -- here or in its native range -- is providing researchers and resource managers new information that may help target control efforts of this invasive snake, according to a new study led by the U.S. Geological Survey.
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.