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2012: All State News Releases

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The releases listed below include all state-specific releases only.

  1. Upcoming Airborne Surveys To Track Potential Mineral and Water Resources in Parts of Iowa and Minnesota

    Released: 12/21/2012 4:41:04 PM
    Related to: IA, MN
  2. Lake Ontario Native Fish Restoration Project Continues With Lake Herring Stocking

    Released: 12/19/2012 10:52:29 AM
    Related to: NY
  3. Media Advisory: Colorful South Pacific Species – New Discoveries and Looming Threats

    Released: 12/10/2012 12:00:00 PM
    Related to: CA
  4. Groundwater Quality Generally Good in West Virginia

    Released: 12/6/2012 1:23:13 PM
    Related to: WV
  5. Arsenic Likely in Nearly 40 Percent of New Hampshire's Groundwater

    Released: 12/4/2012 1:26:35 PM
    Related to: NH
  6. Birds at Sea and Offshore Wind Energy

    Released: 12/4/2012 11:59:28 AM
    Related to: DE, DC, ME, MD, MA, NH, VA
  7. Maumelle Watershed Modeling Report Released

    Released: 12/4/2012 10:24:44 AM
    Related to: AR
  8. Come Test the Waters at the USGS

    Released: 12/3/2012 10:12:17 AM
    Related to: NJ
  9. Media Advisory: USGS Science at AGU

    Released: 11/30/2012 7:08:35 PM
    Related to: CA
  10. Lidar Yields New Insights into Desert Fire Ecologies

    Released: 11/28/2012 12:00:00 PM
    Related to: AZ, CA, NV, NM, UT
  11. Media Advisory: Briefing on Effects of Urban Development on Streams

    Released: 11/26/2012 10:54:31 AM
    Related to: DC, VA
  12. Free Topo Map Gift Wrap Available in New Store Location

    Released: 11/23/2012 2:45:00 PM
    Related to: CA
  13. Measuring Landscape Disturbance of Gas Exploration in Greene and Tioga Counties

    Released: 11/20/2012 1:37:42 PM
    Related to: PA
  14. Understanding Climate-Wildlife Relationships

    Released: 11/9/2012 2:00:00 PM
    Related to: CA
  15. New Map Tool Helps Prepare Hattiesburg for Floods

    Released: 11/8/2012 10:06:53 AM
    Related to: MS
  16. The Science of Good Taste - Geology, Wine, and Food

    Released: 11/6/2012 1:39:54 PM
    Related to: VA
  17. USGS Scientist Receives Geological Society of America Distinguished Career Award

    Released: 11/6/2012 9:22:31 AM
    Related to: MT
  18. Local Biologist Recipient of International Lifetime Achievement Award

    Released: 11/1/2012 1:33:19 PM
    Related to: ND
  19. New Map Helps Prepare Atlanta for Future Floods

    Released: 10/25/2012 9:17:13 AM
    Related to: GA
  20. Sediment Muddies the Water

    Released: 10/23/2012 1:00:00 PM
    Related to: WA
  21. Media Advisory: Exploring Mars with Curiosity: Free USGS Public Lecture October 25

    Released: 10/22/2012 2:00:00 PM
    Related to: CA
  22. Volcanism in the American Southwest

    Released: 10/19/2012 1:30:00 PM
    Related to: AZ, CA, CO, NV, NM, UT
  23. Media Advisory: Preparing for Future Earthquakes

    Released: 10/15/2012 8:00:00 AM
    Related to: DC, MD, VA
  24. Aeromagnetic Survey of Long Valley and Mono Basin Volcanic Areas

    Released: 10/12/2012 9:16:01 AM
    Related to: CA
  25. New Tool Guides Chamokane Water Plans

    Released: 10/9/2012 12:30:00 PM
    Related to: WA
  26. Hydrologic Datasets to Aid Water Management in the Upper Klamath Basin

    Released: 10/9/2012 12:00:00 PM
    Related to: CA, OR
  27. More Tales of the Hydro-illogical Cycle

    Released: 10/1/2012 7:00:00 AM
    Related to: VA
  28. Modeling Predicts Excessive Nitrate and Arsenic in Southwestern U.S. Aquifers

    Released: 9/27/2012 4:00:00 PM
    Related to: AZ, CA, CO, NV, NM, UT
  29. Media Advisory: Sea Otters Help to Solve Pacific Nearshore Ecosystem Mysteries

    Released: 9/25/2012 2:00:00 PM
    Related to: CA
  30. Jill Rolland is Western Fisheries Research Center’s New Leader

    Released: 9/24/2012 1:30:04 PM
    Related to: NV, OR, WA
  31. Sediment in Puget Sound Rivers: The Good, the Bad, and the Uncertain

    Released: 9/24/2012 12:30:00 PM
    Related to: WA
  32. Media Advisory: USGS Hosts Congressional Briefing: Earthquake Early Warning

    Released: 9/24/2012 10:30:00 AM
    Related to: DC, MD, VA, NAT
  33. Los Angeles & Orange County Groundwater Quality Compared to Statewide Results: Solvents More Prevalent at High Concentrations, Other Constituents Less So

    Released: 9/18/2012 1:30:00 PM
    Related to: CA
  34. USGS Flyover Shows Storm Damage and Marsh Dieback

    Released: 9/11/2012 9:00:00 AM
    Related to: LA
  35. Map Store Move Brings Bonanza for Map Lovers

    Released: 9/10/2012 2:18:02 PM
    Related to: CA
  36. Warmer Temperatures Likely Driving Increase of Metal Concentrations in Rocky Mountain Watershed

    Released: 9/7/2012 4:50:23 PM
    Related to: CO
  37. USGS Helps Assess Tangipahoa Dam Health

    Released: 9/7/2012 2:08:42 PM
    Related to: LA, MS
  38. Youth at USGS: Aaron Cupp Helps Ensure Safe Drugs for Aquatic Species

    Released: 9/7/2012 8:01:44 AM
    Related to: WI
  39. Measuring Landscape Disturbance of Gas Exploration in Bradford and Washington Counties

    Released: 9/5/2012 12:02:59 PM
    Related to: PA
  40. Dissolved Methane Found in Some New York Groundwater

    Released: 9/4/2012 10:03:21 AM
    Related to: NY
  41. A History of Rubble and Rumblings

    Released: 9/4/2012 9:08:31 AM
    Related to: VA
  42. Media Advisory: Measuring the Impact of Isaac

    Released: 8/30/2012 10:45:21 AM
    Related to: AL, LA, MS
  43. Benzene in Groundwater Occurs Infrequently and Determined to be Mainly from Natural Sources

    Released: 8/29/2012 1:30:00 PM
    Related to: CA
  44. Media Advisory: Global Food Security in the 21st Century: Free USGS Public Lecture August 30

    Released: 8/27/2012 12:00:00 PM
    Related to: CA
  45. New Reefs Providing Hope for Struggling Sturgeon: Gentle Giants Are Back

    Released: 8/24/2012 4:03:29 PM
    Related to: MI, XN
  46. Recovery Slows for California's Sea Otters, 2012 Survey Shows

    Released: 8/21/2012 10:00:00 AM
    Related to: CA
  47. Media Advisory: USGS to Unveil Flood Preparedness Tool For Atlanta Suburb

    Released: 8/20/2012 9:00:00 AM
    Related to: GA
  48. Airplane to Make Low-Level Flights Over Parts of Northern Sacramento Valley, California

    Released: 8/16/2012 6:23:49 PM
    Related to: CA
  49. Hawaiian Volcanoes: 100 Years of Scientific Research and Monitoring

    Released: 8/16/2012 6:17:50 PM
    Related to: HI
  50. USGS Consolidates Space and Moves Map Store in Menlo Park

    Released: 8/15/2012 1:30:00 PM
    Related to: CA
  51. New Flood Mapping Tool Helps Prepare Suncook Area for Future Floods

    Released: 8/14/2012 8:30:00 AM
    Related to: NH, NAT
  52. USGS Installs Early Flood Warning Network in Aftermath of Little Bear Fire

    Released: 8/8/2012 12:40:48 PM
    Related to: NM
  53. Man-Made Chemicals Found at Low Concentrations in Pennsylvania Waters

    Released: 8/1/2012 1:42:55 PM
    Related to: PA
  54. 2011's Devastating Floods Topic of Free Lecture Wednesday

    Released: 7/30/2012 9:00:00 AM
    Related to: VA
  55. Media Advisory: Join Scuba Divers Looking for Changes to Elwha River Ecosystem, this Thursday, July 26

    Released: 7/23/2012 6:45:16 PM
    Related to: WA
  56. Science Shows Potential for Debris Flows in High Park Fire Area

    Released: 7/23/2012 3:54:40 PM
    Related to: CO
  57. President Obama Honors Karen Felzer for Developing New Ways to Study Earthquake Triggering

    Released: 7/23/2012 3:35:03 PM
    Related to: CA
  58. President Obama Honors Joseph Colgan for Pioneering Methods to Study Faults and Minerals in the West

    Released: 7/23/2012 3:26:29 PM
    Related to: CA
  59. President Obama Honors Justin Hagerty for Helping to Explain the Formation and Evolution of the Moon

    Released: 7/23/2012 3:15:58 PM
    Related to: AZ, NV, NM
  60. Areas of Elevated Contaminants in Groundwater Determined from Regional Assessment in the Midwest

    Released: 7/23/2012 12:00:00 PM
    Related to: IL, IA, MI, MN, MO, WI
  61. Media Advisory: Wind, Energy and Wildlife

    Released: 7/23/2012 12:00:00 PM
    Related to: CA
  62. Low Streamflow Conditions Add to Midwest Drought Woes

    Released: 7/19/2012 5:09:42 PM
    Related to: IL, IA, MN, NE, SD, WI
  63. Algal Toxin and Taste-and-Odor Transport in the Kansas River

    Released: 7/19/2012 12:01:00 PM
    Related to: KS
  64. High Concentrations of Nitrate and Perchlorate in Some Inland Empire Groundwater

    Released: 7/17/2012 1:31:00 PM
    Related to: CA
  65. Few Changes in Stream-Water Quality from Coalbed Natural Gas Development

    Released: 7/16/2012 3:57:09 PM
    Related to: WY
  66. Low-Flying Airplane Mapping Virginia's Underground Faults Next 11 Days

    Released: 7/10/2012 9:00:00 AM
    Related to: VA
  67. Flying Carp and Giant Pythons Topic of Free Lecture Wednesday

    Released: 7/9/2012 10:00:00 AM
    Related to: VA
  68. Responding to Whitewater-Baldy Fire, USGS Installs Early Flood Warning Network

    Released: 7/5/2012 2:05:18 PM
    Related to: AZ, NM
  69. Media Advisory: Free Arsenic Testing for Water Wells in Licking County, Ohio

    Released: 7/3/2012 10:45:00 AM
    Related to: OH
  70. Flooding For Some Not Over

    Released: 6/28/2012 5:00:00 PM
    Related to: FL
  71. Media Advisory: Scientists, Public Officials To Convene On 20th Anniversary of Landers Earthquake

    Released: 6/26/2012 5:31:53 PM
    Related to: CA
  72. Media Advisory: Scanning the Seafloor with Sound

    Released: 6/26/2012 11:00:00 AM
    Related to: CA
  73. Scientists to Study Spokane Earthquake Hazards

    Released: 6/21/2012 6:00:00 PM
    Related to: WA
  74. USGS Measures Flooding in Northeast Minnesota

    Released: 6/21/2012 5:05:40 PM
    Related to: MN
  75. Media Advisory: Seismic Survey in Downtown Spokane

    Released: 6/21/2012 4:48:25 PM
    Related to: WA
  76. USGS Releases Unconventional Gas Estimates for Five East Coast Basins

    Released: 6/20/2012 11:04:29 AM
    Related to: CT, DE, GA, MD, NJ, NY, NC, PA, SC, VA
  77. Million Year Old Groundwater in Maryland Water Supply

    Released: 6/18/2012 10:59:17 AM
    Related to: MD
  78. Estimates of Low Summer Flows Help Fish, Habitat

    Released: 6/14/2012 12:00:00 PM
    Related to: WA
  79. Tennessee Rivers Experiencing Historic Lows

    Released: 6/13/2012 2:30:00 PM
    Related to: TN
  80. Exploring Extraterrestrial Sand Dunes in Arizona

    Released: 6/12/2012 5:10:24 PM
    Related to: AZ
  81. Ottawa, Ohio is Better Prepared to Protect Lives with New Flood Warning System

    Released: 6/7/2012 12:50:00 PM
    Related to: OH
  82. USGS Beach Study in Kitsap Begins June 9

    Released: 6/7/2012 11:30:00 AM
    Related to: WA
  83. Media Advisory: Early Flood-Warning System for Ottawa, Ohio

    Released: 6/4/2012 1:00:00 PM
    Related to: OH
  84. The 20th Century's Largest Volcanic Eruption:

    Released: 6/4/2012 11:15:00 AM
    Related to: DC, MD, VA
  85. Media Advisory: Free Public Lecture Marks Centennial of 20th Century’s Largest Volcanic Eruption

    Released: 6/4/2012 9:00:00 AM
    Related to: AK, CA
  86. Restoring the Wild Heart of South San Francisco Bay

    Released: 5/30/2012 1:00:00 PM
    Related to: CA
  87. How High Was the Water?

    Released: 5/30/2012 12:32:25 PM
    Related to: SD
  88. Free Public Lecture Brings to Life Huge Alaska Eruption on its Centennial

    Released: 5/29/2012 3:53:57 PM
    Related to: CA
  89. Media Advisory: Local Artists and Scientists Connect

    Released: 5/28/2012 1:00:00 PM
    Related to: CA
  90. Simulating Effects of Dam Breaches near Lawton, Oklahoma

    Released: 5/25/2012 11:00:00 AM
    Related to: OK
  91. LiDAR Technology Reveals Faults Near Lake Tahoe

    Released: 5/23/2012 2:33:42 PM
    Related to: CA, NV
  92. Local Artists and Scientists Connect

    Released: 5/22/2012 1:00:00 PM
    Related to: CA
  93. Low April Streamflows Not Necessarily an Indicator of Summer Drought

    Released: 5/21/2012 2:00:00 PM
    Related to: ME, MA, NH, RI, VT
  94. Laszlo Kestay Named Director of Astrogeology Science Center

    Released: 5/21/2012 9:20:34 AM
    Related to: AZ
  95. Media Advisory: USGS Open House, May 19-20

    Released: 5/18/2012 5:15:36 PM
    Related to: CA
  96. Media Advisory: Celebrate Expanding Science with an Impact in Middleton!

    Released: 5/17/2012 1:09:46 PM
    Related to: WI
  97. Computer Models to Help Groundwater Management in the Klamath Basin

    Released: 5/16/2012 12:14:53 PM
    Related to: CA, OR
  98. Nutrient Levels Decrease in Water Used for Tulsa Public Water Supply

    Released: 5/14/2012 3:07:34 PM
    Related to: OK
  99. USGS Continues Research on White-Nose Syndrome

    Released: 5/11/2012 10:00:00 AM
    Related to: WI
  100. Earthquakes & Science Made Simpler at USGS Open House, May 19-20

    Released: 5/9/2012 9:00:00 AM
    Related to: CA
  101. New Reconnaissance Study Identifies Toxic Compounds in the Columbia River Basin

    Released: 5/8/2012 11:08:16 AM
    Related to: OR, WA
  102. 70 Percent of Beaches Eroding on Hawaiian Islands Kauai, Oahu, and Maui

    Released: 5/7/2012 3:00:00 PM
    Related to: HI
  103. Scientists Measure Mercury Flowing from Wetlands into SF Bay

    Released: 5/7/2012 1:30:00 PM
    Related to: CA
  104. Volcano Awareness Month is a Reminder to Prepare

    Released: 5/4/2012 3:02:55 PM
    Related to: WA
  105. Have Fun Learning and Exploring at the 10th

    Released: 5/3/2012 1:18:16 PM
    Related to: CA
  106. Rising Groundwater Associated with Sea Level Rise Expected to Impact New Haven

    Released: 5/1/2012 9:00:00 AM
    Related to: CT
  107. For the Birds: AMBLE Along Lake Michigan

    Released: 4/30/2012 3:41:51 PM
    Related to: WI
  108. Citizens Help Document Spring's Early Arrival

    Released: 4/30/2012 11:23:58 AM
    Related to: VA
  109. Come Celebrate 20 Years of Worldwide Wetlands Science on Earth Day!

    Released: 4/19/2012 9:00:00 AM
    Related to: LA
  110. Media Advisory: ShakeAlert!

    Released: 4/16/2012 12:00:00 PM
    Related to: CA
  111. Lewis Named Director of USGS Idaho Water Science Center

    Released: 4/16/2012 11:23:51 AM
    Related to: ID
  112. Scientist to Discuss Barred and Spotted Owl Interactions at Media Availability

    Released: 4/11/2012 12:00:00 PM
    Related to: OR
  113. Scientists to Map Region’s Groundwater Supply

    Released: 4/11/2012 10:00:00 AM
    Related to: NC
  114. USGS Provides Detailed Description of Idaho’s Wood River Valley Aquifer System

    Released: 4/10/2012 12:15:38 PM
    Related to: ID
  115. Media Advisory: Public Invitation: Learn About Your State Water Resources

    Released: 4/4/2012 11:12:16 AM
    Related to: SD
  116. Web-Based Stream Statistics Available for South Dakota

    Released: 4/3/2012 10:00:00 AM
    Related to: SD
  117. High Concentrations of Solvents in Some San Fernando and San Gabriel Groundwater

    Released: 3/22/2012 5:44:05 PM
    Related to: CA
  118. Well Owner Assistance Needed for Hot Springs Study

    Released: 3/22/2012 10:03:16 AM
    Related to: AR
  119. Projected Climate Change Impacts in California

    Released: 3/20/2012 1:00:00 PM
    Related to: CA
  120. Media Advisory: It's a Bird AND a Plane…Observe Unmanned Aerial Survey Flight Set to Count Sandhill Cranes at Monte Vista National Wildlife Refuge

    Released: 3/16/2012 12:30:00 PM
    Related to: CO
  121. Art Exhibit Empowers Women Through Art and Wetland Education

    Released: 3/15/2012 9:00:00 AM
    Related to: LA
  122. Triggered Fault Movement from Baja Quake Reveals Previously Unknown Faults in Southern California

    Released: 3/8/2012 2:00:00 PM
    Related to: CA
  123. What Is Killing America’s Bats?

    Released: 3/6/2012 12:39:56 PM
    Related to: VA
  124. Tampa USGS Office to Move

    Released: 3/5/2012 10:00:00 AM
    Related to: FL
  125. Calling All Artists! USGS Women’s History Month Art Exhibit

    Released: 2/28/2012 11:15:55 AM
    Related to: LA
  126. New System Helps Protect Tybee Island, Savannah Water

    Released: 2/28/2012 9:00:00 AM
    Related to: GA
  127. Study Identifies Materials Within Faulkner County Levee

    Released: 2/27/2012 11:12:37 AM
    Related to: AR
  128. Earthquake Swarm Continues Between Kīlauea and Mauna Loa Volcanoes

    Released: 2/24/2012 7:30:32 PM
    Related to: HI
  129. Earthquake Swarm Located Between Kīlauea and Mauna Loa Volcanoes

    Released: 2/22/2012 4:50:32 PM
    Related to: HI
  130. Media Advisory: Mapping a Flood…Before it Happens

    Released: 2/21/2012 12:00:00 PM
    Related to: CA
  131. USGS Study Informs Response to Future Schultz Fire Flooding

    Released: 2/21/2012 10:00:00 AM
    Related to: AZ
  132. USGS Scientist to Receive EPA Award

    Released: 2/16/2012 11:27:58 AM
    Related to: CO, MT
  133. Hotter and Drier Climate Likely to Alter Abundance of Sonoran Desert Plants

    Released: 2/15/2012 12:00:00 PM
    Related to: AZ
  134. Scientists Measure Carbon And Mercury Coming Out Of South Florida Mangroves

    Released: 2/15/2012 12:00:00 PM
    Related to: FL
  135. New Tools for Well Owners in Southeastern Wyoming

    Released: 2/14/2012 1:49:04 PM
    Related to: WY
  136. Arsenic Concentrations High in Wind Cave Water Bodies

    Released: 2/13/2012 12:00:00 PM
    Related to: SD
  137. Results of 2011 Mountain Goat Census in Olympic Mountains

    Released: 2/9/2012 2:15:00 PM
    Related to: WA
  138. Say Hello to CalVO: USGS California Volcano Observatory Opens

    Released: 2/9/2012 12:00:00 PM
    Related to: CA, NV
  139. Media Advisory: Hazards Maps Show Quake Risk In and Around Evansville

    Released: 2/3/2012 9:00:34 AM
    Related to: IN
  140. Satellite Tracking Reveals Sea Turtle Feeding Hotspots

    Released: 2/1/2012 3:00:00 PM
    Related to: AL, FL, LA, MS, TX
  141. Helicopter to Make Low-level Flights Over Great Sand Dunes National Park

    Released: 2/1/2012 2:33:52 PM
    Related to: CO
  142. Irrigation Causing Declines in the High Plains Aquifer

    Released: 2/1/2012 2:15:40 PM
    Related to: CO, KS, NE, NM, OK, SD, TX, WY
  143. USGS Scientist Receives American Quaternary Association Distinguished Career Award

    Released: 2/1/2012 8:37:00 AM
    Related to: MT
  144. USGS Provides New Insights to Water Quality Issues of Boise and Snake Rivers

    Released: 1/30/2012 1:00:00 PM
    Related to: ID
  145. Kilauea's Volcanic Gases and Their Environmental Impacts

    Released: 1/27/2012 5:20:18 PM
    Related to: HI
  146. Media Advisory: Understanding a Sleeping Giant: A Lecture About the Lassen Volcanic National Park Map

    Released: 1/24/2012 12:30:00 PM
    Related to: CA
  147. New Study Reveals Past and Present Erosion Hazards of the Matanuska River

    Released: 1/23/2012 2:00:00 PM
    Related to: AK
  148. A 100-year-long History of Earthquakes and Seismic Monitoring in Hawaii

    Released: 1/23/2012 9:14:22 AM
    Related to: HI
  149. Mauna Loa: How Well Do You Know the Volcano in Your Backyard?

    Released: 1/20/2012 9:23:56 AM
    Related to: HI
  150. Media, Dignitaries Invited to Jan. 21 Special Ceremony for HVO’s Centennial Open House

    Released: 1/17/2012 4:07:25 PM
    Related to: HI
  151. Engage in Hands-On Science at the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory’s Centennial Open House

    Released: 1/17/2012 4:05:17 PM
    Related to: HI
  152. Invasive Carps Could Find a Home in Lake Erie

    Released: 1/12/2012 11:00:00 AM
    Related to: IL, IN, MI, MN, NY, OH, PA, WI
  153. The Story of the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory: 100 Years of Tracking Eruptions and Earthquakes

    Released: 1/11/2012 10:42:45 AM
    Related to: HI
  154. Current Status of Hawaii Island's Volcanoes Presented in Kona

    Released: 1/10/2012 10:38:04 AM
    Related to: HI
  155. USGS EROS Welcomes New Director

    Released: 1/10/2012 9:46:22 AM
    Related to: SD
  156. Home Grown: Lake Ontario Salmon Depend on New Cortland Science Facility

    Released: 1/9/2012 10:00:00 AM
    Related to: NY
  157. Volcano Scientist Presents Two Talks About Kilauea's Ongoing Eruptions

    Released: 1/4/2012 1:00:00 PM
    Related to: HI
  158. Local Information May Prevent Many Great Lakes Beach Closures

    Released: 1/3/2012 2:53:40 PM
    Related to: IL, IN


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