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News Releases from 2006

  1. As Population Grows, So Do Urban Areas
    New Perspectives on Urban Land Use Change



    Released: 12/28/2006 6:20:42 AM
  2. Mining-Related Contaminants Persist in Some Appalachian Coal Region Water Wells



    Released: 12/28/2006 6:14:21 AM
  3. USGS Report Focuses on Fish Health in Rock Creek



    Released: 12/20/2006 3:04:41 PM
  4. Ground Water Meets Most Federal Standards in Major Eastern U.S. Aquifer



    Released: 12/20/2006 2:04:48 PM
  5. Puget Sound Nearshore Partnership Advances Science Plan



    Released: 12/18/2006 7:47:02 AM
  6. Statement from USGS Associate Director for Biology Dr. Sue Haseltine Regarding the USGS Scientific Review Process



    Released: 12/15/2006 1:43:53 PM
  7. DOI and NASA Honor Achievements in Remote Sensing



    Released: 12/14/2006 4:56:46 PM
  8. USGS Science at the American Geophysical Union



    Released: 12/11/2006 4:43:19 PM
  9. Deck the Halls with Boughs of...Minerals?



    Released: 12/7/2006 1:25:07 PM
  10. USGS Seeks Project Solicitations for Innovative Ways to Improve Digital Geospatial Data Infrastructure



    Released: 12/4/2006 6:42:51 AM
  11. New Book Describes Improved Methods for Measuring Plant Diversity, Predicting Vulnerability to Invasive Species



    Released: 11/28/2006 3:09:26 PM
  12. USGS Opens its Doors to the Public
    Nov. 29, - St. Petersburg, Fla.



    Released: 11/27/2006 6:34:41 AM
  13. International Team Completes Gas Hydrate Expedition in the Offshore of India



    Released: 11/7/2006 4:30:31 PM
  14. USGS at Society of Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry: From Pharmaceuticals in Groundwater to Mercury in High U.S. Mountains



    Released: 11/6/2006 12:12:41 PM
  15. Endangered Duck Population Reaches Triple Digits



    Released: 10/24/2006 9:10:36 AM
  16. Media Advisory: USGS Releases Implementation Plan for the National Geological and Geophysical Data Preservation Program



    Released: 10/20/2006 1:17:10 PM
  17. USGS Monitors Endocrine Disrupting Compounds in Lake Mead



    Released: 10/20/2006 6:21:13 AM
  18. USGS Presents a World of Science at GSA in Philadelphia



    Released: 10/19/2006 6:27:32 AM
  19. Landmark Studies Leading to Important Seismic Legislation Now More Accessible Than Ever



    Released: 10/16/2006 2:45:22 PM
  20. USGS and NASA Select Landsat Science Team



    Released: 10/16/2006 2:40:03 PM
  21. 1350 students celebrate Earth Science Week at USGS



    Released: 10/13/2006 11:03:10 AM
  22. Media Advisory: New Seismic Hazard Maps and Online Reports Highlight Important Legacy of Loma Prieta Earthquake



    Released: 10/13/2006 9:59:49 AM
  23. Mapping Hurricane Rita Storm Surge: USGS Storm-Surge Data Available Online



    Released: 10/12/2006 4:29:15 PM
  24. Maine Earthquake Lowers Ground Water...Water in Monitoring Well Still Dropping



    Released: 10/4/2006 8:05:42 AM
  25. USGS Reports Latest Land Change Estimates for Louisiana Coast



    Released: 10/3/2006 11:23:49 AM
  26. USGS Releases B-Roll Tape



    Released: 9/28/2006 8:39:20 AM
  27. USGS Team Receives Service to America Medal



    Released: 9/27/2006 8:18:51 AM
  28. Mount St. Helens: A Two Year Anniversary Analysis of the Ongoing Eruption



    Released: 9/27/2006 8:08:53 AM
  29. USGS at The Wildlife Society: From Sea-Ice Change to Contaminants to Predators and Prey



    Released: 9/25/2006 9:57:07 AM
  30. Alabama Celebrates World Water Monitoring Day



    Released: 9/22/2006 3:22:30 PM
  31. Invasive Sea Squirts Persist on Georges Bank



    Released: 9/20/2006 4:31:56 PM
  32. Coastal Beach Erosion on the Increase in California



    Released: 9/18/2006 3:50:02 PM
  33. Did You Feel Yesterday's Earthquake?



    Released: 9/11/2006 4:23:00 PM
  34. USGS Astrogeologists Continue to Learn from Mars Rovers



    Released: 9/8/2006 1:15:26 PM
  35. Mercury Rising: Increased Burning of Peatland Soils Creates "Hotspots" for Mercury and Carbon Emissions in Wildfires



    Released: 9/7/2006 12:00:57 PM
  36. Crossing the line: Water quality shared by Missouri and Kansas



    Released: 9/7/2006 11:13:27 AM
  37. Media Advisory: USGS To Host Congressional Briefing on Wildfires and Landslides



    Released: 9/7/2006 10:27:13 AM
  38. Satellites Help Scientists Track Migratory Birds: GPS the Latest Tool in Fight Against Avian Influenza



    Released: 9/6/2006 9:38:16 AM
  39. Media Advisory: Water-quality report to be released by USGS and Kansas City



    Released: 9/6/2006 6:53:50 AM
  40. Water Conditions During Upper Klamath Lake Fish Tracking Study Analyzed



    Released: 9/5/2006 7:05:44 AM
  41. Avian Flu Detection Information on Wild Birds Available



    Released: 8/24/2006 12:27:35 PM
  42. Manatee Traveler in Northeastern Waters not Chessie



    Released: 8/23/2006 11:57:46 AM
  43. Decline in Apalachicola River Levels Greater than Previously Thought



    Released: 8/22/2006 11:07:23 AM
  44. Technical Announcement : USGS Findings Released—Chemical Quality of Self-Supplied Domestic Well Water



    Released: 8/17/2006 7:36:20 AM
  45. USGS Report Finds Too Few Studies Assess the Success of Desert Tortoise Recovery Actions



    Released: 8/10/2006 5:49:34 PM
  46. Streamgage Report Validates Benefits and Uses of USGS Streamflow Data



    Released: 8/8/2006 12:45:20 PM
  47. USGS Report Identifies Asbestos Localities in Central U.S.



    Released: 8/8/2006 6:24:02 AM
  48. USGS Science at Ecological Society of America



    Released: 8/7/2006 10:46:04 AM
  49. USGS at 2006 International Mercury Conference



    Released: 8/4/2006 2:11:12 PM
  50. USGS Experts Present Geospatial Technology at ESRI Users Conference 2006 — San Diego Convention Center, August 6 - 11



    Released: 8/3/2006 4:34:38 PM
  51. Endangered Humpback Chub Population in Grand Canyon Stabilizing



    Released: 8/3/2006 7:00:00 AM
  52. Barry Rosen to Lead USGS in Florida



    Released: 8/2/2006 6:33:15 AM
  53. Do You Know the Hazard in Your Backyard?



    Released: 7/26/2006 8:52:34 AM
  54. USGS Opens Competition for National Geospatial Technical Operations Center to Denver and Rolla



    Released: 7/13/2006 10:47:42 AM
  55. Media Advisory: Interior Secretary Kempthorne to Visit Mount St. Helens and Attend Briefing at Cascades Volcano Observatory



    Released: 7/11/2006 3:35:06 PM
  56. Record Flooding in New York



    Released: 6/30/2006
  57. USGS Studying Coastal Erosion and Wave Patterns at Pleasure Point, Santa Cruz, Calif.



    Released: 6/29/2006 2:00:01 PM
  58. USGS Streamgage Network Critical For Measuring Flood Data



    Released: 6/28/2006 6:07:55 PM
  59. California Sea Otters — 2006 Survey Numbers Dip But Overall Population Trend Remains Up



    Released: 6/27/2006 4:05:04 PM
  60. USGS at International Conference on Rivers and Civilization



    Released: 6/26/2006 7:26:44 AM
  61. Satellites Used to Track Bird Movement and Preserve Species



    Released: 6/12/2006 2:10:26 PM
  62. USGS Announces Mineral Research Grants



    Released: 6/5/2006 10:54:28 AM
  63. Hurricane Watch 2006 — Scientists Use Visual Images to Stress Hurricane Risks



    Released: 6/1/2006 7:51:03 AM
  64. Hurricane Watch 2006 — Coastal Change—What We Know, What's to Come?



    Released: 6/1/2006 7:47:32 AM
  65. USGS Kicks Off Open House with Congressional and State Leaders



    Released: 5/31/2006 8:04:35 AM
  66. Emergency Drill to Focus on Volcanic Ash



    Released: 5/31/2006 7:41:13 AM
  67. Water Monitoring Equipment on the Upper Mississippi



    Released: 5/26/2006 1:44:10 PM
  68. USGS Menlo Park Open House Offers Wealth of Activities



    Released: 5/26/2006 1:17:47 PM
  69. USGS Report Shows Where Arsenic is Most Likely in New England's Ground Water



    Released: 5/25/2006 10:30:44 AM
  70. USGS Celebrates With Valued Partners at Open House



    Released: 5/24/2006 12:37:28 PM
  71. USGS, NOAA Mark 50 Years of Geomagnetic Research at Corbin, Va.



    Released: 5/23/2006 3:03:56 PM
  72. Flooding in Massachusetts, May 2006



    Released: 5/22/2006 9:09:47 AM
  73. New Hampshire Flood Data for May 2006 Released by USGS



    Released: 5/22/2006 8:56:05 AM
  74. New Seattle Landslide Maps
    USGS maps provide greater detail for owners of landslide prone property



    Released: 5/19/2006 6:13:01 AM
  75. USGS Scientists Help Indonesian Colleagues with Mount Merapi Volcano Crisis



    Released: 5/17/2006 12:54:06 PM
  76. Media Advisory: USGS Releases New B-Roll Tape: Eruption of Mount St. Helens 2004-2006: Instrumentation and Continuing Dome Growth IX, May 17, 2006



    Released: 5/17/2006 12:50:46 PM
  77. International Scientists to Discuss Common Way to Communicate Earth Science Data



    Released: 5/8/2006 1:14:23 PM
  78. Media Advisory: Scientists to Discuss Disease in Chesapeake Bay Rockfish



    Released: 5/5/2006 8:11:55 AM
  79. USGS Re-establishes the National Earthquake Prediction Evaluation Council



    Released: 5/4/2006 6:27:20 AM
  80. Media Advisory: Earthquake Science - A Sure Bet for a Safer Nation



    Released: 5/4/2006 6:24:23 AM
  81. USGS Finds One in Four Fishes is Non-Native in 12 Western States: Non-Natives Flourish in Half of Streams Studied



    Released: 5/4/2006 6:17:21 AM
  82. The Hayward Fault Exposed! The 1906 Centennial Alliance and USGS to Host an Earthquake Fault Exhibit to Educate Public about Earthquake Hazards



    Released: 4/28/2006 1:21:59 PM
  83. Report on Volatile Organic Compounds in the Nation's Ground Water and Drinking-Water Supply Wells



    Released: 4/28/2006 1:10:36 PM
  84. Face-to-Face with the Hayward Fault in Fremont



    Released: 4/26/2006 10:12:15 AM
  85. National Flood Summary Describing Major Floods and Damages Now Available on World Wide Web



    Released: 4/26/2006 9:22:03 AM
  86. Jones Named Chief Scientist for Geography



    Released: 4/25/2006 8:59:55 AM
  87. Capturing San Francisco



    Released: 4/20/2006 4:08:57 PM
  88. New USGS Maps Show San Francisco Bay Area's Active Faults and Underlying Geologic Deposits



    Released: 4/20/2006 1:39:11 PM
  89. New Maps Show Active Earthquake Faults and Geologic Complexity of Bay Area



    Released: 4/17/2006 4:08:02 PM
  90. Media Advisory — USGS Highlights at 1906 Earthquake Conference



    Released: 4/17/2006 3:50:17 PM
  91. Explore and Hike the San Andreas Fault: U. S. Geological Survey and National Park Service Unveil New Guidebook



    Released: 4/12/2006 8:47:29 AM
  92. Ground-Water Levels Starting to Decline
    Region's Streams Still at Record Lows



    Released: 4/7/2006 10:39:45 AM
  93. USGS Introduces Virtual, Interactive Tour of the 1906 Earthquake



    Released: 4/7/2006 6:39:55 AM
  94. Media Advisory: Virtual Tour Offers Modern and Historic Close-Ups of 1906 Earthquake



    Released: 4/5/2006 7:11:25 AM
  95. New Book on Wildlife-Human Disease Connection



    Released: 3/29/2006 1:17:00 PM
  96. Scientists Recreate Ground Shaking from the 1906 Earthquake and Discuss What's in Store for the Earthquake Conference April 18-22



    Released: 3/28/2006 1:00:00 PM
  97. Media Advisory: Scientists Recreate Shaking from the 1906 Earthquake and Discuss What's in Store for the Earthquake Conference April 18-22



    Released: 3/27/2006 10:06:48 AM
  98. Rivers Indicate Earlier Snowmelt in Eastern North America



    Released: 3/27/2006 8:51:25 AM
  99. Rapid Response to Reservoir Monitoring on Kauai



    Released: 3/27/2006 8:41:32 AM
  100. Epic Droughts of the Last 2000 Years: USGS science on climate change



    Released: 3/24/2006 10:33:44 AM
  101. New USGS Report Compares Past, Present and Future Water Quality



    Released: 3/23/2006 6:14:34 AM
  102. New USGS Website features repeat photography of Glacier National Park glaciers over time



    Released: 3/22/2006 2:00:22 PM
  103. USGS Announces $5.5 Million in Earthquake Research Grants Available for 2007
    Applications Due May 2, 2006



    Released: 3/20/2006 11:43:04 AM
  104. Century of Data Shows Intensification of Water Cycle but No Increase in Storms or Floods



    Released: 3/15/2006 12:13:21 PM
  105. Popular Ground-Water Model Updated



    Released: 3/15/2006 10:46:29 AM
  106. USGS Assessment Significantly Increases Afghanistan Petroleum Resource Base



    Released: 3/14/2006 10:00:00 AM
  107. Invitation to News Media...
    See a Mile of the Earth's Crust from the Chesapeake Bay Impact Crater



    Released: 3/14/2006 6:54:02 AM
  108. USGS Testing Wild Birds for Avian Influenza



    Released: 3/9/2006 5:38:06 PM
  109. A Virtual Tour of the Hayward Fault



    Released: 3/9/2006 1:15:04 PM
  110. How Science Can Help Reduce America’s Risk from Floods
    USGS to Host Congressional Briefing



    Released: 3/9/2006 12:51:09 PM
  111. Pesticides in the Nation's Streams and Ground Water



    Released: 3/3/2006 9:00:00 AM
  112. USGS Releases B-Roll Tape: Eruption of Mount St. Helens 2004-2006: Instrumentation and Continuing Dome Growth VIII, September 21, 2005 through February 16, 2006



    Released: 2/28/2006 1:21:02 PM
  113. New Maps Identify Bay Area Liquefaction Risk



    Released: 2/24/2006 1:32:33 PM
  114. Take a Geology Field Trip in Your Own Schoolyard



    Released: 2/17/2006 7:50:05 AM
  115. Winter Storm Damage Could Affect Whooping Crane Breeding Season



    Released: 2/16/2006 2:45:30 PM
  116. New Technology Fights Invasive Species



    Released: 2/15/2006 2:30:00 PM
  117. Desert Tortoise Issues Bring Researchers and Managers to Tucson



    Released: 2/14/2006 12:30:59 PM
  118. Key Challenges for Science Identified by the USGS to Support Western Water Management



    Released: 2/8/2006 11:32:37 AM
  119. Are Artificial Night Lights Among Threats



    Released: 2/7/2006 2:28:37 PM
  120. The President's FY 2007 Budget Request for USGS



    Released: 2/6/2006 9:38:42 AM
  121. New USGS Website and Earthquake Notification Service Simplify Ways to Get Information You Need



    Released: 2/2/2006 4:22:09 PM
  122. Mr. Earthquake Hangs His USGS Hat; Retires After 51 Years



    Released: 2/2/2006 8:59:19 AM
  123. Teaching Earthquake Science Made Easy: USGS Partnership Puts Curriculum into the Classroom



    Released: 2/1/2006
  124. Landsat 5 Resumes Operations



    Released: 1/30/2006 12:40:40 PM
  125. USGS report measures effects of surface-water diversion on native fish habitat in northeast Maui



    Released: 1/30/2006 6:49:28 AM
  126. Avian Influenza: Science at the Forefront



    Released: 1/25/2006 6:07:18 AM
  127. Value of Nation’s Mineral Production Still on the Rise in 2005



    Released: 1/24/2006 7:36:24 AM
  128. USGS National Earthquake Center goes 24/7 — Staff now on-site night and day to locate and report worldwide quakes



    Released: 1/19/2006 1:19:06 PM
  129. Crater Drilling Declared Major Success
    More than a mile-long core retrieved



    Released: 1/13/2006 8:35:15 AM
  130. Fewer Deaths than 2004, but Earthquakes Still Kill Nearly 90,000 in 2005



    Released: 1/12/2006 2:08:49 PM
  131. USGS Announces that Augustine Volcano in Alaska Erupted Today



    Released: 1/11/2006 2:19:38 PM
  132. Landslide Advisory for Seattle Washington and Neighboring Areas



    Released: 1/9/2006 6:58:44 AM

 

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