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News Releases from 2008

  1. Results Are In: Great Southern California ShakeOut Successful, Sets U.S. Record!



    Released: 12/19/2008 3:02:12 PM
  2. Presidential Rank Awards -- Top Federal Honor -- Given to Two USGS Scientists and Deputy Director



    Released: 12/18/2008 12:58:13 PM
  3. Abrupt Climate Change: Will It Happen this Century?



    Released: 12/16/2008 12:00:00 PM
  4. Some Pollutants Declining in Willamette and Columbia Rivers



    Released: 12/16/2008 11:37:51 AM
  5. Northern Soil Carbon Reservoirs Vulnerable to Global Warming



    Released: 12/15/2008 9:57:03 AM
  6. USGS Science at AGU Climate Change, Floods, Northern Forests, Coral Reefs, Earthquakes, Volcanoes, Mercury and More



    Released: 12/12/2008 8:00:00 AM
  7. New USGS Video and Image Gallery



    Released: 12/8/2008 12:21:29 PM
  8. Man-Made Chemicals Found in Drinking Water at Low Levels



    Released: 12/5/2008 10:00:00 AM
  9. Media Advisory: Man-Made Chemicals Found in Drinking Water at Low Levels



    Released: 12/3/2008 6:15:00 PM
  10. New National Program to Study Seasonal Changes in Wildlife Begins



    Released: 12/2/2008 10:00:00 AM
  11. Getting Warmer? Prehistoric Climate Can Help Forecast Future Changes



    Released: 11/24/2008 11:58:52 AM
  12. Pecora Award Recognizes Stellar Achievements in Earth Observation



    Released: 11/21/2008 7:51:03 AM
  13. Reversing Coral Reef Decline in Hawai`i -- A New Look at a Critical Problem



    Released: 11/20/2008 6:42:31 PM
  14. Pavement sealcoat linked to urban lake contamination in the Central and Eastern United States



    Released: 11/20/2008 3:19:22 PM
  15. Group on Earth Observations Heralds Free, Global Access to USGS Earth Imagery



    Released: 11/20/2008 10:00:00 AM
  16. Acid Soils in Slovakia Tell Somber Tale



    Released: 11/17/2008 11:00:00 AM
  17. Invasive Species, Climate Change, --Drought Challenges for Resource Management in the Colorado River Basin



    Released: 11/17/2008 11:00:00 AM
  18. How Science Helps Communities Prepare for and Survive Earthquakes



    Released: 11/14/2008 7:40:51 PM
  19. Media Advisory: Colorado River Restoration: Complex Challenges Explored at Symposium



    Released: 11/14/2008 5:52:09 PM
  20. USGS, NOAA Collaborate with Canada on Climate Data



    Released: 11/13/2008 3:25:20 PM
  21. Media Advisory: NOW ON THE WEB! USGS 3-D Animations of Dramatic Ground Shaking



    Released: 11/12/2008 12:15:00 PM
  22. One-Stop Web Shop for USGS Great ShakeOut Science Resources Now Open



    Released: 11/10/2008 7:17:56 AM
  23. Media Advisory: USGS Animations Show Intense Ground Shaking From 7.8 Great ShakeOut Scenario Quake



    Released: 11/10/2008 6:14:47 AM
  24. What Would a Great Earthquake do to the Buildings in Downtown Los Angeles?



    Released: 11/6/2008 1:53:46 PM
  25. Newly Identified Fungus Implicated in White-Nose Syndrome in Bats: Mysterious Bat Disease Decimates Colonies in the Northeast



    Released: 10/30/2008 1:00:00 PM
  26. Earthquakes? Don't Freak Out--ShakeOut!



    Released: 10/28/2008 6:41:29 AM
  27. Genetics Provide Evidence for the Movement of Avian Influenza Viruses from Asia to North America via Migratory Birds



    Released: 10/27/2008 11:49:09 AM
  28. Where is Snæfellsjökull?



    Released: 10/24/2008 2:10:45 PM
  29. Ceremony Marks 140th Anniversary of Devastating Hayward Quake



    Released: 10/21/2008 7:36:03 AM
  30. Media Advisory: Ceremony Marks 140th Anniversary of Devastating Hayward Quake



    Released: 10/17/2008 3:02:42 PM
  31. Extreme Coastal Changes and Storm Surge Measurements from Hurricanes Ike and Gustav



    Released: 10/6/2008 2:11:17 PM
  32. Most Alaskan Glaciers Retreating, Thinning, and Stagnating, Says Major USGS Report



    Released: 10/6/2008 11:44:25 AM
  33. "Rock Stars" to Present Geologic Findings at Houston Conference



    Released: 10/6/2008 8:58:30 AM
  34. Media Advisory: Join Scientists to See How Major Earthquake Can Devastate Southern California



    Released: 10/2/2008 6:44:49 AM
  35. Hurricane Ike's Effects Linger in the Great Lakes



    Released: 9/30/2008 11:13:58 AM
  36. New Geologic Map Provides Details on Past, Present and Future of Western Transverse Ranges



    Released: 9/30/2008 6:52:32 AM
  37. New Geologic Map Provides Details on Past, Present and Future of the Colorado Front Range



    Released: 9/30/2008 6:49:28 AM
  38. Substantial Power Generation from Domestic Geothermal Resources



    Released: 9/29/2008 5:06:28 PM
  39. Images of Texas Neighborhood Devastated by Hurricane Ike Now Online



    Released: 9/23/2008 1:32:58 PM
  40. New study estimates 765 grizzly bears reside in northwest Montana



    Released: 9/16/2008 8:21:58 PM
  41. USGS to Host Congressional Briefing on Climate Change and Invasive Species



    Released: 9/15/2008 11:21:33 AM
  42. Before the Dams Come Out: Scientists Measure Elwha River Conditions Now to Help Measure Dam Removal Success Tomorrow



    Released: 9/15/2008 8:49:37 AM
  43. Beach Sand Often More Contaminated than Water



    Released: 9/12/2008 1:50:30 PM
  44. Hurricane Ike: Maps Showing Potential Coastal Change Available Online



    Released: 9/12/2008 11:34:05 AM
  45. Silent Streams? Escalating Endangerment for North American Freshwater Fish: Nearly 40 Percent Now At-Risk



    Released: 9/9/2008 1:46:24 PM
  46. Science that Weathers the Storm...USGS Scientists in the Field Preparing for Hurricane Ike



    Released: 9/5/2008 2:37:42 PM
  47. Science that Weathers the Storm...Track Flooding During Tropical Storm Hanna in Real-Time



    Released: 9/5/2008 6:40:49 AM
  48. Study: Undiscovered Minerals in the Andes



    Released: 9/3/2008 12:02:55 PM
  49. Unexplored Arctic Region to be Mapped



    Released: 9/2/2008 7:40:37 PM
  50. Fish Pesticide May Control Unwanted Round Goby



    Released: 9/2/2008 7:38:26 PM
  51. Hurricane Gustav: USGS Maps Potential for Coastal Change



    Released: 8/31/2008 1:51:46 PM
  52. Science that Weathers the Storm: Track Flooding During Tropical Storm Gustav in Real-Time



    Released: 8/29/2008 1:19:38 PM
  53. Fay's Heavy Rains Bring Record Flooding to Parts of Drought Stricken North Carolina



    Released: 8/29/2008 6:23:25 AM
  54. Science that Weathers the Storm: USGS Scientists in the Field Preparing for Gustav



    Released: 8/28/2008 3:34:47 PM
  55. Ancient Bacteria Uses Arsenic to Grow



    Released: 8/15/2008 5:15:43 PM
  56. Strategy to Assess the Nation's Ground-Water Availability



    Released: 8/14/2008 1:54:31 PM
  57. Don't be Left Out! Three Months to ShakeOut



    Released: 8/13/2008 7:12:38 AM
  58. Drought Conditions in Western North Carolina Even Worse Than Last Year



    Released: 8/11/2008 1:41:35 PM
  59. Third Aleutian Volcano Erupts Explosively



    Released: 8/8/2008 5:36:14 PM
  60. Southern Californians Urged to Join Largest Earthquake Drill in U.S. History



    Released: 7/30/2008 5:33:46 PM
  61. Magnitude-5.4 Earthquake Rattles Los Angeles Area



    Released: 7/29/2008 7:04:49 PM
  62. 90 Billion Barrels of Oil and 1,670 Trillion Cubic Feet of Natural Gas Assessed in the Arctic



    Released: 7/23/2008 1:00:00 PM
  63. USGS Science at Ecological Society of America



    Released: 7/23/2008 12:59:06 PM
  64. "Carbon farm" project will study ways to capture atmospheric CO2



    Released: 7/23/2008 12:55:00 PM
  65. Beyond Books: Thomas Lahr Named Federal Librarian of the Year



    Released: 7/22/2008 11:24:14 AM
  66. USGS Tracks Explosive Eruption of Okmok Volcano in Alaska



    Released: 7/18/2008 5:58:27 PM
  67. Ouch! Taking a Shot at Plague: Vaccine Offers Hope for Endangered Ferrets in Plague Outbreak



    Released: 7/16/2008 10:57:19 AM
  68. The First Step Home? Study Suggests Upper Klamath Lake is able to Support Juvenile Salmon



    Released: 7/15/2008 11:43:14 AM
  69. Lead Shot and Sinkers: Weighty Implications for Fish and Wildlife Health



    Released: 7/11/2008 11:29:09 AM
  70. Spring Nutrient Delivery to the Gulf Estimated Among Highest in Three Decades



    Released: 7/11/2008 10:38:59 AM
  71. Mount St. Helens Officially Slumbers— Alert Level Goes Back to Normal —



    Released: 7/10/2008 3:38:40 PM
  72. The Good, the Bad, and the Smelly: USGS at the 2008 Coral Reef Symposium



    Released: 7/7/2008 12:43:56 PM
  73. Coast Salish and USGS Commit to Restoring Salish Sea Water Quality



    Released: 7/2/2008 2:51:15 PM
  74. USGS Accelerates Access to Satellite Data



    Released: 7/1/2008 2:48:18 PM
  75. USGS to Help Chile Develop Volcano Early Warning System



    Released: 6/25/2008 1:59:38 PM
  76. Larsen Named USGS Associate Director for Water



    Released: 6/25/2008 9:53:45 AM
  77. California Sea Otters: Population Recovery Continues at Slower Rate



    Released: 6/24/2008 5:11:30 PM
  78. Two 500-Year Floods Within 15 Years: What are the Odds?



    Released: 6/20/2008 5:28:31 PM
  79. The Buzz on Pollinators: Podcasts Hover Around National Pollinator Week



    Released: 6/20/2008 5:00:42 PM
  80. USGS Model Helps Explain Trends in Greater Sage-Grouse Range Reduction



    Released: 6/17/2008 1:00:00 PM
  81. National Treasure Expands: National Archives to Include Earth Imagery



    Released: 6/13/2008 9:43:00 AM
  82. Media Advisory:USGS Crews to Install New Streamgage in Cedar Rapids



    Released: 6/12/2008 1:45:07 PM
  83. UPDATE: USGS Crews Measure Severe Flooding in the Midwest



    Released: 6/10/2008 3:17:19 PM
  84. USGS Better Prepared to Help Emergency Officials Protect the Public this Hurricane Season



    Released: 6/2/2008 5:00:31 PM
  85. What Makes an Old Geyser Faithful?



    Released: 5/30/2008 11:21:51 AM
  86. USGS to Host Congressional Briefing on Climate Change Impacts on the Colorado River



    Released: 5/29/2008 6:42:07 AM
  87. USGS and Environment Canada Will Share Science Across Borders



    Released: 5/23/2008 5:05:20 PM
  88. How Much Water is Lost in the Great Lakes Basin?



    Released: 5/23/2008 1:38:42 PM
  89. USGS Scientists Present at 2008 International Meeting of the Society of Wetland Scientists: May 26 - 30



    Released: 5/23/2008 6:47:00 AM
  90. Tracing the Hayward Fault: Online and On the Ground



    Released: 5/22/2008 12:30:00 PM
  91. Disaster Earthquake Scenario Unveiled for Southern California



    Released: 5/22/2008 10:00:00 AM
  92. Real-Time Water Quality Information Available Across the Nation



    Released: 5/22/2008 9:44:58 AM
  93. Mineral Production Data Reflect Economic Slowdown



    Released: 5/20/2008 11:51:24 AM
  94. Coeur d'Alene River Flooding Worst Since 1996



    Released: 5/19/2008 5:30:00 PM
  95. Media Advisory: Tracing the Hayward Fault —Online and On the Ground



    Released: 5/19/2008 1:52:38 PM
  96. To Swim or Not to Swim?



    Released: 5/19/2008 11:55:04 AM
  97. Notice of Product Availability: Mount St. Helens Action Footage Available



    Released: 5/10/2008 2:53:38 PM
  98. Water Demand Likely to Increase Substantially in New Hampshire's Seacoast Region by 2025



    Released: 5/9/2008 1:08:58 PM
  99. Dying Bats in the Northeast Remain a Mystery



    Released: 5/9/2008 7:35:32 AM
  100. George Gryc —USGS Geologist, Leader, and Alaska Expert, 1919 - 2008



    Released: 5/8/2008 8:45:22 AM
  101. Boldly Going Where No Man (or Woman) Goes: USGS Unmanned Aircraft



    Released: 5/8/2008 8:09:48 AM
  102. Landsat Satellite Imagery Used to Assess the Impact of Myanmar's Cyclone Nargis



    Released: 5/8/2008 8:09:00 AM
  103. Earthquake Shakes Northern Virginia



    Released: 5/6/2008 3:50:31 PM
  104. USGS Awards Satellite Imagery Contracts: Enhancing Access to Users



    Released: 5/2/2008 4:21:57 PM
  105. Web Tool Puts Wildlife Disease News on the Map



    Released: 5/2/2008 3:46:13 PM
  106. Highest Flood Recorded on Lower Mississippi River Since 1973



    Released: 5/1/2008 2:09:19 PM
  107. Scientists Collect Data to Aid Afghanistan Reconstruction



    Released: 4/30/2008 1:48:21 PM
  108. Media Advisory: New Data to Help with Afghanistan's Natural Resources and Hazards Assessments



    Released: 4/22/2008 1:57:14 PM
  109. Earthquake Hazard Maps Show How the Nation Shakes with Quakes



    Released: 4/21/2008 3:20:24 PM
  110. Upper San Pedro Partnership Wins Cooperative Conservation Award



    Released: 4/21/2008 3:06:30 PM
  111. Award Recognizes Animas Watershed Improvements



    Released: 4/21/2008 2:59:27 PM
  112. Sparta Aquifer Recovery Partnership Wins Cooperative Conservation Award



    Released: 4/21/2008 2:54:08 PM
  113. Illinois Earthquake is a Wake-Up Call



    Released: 4/18/2008 2:07:11 PM
  114. USGS to Host Congressional Briefing on Climate Change Impacts on Coastal Communities



    Released: 4/18/2008 11:53:38 AM
  115. Earthquake, Tsunami Experts Gather in Seattle



    Released: 4/16/2008 7:08:18 AM
  116. Kimball Named Associate Director for Geology



    Released: 4/15/2008 5:24:22 PM
  117. Climate Change May Create Water Supply Shortages in the Colorado River Basin



    Released: 4/15/2008 5:18:10 PM
  118. New Study Shows Odds High for Big California Quakes



    Released: 4/14/2008 12:02:15 PM
  119. USGS Maps Integrated Science at World's Largest Geography Conference



    Released: 4/14/2008 11:10:20 AM
  120. Media Advisory: New Study Shows Odds High for Big California Quakes



    Released: 4/11/2008 8:59:54 PM
  121. 3 to 4.3 Billion Barrels of Technically Recoverable Oil Assessed in North Dakota and Montana's Bakken Formation—25 Times More Than 1995 Estimate—



    Released: 4/10/2008 2:25:36 PM
  122. Glen Canyon Dam High Flow Experiment Time Lapse Videos Available



    Released: 4/7/2008
  123. Track Flooding with the New USGS Flood Map



    Released: 4/4/2008 9:29:57 AM
  124. Feature: The Alaska Volcano Observatory—20 Years of Partnership in Support of Public Safety and Volcano Science



    Released: 4/3/2008 1:15:39 PM
  125. New Model Simulates Ground Water and Surface Water Interactions



    Released: 4/2/2008 1:15:48 PM
  126. No joke—freezing record of climate change to land in Denver this week



    Released: 4/1/2008 2:15:36 PM
  127. Dramatic Developments at Kilauea Volcano: Scientists Work to Keep Public Safe and Informed



    Released: 3/27/2008 1:58:19 PM
  128. USGS and the Idaho Department of Water Resources to Measure Water Levels in 1,300 Southern Idaho Wells



    Released: 3/26/2008 4:47:08 PM
  129. New findings on abandoned mines in southwest Colorado reveal what methods of investigation are most fruitful for watersheds



    Released: 3/25/2008 2:40:37 PM
  130. Camellias, Rhododendrons Grace Government Offices



    Released: 3/25/2008 2:37:01 PM
  131. The Hayward Fault: America's Most Dangerous?



    Released: 3/20/2008 1:00:00 PM
  132. Media Advisory: Learn How Volcano Science Helps Build Safer Communities—Alaska Volcano Observatory Turns 20—



    Released: 3/19/2008 2:44:51 PM
  133. Media Advisory: USGS to Host Congressional Briefing on Climate Change Impacts on Coastal Communities



    Released: 3/19/2008 11:41:49 AM
  134. Media Advisory: Water Availability: A Matter of Quantity, Quality and Use



    Released: 3/18/2008 8:49:19 AM
  135. USGS Study Finds Pesticides in the Lower Clackamas River Mainstem and Tributaries, and in Samples of Drinking Water



    Released: 3/18/2008 6:21:38 AM
  136. USGS to Offer $3.4 Million in Earthquake Research Grants —Online-Only Applications Due May 15, 2008—



    Released: 3/17/2008 3:23:02 PM
  137. United States and Indonesia to Establish Regional Volcano Observatory in North Sulawesi



    Released: 3/14/2008 4:43:10 PM
  138. USGS Report Identifies Natural Occurrences of Asbestos in the Southwestern U.S.



    Released: 3/13/2008 4:45:55 PM
  139. USGS and USAID Announce U.S.-Panamanian Action in Response to a Joint Study of Panama's Baru Volcano



    Released: 3/4/2008 2:11:01 PM
  140. New Method to Estimate Sea Ice Thickness



    Released: 3/4/2008 11:28:56 AM
  141. New Web Site Helps Wisconsin Plan for Safe Drinking Water



    Released: 3/4/2008 11:16:46 AM
  142. Reclamation Releases Final EA and FONSI Authorizing High-Flow and Steady Flow Experiments on the Colorado River



    Released: 2/29/2008 9:32:33 PM
  143. Landsat 5 Satellite Back in Action



    Released: 2/29/2008 11:24:15 AM
  144. Media Advisory: Opening of Glen Canyon Dam's Jet Tubes for High-Flow Experiment



    Released: 2/25/2008 3:38:31 PM
  145. Media Advisory: Investment and Development Potential for Afghanistan's Resources



    Released: 2/25/2008 9:46:42 AM
  146. White Pine County, Nevada, is a Critical Water Source for large areas of Nevada and Utah



    Released: 2/22/2008 5:59:52 AM
  147. Mount St. Helens Takes a Rest



    Released: 2/21/2008 5:07:47 PM
  148. Earthworms Found to Contain Chemicals from Households and Animal Manure



    Released: 2/20/2008 12:00:00 PM
  149. USGS Maps Show Potential Non-Native Python Habitat Along Three U.S. Coasts



    Released: 2/20/2008 10:45:00 AM
  150. Media Advisory: Recent Virginia Wildfires Captured on Satellite



    Released: 2/15/2008 7:37:09 AM
  151. Volunteers across the Nation to Track Climate Clues in Spring Flowers



    Released: 2/14/2008 11:54:08 AM
  152. Many Factors Will Challenge the Recovery of the Chesapeake Bay



    Released: 2/11/2008 9:49:28 AM
  153. Intersex in Smallmouth Bass Coincident with Population and Agriculture in Potomac Watershed



    Released: 2/7/2008 12:50:58 PM
  154. The World's Largest Potential Energy Resource



    Released: 2/7/2008 9:21:21 AM
  155. The President's FY 2009 Budget Request for USGS



    Released: 2/4/2008 12:23:14 PM
  156. Value of Nation's Mineral Production Rose Again in 2007



    Released: 2/4/2008 10:50:42 AM
  157. Report: How the USGS Responded to 2005 Hurricanes and Addresses Storms Today



    Released: 2/1/2008 8:21:13 AM
  158. USGS Makes New Information on Arizona's Ground Water Available on the Web



    Released: 1/30/2008 9:53:41 PM
  159. Agricultural Practices in 9 States Contribute Majority of Excessive Nutrients to the Northern Gulf of Mexico



    Released: 1/29/2008 12:37:46 PM
  160. USGS Earthquake Information Available in Google Earth™



    Released: 1/29/2008 11:56:41 AM
  161. Media Advisory: Agriculture Practices in 9 States Contribute Majority of Excessive Nutrients to Northern Gulf of Mexico



    Released: 1/24/2008 12:34:15 PM
  162. Media Advisory: USGS To Host Congressional Briefings on How Science is Used to Respond to Hurricanes



    Released: 1/24/2008 12:04:56 PM
  163. USGS Announces Minerals Research Grant Recipients



    Released: 1/24/2008 9:37:51 AM
  164. USGS Genetics Research Sheds Light on Viral Hemorrhagic Septicemia Virus in Great Lakes’ Fish



    Released: 1/23/2008 1:44:50 PM
  165. National Research Council Calibrates Research for The National Map



    Released: 1/22/2008 9:33:47 AM
  166. USGS Web Site Provides Idaho Ground Water Information



    Released: 1/18/2008 2:50:39 PM
  167. High-Flow Experiment Proposed to Improve Grand Canyon Resources



    Released: 1/17/2008 5:25:05 PM
  168. Annual Bald Eagle Survey Yields Important Results



    Released: 1/10/2008 6:27:04 PM
  169. USGS Scientist Reveals 2007 California Wildfire Impacts on Wildlife



    Released: 1/9/2008 12:26:07 PM
  170. Coral Reef Builders Vulnerable to Ocean Acidification



    Released: 1/4/2008 6:39:20 PM
  171. Earthquakes claim 709 lives in 2007



    Released: 1/3/2008 4:50:18 PM
  172. USGS and NOAA Install High Tech Equipment to Monitor Canyons for Post-Fire Flash Flood and Debris Flow Hazards



    Released: 1/3/2008 10:53:43 AM
  173. Gasoline Additive MTBE Widespread in New Hampshire’s Ground Water



    Released: 1/2/2008 1:03:45 PM

 

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