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News Releases from 2012

  1. Mission Accomplished for Landsat 5



    Released: 12/21/2012 10:55:27 AM
  2. Emerging Consensus Shows Climate Change Already Having Major Effects on Ecosystems and Species



    Released: 12/18/2012 11:45:00 AM
  3. Mining Waste Byproduct Capable of Helping Clean Water



    Released: 12/17/2012 1:49:17 PM
  4. New Research Underscores Vulnerability of Wildlife in Low-Lying Hawaiian Islands



    Released: 12/6/2012 2:46:04 PM
  5. 2012 Pecora Awards Presented for Achievements in Earth Remote Sensing



    Released: 12/4/2012 3:30:00 PM
  6. Research, Response for Future Oil Spills: Lessons Learned from Deepwater Horizon



    Released: 12/3/2012 2:00:00 PM
  7. Invasive Boa Constrictor Thriving on Puerto Rico



    Released: 11/29/2012 4:29:15 PM
  8. Lidar Confirms Sandy's Dramatic Coastal Change Impacts and Future Coastal Vulnerability



    Released: 11/26/2012 10:31:20 AM
  9. White-Nose Syndrome Bat Recovery May Present Challenges Similar to Those in Some Recovering AIDS Patients



    Released: 11/19/2012 1:30:00 PM
  10. North Carolina, Delmarva Coastlines Changed by Hurricane Sandy



    Released: 11/15/2012 2:10:57 PM
  11. Streams Show Signs of Degradation at Earliest Stages of Urban Development



    Released: 11/15/2012 10:12:33 AM
  12. USGS Study Tracks Pacific Walrus, Observes Effects of Arctic Sea Ice Loss on Behavior



    Released: 11/14/2012 6:00:00 PM
  13. Project to Support Future Global Food Security Enhanced by Major NASA Grant



    Released: 11/14/2012 3:23:44 PM
  14. Photos Reveal Severity of Hurricane Sandy's Coastal Impacts



    Released: 11/9/2012 3:20:00 PM
  15. New Evidence Shows Power of East Coast Earthquakes



    Released: 11/6/2012 8:30:00 AM
  16. USGS and Google Partner on Emergency Alerts



    Released: 11/2/2012 11:00:00 AM
  17. USGS Sampling Water for Nutrients, Sediment, and Pesticides in Hurricane Sandy's Aftermath



    Released: 11/1/2012 1:17:01 PM
  18. River Flow into Chesapeake Bay Following Hurricane Sandy Lower than Expected



    Released: 10/31/2012 7:11:32 PM
  19. Update: Sandy to Erode Many Atlantic Beaches



    Released: 10/30/2012 5:36:16 PM
  20. USGS Storm-Surge Sensors Deployed Ahead of Tropical Storm Sandy



    Released: 10/27/2012 2:01:41 PM
  21. Sandy to Erode Many Atlantic Beaches



    Released: 10/27/2012 1:56:16 PM
  22. Malaria Transmission Peaks at Much Cooler Temperatures than Previously Predicted



    Released: 10/24/2012 3:52:43 PM
  23. Not-So-Permanent Permafrost



    Released: 10/24/2012 12:00:00 PM
  24. Isolation of Puerto Rico's Manatees Affects Survival Odds



    Released: 10/23/2012 9:00:00 AM
  25. Science Working to Combat Deadly White Nose Syndrome in Bats



    Released: 10/22/2012 12:00:00 PM
  26. National Geologic Map Database Gets a Face Lift



    Released: 10/19/2012 8:00:00 AM
  27. Last Frontier Historical Topographic Maps



    Released: 10/18/2012 8:24:48 AM
  28. Secretary Announces Climate Science Funding



    Released: 10/10/2012 1:41:18 PM
  29. Media Advisory: Volcano Notification Service Available



    Released: 10/9/2012 2:09:59 PM
  30. USGS Releases First Assessment of Shale Gas Resources in the Utica Shale: 38 trillion cubic feet



    Released: 10/4/2012 5:24:04 PM
  31. USGS Inducted into the 2012 URISA GIS Hall of Fame



    Released: 10/1/2012 1:18:57 PM
  32. Climate Change to Cripple Southwestern Forests



    Released: 10/1/2012 10:00:00 AM
  33. USGS Releases Reports on Groundwater-Quality Sampling Near Pavillion, Wyo.



    Released: 9/26/2012 2:34:51 PM
  34. Rare Great Earthquake in April Triggers Large Aftershocks All Over the Globe



    Released: 9/26/2012 1:00:00 PM
  35. Media Advisory: Sign Up for USGS Alerts for Flooding and Drought



    Released: 9/24/2012 11:21:02 AM
  36. Florida and Illinois Make 48



    Released: 9/19/2012 8:00:00 AM
  37. Dig This -- Geologic Map Day



    Released: 9/18/2012 8:00:00 AM
  38. USGS Scientist Elected First U.S. Chair of International Uranium Group in Thirty Years



    Released: 9/11/2012 11:00:00 AM
  39. 3-D Mapping of Isaac Water Levels



    Released: 9/1/2012 11:34:38 AM
  40. Increased Sediment and Nutrients Delivered to Bay as Susquehanna Reservoirs Near Sediment Capacity



    Released: 8/30/2012 9:00:00 AM
  41. Mississippi River Flows Backwards Due to Isaac



    Released: 8/29/2012 5:27:16 PM
  42. USGS Storm-Surge Sensors Deployed Ahead of Isaac



    Released: 8/28/2012 5:59:21 PM
  43. Isaac Expected to Change Sandy Coasts from Louisiana to Florida



    Released: 8/28/2012 4:58:32 PM
  44. Stephen Jackson to Lead Southwest Climate Science Center



    Released: 8/27/2012 11:00:00 AM
  45. Florida Beaches and Dunes Face Erosion Risk During TS Isaac



    Released: 8/25/2012 2:30:00 PM
  46. Scientists Explore Changing Arctic Ocean



    Released: 8/24/2012 8:00:00 AM
  47. New South Central Climate Science Center Director Announced



    Released: 8/22/2012 1:00:00 PM
  48. USGS Unveils Flood Mapping Tool for Atlanta Suburb



    Released: 8/22/2012 10:00:00 AM
  49. Media Advisory: Anniversary of Magnitude 5.8 Central Virginia Earthquake



    Released: 8/22/2012 8:00:00 AM
  50. "Crowdsourcing": Looking at New Ways to Map Structures in Colorado



    Released: 8/17/2012 8:00:00 AM
  51. Climate and Drought Lessons from Ancient Egypt



    Released: 8/16/2012 10:00:00 AM
  52. Northeast Climate Science Center Director Announced



    Released: 8/16/2012 9:00:00 AM
  53. Northern Plains Data Improved



    Released: 8/16/2012 8:00:00 AM
  54. North American Fish Extinctions May Double by 2050



    Released: 8/10/2012 3:51:59 PM
  55. Unmanned Flights Will Monitor Bank Erosion on the Lower Brule Reservation



    Released: 8/6/2012 11:56:15 AM
  56. From Climate Change and Energy to Fires and Fish:



    Released: 8/6/2012 9:00:00 AM
  57. American Eels Return to Mountain Streams After Dam Removal



    Released: 7/31/2012 8:45:44 AM
  58. Underwater Ecosystem Inundated by Sediment Plume



    Released: 7/27/2012 11:30:00 AM
  59. USGS Helps Debut New Technology to Improve Access and Use of Earth Science Data



    Released: 7/25/2012 12:00:00 PM
  60. Find "1", Get "1", Use "1"



    Released: 7/24/2012 8:00:00 AM
  61. Longest Continuous View of Earth From Space Hits 40



    Released: 7/23/2012 9:00:00 AM
  62. New Maps for New England



    Released: 7/23/2012 8:00:00 AM
  63. Media Advisory: Briefing on Groundwater



    Released: 7/19/2012 12:19:17 PM
  64. Media Advisory: Landsat at 40: The Long View of Earth from Space



    Released: 7/19/2012 10:23:03 AM
  65. Afghanistan the First Country Mapped using Broad Scale Hyperspectral Data



    Released: 7/17/2012 5:00:00 PM
  66. From Pikas to Plague, Climate Change and Wind Energy



    Released: 7/16/2012 9:00:00 AM
  67. Asian Carp Pose Substantial Risk to the Great Lakes



    Released: 7/12/2012 1:11:12 PM
  68. Media Advisory: USGS and the Government of Afghanistan to Release Hyperspectral Data of Afghanistan



    Released: 7/11/2012 5:29:01 PM
  69. Shrews in the News -- Rapid Evolution of Shrews in Response to Climate Change



    Released: 6/26/2012 1:00:00 PM
  70. Study Confirms Presence of Contaminants in Some New England Bedrock Groundwater, ID's New Concerns, Determines Likely Locations



    Released: 6/25/2012 6:26:36 PM
  71. New Findings of Endangered Birds at Hakalau Forest National Wildlife Refuge Give Hope to Recovery Efforts



    Released: 6/25/2012 2:00:00 PM
  72. Sea Level Rise Accelerating in U.S. Atlantic Coast



    Released: 6/24/2012 1:00:00 PM
  73. Media Advisory: Denver Meeting Focuses on Contaminants in Water



    Released: 6/22/2012 2:49:19 PM
  74. NOAA: Gulf of Mexico 'Dead Zone' Predictions Feature Uncertainty



    Released: 6/21/2012 11:00:00 AM
  75. Hawaiian Seabirds Vulnerable to Sea-Level Rise on Low-Lying Atoll



    Released: 6/20/2012 1:00:00 PM
  76. USGS Releases Global Oil & Gas Reserve Growth Estimates



    Released: 6/18/2012 11:42:10 AM
  77. Housing Arrangement, Location Determine Likelihood of Structure Loss Due to Wildfire in Southern California



    Released: 6/18/2012 11:00:00 AM
  78. Lifetime Mates Good for the Goose and the Gander



    Released: 6/14/2012 1:00:00 PM
  79. High Salt Concentrations in Water Resulting from Coal-bed Natural Gas Production Harmful to Aquatic Life



    Released: 6/14/2012 12:00:00 PM
  80. Yosemite National Park and U.S. Geological Survey Publish Quantitative Rockfall Hazard and Risk Assessment for Yosemite Valley



    Released: 6/13/2012 3:00:00 PM
  81. Climate Change and Water Supply in California's Central Valley: A Model Approach



    Released: 6/7/2012 1:30:00 PM
  82. New Maps for CA, LA and MS Rolling Out



    Released: 6/5/2012 7:44:13 AM
  83. Media Advisory: USGS to Host Congressional Briefing: Hydraulic Fracturing - The State of the Science



    Released: 6/4/2012 12:28:11 PM
  84. Aging Landsat 5 Changes Glasses



    Released: 6/4/2012 12:18:29 PM
  85. Media Advisory: Event Celebrates Contribution of 100-year-old Streamgage to Nebraska



    Released: 6/4/2012 9:01:00 AM
  86. Gulf Coast Vulnerable to Extreme Erosion in Category 1 Hurricanes: New Model to Help Community Planners, Emergency Managers



    Released: 5/30/2012 8:30:00 AM
  87. Landmark Volcano Study Brings to Life Huge Alaska Eruption on its Centennial



    Released: 5/24/2012 7:00:00 PM
  88. New "Hair of the Bear" Study Launched to Estimate Grizzly Bear Population



    Released: 5/23/2012 9:00:00 AM
  89. USGS/BOEM Study Identifies Scientific Method to Differentiate between Natural Seepage and Produced Oils in Southern California



    Released: 5/22/2012 12:00:00 PM
  90. USGS Details Effects of Climate Change on Water Availability in 14 Local Basins Nationwide



    Released: 5/16/2012 6:00:00 AM
  91. Veterans Hospitals Stay Safe with a Healthy Dose of Earthquake Monitoring



    Released: 5/9/2012 4:40:26 PM
  92. A Big Day for Science: Citizens Have Contributed One Million Observations to Top Nature Database



    Released: 5/3/2012 9:00:00 AM
  93. Earbones Accurately Record a Fish’s Life Travels



    Released: 4/30/2012 9:07:33 AM
  94. Rise in Asian Tiger Shrimp Sightings Prompts Scientific Look at Invasion Concerns



    Released: 4/26/2012 11:00:00 AM
  95. Media Advisory: Insecticides, Mercury, Toxic Cyanobacteria, Nitrate levels in the Pacific Northwest and Nationwide



    Released: 4/26/2012 6:00:00 AM
  96. Insecticide Contamination Increases with Urbanization



    Released: 4/25/2012 10:00:00 AM
  97. Medical Fight Against Cancer May Hold Lessons for Battling Aquatic Invasive Species



    Released: 4/23/2012 3:09:32 PM
  98. Media Advisory: Volcano Detective Kicks Off Centennial Commemoration with Free Public Lecture



    Released: 4/19/2012 2:30:00 PM
  99. Historical Maps Go Digital



    Released: 4/19/2012 7:00:00 AM
  100. Media Advisory: USGS to Discuss New World Estimate for Conventional Oil and Gas Resources



    Released: 4/18/2012 2:13:33 PM
  101. New 'Bumblebee' Gecko Discovered in Papua New Guinea



    Released: 4/18/2012 1:30:00 PM
  102. Enhanced Real-time Earthquake Information Now Online



    Released: 4/17/2012 1:53:48 PM
  103. Invasive Barred Owls Interfere with Spotted Owls in Critical Ways



    Released: 4/12/2012 2:00:00 PM
  104. New Geologic Map of Vermont Unveiled



    Released: 4/11/2012 11:00:00 AM
  105. Colorful New Publication Illustrates a Century of Volcano Science in Hawaii



    Released: 4/5/2012 1:30:00 PM
  106. Sediment Chemicals in Coastal Rivers Overall Lower in U.S. than Worldwide Averages



    Released: 4/5/2012 10:00:00 AM
  107. Hydraulic Fracturing Topic of Free USGS Lecture Wednesday



    Released: 4/2/2012 6:58:20 PM
  108. Mapping Grasslands for Biofuel Potential



    Released: 3/29/2012 2:01:42 PM
  109. Big Data a Big Deal



    Released: 3/29/2012 1:00:00 PM
  110. Another Vertebrate Species Reported Extinct from the Hawaiian Islands



    Released: 3/20/2012 1:30:00 PM
  111. First Geologic Map of Jupiter's Moon Io Details an Otherworldly Volcanic Surface



    Released: 3/19/2012 1:30:00 PM
  112. Confidence in Climate Data: Using 3 Million-Year-Old Records



    Released: 3/19/2012 10:30:00 AM
  113. Phosphorus and Groundwater: Scientists Establish Links Between Agricultural Use and Transport to Streams



    Released: 2/29/2012 1:00:00 PM
  114. Cradle of Flames: New Book Explains How Wildfires Shape Southern California and other 'Mediterranean' Ecosystems



    Released: 2/27/2012 1:00:00 PM
  115. USGS Releases Regional Ecological Assessment of Sagebrush Wildlife and Habitats



    Released: 2/27/2012 12:00:00 PM
  116. Media Advisory: USGS to Discuss First Shale-Oil and Shale-Gas Resource Potential Assessment for the Alaska North Slope



    Released: 2/24/2012 12:48:17 PM
  117. Number of Dead California Sea Otters Recovered in 2011 a Record High



    Released: 2/24/2012 12:00:00 PM
  118. New Study Confirms Low Levels of Fallout from Fukushima and Enhances Knowledge



    Released: 2/22/2012 11:02:04 AM
  119. Landsat 5 Suspension of Operations Extended



    Released: 2/16/2012 3:00:00 PM
  120. Nationwide Radium Testing of Groundwater Shows Most Susceptible Regions are Central U.S. and East Coast



    Released: 2/15/2012 7:00:00 AM
  121. The President's 2013 USGS Budget Proposal



    Released: 2/13/2012 11:05:39 AM
  122. Coal-Tar Sealcoat a Major Source of PAHs to Air and to Children Living Nearby



    Released: 2/13/2012 9:00:00 AM
  123. Historic Partnership Advancing Science on the Grand Canyon's North Rim



    Released: 2/8/2012 10:00:00 AM
  124. U.S. Mineral Values Up in 2011



    Released: 1/30/2012 4:55:58 PM
  125. Severe Declines in Everglades Mammals Linked to Pythons



    Released: 1/30/2012 2:52:18 PM
  126. Airborne Geophysical Survey Offers New Insight Into Permafrost in Alaska



    Released: 1/23/2012 12:44:10 PM
  127. Acid Rain Study Show Substantial Decreases, But More Progress Is Needed



    Released: 1/19/2012 4:23:54 PM
  128. Hawaiian Volcano Observatory Marks a Century of Research and Monitoring



    Released: 1/17/2012 4:02:45 PM
  129. Dramatic Links Found Between Climate Change, Elk, Plants, and Birds



    Released: 1/9/2012 11:30:00 AM
  130. Satellite Tracking Helps Russian Tanker Navigate Critical Sea Duck Habitat



    Released: 1/6/2012 1:01:22 PM
  131. Salt Water Alone Unlikely to Halt Burmese Python Invasion



    Released: 1/4/2012 1:00:00 PM
  132. Citizen Scientists Key to Success for National Midwinter Bald Eagle Survey



    Released: 1/3/2012 6:56:17 PM

 

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