U.S. Geological Survey
The releases listed below include national releases, and releases that are more specific to Florida (designated by ) and may not appear on the national listings.
State InformationScience in Florida
Released: 8/27/2013 9:16:01 AM
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. – Beaches and dunes on Fire Island, New York, lost more than half of their pre-storm volume during Hurricane Sandy, leaving the area more vulnerable to future storms.
Released: 8/5/2013 10:00:00 AM
Key factors have been identified that help determine the vulnerability of public-supply wells to contamination. A new USGS report describes these factors, providing insight into which contaminants in an aquifer might reach a well and when, how and at what concentration they might arrive.
Released: 7/10/2013 1:13:06 PM
Report is available on-line via open access at the publisher. View the abstract on the SpringerLink website.
Released: 6/19/2013 12:00:00 PM
The mapping crowd-sourcing program, known as The National Map Corps (TNMCorps), encourages citizens to collect structures data by adding new features and/or correcting existing data within The National Map database.
Released: 4/29/2013 11:00:00 AM
Nesting green sea turtles are benefiting from marine protected areas by using habitats found within their boundaries, according to a U.S. Geological Survey study that is the first to track the federally protected turtles in Dry Tortugas National Park.