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  1. Groundwater Study Assists in Crucial Sustainable Water-Management in Borrego Valley, California

    Released: 11/24/2015 1:00:00 PM
  2. US Topo Maps Reach Milestone

    Released: 11/19/2015 9:30:00 AM
  3. 3D Images of Magma Below Mono Craters Area

    Released: 10/29/2015 1:00:00 PM
  4. Joint Venture, U.S. Geological Survey Join Forces

    Released: 10/22/2015 1:00:00 PM
  5. A Century of Induced Earthquakes in Oklahoma?

    Released: 10/20/2015 3:51:56 PM
  6. Media Advisory and Photo Op: USGS Employees Get Ready to “Drop, Cover, and Hold On!” in the Great ShakeOut

    Released: 10/14/2015 1:48:58 PM
  7. USGS Seismologist Lucy Jones to Receive Prestigious Samuel J. Heyman Service to America Medal

    Released: 10/7/2015 4:51:34 PM
  8. USGS Estimates 21 Million Barrels of Oil and 27 Billion Cubic Feet of Gas in the Monterey Formation of the San Joaquin Basin, California

    Released: 10/6/2015 12:00:00 PM
  9. During Recent Droughts: Central Valley Groundwater Levels Reached Historical Lows and Land Subsidence Intensified

    Released: 10/1/2015 1:00:00 PM
  10. El Niño and La Niña will Exacerbate Coastal Hazards Across Entire Pacific

    Released: 9/21/2015 11:00:00 AM
  11. Numbers Encouraging, but Shark Bites Still Problematic for Sea Otter Recovery

    Released: 9/17/2015 4:16:14 PM
  12. Fire Patterns in the Range of the Greater Sage-Grouse, 1984-2013

    Released: 9/10/2015 2:31:00 PM
  13. Megathrust Quake Faults Weaker and Less Stressed than Thought

    Released: 9/10/2015 2:00:00 PM
  14. Low 2015 Snowpack and River Flows Studied to Provide Insight Into Future Droughts

    Released: 9/8/2015 12:00:00 PM
  15. What Happened to Early Mars' Atmosphere? New Study Eliminates One Theory

    Released: 9/2/2015 12:17:16 PM
  16. Increasingly Severe Disturbances Weaken World's Temperate Forests

    Released: 8/24/2015 1:00:00 PM
  17. Media Advisory: Yes, Humans Really Are Causing Earthquakes — Public Lecture

    Released: 8/24/2015 12:00:00 PM
  18. Ecologists Roll a Century’s Work on Food-webs into a Single Model

    Released: 8/20/2015 2:00:00 PM
  19. Study Shows Sea Level Rise to Threaten West Coast Tidal Wetlands Over the Next 100 Years

    Released: 8/14/2015 11:00:00 AM
  20. Key Study Launched to Understand Increased Algae Growth in Lake Tahoe

    Released: 8/12/2015 11:00:00 AM
  21. Study Explores Groundwater and Geothermal Energy in Drought-Stricken Eastern Oregon and Neighboring States

    Released: 8/4/2015 11:00:00 AM
  22. USGS Awards $4 Million to Support Earthquake Early Warning System in California and Pacific Northwest

    Released: 7/30/2015 12:00:00 PM
  23. Media Advisory: Cascadia Quake and Orphan Tsunami — Public Lecture

    Released: 7/27/2015 1:00:00 PM
  24. 40 Years of North Pacific Seabird Survey Data Now Online

    Released: 7/16/2015 12:30:00 PM
  25. Snail Trail for Parasites Expands

    Released: 7/9/2015 11:09:12 AM

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