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2015 Washington News Releases

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  1. Scientists Able to Track Contaminated Water from Lower Yakima Valley Wells to Sources

    Released: 10/21/2015 1:00:00 PM
  2. New Tools and Knowledge to Aid in Columbia Plateau Groundwater Management

    Released: 9/22/2015 1:00:00 PM
  3. El Niño and La Niña will Exacerbate Coastal Hazards Across Entire Pacific

    Released: 9/21/2015 11:00:00 AM
  4. Science Confirms Successful Strategy to Protect Threatened Steelhead from Virus

    Released: 9/15/2015 1:00:00 PM
  5. Megathrust Quake Faults Weaker and Less Stressed than Thought

    Released: 9/10/2015 2:00:00 PM
  6. First-Ever National Climate Boot Camp to Address Tribal Needs and Concerns Related to Climate Change

    Released: 9/9/2015 3:00:00 PM
  7. Low 2015 Snowpack and River Flows Studied to Provide Insight Into Future Droughts

    Released: 9/8/2015 12:00:00 PM
  8. New Scientist-in-Charge at USGS Cascades Volcano Observatory

    Released: 8/17/2015 12:00:00 PM
  9. Study Shows Sea Level Rise to Threaten West Coast Tidal Wetlands Over the Next 100 Years

    Released: 8/14/2015 11:00:00 AM
  10. Media Advisory: GeoGirls Dig Geology at Mount St. Helens

    Released: 7/30/2015 1:30:00 PM
  11. USGS Awards $4 Million to Support Earthquake Early Warning System in California and Pacific Northwest

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

    Released: 7/27/2015 1:00:00 PM
  13. 40 Years of North Pacific Seabird Survey Data Now Online

    Released: 7/16/2015 12:30:00 PM
  14. Media Advisory: Accompany a USGS Field Crew as they Evaluate the Health of Washington Streams

    Released: 6/23/2015 11:00:00 AM
  15. Washington State Volcano Preparedness Month

    Released: 5/13/2015 1:00:00 PM
  16. Dam Removal Study Reveals River Resiliency

    Released: 5/1/2015 2:00:00 PM
  17. Media Advisory: Open House at USGS Cascades Volcano

    Released: 4/29/2015 10:45:50 AM
  18. Some Coastal Communities May Not Have Time for Tsunami Evacuation

    Released: 4/13/2015 3:05:00 PM
  19. Researchers Test Smartphones for Earthquake Warning

    Released: 4/10/2015 2:15:00 PM
  20. Científicos ponen a prueba los teléfonos móviles inteligentes para la advertencia de terremotos

    Released: 4/10/2015 2:00:00 PM
  21. In Floodplains, Protecting People Can Also Improve Habitat Health

    Released: 3/23/2015 1:00:00 PM
  22. Water Use in Washington Decreased from 2005-2010

    Released: 3/18/2015 12:25:00 PM
  23. Largest Dam Removal in U.S. History Scientifically Characterized

    Released: 2/17/2015 12:00:00 PM
  24. Oso Landslide Research Paves Way for Future Hazard Evaluations

    Released: 1/12/2015 1:00:00 PM
  25. USGS Earthquake Science Center Welcomes New Director

    Released: 1/12/2015 12:30:00 PM

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