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2012 California News Releases

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  1. Media Advisory: Colorful South Pacific Species – New Discoveries and Looming Threats

    Released: 12/10/2012 12:00:00 PM
  2. Media Advisory: USGS Science at AGU

    Released: 11/30/2012 7:08:35 PM
  3. Lidar Yields New Insights into Desert Fire Ecologies

    Released: 11/28/2012 12:00:00 PM
  4. Free Topo Map Gift Wrap Available in New Store Location

    Released: 11/23/2012 2:45:00 PM
  5. Understanding Climate-Wildlife Relationships

    Released: 11/9/2012 2:00:00 PM
  6. Media Advisory: Exploring Mars with Curiosity: Free USGS Public Lecture October 25

    Released: 10/22/2012 2:00:00 PM
  7. Volcanism in the American Southwest

    Released: 10/19/2012 1:30:00 PM
  8. Aeromagnetic Survey of Long Valley and Mono Basin Volcanic Areas

    Released: 10/12/2012 9:16:01 AM
  9. Hydrologic Datasets to Aid Water Management in the Upper Klamath Basin

    Released: 10/9/2012 12:00:00 PM
  10. Modeling Predicts Excessive Nitrate and Arsenic in Southwestern U.S. Aquifers

    Released: 9/27/2012 4:00:00 PM
  11. Media Advisory: Sea Otters Help to Solve Pacific Nearshore Ecosystem Mysteries

    Released: 9/25/2012 2:00:00 PM
  12. Los Angeles & Orange County Groundwater Quality Compared to Statewide Results: Solvents More Prevalent at High Concentrations, Other Constituents Less So

    Released: 9/18/2012 1:30:00 PM
  13. Map Store Move Brings Bonanza for Map Lovers

    Released: 9/10/2012 2:18:02 PM
  14. Benzene in Groundwater Occurs Infrequently and Determined to be Mainly from Natural Sources

    Released: 8/29/2012 1:30:00 PM
  15. Media Advisory: Global Food Security in the 21st Century: Free USGS Public Lecture August 30

    Released: 8/27/2012 12:00:00 PM
  16. New Reports Update Estimates of Flood Frequency in California

    Released: 8/27/2012 11:00:00 AM
  17. Recovery Slows for California's Sea Otters, 2012 Survey Shows

    Released: 8/21/2012 10:00:00 AM
  18. Airplane to Make Low-Level Flights Over Parts of Northern Sacramento Valley, California

    Released: 8/16/2012 6:23:49 PM
  19. USGS Consolidates Space and Moves Map Store in Menlo Park

    Released: 8/15/2012 1:30:00 PM
  20. USGS Seismologist David Shelly To Receive AGU's Macelwane Medal

    Released: 8/13/2012 10:00:00 AM
  21. President Obama Honors Karen Felzer for Developing New Ways to Study Earthquake Triggering

    Released: 7/23/2012 3:35:03 PM
  22. President Obama Honors Joseph Colgan for Pioneering Methods to Study Faults and Minerals in the West

    Released: 7/23/2012 3:26:29 PM
  23. Media Advisory: Wind, Energy and Wildlife

    Released: 7/23/2012 12:00:00 PM
  24. High Concentrations of Nitrate and Perchlorate in Some Inland Empire Groundwater

    Released: 7/17/2012 1:31:00 PM
  25. From Pikas to Plague, Climate Change and Wind Energy

    Released: 7/16/2012 9:00:00 AM
  26. Media Advisory: Scientists, Public Officials To Convene On 20th Anniversary of Landers Earthquake

    Released: 6/26/2012 5:31:53 PM
  27. Media Advisory: Scanning the Seafloor with Sound

    Released: 6/26/2012 11:00:00 AM
  28. Housing Arrangement, Location Determine Likelihood of Structure Loss Due to Wildfire in Southern California

    Released: 6/18/2012 11:00:00 AM
  29. Climate Change and Water Supply in California's Central Valley: A Model Approach

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

    Released: 6/5/2012 7:44:13 AM
  31. Media Advisory: Free Public Lecture Marks Centennial of 20th Century’s Largest Volcanic Eruption

    Released: 6/4/2012 9:00:00 AM
  32. Restoring the Wild Heart of South San Francisco Bay

    Released: 5/30/2012 1:00:00 PM
  33. Free Public Lecture Brings to Life Huge Alaska Eruption on its Centennial

    Released: 5/29/2012 3:53:57 PM
  34. Media Advisory: Local Artists and Scientists Connect

    Released: 5/28/2012 1:00:00 PM
  35. LiDAR Technology Reveals Faults Near Lake Tahoe

    Released: 5/23/2012 2:33:42 PM
  36. Local Artists and Scientists Connect

    Released: 5/22/2012 1:00:00 PM
  37. 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
  38. Media Advisory: USGS Open House, May 19-20

    Released: 5/18/2012 5:15:36 PM
  39. Computer Models to Help Groundwater Management in the Klamath Basin

    Released: 5/16/2012 12:14:53 PM
  40. USGS Details Effects of Climate Change on Water Availability in 14 Local Basins Nationwide

    Released: 5/16/2012 6:00:00 AM
  41. Earthquakes & Science Made Simpler at USGS Open House, May 19-20

    Released: 5/9/2012 9:00:00 AM
  42. Scientists Measure Mercury Flowing from Wetlands into SF Bay

    Released: 5/7/2012 1:30:00 PM
  43. Have Fun Learning and Exploring at the 10th

    Released: 5/3/2012 1:18:16 PM
  44. A Big Day for Science: Citizens Have Contributed One Million Observations to Top Nature Database

    Released: 5/3/2012 9:00:00 AM
  45. Media Advisory: ShakeAlert!

    Released: 4/16/2012 12:00:00 PM
  46. High Concentrations of Solvents in Some San Fernando and San Gabriel Groundwater

    Released: 3/22/2012 5:44:05 PM
  47. Projected Climate Change Impacts in California

    Released: 3/20/2012 1:00:00 PM
  48. Triggered Fault Movement from Baja Quake Reveals Previously Unknown Faults in Southern California

    Released: 3/8/2012 2:00:00 PM
  49. Phosphorus and Groundwater: Scientists Establish Links Between Agricultural Use and Transport to Streams

    Released: 2/29/2012 1:00:00 PM
  50. Low Pathogenic Avian Influenza Transmitted During Summer in California Wetlands

    Released: 2/27/2012 12:37:09 PM
  51. Media Advisory: Mapping a Flood…Before it Happens

    Released: 2/21/2012 12:00:00 PM
  52. Say Hello to CalVO: USGS California Volcano Observatory Opens

    Released: 2/9/2012 12:00:00 PM
  53. USGS Announces Mineral Research Grants for 2012

    Released: 1/24/2012 1:54:41 PM
  54. Media Advisory: Understanding a Sleeping Giant: A Lecture About the Lassen Volcanic National Park Map

    Released: 1/24/2012 12:30:00 PM
  55. Dramatic Links Found Between Climate Change, Elk, Plants, and Birds

    Released: 1/9/2012 11:30:00 AM


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