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2013 California News Releases

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The releases listed below include national releases, and releases that are more specific to California (designated by ) and may not appear on the national listings.


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  1. Interior's Secretary Jewell Announces New Wildlife and Climate Studies at the Southwest Climate Science Center

    Released: 12/19/2013 12:00:00 PM
  2. Parts of Sonoran Desert May Become Unsuitable for Tortoise Survival Due to Climate and Drought

    Released: 12/13/2013 11:43:20 AM
  3. USGS Science at American Geophysical Union Conference, San Francisco, December 8-13, 2013

    Released: 12/6/2013 3:30:00 PM
  4. Renewed Land Subsidence Poses Risk to Water Infrastructure in California's San Joaquin Valley

    Released: 11/21/2013 1:00:00 PM
  5. Media Advisory: Land Subsidence Poses Risk to Water Infrastructure in California's San Joaquin Valley

    Released: 11/18/2013 12:30:00 PM
  6. Wildfire Science Returns to Rim Fire

    Released: 11/7/2013 1:00:00 PM
  7. Aquifer Recharge Project Does Not Increase Nitrates in Southwestern San Bernardino County

    Released: 11/4/2013 12:30:00 PM
  8. South Coast Range-Coastal Groundwater Quality: Nitrate More Prevalent at High Concentrations than Statewide

    Released: 9/26/2013 12:00:00 PM
  9. California's Sea Otter Numbers Continue Slow Climb

    Released: 9/12/2013 11:30:00 AM
  10. Experts Team Up on Tsunami Resilience in California

    Released: 9/4/2013 12:00:00 PM
  11. Salton Sea Scientific Monitoring Plan Released

    Released: 8/20/2013 3:00:00 PM
  12. Placing Sensors Is Next Step in Seismic Science Accompanying Cal State Building Demolition

    Released: 8/13/2013 3:00:00 PM
  13. California Seafloor Mapping Reveals Hidden Treasures

    Released: 8/9/2013 1:00:00 PM
  14. New Insight on Vulnerability of Public-Supply Wells to Contamination

    Released: 8/5/2013 10:00:00 AM
  15. Pesticide Accumulation in Sierra Nevada Frogs

    Released: 7/26/2013 12:00:00 PM
  16. Cuyama Valley Groundwater Study Reveals Subsidence, Complex Geology, Other Challenges

    Released: 7/11/2013 12:52:46 PM
  17. Fishing for Science

    Released: 6/27/2013 12:30:00 PM
  18. Opportunity to Study Hayward Fault Comes with Cal State East Bay's Planned Building Demolition

    Released: 6/19/2013 2:00:00 PM
  19. Invasive Snails are Target of UI, USGS Environmental DNA Study

    Released: 6/19/2013 1:03:55 PM
  20. Crowd-Sourcing the Nation: USGS Seeking More Volunteers

    Released: 6/19/2013 12:00:00 PM
  21. New Book Explores the Past and Future of California Condors in the Pacific Northwest

    Released: 5/28/2013 1:00:00 PM
  22. Wanted: Host Homes for Important Quake Instruments

    Released: 5/23/2013 8:00:00 AM
  23. Recovering Soil Fertility after Forest Fires

    Released: 4/3/2013 2:00:00 PM
  24. New Software Tool Analyzes Effect of Stream and Lake Levels on Adjacent Lands

    Released: 4/3/2013 1:00:00 PM
  25. USGS Finds No Influence of Oil Platforms on Contaminant Levels in California Fishes

    Released: 4/2/2013 5:09:17 PM
  26. San Francisco Bay Area Groundwater: Some Chemicals Less Prevalent at High Concentrations than Statewide

    Released: 3/29/2013 12:00:00 PM
  27. Tsunami Preparedness Week Observed in California

    Released: 3/25/2013 1:30:00 PM
  28. Pika Populations Affected by Climate in the Great Basin

    Released: 3/13/2013 12:38:40 PM
  29. USGS Cancels March Public Lecture in Menlo Park

    Released: 3/13/2013 12:00:00 PM
  30. Media Advisory: Is "The Impossible" Possible in the Pacific Northwest? - Coastal Community Tsunami Hazards and Risk

    Released: 2/25/2013 12:00:00 PM
  31. Interior Prepares to Conduct Landsat 8 Scientific Programs After Successful Launch of Latest Earth-Observing Satellite

    Released: 2/11/2013 3:00:00 PM
  32. Madera County Groundwater Quality: Fumigants Found More Often at High Concentrations than in Other Areas of California

    Released: 2/11/2013 12:00:00 PM
  33. Lake Mead Aquatic-Science Research Documents Substantial Improvements in Ecosystem

    Released: 1/29/2013 5:41:09 PM
  34. Media Advisory: Exploring the Earth's Crust Seismology Uncovers Hidden Secrets Beneath Our Feet

    Released: 1/18/2013 12:00:00 PM
  35. California Desert Groundwater Quality: More Inorganic Elements than Statewide; Other Constituents Less

    Released: 1/9/2013 1:15:00 PM


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