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2012 Virginia News Releases

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  1. Birds at Sea and Offshore Wind Energy

    Released: 12/4/2012 11:59:28 AM
  2. Media Advisory: Briefing on Effects of Urban Development on Streams

    Released: 11/26/2012 10:54:31 AM
  3. Groundwater's Greater Role in Waterways Demonstrated in Virginia

    Released: 11/26/2012 9:51:04 AM
  4. Photos Reveal Severity of Hurricane Sandy's Coastal Impacts

    Released: 11/9/2012 3:20:00 PM
  5. The Science of Good Taste - Geology, Wine, and Food

    Released: 11/6/2012 1:39:54 PM
  6. New Evidence Shows Power of East Coast Earthquakes

    Released: 11/6/2012 8:30:00 AM
  7. USGS Sampling Water for Nutrients, Sediment, and Pesticides in Hurricane Sandy's Aftermath

    Released: 11/1/2012 1:17:01 PM
  8. River Flow into Chesapeake Bay Following Hurricane Sandy Lower than Expected

    Released: 10/31/2012 7:11:32 PM
  9. Update: Sandy to Erode Many Atlantic Beaches

    Released: 10/30/2012 5:36:16 PM
  10. USGS Storm-Surge Sensors Deployed Ahead of Tropical Storm Sandy

    Released: 10/27/2012 2:01:41 PM
  11. Sandy to Erode Many Atlantic Beaches

    Released: 10/27/2012 1:56:16 PM
  12. Media Advisory: Preparing for Future Earthquakes

    Released: 10/15/2012 8:00:00 AM
  13. USGS Releases First Assessment of Shale Gas Resources in the Utica Shale: 38 trillion cubic feet

    Released: 10/4/2012 5:24:04 PM
  14. More Tales of the Hydro-illogical Cycle

    Released: 10/1/2012 7:00:00 AM
  15. Media Advisory: USGS Hosts Congressional Briefing: Earthquake Early Warning

    Released: 9/24/2012 10:30:00 AM
  16. A History of Rubble and Rumblings

    Released: 9/4/2012 9:08:31 AM
  17. Increased Sediment and Nutrients Delivered to Bay as Susquehanna Reservoirs Near Sediment Capacity

    Released: 8/30/2012 9:00:00 AM
  18. Media Advisory: Anniversary of Magnitude 5.8 Central Virginia Earthquake

    Released: 8/22/2012 8:00:00 AM
  19. American Eels Return to Mountain Streams After Dam Removal

    Released: 7/31/2012 8:45:44 AM
  20. 2011's Devastating Floods Topic of Free Lecture Wednesday

    Released: 7/30/2012 9:00:00 AM
  21. Low-Flying Airplane Mapping Virginia's Underground Faults Next 11 Days

    Released: 7/10/2012 9:00:00 AM
  22. Flying Carp and Giant Pythons Topic of Free Lecture Wednesday

    Released: 7/9/2012 10:00:00 AM
  23. Sea Level Rise Accelerating in U.S. Atlantic Coast

    Released: 6/24/2012 1:00:00 PM
  24. USGS Releases Unconventional Gas Estimates for Five East Coast Basins

    Released: 6/20/2012 11:04:29 AM
  25. The 20th Century's Largest Volcanic Eruption:

    Released: 6/4/2012 11:15:00 AM
  26. A Big Day for Science: Citizens Have Contributed One Million Observations to Top Nature Database

    Released: 5/3/2012 9:00:00 AM
  27. Citizens Help Document Spring's Early Arrival

    Released: 4/30/2012 11:23:58 AM
  28. Rise in Asian Tiger Shrimp Sightings Prompts Scientific Look at Invasion Concerns

    Released: 4/26/2012 11:00:00 AM
  29. Hydraulic Fracturing Topic of Free USGS Lecture Wednesday

    Released: 4/2/2012 6:58:20 PM
  30. What Is Killing America’s Bats?

    Released: 3/6/2012 12:39:56 PM


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