Elwha River dam removal -- Rebirth of a river [ More info] Overview of the USGS role in the largest dam removal project in U.S. history.
A Magnitude 7.1 Earthquake in the Tacoma Fault Zone-A Plausible Scenario for the Southern Puget Sound Region, Washington [ More info] Scientific description of the likely effects of a significant earthquake on this densely populated area.
Landslide Hazards in the Seattle, Washington, Area [ More info] Explains how and why landslides occur in this area, and what can be done to forecast and mitigate them.
Mount Rainier - Living Safely With a Volcano in Your Backyard [ More info] One of our Nation's most dangerous volcanoes, Mount Rainier has been the source of countless eruptions and volcanic mudflows, and many people live in the areas that will be affected by it.
Methow River Basin [ More info] Description of studies conducted to evaluate the surface water, ground water, water interactions, and water quality of Methow River Basin in Washington. With links to related science topics, datasets, maps, project summaries, and news.
Summary and analysis of the U.S. government bat banding program [ More info] Analysis of the program with a detailed study of the best collection of data available from it. Includes recommendations for future studies of bats.
30 cool facts about Mount St. Helens [ More info] Poster commemorating the 30th anniversary of the 1980 eruptions of Mount St. Helens, a volcano in southwestern Washington state. Facts provided in plain text as well.
Mount St. Helens, 1980 to now--what's going on? [ More info] Summarizes the eruptions of this spectacular volcano and the consequences for the surrounding landscape, explains how volcanoes like this form, and how we monitor their activity to mitigate hazards they pose.
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