National Land Cover Database Evaluation, Visualization, and Analysis Tool [ More info] Map interface providing summary statistics and geospatial data indicating changes in land cover from 2001 through 2011 in the continental US.
St. Louis Area Earthquake Hazards Mapping Project [ More info] Overview of USGS research focused on earthquake hazards of this specific area.
Earthquake hazard in the New Madrid seismic zone remains a concern [ More info] GPS measurements made since 1996 seem to show this earthquake-prone area slowing down. Is it time to relax? Scientists who studied these data in detail say no, and this fact sheet explains why.
Condition of streams in Independence, Missouri: What is being done to protect stream health and how citizens can help [ More info] Stream water quality is affected by amount of impermeable surface in the basin; construction; reservoirs; sanitary sewer systems; land use and population density; road salt; animal waste; lawn and agricultural fertilizers, pesticides, and herbicides.
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