U.S. Geological Survey
The USGS has several social media presences*. The sites listed below are those that are considered official USGS presences. Any site found that is not listed is considered a non-USGS presence.
|USGS Science In Action
Public Flickr Group for anyone to contribute their fantastic photos to related to USGS science.
|USGS News: Everything We've Got
This is every single news item we post. If you want it all, here it is. One-way only.
|USGS News: Biology
News about ecosystems, plants, animals, and wildlife health. One-way only.
|USGS News: Climate Change
News about global warming, carbon storage, and sea level rise. One-way only.
|USGS News: Data, Tools and Technology
News about new data sets, websites, hardware and software advancements, etc. One-way only.
|USGS News: Energy
News about energy. One-way only.
|USGS News: Environmental Health
News about contaminants, and toxics. One-way only.
|USGS News: Mapping
News about topographic maps, The National Map, remote sensing, geography, and GIS. One-way only.
|USGS News: Minerals
News about minerals. One-way only.
|USGS News: Natural Hazards
News about earthquakes, landslides, volcanoes, etc. One-way only.
|USGS News: Planetary Science
News about astrogeology, geomagnetism, etc. One-way only.
|USGS News: Water
News about floods, droughts, water quality, and oceans. One-way only.
Products created and distributed by USGS Store to promote natural sciences and outdoorsmanship.
Provides support for scientific research in earth and natural sciences.
|Climate Change and Land Use|
|Land Cover Institute
The USGS Land Cover Institute (LCI) is a focal point for advancing the science, knowledge, and application of land use and land cover information.
This feed follows the USGS scientific team on the USCG Healy in the Arctic Ocean from Aug 15 to Sept 28, 2011.
Explore the science of aquatic life without getting your feet wet. USGS research findings, news, and the general science of life in the nationís waterscapes.
|Nonindigenous Aquatic Species
A central repository for spatially referenced biogeographic accounts of introduced aquatic species.
Follow USGS as we explore the science of wetlands: the unsung heroes of the world's ecosystems!
Advancing wildlife and ecosystems health.
|Bee Inventory and Monitoring Laboratory
Designs and develops large and small scale surveys for native bees. Identifies tools and keys for native bee species.
|Cooperative Research Units (COOPs)|
|Energy and Minerals|
News and information related to energy resources (coal, oil, natural gas, geothermal) and assessments from the USGS
Information on mineral resource potential, production, consumption, and the environment.
USGS mining-related science and activities.
|Mercury in the Environment|
|Silverlake Nutrient Study
Information, news, and observations from the USGS Silver Lake nutrient study.
|Maps, Products, and Services|
|The National Map
News and information related to The National Map, the National Geospatial Program and general geospatial issues.
|National Geologic Map Database (NGMDB)
The National Geologic Map Database is a collaborative effort by USGS and the state geological surveys to create and ensure the development of methods and standards in geologic mapping.
|National Hydrography Dataset
The National Hydrography Dataset (NHD) is the surface water component of The National Map.
The Landsat operational mission, future missions, and the Landsat Science Team are co-managed by USGS and NASA.
The Publications Warehouse provides access to recent and historic publications written by USGS scientists.
|Unmanned Aircraft Systems
Responsible for implementing UAS technology to more efficiently collect highly accurate remote sensing data.
Supports the use of R scientific programming for statistics, data analysis, and visualization of USGS data.
USGS earthquake alerts for M 5.5 and higher.
|Tweet Earthquake Dispatch
USGS Twitter Earthquake Dispatch (TED): Distributes notifications for earthquakes worldwide with magnitudes of 5.5 and above.
|Coastal and Marine Geology|
|Coastal Change Hazards
We identify, quantify, and model the vulnerability of the U.S. shoreline to coastal change hazards.
|Hazards Data Distribution
Hazards Data Distribution System (HDDS) provides access to aerial and satellite imagery for emergency response.
|USGS Seismic Network|
The Powell Center supports collaborative research to explore complex earth system and natural resource questions.
An open-source project creating data and information cataloging capabilities for scientists.
|Geo Data Portal
Product updates related to the Geo Data Portal data mapping application.
|National Water Quality Monitoring Council (NWQMC)
The National Water Quality Monitoring Council (Council) provides a national forum for coordination of comparable and scientifically defensible methods and strategies to improve water quality monitoring, assessment and reporting, and promotes partnerships to foster collaboration, advance the science, and improve management within all elements of the water quality monitoring community.
|Hydrologic Instrumentation Services
Providing hydrologic instrumentation support to the USGS.
|Hydrologic Instrumentation Services — Local
lnternal HIF account for communication among HIF Employees Only.
|District of Columbia (D.C.)|
USGS sciences related events happening in Colorado. A forum for sharing outdoor experiences in Colorado and learning about our world!
|9th Annual National Monitoring Conference|
* This page uses various logos from the social media services that USGS delivers content through. The use of the USGS's efforts are not endorsed or certified by the various services or their parent companies. All logos and trademarks displayed on this page are property of their respective companies. The services used are not endorsed by the U.S. Geological Survey or any other Federal Government agency.
* DOI and USGS link policies apply.
RSS and Data Feeds
The USGS provides a variety of RSS, CAP, MediaRSS, KMZ, and other feeds and data content.