Bipartisan Infrastructure Law helps map critical mineral resources in Nevada and Oregon
Research across the Silver State will provide data to improve knowledge of mineral resources vital to a range of industries and the Nation’s economy.
USGS forecasts Tropical Storm Nicole could significantly impact southeastern beaches
A Field Guide for Frights: Beware these Seven Wicked Wonders of the West
Creatures of the Night: The Frightening Threats to Bats
These night-flyers are valuable—and in grave danger.
A Decade of Evolution
Hurricane Sandy's Historic Impacts Propel USGS Science
Pecora Awards Honor Excellence in Earth Observation
Hazards occur frequently across the globe. Often the situation goes from bad to worse as cascading consequences can complicate response and recovery efforts. USGS hazard research can inform efforts to reduce the risks posed and help communities build resilience to future events.
USGS Scientific Research Results
One of our primary functions is to provide quality scientific information to the public through our various products.
Science for a Changing World
We monitor, assess, and conduct targeted science research so that policy makers and the public have the understanding they need to enhance preparedness, response, and resilience.