Revisiting a Marine Mammal Mystery, with the Help of New Data and Powerful Statistics
Could You Be a Mendenhall Fellow?
Apply to the Mendenhall Fellowship Program by November 1, 2022
Earthquake Detected! Here’s How You Can Prepare
Bipartisan Infrastructure Law helps map underground geology across Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia
A Martian landscape right at home
David Applegate Sworn In as Director of the U.S. Geological Survey
Massive Volcanic Eruption and Tsunami Informs Plan for Future Eruptions, Sea-level Rise
National Preparedness Month
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.