Meet Legna Torres-Garcia, research oceanographer and all-around Science Boss
Celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month
Make Your Benchmark: Join the Mendenhall Research Fellowship Program
Major earthquake strikes Oukaïmedene, Morocco
USGS scientists shade corals in emergency rescue effort amidst unprecedented ocean temperatures
September is National Preparedness Month
Reducing Risk, Building Resilience
The USGS Invests $1.5M in Local Partnerships to Improve Urban Waterways
National Preparedness Month
Natural hazards are unavoidable. But with proper preparedness, their impact can be reduced. The USGS and its partners work to prepare, monitor, assess, and alert people to the hazards around them. Are you ready if you're affected by a disaster?
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Science for a Changing World
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