The USGS collects critical information about storm tides, one of the most serious hurricane threats to people and infrastructure
Part two of a seven-part series highlighting USGS hurricane science
Announcing Mike Grimm as Associate Director for Natural Hazards
New USGS Natural Hazards Associate Director Brings Strong Partner Experience
USGS Invests Millions in Critical-Minerals Mapping in Alaska
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) partners with Alaska to identify additional critical mineral resource supplies in the state, further the national economy.
The ocean holds great cultural and economic value and hosts numerous ecosystems that support life on Earth and produce valuable resources. USGS Science focuses on improved understanding of many aspects of our worlds interconnected oceanic system, from the continental shelf to the deep sea.
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, map, and conduct targeted scientific research so that policy makers and the public have the understanding they need to address complex environmental, natural resource, and public safety issues.