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Briefing Series

Our Congressional Briefing Series began in 1999, in order to increase Congressional awareness of the role and relevance of our science in the public policy debate and to ensure that science is at the table when Congress is making decisions. Explore presentations, biographies of speakers, partner and sponsor websites, and other information for each briefing. 

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USGS
May 2, 2014

Water is key to life. Floods, droughts, pollution—all threaten our health, happiness and prosperity. Streamgages provide critical information that the public, emergency responders, and resource managers need to protect, manage, and sustain our Nation's surface waters.

USGS
February 28, 2014

In March 1964, the largest earthquake ever recorded in North America struck Alaska, shaking Anchorage and an area larger than the state of California for more than 4 minutes and causing landslides and tsunamis that took lives in Alaska, Oregon, and California.

USGS
December 13, 2013

This year's theme is "Start with Science"

Third in the 2013 Series

USGS
September 13, 2013

This year's theme is "Start with Science"

Second in the 2013 Series

USGS
May 10, 2013

This year's theme is "Start with Science"

First in the 2013 Series

USGS
September 28, 2012

This year's theme is "Start with Science"

Third in the 2012 Series

USGS
July 27, 2012

This year's theme is "Start with Science"

Second in the 2012 Series