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Date published: May 27, 2020

Get to Know a Scientist Emeritus—John Keith

This is the second in a series of Get to Know posts highlighting and celebrating the contributions of exemplary Scientist Emeriti. Their work, experience, and contributions are essential to the mission of the USGS.

Date published: May 7, 2020

Get to Know a Scientist Emeritus—Charles van Riper

This is the first in a series of Get to Know posts highlighting and celebrating the contributions of exemplary Scientist Emeriti. Their work, experience, and contributions are essential to the mission of the USGS.

Date published: April 21, 2020

TESNAR 2020 Awardees

USGS Technical training in Support of Native American Relations (TESNAR) makes funds available to support USGS employees to design and conduct technical training for staff of tribal governments or organizations. The purpose of the program is to strengthen the technical capacity of tribes for managing tribal natural resources and build on networks between the USGS and tribal governments.

Date published: April 17, 2020

Employee Shoutout: Nathan Myers

The USGS would like to recognize Mr. Nathan Myers, Scientist Emeritus at the USGS New Mexico Water Science Center, for being awarded the 2020 Dallas Peck Outstanding Scientist Emeritus Award. 

Date published: April 3, 2020

Employee Shoutout: Gary Wedemeyer

The USGS would like to recognize Dr. Gary Wedemeyer, Scientist Emeritus at the USGS Western Fisheries Research Center (WFRC) in Seattle, Washington, for being honored with the 2020 Dallas Peck Outstanding Scientist Emeritus Award. 

Date published: April 3, 2020

Reimagining our Scientist Emeritus Program

The USGS Scientist Emeritus (SE) Program is a bureau-wide resource presently comprised of 544 retired professionals.

Date published: March 31, 2020

Powell Expedition—Art. Then and Now.

On John Wesley Powell’s first 1869 river trip down the Green and Colorado rivers, there were no artists or photographers. All of the images we have of the famous John Wesley Powell expeditions were from Powell’s 1871-72 expedition. The 1869 expedition proved that the river could be run. The success of the 1869 expedition was in their survival and it placed Powell in a role of national hero. ...

Date published: October 25, 2018

STEP-UP Students digitize BBL’s banding records at the USGS

The BBL welcomes a new group of students with differing abilities to start employment training as part of the STEP-UP program.

Date published: January 12, 2018

STEP-UP to Science: Engaging Young Adults with Disabilities

News reporters are invited to attend a reception to kick off the U.S. Geological Survey’s STEP-UP Program in Menlo Park. STEP-UP (Secondary Transition to Employment Program – USGS Partnership) provides young adults (ages 18-22) with disabilities a variety of life and job skills to enable them to transition from school to work and to live independently.

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Date published: April 6, 2017

“ShakeAlert” Earthquake Early Warning System Goes West Coast Wide

The U.S. Geological Survey along with university, state and private-sector partners will highlight the rollout of Version 1.2 of the USGS ShakeAlert earthquake early warning system on April 10, 2017.

Date published: March 13, 2017

Water managers explore new strategies to protect fish in California’s Bay Delta

The water in the Delta arrives primarily from the Sacramento and San Joaquin Rivers, supplying water for more than 22 million people. This water source supports California’s trillion-dollar economy—the sixth largest in the world—and its $27 billion agricultural industry.