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March 1, 2020

Special Geologic Studies at the USGS Florence Bascom Geoscience Center

This video introduces audiences to research that the Florence Bascom Geoscience Center (FBGC) is leading on artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) of minerals and gemstones in conflict zones and during complex emergencies. The research is done in

March 1, 2020

USGS Florence Bascom Geoscience Center - Who we are

The USGS Florence Bascom Geoscience Center (FBGC) is at the leading edge of scientific research addressing critical societal issues and providing unbiased data and information to decision makers and the public. This video highlights the scientists, staff, labs, and fieldwork conducted by the FBGC with the goal of providing unbiased scientific information to the public.

March 1, 2020

Paleoecology and Ecosystem Restoration Science at the FBGC

This video highlights paleoecology and ecosystems restoration science being conducted by the USGS Florence Bascom Geoscience Center (FBGC). The video provides a brief introduction to how scientists research questions of freshwater availability and

March 1, 2020

USGS Florence Bascom Geoscience Center - Who we are (AD)

The USGS Florence Bascom Geoscience Center (FBGC) is at the leading edge of scientific research addressing critical societal issues and providing unbiased data and information to decision makers and the public. This video highlights the scientists, staff, labs, and fieldwork conducted by the FBGC with the goal of providing unbiased scientific information to the public.

March 1, 2020

Paleoecology and Ecosystem Restoration Science at the FBGC (AD)

This video highlights paleoecology and ecosystems restoration science being conducted by the USGS Florence Bascom Geoscience Center (FBGC). The video provides a brief introduction to how scientists research questions of freshwater availability and

March 1, 2020

Pollen Laboratory Research at the FBGC

The USGS Florence Bascom Geoscience Center (FBGC) is at the leading edge of scientific research addressing critical societal issues and providing unbiased data and information to decision makers and the public. This video highlights the pollen laboratory

March 1, 2020

Pollen Laboratory Research at the FBGC (AD)

The USGS Florence Bascom Geoscience Center (FBGC) is at the leading edge of scientific research addressing critical societal issues and providing unbiased data and information to decision makers and the public. This video highlights the pollen laboratory

Randy Orndorff examines limestone on Lake Champlain, VT
December 31, 2019

Randy Orndorff examines limestone on Lake Champlain, VT

Photo Contest Winner | Nov. 2019 | USGS at Work
Randy Orndorff examines limestone on Lake Champlain, VT

Landslide at Howard Gap Road
December 31, 2019

Landslide at Howard Gap Road

Northeast Region Photo Contest Winner | June 2019 | USGS at Work
Landslide at Howard Gap Road, Hendersonville NC; People (R to L): Kelsey O'Pry, Corey Scheip, Jesse Hill, Jessica DeWitt; UAV imaging and geologic field observations are done to map the extent and activity of this landslide; Hendersonville, NC

Satellite imagery of eastern berm of Jim Foot Key in Florida Bay before Hurricane Irma and after
November 30, 2019

Impacts to island in Florida Bay following Hurricane Irma

Scientists from the Florence Bascom Geoscience Center first sampled four islands in Florida Bay, Everglades National Park, in April 2014 to collect cores to study sea level rise and storm history in the region.  In September 2017, Hurricane Irma (a category 4 storm at landfall in the Florida Keys) passed just to the west of our field sites.  The western-most of the four

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J. Mitchell Doyle swamped in soil on the Pamunkey River, VA
September 9, 2019

J. Mitchell Doyle swamped in soil on the Pamunkey River, VA

Photo Contest Winner | Dec. 2019 | People
J. Mitchell Doyle swamped in soil on the Pamunkey River, VA

Paper Bascom joins Paper Powell on the Colorado River.
June 6, 2019

Florence Joins Powell for the Powell 150 Expedition

Florence Bascom joins John Wesley Powell on a 5-day leg of the Powell 150 Expedition, marking the 150th anniversary of the Powell Expedition, an exploration of the Green and Colorado Rivers that ended in the Grand Canyon. The purpose of the Powell 150 Expedition is to inform and engage the public around the geology and ecology of rivers in general and this river system in

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