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Date published: October 16, 2020

Memorial to Jack B. Epstein(1935-2020)

Recently, the Florence Bascom Geoscience Center, USGS lost Jack Epstein, a colleague, mentor, and friend. Here is a fitting tribute and memorial to Jack and his nearly 60 years with USGS.

Date published: September 29, 2020

National Preparedness Month 2020: Landslides and Sinkholes

Natural hazards have the potential to impact a majority of Americans every year. USGS science provides part of the foundation for emergency preparedness whenever and wherever disaster strikes.

Date published: September 15, 2020

Floodplain Ecosystem Service Mapper Released

The Floodplain Ecosystem Service Mapper is a web application that displays field site data and lidar-derived floodplain and stream channel geomorphic metrics in the Delaware River and Chesapeake Bay watersheds.

Date published: March 6, 2020

Florence Bascom Geoscience Center Seminar Series - March 11, 2020

Please join us for a guest presentation by William Burton and Graham Lederer on Wednesday, March 11. They will be discussing some of John Wesley Powell's major accomplishments and present highlights from the fourth leg of the expedition. 

Date published: September 30, 2019

Florence Bascom Geoscience Center Seminar Series - October 3, 2019

Please join us for a guest presentation by Dr. Amy Myrbo on Thursday, October 3rd. She will be discussing the dangers of sulfate to wild rice and freshwater ecosystems. 

Date published: September 10, 2019

Florence Bascom Geoscience Center Seminar Series - September 10, 2019

Please join us on September 10th as Randall Orndorff discusses the North American Stratigraphic Code.

Date published: August 20, 2019

Florence Bascom Geoscience Center Seminar Series - September 3, 2019

Please join us for a guest presentation by Louise M. Farquharson on Tuesday, September 3rd. She will be discussing the mechanisms of widespread permafrost degradation across Alaska and Northern Canada. 

Date published: July 22, 2019

Florence Bascom Geoscience Center Seminar Series - August 1, 2019

Please join us for a guest presentation by Emiliano G. Santin on Thursday, August 1st. 

Date published: July 2, 2019

Florence Bascom Geoscience Center Seminar Series - July 16, 2019

Please join us for a guest presentation by Josh Rosera on Wednesday, July 16th. 

Date published: July 1, 2019

Florence Bascom Geoscience Center Seminar Series - July 10, 2019

Please join us for a guest presentation by Marguerite Toscano on Wednesday, July 10th. 

Date published: May 20, 2019

The 1st Annual Florence Bascom Geoscience Center Big Science Blowout

This year, the Florence Bascom Geoscience Center is proud to announce it's first annual Big Science Blowout. Team members will have the opportunity to share abstacts they have presented at various conferences over the past year. 

When: 23 May 2019, 9:00AM - 3:00PM EST

Where: Doug Rankin Memorial Map Compilation Room and...