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Geonarrative Investigates Geohazards of the Salton Sea

The interactive, data-rich USGS geonarrative "A Desert on the Move" looks at earthquake and volcanic hazards around the Salton Sea. Understanding...

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Innovative Paleoclimate Methods

The Climate Research & Development Program (Climate R&D) in the Ecosystems Mission Area (EMA) covers a tremendous breadth of topics important to...

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Bipartisan Infrastructure Law supports critical minerals research in Washington State

RESTON, Va. — The U.S. Geological Survey announced today that, thanks to substantial funding from President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, it...

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USGS Media Alert: Low-level flights to image 3D geology in northeastern Washington state

Editor: In the public interest and in accordance with the Federal Aviation Administration regulations, the USGS is announcing this low-level airborne...

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Everything Old is New Again

“Everything old is new again” is a truism in fashion, but it can also be true in minerals science. Areas that were once mined for certain mineral...

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One benefit of California’s volcanoes? Geothermal energy

Nearly all of California’s geothermal electric power generation comes from areas where eruptions occurred in the past tens of thousands of years

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Media Alert: Airplane to Make Low-Level Flights Over Southern California

Residents and visitors may notice a low-flying aircraft over the Imperial Valley, Salton Sea and surrounding areas in southern California starting as...

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GeoFlight Takes to the Air to Help Identify Geothermal and Mineral Resources at the Salton Sea

The following is an excerpt from a joint blog post issued by the Department of Energy’s Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Office and the...

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Media Alert: Airplane to Make Low-Level Flights Over Western and Northern Nevada and Part of Eastern California

Residents and visitors may witness a low-flying aircraft over western Nevada and part of eastern California starting around November 1, 2021 and...

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Helicopter Making Low-Level Flights over North-Central Idaho

Residents and visitors should not be alarmed to see a low-flying helicopter over Lemhi and Custer Counties west of Salmon, Idaho from September 6 to...

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Picture This: A National Climate Change Viewer that Helps Land Managers and Decision Makers Plan for Climate Change

The enormity of the challenge posed by climate change makes it difficult to visualize and understand on the ground. Even though wide-ranging impacts...

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