Lower Mississippi Gulf Water Science Center


In this section you will find USGS Lower Mississippi-Gulf news and events. If you are with a media outlet and are requesting information please contact:  Jason Burton - USGS Public Affairs Specialist - 678-924-6692 - jburton@usgs.gov

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Smoky Mountain fires on the night of Nov. 28, 2016
December 22, 2016

Great Smoky Mountains National Park is at low risk of one common type of landslide, according to the USGS' first-ever hazard assessment for an Eastern forest fire.

Image shows aerial imagery of flooding in Louisiana, courtesy of the National Geodetic Survey
August 22, 2016

The USGS response to the Louisiana floods is part of the larger USGS flood science mission...

Image shows a flooded street with a USGS truck nearby
August 19, 2016

All affected USGS scientists are alive and well, and our flood work continues...