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Read below about the latest newsworthy events, studies and center news that our scientists are involved with. New advances in our fields of study, and topics that affect all of our lives are presented here.

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Northeastern U.S. Streams During Tropical Storm Henri

Streamflow and water level changed dramatically as Tropical Storm Henri made landfall in the northeastern U.S. in late August, 2021, as shown by the...

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USGS Crews Work Fast to Capture Critical Flooding Measurements in the Mid-Atlantic

To learn more about USGS’s role providing science to decision makers before, during and after Ida, visit https://www.usgs.gov/Ida 

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USGS Unveils Mobile Flood Tool for the Nation

The U.S. Geological Survey announced Friday the completion of a new mobile tool that provides real-time information on water levels, weather and flood...

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Get to know a Scientist Emeritus - Thomas Imbrigiotta

The USGS is highlighting and celebrating the contributions of exemplary Scientists Emeriti, and among them is New Jersey’s own Thomas Imbrigiotta.

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USGS fills a knowledge gap for radionuclide occurrence in groundwater

Using recently developed and sensitive laboratory methods, the USGS has documented where the radionuclides lead-210 and polonium-210 occur in...

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USGS Responds to Spring Flooding

U.S. Geological Survey field crews are measuring flooding across the country as spring weather is in full swing. Warming temperatures, increased...

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USGS Partners with the Government of Panama on a New Pilot Study to Assess Groundwater Resources

Panama is currently dealing with water-supply issues due to declining precipitation rates and increased water needs.  The USGS, as part of a multi...

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USGS Studies Water Quality and Harmful Algal Bloom on Lake Hopatcong, New Jersey

On July 9, USGS scientists deployed an advanced monitoring buoy to study water-quality conditions and a harmful algal bloom-HAB-recently detected in...

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Modeling Management Actions Helps Researchers Pinpoint the Main Culprit of Wood Frog Declines

Amphibian decline is a global conservation crisis driven by multiple interacting stressors, which often act at a local scale with global implications.

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Africa Groundwater Program

USGS International study promotes groundwater sustainability using innovative science and technology transfer

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A Unified Research Strategy for Disease Management

As wildlife diseases increase globally, an understanding of host-pathogen relationships can elucidate avenues for management and improve conservation...

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USGS Deploys Storm-Tide Sensors in Advance of Nor’Easter

USGS field crews are deploying storm-tide and wave sensors today from Maine to Delaware to track and study a Nor’easter forecasted to begin tomorrow.

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