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Date published: July 27, 2018

Field Photo Friday Winner for August, 2018

Peggy Phillips measures a young red maple in an Adirondack watershed to see if liming has improved tree growth in a watershed where acid rain severely acidified the soil.

Date published: March 7, 2018

USGS Flood Experts Respond to High Water in Central, Northeastern U.S.

Crews from the U.S. Geological Survey have been in the field for weeks measuring flooding in the Midwest and in the Mississippi River watershed, and more recently flooding and storm tides on the Northern Atlantic coast, as higher temperatures, heavy rain, snowmelt and nor’easters affected numerous states. 

Date published: March 1, 2018

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.

Date published: August 23, 2017

Delineation of Salt Water Intrusion through Use of Electromagnetic-Induction Logging: A Case Study in Southern Manhattan Island, New York

A journal article was recently published by the USGS (Stumm and Como, 2017) detailing the use of a borehole-geophysical technique using electromagnetic conductivity to delineate the depth and concentration of saltwater intrusion in Long Island's aquifer system. 

Date published: July 7, 2017

USGS Scientists to Track Effects of Historic Lake Ontario Flooding

Media Alert: Reporters wishing to accompany USGS scientists in the field the week of July 10 should contact Bill Coon, 607-220-6280 or wcoon@usgs.gov by 5 pm EDT Friday, July 7.

Date published: February 14, 2017

Project Kickoff Meeting for Groundwater Sustainability of the Long Island Aquifer System

The presentations below include the topics discussed at the Project Kickoff Meeting for Groundwater Sustainability of the Long Island Aquifer System

Date published: January 26, 2017

Drilling on Long Island Started Today!

Exploratory well drilling on Long Island has begun, and is planned to continue through the summer. The drilling will better define the aquifer system, track saltwater encroachment, and inform a new groundwater-flow model for the Island.