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Date published: July 19, 2016

USGS participates in streamflow-data learning exchange with Philippine government

USGS scientists participated in a remote presentation to the Philippine government on Tuesday, July 19th. The USGS presented information on our National Streamflow Information Program; discharge measurement innovations; flood inundation mapping and data collection; and USGS water information systems. The Philippines, in turn, presented their National Hydrologic Data Collection Program.

Date published: June 27, 2016

Science-Based Tools Can Help Prevent Illness at Ohio and New York Beaches

These interactive, mobile-friendly websites use maps of beach locations to indicate whether or not estimated bacteria levels exceed state safety standards. 

Date published: May 30, 2016

How are waterfalls made?

Faith Fitzpatrick (USGS) discussed how waterfalls are made in a recent episode of Blue Sky Science, which answers science-related questions submitted by the public.

Date published: April 28, 2016

Welcome to the New USGS.gov

Our transitional site includes the new usgs.gov and more than 180 top-level pages (Mission Areas, Programs, Regions, our three new Science Center websites, Products, Connect, About, etc.). We will migrate more USGS websites into this new experience; check back often to see our progress.

Date published: April 7, 2016

Little Plover groundwater study - public meeting

Mike Fienen (USGS), along with Ken Bradbury (WGHNS), presented the results of their two-year study of the Little Plover River groundwater system on April 12, 2016, from 6:00-8:00 pm, at the Noel Fine Arts Center in Stevens Point, Wis. This study used existing stream and high-capacity well data to simulate the groundwater and surface-water flow system of the Little Plover.

Date published: February 24, 2016

Using Story Maps to communicate USGS science

Gary Latzke and Jamie Velkoverh (WiM) presented an invited plenary talk at the 2016 ESRI Federal GIS conference in Washington, DC, on Feb, 24, 2016. Their talk, "Powering Innovation," demonstrated how Esri Story Maps, an interactive web mapping tool, help USGS scientists communicate their science in a new visual, interactive format.