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WGSC Research Geographer Visits India under the Professional Engineer and Scientist Exchange Program

Dr. Prasad S. Thenkabail visited India November 11-25, as part of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and the Indian Space...

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Cropland water in California: The view from space

This article is part of the Fall 2022 issue of the Earth Science Matters Newsletter. 

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Friday's Findings - October 14th 2022

Title: Knowledge Co-Production on the Impact of Decisions for Waterbird Habitat in a Changing Climate 

Date: October 14th at 2:00 pm Eastern

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Ancient methods of preventing desertification and recovering from drought

Around the world, land degradation causes significant loss of biodiversity, impacts food security and water purification. Unsustainable land-use...

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Planning for Change: New Tools to Support Bird Habitat in the Central Valley

How can water managers in California’s Central Valley make sure enough water is allocated to birds as the region faces changing climate patterns while...

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Kristin Byrd is the Recipient of the 2022 IALE-NA Distinguished Service Award

Kristin Byrd, Research Physical Scientist with the USGS at the Western Geographic Science Centre, has been awarded the 2022 Distinguished Service...

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"Sky Island Restoration Collaboration" (SIRC) at SERNews and new Documentary

The Sky Island Restoration Cooperative (SIRC) is a bi-national community-based collaboration of government and non-governmental organizations, private...

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Dr. Laura Norman Awarded Medal for Excellence by the American Water Resources Association

Dr. Laura Norman has been selected as the 2021 winner of the William C. Ackermann Medal for Excellence in Water Management by the American Water...

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New Mapping Method Can Uncover Flooding Hot Spots

A new surface-water mapping process, using a database of satellite imagery spanning many decades, can be applied to map short-term flooding events and...

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Laura Norman Wins Prestigious USGS Excellence in Leadership Award 2020

The USGS Excellence in Leadership Award in 2021 was presented to Dr. Laura M. Norman, in recognition of her efforts to connect on-the-ground...

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Earth Monitoring, Analysis, and Prediction (EarthMAP)

How can U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) science better inform societal responses to 21st-century challenges? Such a question is fundamental to strategic...

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Media Advisory: A Jaguar’s Field of Dreams – Live Online Public Lecture

The U.S. Geological Survey public lecture series is back and virtual. News reporters are invited to attend to learn how USGS scientists are helping...

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