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USGS Partners with UA to Build Hydrologic Instrumentation Facility

TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – The U.S. Geological Survey is partnering with the University of Alabama to construct a new Hydrologic Instrumentation Facility, a...

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Media Alert: Airplane to Make Low-Level Flights Over Southern California

Residents and visitors may notice a low-flying aircraft over the Imperial Valley, Salton Sea and surrounding areas in southern California starting as...

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The Hidden Cost of Disease for Bighorn Sheep—Smaller Horns

Male bighorn sheep have spectacular horns, making them popular among hikers, photographers and hunters. However, disease threatens the magnificence of...

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Bartholomay Named Director of USGS Idaho Water Science Center

Roy C. Bartholomay is the new Center Director of the USGS Idaho Water Science Center.

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New USGS Model Shows Earthquake Hazard Probability for Hawaiian Islands

A new U.S. Geological Survey study indicates that the Hawaiian Islands, especially the Island of Hawaiʻi and neighboring islands with active volcanic...

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New USGS Research Highlights the Use of Earthquake Science for Assessing Risk to Gas Pipelines

A new research study led by U.S. Geological Survey scientists assesses the risk from earthquakes to the Nation’s Gas Transmission Pipelines

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USGS Releases Strategy for Addressing PFAS Science Gaps

RESTON, Va. – The U.S. Geological Survey released a strategy today that outlines the agency’s future scientific role in the study of perfluoroalkyl...

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Oh Christmas Tree: The Science of Conifer Trees

You might have an evergreen tree in your home this month, but here at USGS, many of our scientists get to enjoy beautiful pine, fir, hemlock, and...

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National Seed Strategy Provides Native Seed Progress

RESTON, Va. - The Plant Conservation Alliance, a coalition of federal agencies and their Tribal, state and non-governmental partners with the goal to...

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USGS Releases Oil and Gas Assessment for the Bakken and Three Forks Formations of Montana and North Dakota

The USGS has completed an oil and gas estimate for the Bakken and Three Forks Formations in the Williston Basin of Montana and North Dakota.  

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Rivers in the Sky: 6 Facts You Should Know about Atmospheric Rivers

Atmospheric rivers have been in the news a lot over the past couple of months, from a late October atmospheric river that brought record-breaking...

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USGS extends critical minerals list public comment period until January 10, 2022

The U.S. Geological Survey is extending the public comment period on a draft revised list of critical minerals until January 10, 2022.  

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