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USGS Announces Elevation and Hydrography Data Acquisition Partnership Awards, as part of President Biden’s Investing in America agenda

USGS Announces Elevation and Hydrography Data Acquisition Partnership Awards, as part of President Biden’s Investing in America agenda

The U.S. Geological Survey has selected 21 projects in 18 states to receive funding for the collection of elevation and hydrography data through the...

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USGS Measures Flooding Across Eastern Minnesota

USGS Measures Flooding Across Eastern Minnesota

Reporters: Do you want to accompany a USGS field crew as they measure flooding? Please contact Jennifer LaVista or James Fallon.  

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Small particles, big problems: A strategy for addressing microplastics science gaps

Small particles, big problems: A strategy for addressing microplastics science gaps

Learn more about the new strategy for current and future USGS microplastics research.

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USGS makes $4.25 million in Bipartisan Infrastructure Law funds available for critical mineral mapping in Alaska

USGS makes $4.25 million in Bipartisan Infrastructure Law funds available for critical mineral mapping in Alaska

RESTON, Va. – The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is now soliciting proposals for fiscal year 2024 cooperative agreements with the Alaska Division of...

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Planning an Outdoor Adventure? USGS’s topoBuilder creates custom topographic maps in 3 easy steps.

Planning an Outdoor Adventure? USGS’s topoBuilder creates custom topographic maps in 3 easy steps.

June is Great Outdoors Month, a celebration of encouraging everyone to go outdoors and embrace the natural world. 

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USGS seeks geologic data preservation proposals from state geological surveys as part of the President’s Investing in America agenda

USGS seeks geologic data preservation proposals from state geological surveys as part of the President’s Investing in America agenda

Up to $4 million in grants is available 

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Real-time satellite data improves earthquake early warning system in the United States

Real-time satellite data improves earthquake early warning system in the United States

“Future major offshore earthquakes in the Pacific Northwest, which could be similar to the 2011 M 9.1 earthquake in Japan, underscore the importance...

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USGS-led study estimates lithium in groundwater that can be used for drinking water

USGS-led study estimates lithium in groundwater that can be used for drinking water

PEMBROKE, NH — The first national estimates of naturally occurring lithium in groundwater that can be used for drinking water were recently published...

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Pop quiz on hurricanes!

Pop quiz on hurricanes!

Hurricane season is officially here. To help raise awareness on hurricane hazards and the scientific resources available to at-risk communities, the U...

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Art Illuminates the Grand Canyon: Exploring the Environmental Puzzle

Art Illuminates the Grand Canyon: Exploring the Environmental Puzzle

In an innovative approach to addressing uranium mining's impact in the Grand Canyon region, the U.S. Geological Survey has released a visually...

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A new strategy to help unleash USGS eDNA capabilities

A new strategy to help unleash USGS eDNA capabilities

Imagine you could use just a few drops of water to know what sorts of animals and plants were present in an area. What an incredible tool this would...

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60 years of data show shifts in the winter ranges of three duck species in the Midwest

60 years of data show shifts in the winter ranges of three duck species in the Midwest

RESTON, Va. — The autumn and winter ranges of three species of economically important dabbling ducks have shifted since the 1960s according to new...

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