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Traversing the Sea for Science: How USGS Uses the Federal Fleet to Study Natural Hazards, Resources, and More

Traversing the Sea for Science: How USGS Uses the Federal Fleet to Study Natural Hazards, Resources, and More

The U.S. Federal Oceanographic Fleet supports Federal and academic marine activities that address a wide range of national needs. The Fleet is...

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Photo and Video Chronology - Images of the June 3 fissure eruption from Kīlauea's Southwest Rift Zone

Photo and Video Chronology - Images of the June 3 fissure eruption from Kīlauea's Southwest Rift Zone

The eruption that began on Monday, June 3, southwest of Kaluapele (Kīlauea caldera) within Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park has ended. Tremor and...

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Photo and Video Chronology - Fissure Eruption in Kīlauea Volcano's Southwest Rift Zone, June 3, 2024

Photo and Video Chronology - Fissure Eruption in Kīlauea Volcano's Southwest Rift Zone, June 3, 2024

Kīlauea volcano is erupting. A new eruption began at approximately 12:30 a.m. HST on Monday, June 3, about 4 km (2.5 miles) southwest of Kaluapele...

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New Study Highlights Benefits and Challenges of Using Built Structures for Coral Reef Restoration

New Study Highlights Benefits and Challenges of Using Built Structures for Coral Reef Restoration

A comprehensive review of global efforts to restore coral reefs using built structures points to both the potential benefits and significant knowledge...

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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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Sediment Flows Create Seafloor Pockmarks offshore of Central California

Sediment Flows Create Seafloor Pockmarks offshore of Central California

A recent study from researchers at Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, Stanford University, and USGS debunks the longstanding theory that...

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Forecasters warn this hurricane season could be the busiest on record

Forecasters warn this hurricane season could be the busiest on record

The 2024 Atlantic Hurricane Season runs from June 1 through November 30. Throughout the season, the U.S. Geological Survey will be providing science...

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Studying Tsunami Sands to Better Understand the 1700 Cascadia Earthquake

Studying Tsunami Sands to Better Understand the 1700 Cascadia Earthquake

Scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) have leveraged sediment core mapping and sophisticated computer modeling to shed new light on the...

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Collaborative Federal Investigation Reveals Cause of Huntington Oil Spill

Collaborative Federal Investigation Reveals Cause of Huntington Oil Spill

A collaborative investigation involving multiple federal agencies, including the FBI, U.S. Attorneys' Office, U.S. Coast Guard (USCG), Bureau of Ocean...

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New tool informs flooding and sea level rise solutions for San Francisco Bay Area

New tool informs flooding and sea level rise solutions for San Francisco Bay Area

With the potential for flooding during present-day winter storms and sea level rise continually inching up on San Francisco Bay Area communities, a...

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From Ashes to Alerts: Science Helps Protect Colorado Travelers

From Ashes to Alerts: Science Helps Protect Colorado Travelers

In the summer of 2021, travelers in Colorado's Glenwood Canyon were safely evacuated before massive mounds of mud and rocks buried highways and...

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The Complex Dynamics of Coastal Flooding along the Southeast U.S. Atlantic Coast

The Complex Dynamics of Coastal Flooding along the Southeast U.S. Atlantic Coast

New research led by Deltares, USGS, and USACE investigates the interplay between tropical and extratropical cyclones in driving coastal flooding along...

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