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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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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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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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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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USGS deploys equipment to measure waves in Upper Mississippi River’s Pool 13

USGS deploys equipment to measure waves in Upper Mississippi River’s Pool 13

The research will inform conservation planning for aquatic plants and mussels

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U.S. Geological Survey and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Joint News Release: Native forest bird population declines within the Big Island National Wildlife Refuge Complex 

U.S. Geological Survey and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Joint News Release: Native forest bird population declines within the Big Island National Wildlife Refuge Complex 

The health of native birds can also be indicative of the health of Hawai‘i’s forested ecosystems. 

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USGS deploys “aftershock kits” to study Whitehouse Station earthquakes

USGS deploys “aftershock kits” to study Whitehouse Station earthquakes

WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J. – A U.S. Geological Survey team has begun a seismic sensor deployment in an effort to capture aftershock data following the 4...

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Studies Reveal Presence and Distribution of PFAS in New Mexico's Water Resources

Studies Reveal Presence and Distribution of PFAS in New Mexico's Water Resources

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - PFAS chemicals have been detected in groundwater and surface water resources across the state of New Mexico, with urban areas...

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Media Alert: USGS field crews to study avalanche prone regions using airborne techniques near Durango

Media Alert: USGS field crews to study avalanche prone regions using airborne techniques near Durango

DURANGO, Colo.— Weather contingent, U.S. Geological Survey crews will be deploying various airborne technologies to better understand avalanche prone...

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USGS to deploy bait stations for invasive grass carp in Upper Mississippi River

USGS to deploy bait stations for invasive grass carp in Upper Mississippi River

Scientists are assessing whether the bait can reduce the effort and cost required to manage invasive grass carp.

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New study demonstrates how climate and irrigation influence salinity of waters in the Upper Colorado River Basin

New study demonstrates how climate and irrigation influence salinity of waters in the Upper Colorado River Basin

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — A newly published study from the U.S. Geological Survey explains how salinity in the Upper Colorado River Basin has changed...

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USGS seeking Northridge felt reports from 30-year-old earthquake

USGS seeking Northridge felt reports from 30-year-old earthquake

‘Did you feel it’ reporting available in multiple languages

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