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San Francisco Bay Shallow Water Strategic Placement Pilot Project

The USGS is providing support for an innovative project between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, California Coastal Conservancy, and Port of Redwood...

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Latest science findings from Ocean Ecology Research to be presented at Conferences in February 2024

USGS scientists will present findings from their ocean and coastal research at three scientific conferences this February.  USGS research in ocean...

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New Video Offers Virtual Tour of the USGS Sediment Core Lab

USGS scientists collect core samples from estuaries, lakes, coasts, and marine environments to study a range of physical and chemical properties...

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Earthquakes can strike faster than a New York minute – What to do when the ground shakes...

Nearly 75 percent of the U.S. could experience damaging earthquake shaking, including the possibility of damaging earthquakes along the northeastern...

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Tribal Engagement Series: Drought in the Colorado River Basin

The USGS is bringing together scientists to develop and strengthen relationships with Indigenous communities and Tribal governments. During the coming...

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USGS Continues Support to Ecuador on Catastrophic River Erosion Hazard

USGS scientists Dr. Amy East and Molly Wood traveled for the second time to Ecuador in January 2024 to advise the Ecuadorian government on a river...

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Cutting-Edge Storm Modeling System Forecasts Future Coastal Hazards in the Salish Sea

Three new studies from USGS and partners use an advanced coastal-storm modeling system to deliver fine-scale projections of wave behavior, flood...

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USGS partners with Havasupai Tribe to identify potential contaminant exposure pathways from Grand Canyon uranium mining

Reston, Va. — A new USGS report, co-produced with the Havasupai Tribe, identifies exposure pathways posed by uranium mining in the Grand Canyon...

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Web Portal Offers Access to National Marine Seismic Surveys

In a significant stride towards fostering scientific exploration and understanding of the ocean floor and below, the United States Geological Survey...

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Assessing landslide risks in Prince William Sound 

Anchorage, AK- A recent effort by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has identified 43 different landslides in the Prince Williams Sound that showed...

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New USGS map shows where damaging earthquakes are most likely to occur in US

USGS scientists and our partners recently revealed the latest National Seismic Hazard Model, showing that nearly 75% of the United States could...

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Thirty years after the Northridge earthquake, new tools inform safety.

Did you feel the 1994 Northridge earthquake?

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