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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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World Water Day: How the USGS is using imagery as data for water science

World Water Day: How the USGS is using imagery as data for water science

While World Water Day only comes around once a year on March 22, USGS scientists work every day to deliver information on a wide range of water...

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New study monitors and models transported HABs through river network

New study monitors and models transported HABs through river network

Harmful algal blooms can be big. But when and where they start may not be what it appears.

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President proposes $1.6 billion FY 2025 budget for USGS

President proposes $1.6 billion FY 2025 budget for USGS

President’s request to Congress promotes science to address climate change and natural-hazard resiliency while supporting national economic growth and...

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USGS provides easy access to Colorado River science with new online portal

USGS provides easy access to Colorado River science with new online portal

All users of the Colorado River now have a more efficient way to find U.S. Geological Survey science critical to its future management.

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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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Pesticides are likely impacting invertebrate life essential to our nation’s streams

Pesticides are likely impacting invertebrate life essential to our nation’s streams

A new nationwide study by USGS scientists provides additional scientific evidence that pesticides are likely negatively impacting aquatic invertebrate...

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We're Hiring: Hydrologic Instrumentation Research and Operations Chief

We're Hiring: Hydrologic Instrumentation Research and Operations Chief

The Water Resources Mission Area is hiring a Hydrologic Instrumentation Research and Operations Chief to lead the new Hydrologic Instrumentation...

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From sagebrush to trout, USGS bolsters conservation efforts through data, collaboration

From sagebrush to trout, USGS bolsters conservation efforts through data, collaboration

USGS scientists, working with scientists and resource managers from multiple U.S. Department of Interior Bureaus and other government agencies, have...

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Popular ice control products used at airports can increase phosphorus in nearby waterways

Popular ice control products used at airports can increase phosphorus in nearby waterways

High phosphorus levels can drive overgrowth of algae and plants, depleting oxygen and causing harmful algal blooms, fish mortality and habitat loss. A...

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Social science opportunities with the USGS Water Resources Mission Area

Social science opportunities with the USGS Water Resources Mission Area

Do you have experience with qualitative research, social science, or human geography? The USGS Water Resources Mission Area is forging new ground with...

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