Employees in the News

Learn about the interesting and valuable work of scientists and staff at the USGS.

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Date published: October 14, 2020

Geoscience for Everyone Day-Interview with Dr. Bernard Hubbard

On Geosciences for Everyone Day, we wanted to introduce one of our leading remote sensing specialists, Dr. Bernard Hubbard. Dr. Hubbard analyzes rocks and minerals using sophisticated and high-tech equipment to look for important materials that we use in our everyday lives.

Date published: November 29, 2018

USGS Researcher Michael Dettinger Named 2018 American Association for the Advancement of Science Fellow

Research hydrologist Dr. Michael Dettinger, whose work has contributed greatly to the understanding of the interconnectedness of climate and water supplies in the Western U.S., is among this year’s AAAS Fellows.

Attribution: Water Resources
Date published: August 6, 2018

USGS Scientist Dr. Craig D. Allen Named Ecological Society of America Fellow

The U.S. Geological Survey is celebrating the achievements of Dr. Craig D. Allen, who was recently named an Ecological Society of America (ESA) fellow for making exceptional contributions to a broad array of ecology. Dr. Allen, a research ecologist with the USGS Fort Collins Science Center, joins 27 other newly-initiated ESA fellows from academia, public and private sectors. Fellows are elected fo

Date published: May 8, 2018

Senior Cartographer Earns Prestigious Mapping Award

Larry Moore is honored by USGS peers with Henry Gannett award for exceptional contributions to topographic mapping.

Date published: February 8, 2018

National Geospatial Program Garners Elevation Award

The USGS 3D Elevation Program (3DEP) team has been selected as the recipient of the 2018 “LIDAR Leader Award”, presented February 5 at the International LIDAR Mapping Forum in Denver.

Date published: October 17, 2017

Geologic Mapping at GSA

USGS scientists to be featured at GSA 2017

Date published: September 27, 2017

Research to Recover Threatened Waterfowl: USGS Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Supervisor Receives Prestigious U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Recovery Champion Award

USGS scientist James “Barry” Grand, Ph.D., has been named a 2016 U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Recovery Champion (Region 7) for his exemplary long-term research on two formerly threatened species, the spectacled eider and Alaska-breeding Steller’s eiders.

Date published: January 3, 2017

USGS Deputy Director Receives Presidential Rank Award

Bill Werkheiser, USGS Deputy Director, has been honored with a 2016 Presidential Rank Award as a Distinguished Rank recipient. Mr. Werkheiser is among only one percent of career Federal leaders recognized for “sustained extraordinary accomplishment” with the top award bestowed to civilian employees by the U.S. President.

Date published: November 28, 2016

Schmidt is New Deputy Director of USGS Idaho Water Science Center

Former Montana Water Quality Administrator Begins Work in Boise

Date published: September 13, 2016

International Recognition for Historic Elwha River Restoration

NEW DELHI, INDIA – The collaborative work of the U.S. Department of the Interior and the Lower Elwha Klallam Tribe to restore the Elwha River of Washington, USA was recognized as a world-renowned restoration project during the awarding of the 2016 Thiess International Riverprize.

Date published: August 25, 2016

USGS Employee Earns Top Honor

Calvin Meyer, of the USGS National Geospatial Technical Operations Center, receives Interior Department‘s Customer Service Award

Date published: August 18, 2016

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