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Bandelier Postwildfire, New Mexico Water Science Center
August 6, 2018

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 for life.

2018 Gannett award presented to Larry Moore (right) from NGP Director Mike Tischler
May 8, 2018

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

International Lidar Mapping Forum logo
February 8, 2018

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.

Promotional poster for GSA 2017, Pardee Symposium
October 17, 2017

USGS scientists to be featured at GSA 2017

Dr. Barry Grand, USGS Cooperative Research Unit Supervisor
September 27, 2017

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.

Bill Werkheiser
January 3, 2017

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.

Christian Schmidt
November 28, 2016

Former Montana Water Quality Administrator Begins Work in Boise

USGS scientists receiving Riverprize recognition.
September 13, 2016

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.

Calvin Meyer, standing with Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, displays his award at the 2nd annual U.S. Department of Interior Cu
August 25, 2016

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

USGS Director Suzette Kimball presents 2016 Gannett Award to Kari Cran
August 16, 2016

Kari Craun honored by USGS peers with Henry Gannett award for exceptional contributions to topographic mapping

USGS science for a changing world
May 10, 2016

The U.S. Geological Survey is celebrating the success of three distinguished researchers who are recipients of the Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). This award is the highest recognition granted by the United States government to scientists and engineers in the early stages of their research careers.