Employees in the News

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

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Date published: August 16, 2016

Prestigious Mapping Award Presented to USGS leader

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

Date published: June 7, 2016

Colorado Parks and Wildlife, Colorado Natural Heritage Program, and USGS Receive 2016 Climate Adaptation Leadership Awards

Colorado demonstrates responsive, action-oriented approach to climate change, gains national attention with award. 

Date published: May 10, 2016

USGS Scientists Receive Presidential Awards for Research on Earthquakes, Fish Disease, and Paleoclimate

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.

Date published: April 4, 2016

New Scientist-in-Charge at the Alaska Volcano Observatory

The U.S. Geological Survey is pleased to announce the selection of Dr. Michelle Coombs as the next Scientist-in-Charge of the Alaska Volcano Observatory, a cooperative program of the U.S. Geological Survey, the University of Alaska Fairbanks Geophysical Institute, and the Alaska Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys. 

Date published: February 22, 2016

USGS Nevada Water Science Center Welcomes New Director

David Berger begins work today as Director of the U.S. Geological Survey's Nevada Water Science Center, headquartered in Carson City.

Date published: September 3, 2015

USGS Civil Engineer Robert R. Holmes Wins 2015 ASCE Award

Dr. Robert R. Holmes, a U.S. Geological Survey hydrologist, will receive the 2015 Government Civil Engineer of the Year Award on October 13 in New York, NY for his outstanding accomplishments.

Date published: May 27, 2015

Awards Recognize Spirit of Innovation at USGS

USGS scientists and staff were honored for their innovations during awards ceremonies held at the USGS National Center on May 5 and the Department of the Interior on May 7.  A complete list of honorees is available online.

Date published: April 6, 2015

New National Geospatial Program Director Announced

The U.S. Geological Survey is pleased to announce the selection of Michael Tischler to the position of the Director, National Geospatial Program (NGP), starting Monday, April 6th.

Date published: March 12, 2015

USGS Scientist Roger Sayre Honored for Public Service with Esri Award

U.S. Geological Survey scientist Dr. Roger Sayre was honored with the annual Making A Difference Award at the Esri Federal Users Conference in Washington, DC, on February 9, 2015. 

Date published: August 20, 2014

Historic Map Project Leader Feted by Librarians

Retired USGS cartographer Gregory Allord was named the 2014 recipient of the American Library Association’s Map and Geospatial Information Round Table Honors Award. Allord was recognized at an Awards Reception held on June 28, 2104, at the ALA’s annual conference in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Date published: August 11, 2014

Three USGS Scientists Honored as Fellows of the Ecological Society of America

The U.S. Geological Survey is celebrating the achievements of three noted scientists who are being recognized today as 2014 Ecological Society of America (ESA) fellows for making exceptional contributions to a broad array of ecological fields.

Date published: December 3, 2012

Come Test the Waters at the USGS

I'm Anthony Lopez, a hydrologist with the USGS New Jersey Water Science Center located in West Trenton, N.J.  This past spring, I finished my five-year undergraduate career at Rutgers University with two B.S. degrees in BioEnvironmental Engineering.