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Date published: November 1, 2012

Students at USGS: Ashley Liddiard Helps Support Science and Policy for the Public

Hello, my name is Ashley Liddiard and I currently work at the USGS as an administrative operations assistant. I recently graduated from Regis University with a B.A. in Politics and a B.A. in Music. I am working full-time at the USGS while also working towards a bookkeeping clerk certificate at Red Rocks Community College.

Date published: October 2, 2012

Students at USGS: As A USGS Geographer Kitty Kolb Helps Protect People’s Lives and Property

I’m Kitty Kolb, a Geographer with the U.S. Geological Survey North Carolina Water Science Center.  I recently graduated from Central Piedmont Community College with my Associate of Applied Sciences degree in Geospatial Technology. Now I work full-time for the USGS as a Term employee, which means my appointment is eligible for renewal each year for up to four years.

Date published: October 1, 2012

USGS Inducted into the 2012 URISA GIS Hall of Fame

Owing to 50 years of cutting-edge developments and significant contributions in advancing the field of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and geospatial sciences, the U.S. Geological Survey has been selected to enter the Urban and Regional Information System Association GIS Hall of Fame.
 

Date published: October 1, 2012

Students at USGS: As A USGS Geographer Kitty Kolb Helps Protect People’s Lives and Property

I’m Kitty Kolb, a Geographer with the U.S. Geological Survey North Carolina Water Science Center.  I recently graduated from Central Piedmont Community College with my Associate of Applied Sciences degree in Geospatial Technology. Now I work full-time for the USGS as a Term employee, which means my appointment is eligible for renewal each year for up to four years.

Date published: September 24, 2012

Jill Rolland is Western Fisheries Research Center’s New Leader

SEATTLE — The U.S. Geological Survey has named fish pathologist Dr. Jill Rolland the director of its ‪Western Fisheries Research Center (WFRC), headquartered in Seattle. 

Date published: September 7, 2012

Youth at USGS: Aaron Cupp Helps Ensure Safe Drugs for Aquatic Species

My name is Aaron Cupp, and I am a student employee at the USGS Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center (UMESC) in La Crosse, WI.

Date published: August 27, 2012

Stephen Jackson to Lead Southwest Climate Science Center

TUCSON, Ariz. — Dr. Stephen Jackson has been selected as the center director for the U.S. Department of the Interior Southwest Climate Science Center, headquartered at the University of Arizona in Tucson.

Date published: August 22, 2012

New South Central Climate Science Center Director Announced

NORMAN, OK -- Kimberly Winton, Ph.D., has been selected as the director of the Department of the Interior's South Central Climate Science Center (SC CSC), headquartered at the University of Oklahoma in Norman. This is the sixth federally funded center on the OU Research Campus.

Date published: August 13, 2012

USGS Seismologist David Shelly To Receive AGU’s Macelwane Medal

David Shelly of the USGS Volcano Science Center is honored for his research in tectonic tremor and its role in the buildup to earthquakes
 

Date published: August 13, 2012

USGS Seismologist David Shelly To Receive AGU’s Macelwane Medal

David Shelly of the USGS Volcano Science Center is honored for his research in tectonic tremor and its role in the buildup to earthquakes

Date published: February 1, 2012

USGS Scientist Receives American Quaternary Association Distinguished Career Award

Ken Pierce, U.S. Geological Survey Geologist Emeritus, has been selected as the recipient of the Distinguished Career Award of the American Quaternary Association (AMQUA), to be presented at the 2012 Biennial Meeting in Duluth, Minn. 

Date published: February 18, 2010

Tom Hermann named AAAS Fellow

Tom Hermann of the U.S Geological Survey’s Biological Informatics Office, was recently named a 2009 Fellow by the American Association for the Advancement of Science.