Dive into the world of science! Read these stories and narratives to learn about news items, hot topics, expeditions underway, and much more.
The world’s largest volcanic eruption to happen in the past 100 years was the June 15, 1991, eruption of Mount Pinatubo in the Philippines.
New USGS models help predict storm effects on beaches
June marks National Oceans Month, a month dedicated to recognizing the natural beauty and importance of Earth’s oceans and coasts. Check out 6 cool things that USGS scientists are up to underwater and along our coasts!
USGS wishes to honor all mothers, of all species. Many of our research findings have and are shedding light on the lives of non-human moms.
As droughts rage and aquifers dwindle, people may wonder: Is there enough water to meet all our needs? Landsat satellites are helping to answer that question.
Our transitional site includes the new usgs.gov and more than 180 top-level pages (Mission Areas, Programs, Regions, our three new Science Center websites, Products, Connect, About, etc.). We will migrate more USGS websites into this new experience; check back often to see our progress.
Flood Preparedness – There’s a New USGS Map (or App) for That
Celebrate Earth Day on April 22! Learn about USGS science for a changing world.
With the White House’s launch of CitizenScience.gov and the inaugural Citizen Science Day this Saturday April 16, 2016, the U.S. Geological Survey invites you to look into a landscape of opportunities to participate in science!
Are you and your family ready for the next disaster or emergency? Get tips by joining America’s PrepareAthon!