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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!
A magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck Japan on April 16, 2016 at 1:25 a.m. local time (April 15, 16:25 UTC).
A magnitude 6.2 earthquake struck Japan on April 14, 2016 at 9:26 pm local time (12:26 UTC).
The USGS invites you to look into a landscape of citizen science opportunities on USGS myScience: Connecting people to science —and at SciStarter
As Yosemite National Park celebrates its 125th anniversary, and the National Park Service celebrates its centennial, the U.S. Geological Survey looks back on the integral role its science has played in the long-term health, management, and understanding of the park and its natural resources.