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USGS Measures Flooding Across Eastern Minnesota

USGS Measures Flooding Across Eastern Minnesota

Reporters: Do you want to accompany a USGS field crew as they measure flooding? Please contact Jennifer LaVista or James Fallon.  

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USGS makes $4.25 million in Bipartisan Infrastructure Law funds available for critical mineral mapping in Alaska

USGS makes $4.25 million in Bipartisan Infrastructure Law funds available for critical mineral mapping in Alaska

RESTON, Va. – The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is now soliciting proposals for fiscal year 2024 cooperative agreements with the Alaska Division of...

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Real-time satellite data improves earthquake early warning system in the United States

Real-time satellite data improves earthquake early warning system in the United States

“Future major offshore earthquakes in the Pacific Northwest, which could be similar to the 2011 M 9.1 earthquake in Japan, underscore the importance...

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USGS-led study estimates lithium in groundwater that can be used for drinking water

USGS-led study estimates lithium in groundwater that can be used for drinking water

PEMBROKE, NH — The first national estimates of naturally occurring lithium in groundwater that can be used for drinking water were recently published...

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60 years of data show shifts in the winter ranges of three duck species in the Midwest

60 years of data show shifts in the winter ranges of three duck species in the Midwest

RESTON, Va. — The autumn and winter ranges of three species of economically important dabbling ducks have shifted since the 1960s according to new...

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USGS makes $10 million available for state geologic, geochemical mapping projects through Bipartisan Infrastructure Law-Funded Earth Mapping Resources Initiative

USGS makes $10 million available for state geologic, geochemical mapping projects through Bipartisan Infrastructure Law-Funded Earth Mapping Resources Initiative

RESTON, Va. – The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is now soliciting proposals for fiscal year 2024 cooperative agreements with state geological surveys...

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USGS Releases Estimate of Conventional Oil and Gas Resources in North Chukchi Basin

USGS Releases Estimate of Conventional Oil and Gas Resources in North Chukchi Basin

RESTON, Virginia — The USGS estimates there are 1.8 billion barrels of oil and 119.9 trillion cubic feet of natural gas in undiscovered accumulations...

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New tool informs flooding and sea level rise solutions for San Francisco Bay Area

New tool informs flooding and sea level rise solutions for San Francisco Bay Area

With the potential for flooding during present-day winter storms and sea level rise continually inching up on San Francisco Bay Area communities, a...

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USGS deploys equipment to measure waves in Upper Mississippi River’s Pool 13

USGS deploys equipment to measure waves in Upper Mississippi River’s Pool 13

The research will inform conservation planning for aquatic plants and mussels

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U.S. Geological Survey and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Joint News Release: Native forest bird population declines within the Big Island National Wildlife Refuge Complex 

U.S. Geological Survey and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Joint News Release: Native forest bird population declines within the Big Island National Wildlife Refuge Complex 

The health of native birds can also be indicative of the health of Hawai‘i’s forested ecosystems. 

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USGS deploys “aftershock kits” to study Whitehouse Station earthquakes

USGS deploys “aftershock kits” to study Whitehouse Station earthquakes

WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J. – A U.S. Geological Survey team has begun a seismic sensor deployment in an effort to capture aftershock data following the 4...

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Mapped: 33 new big game migrations across American West

Mapped: 33 new big game migrations across American West

RESTON, Va. — A new set of maps that document the movements of ungulates was published today in the fourth volume of the Ungulate Migrations of the...

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