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USGS, Apple Develop New Metric to Better Understand Global Mining Impacts of Key Minerals and their Future Supply

A new metric to quantify the amount of waste rock generated by mining for minerals essential to 21st century society has been created by the U.S...

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Media Alert: Public Invitation: Remembering the 1972 Flood, Planning for the Future of Water Resources

Media and the public are invited to a free meeting about critical South Dakota-area water issues on Thursday, April 27, in Rapid City, South Dakota.

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New federal partnership will advance predictive models of wildfire behavior

U.S. Geological Survey and Department of Energy Los Alamos National Laboratory partner to advance fire research capabilities supporting the work of...

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Joint Study of Harney Basin will Guide Future Groundwater Planning and Management

The Oregon Department of Water Resources and USGS have published a new groundwater-flow study for the southwestern Oregon’s Harney Basin aquifer...

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Twenty-four Years of Data Show Desert Soils Struggle for Survival

Increasing summertime temperatures in the deserts of the southwest United States may be making it harder for lichens, an important member of the soil...

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Secretary Haaland Announces Progress Toward Conservation and Restoration of Wildlife Corridors and Habitat Connectivity

Grants to states and Tribes, new partnerships, and innovative science part of suite of announcements helping to advance wildlife corridor work at the...

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Media Alert: USGS Dye Tracing Study on the Kansas River to Aid in Protecting Water Supplies

U.S. Geological Survey scientists and partners will inject a harmless, bright red fluorescent dye into the Kansas River at numerous locations...

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President Proposes $1.7 Billion FY 2023 Budget for USGS

The FY 2023 Presidential Budget Request promotes science to address climate change, natural resource conservation, and natural hazard mitigation while...

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New Study Unveils the Secrets of Yellowstone’s Hydrothermal Plumbing

For the first time, scientists have mapped the network of underground geological pathways that feed Yellowstone National Park’s legendary geysers and...

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Lake Powell’s storage capacity updated for first time since 1986

SALT LAKE CITY – A new report released today and compiled by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in cooperation with the Bureau of Reclamation (USBR)...

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New USGS Maps Show Flood Levels on Lake Ontario’s US Shoreline by Lake Level

Information Expected to Inform Future Flood Preparation, Planning and Response

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Media Alert: Low-Level Flights to Image 3D Geology in Western Arkansas

Note to Editors: In the public interest and in accordance with the Federal Aviation Administration regulations, the USGS is announcing this low-level...

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