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Biden-Harris Administration to map critical mineral potential in southwest United States using funding from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law

RESTON, Va.—Through funding from President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and National Aeronautics and Space...

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USGS is forecasting Ian could cause significant coastal change in South Carolina, Georgia

To learn more about USGS’s role in providing science to decision-makers before, during and after Hurricane Ian, visit:

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Polar Bear Hair Sheds Light on Seal Populations Under the Arctic Sea Ice

Researchers studied chemical signatures in polar bear hair to determine that the apex predators are changing their diet in response to prey (mostly...

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New Nationwide Strategy Brings Scientists, Communities Together to Help Reduce Landslide Risks

The USGS is releasing a National Strategy for Landslide Loss Reduction detailing the steps necessary to equitably reduce the Nation’s risk from...

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Hurricane Ian expected to cause significant coastal change along Florida’s Gulf Coast

To learn more about USGS’s role in providing science to decision-makers before, during and after Hurricane Ian, visit:

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Wind turbine wakes can impact downwind vegetation

A new USGS report shows a link between air disturbed by wind turbines and vegetation patterns

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USGS Media Alert: Low-level flights to image 3D geology in northeastern Washington state

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

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New Report Offers Path Forward for Interagency Efforts to Revive the West’s Disappearing Sagebrush Ecosystem

New Report Offers Path Forward for Interagency Efforts to Revive the West’s Disappearing Sagebrush Ecosystem

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USGS Works with Partners in 15 Cities to Improve Urban Waterways

Everyone deserves clean and healthy public waterways. USGS and Urban Waters Federal Partnership are investing ~$4 million to improve our Nation's...

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Warmer water could cool Montana’s trout fishing economy

BOZEMAN, Mont. – Despite decades of resiliency, climate change may put Montana’s popular trout fisheries at risk, according to a study published today...

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A step toward understanding earthquakes in California

A new paper reviews past earthquakes to better understand potential future risks.  

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USGS Initiates Environmental Assessment for Energy and Minerals Research Facility in Colorado

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) announced today the initiation of an Environmental Assessment (EA) for a proposed research facility on the Colorado...

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