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USGS EDMAP Program- FY22 Call for Proposals

Calling all geoscience faculty conducting research or teaching geologic mapping. The USGS EDMAP Program is accepting funding proposals focusing on...

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USGS Seeks Public Comment on Draft List of 50 Minerals Deemed Critical to US National Security and the Economy

Editor's note: This news release was updated December 9 to indicate the public comment period for the draft critical minerals list has been extended...

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USGS Seeks Public Comment on Draft List of 50 Minerals Deemed Critical to US National Security and the Economy

List includes minerals key to all sectors of economy including tech and defense 

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Groundwater Flow to Colorado River May Decline by a Third over Next 30 Years

A new study projects that a hot and dry future climate may lead to a 29% decline in Upper Colorado River Basin “baseflow” at the basin outlet by the...

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Media Alert: Airplane to Make Low-Level Flights Over Western and Northern Nevada and Part of Eastern California

Residents and visitors may witness a low-flying aircraft over western Nevada and part of eastern California starting around November 1, 2021 and...

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Media Alert: Low-Flying Airplane Mapping Parts of the Central Cascade Range in Southern Washington and Northern Oregon

Residents should not be alarmed if they see a low-flying airplane over parts of southern Washington and northern Oregon starting October 21, 2021.

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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 Wamego, October 20 through...

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Project Underway to Identify Algal Toxins in US National Park Waterways

Scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey and National Park Service partnered on a first-of-its-kind, nationwide harmful algal bloom, or HAB, field...

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Wildfire Smoke Disrupts Bird Migration in the West

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Early fall wildfires in the western states and the smoke they generate pose a risk to birds migrating in the Pacific Flyway...

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Multiple Coronaviruses Found in Animals Around Utah Mink Farms

Scientists detected six types of coronaviruses in numerous wild and domestic mammals sampled on and near mink farms in Utah, according to a U.S...

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Destructive Snake Disease Discovered in Museum Specimens

A recent study of museum snake specimens shows that snake fungal disease, a skin infection threatening many important snake populations, existed in...

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Department of the Interior Announces Host for Midwest Climate Adaptation Science Center

WASHINGTON - The Department of the Interior today announced the location of the newest Climate Adaptation Science Center (CASC), the ninth and final...

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