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Bipartisan Infrastructure Law supports critical-minerals research in central Great Plains

RESTON, Va. — The U.S. Geological Survey announced today that, thanks to substantial funding from President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, it...

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Bipartisan Infrastructure Law supports critical-minerals research along Colorado-Wyoming border

RESTON, Va. — The U.S. Geological Survey announced today that, with substantial funding from President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, it will...

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First Study to Track a Wild Bird Known to Have Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza

LAUREL, Md. — For the first time, scientists have tracked the movement of a wild bird known to be infected with highly pathogenic avian influenza in...

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New tools to manage invasive species that threaten Palmyra Atoll’s coral reefs

HONOLULU — Scientists found new methods that may help control an invasive anemone species threatening valuable coral reefs in the Central Pacific...

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Bipartisan Infrastructure Law supports critical minerals research in Washington State

RESTON, Va. — The U.S. Geological Survey announced today that, thanks to substantial funding from President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, it...

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New USGS diagram re-envisions how Earth’s most precious commodity cycles the planet

New educational tool better illustrates the role humans play in water availability

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Comunicado de prensa: Plan estratégico científico del USGS para incendios forestales, 2021–26

Con el propósito de atender a los desafíos crecientes creados por incendios forestales en América, el Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Geológicas...

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Energy development in migration corridors affects mule deer access to best forage

Findings highlight the need for migration maps in future development decisions

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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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