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Great Salt Lake May Reach Historic Low Soon

The southern portion of the Great Salt Lake is just a couple inches above the historic low measurement taken in 1963, according to U.S. Geological...

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USGS-Led Study Helps in the Fight Against the Coronavirus Pandemic

With few additional targeted tests and non-invasive surveys, public health agencies can better estimate disease occurrence and trends, changes in...

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New Study Helps Wind Industry, Wildlife Managers Identify Risks to Certain Raptors from Collisions with Wind Turbines

A recent U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and Oklahoma State University study shows not all raptor species are equally impacted by collisions with wind...

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Potential Landslide-Generated Tsunami in Prince William Sound’s Barry Arm Likely Less Severe than Previously Thought

Wave height could still be hazardous to nearshore communities

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A Fixed Smartphone Network Offers Inexpensive Earthquake Early Warning Potential

A new study led by USGS and Costa Rican researchers demonstrates how Earthquake Early Warning using smartphone technology can be both inexpensive and...

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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 Eudora July 7-9, weather...

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Greater Yellowstone Area Expected to Become Warmer, Drier

Temperature significantly increased and snowfall decreased in the iconic Greater Yellowstone Area since 1950 because of climate change, and these...

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Media Advisory: Mount St. Helens Revisited - Live Online Public Lecture

You are invited to a public lecture about the 1980 Mount St. Helens eruptions.

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Media Event: New Insight into Climate Change Impacts on Yellowstone

Federal and university partners invite members of the media to a virtual news conference next week about past and future effects of climate change on...

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Interagency Statement: USGS and Partners Investigating DC Area Bird Mortality Event

In late May, wildlife managers in Washington D.C., Virginia, Maryland and West Virginia began receiving reports of sick and dying birds with eye...

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USGS, FWS Report Highlights Impacts of Sediment Management on Barrier Islands, Wildlife and Ecosystems

Coastal sediment management practices, such as dredging and beach nourishment, can have beneficial and detrimental impacts on the physical and...

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President Biden’s Fiscal Year 2022 Budget Makes Significant Investments in USGS Initiatives

Budget proposal promotes science to address climate change, support economic growth, and inform balanced decisions regarding resources

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