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Interior Department Announces Landsat 2030 International Partnership Initiative

This release was originally shared by the Department of the Interior. 

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USGS is determining extent of flooding in Maine caused by large coastal storm worsened by snowmelt

Reporters: Do you want to accompany a U.S. Geological Survey crew as they document how high the flood waters reached in Augusta, Maine, and...

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Popular ice control products used at airports can increase phosphorus in nearby waterways

High phosphorus levels can drive overgrowth of algae and plants, depleting oxygen and causing harmful algal blooms, fish mortality and habitat loss. A...

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Smallmouth bass mercury levels linked to habitat types along the Snake River 

Mercury concentrations are twice as high in smallmouth bass found in reservoirs than those in the free-flowing sections of the Snake River in Idaho...

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Media Alert: Low-Level Flights to Image Geology over parts of Northeastern and Central Florida

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

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Three historic USGS streamgages recognized by new World Meteorological Organization designation

The “centennial observing station” recognition —which includes streamgages for the first time—is part of an effort to maintain long-term earth...

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USGS multimillion-dollar science investments strengthen domestic supply chains for critical minerals

RESTON, Va. — The U.S. Geological Survey is investing millions of dollars in strengthening domestic supply chains for mineral resources critical to...

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Bipartisan Infrastructure Law helps fund new USGS facility at Colorado School of Mines, focused on energy and minerals research

Golden, Colo. — Representatives from the U.S. Geological Survey and Colorado School of Mines began a new chapter of their partnership today, breaking...

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MEDIA ADVISORY: Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary Brain, Director Applegate to Attend Groundbreaking for USGS Energy and Minerals Research Facility

RSVP requested to Emilie Rusch, 720-432-5203, erusch@mines.edu OR

Heidi Koehler, (720)320-1246, hkoehler@usgs.gov by 10 a.m., Nov. 13, 2023

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USGS and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory release database and interactive map of all large-scale solar energy facilities in the U.S.

RESTON, Va. - All large-scale solar energy facilities can now be found on a single map, thanks to the U.S. Geological Survey and the U.S. Department...

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A geologic leap forward for understanding Wyoming

CHEYENNE, Wyo. — Scientists in Wyoming are wrapping up a banner year for geologic data acquisition for the state with three large airborne geophysical...

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USGS provides $2 million to states to identify critical mineral potential in mine waste

RESTON, Va. — The U.S. Geological Survey has invested more than $2 million from President Biden’s Bipartisan Infrastructure Law in cooperative...

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