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USGS makes $5 million in Bipartisan Infrastructure Law funding available to research critical minerals and rare earth elements found in mine waste

USGS makes $5 million in Bipartisan Infrastructure Law funding available to research critical minerals and rare earth elements found in mine waste

RESTON, Va. – The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is now soliciting proposals for fiscal year 2024 cooperative agreements to collect data on mine waste...

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USGS invests in geologic mapping, landslide hazard research throughout Puerto Rico

USGS invests in geologic mapping, landslide hazard research throughout Puerto Rico

RESTON, Va. – The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) recently invested in a geologic mapping project throughout Puerto Rico using airborne hyperspectral...

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USGS provides easy access to Colorado River science with new online portal

USGS provides easy access to Colorado River science with new online portal

All users of the Colorado River now have a more efficient way to find U.S. Geological Survey science critical to its future management.

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USGS, Colorado School of Mines establish joint industry program to explore potential of geologic hydrogen

USGS, Colorado School of Mines establish joint industry program to explore potential of geologic hydrogen

GOLDEN, Colorado (Feb. 26, 2024) – Colorado School of Mines (Mines) and the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) have established a joint industry program...

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USGS to deploy bait stations for invasive grass carp in Upper Mississippi River

USGS to deploy bait stations for invasive grass carp in Upper Mississippi River

Scientists are assessing whether the bait can reduce the effort and cost required to manage invasive grass carp.

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Federal agencies commit to continue a crucial collaborative bat monitoring program

Federal agencies commit to continue a crucial collaborative bat monitoring program

Reston, Va. — The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and U.S. Geological Survey have signed a memorandum of understanding formalizing their joint...

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The USGS and partners launch World Lidar Day Feb. 12 at Geo Week Conference in Denver

The USGS and partners launch World Lidar Day Feb. 12 at Geo Week Conference in Denver

New annual celebration will spotlight the value of lidar and its applications worldwide.

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New study demonstrates how climate and irrigation influence salinity of waters in the Upper Colorado River Basin

New study demonstrates how climate and irrigation influence salinity of waters in the Upper Colorado River Basin

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — A newly published study from the U.S. Geological Survey explains how salinity in the Upper Colorado River Basin has changed...

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USGS partners with Havasupai Tribe to identify potential contaminant exposure pathways from Grand Canyon uranium mining

USGS partners with Havasupai Tribe to identify potential contaminant exposure pathways from Grand Canyon uranium mining

Reston, Va. — A new USGS report, co-produced with the Havasupai Tribe, identifies exposure pathways posed by uranium mining in the Grand Canyon...

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Pesticides are likely impacting invertebrate life essential to our nation’s streams

Pesticides are likely impacting invertebrate life essential to our nation’s streams

A new nationwide study by USGS scientists provides additional scientific evidence that pesticides are likely negatively impacting aquatic invertebrate...

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Inflation Reduction Act accelerates USGS effort to collect high-resolution data of landscapes across 25 states

Inflation Reduction Act accelerates USGS effort to collect high-resolution data of landscapes across 25 states

Over $6 million in funding will support the USGS goal of nationwide high-resolution 3D data coverage.

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New USGS map shows where damaging earthquakes are most likely to occur in US

New USGS map shows where damaging earthquakes are most likely to occur in US

USGS scientists and our partners recently revealed the latest National Seismic Hazard Model, showing that nearly 75% of the United States could...

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