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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

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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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

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

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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

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

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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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USGS partners with Nevada to map critical mineral potential with cutting-edge data in Nevada

RESTON, Va. — The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) will invest more than $1 million in a new airborne geophysical survey to map critical mineral...

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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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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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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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