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Bipartisan Infrastructure Law investments combine science and technology to track biological threats in US waters

Bipartisan Infrastructure Law investments combine science and technology to track biological threats in US waters

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Geological Survey announced today it has signed a cooperative agreement with the Monterey Bay Aquarium Research Institute, or...

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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New Nationwide Strategy Brings Scientists, Communities Together to Help Reduce Landslide Risks

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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Hurricane Ian expected to cause significant coastal change along Florida’s Gulf Coast

Hurricane Ian expected to cause significant coastal change along Florida’s Gulf Coast

To learn more about USGS’s role in providing science to decision-makers before, during and after Hurricane Ian, visit:

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Wind turbine wakes can impact downwind vegetation

Wind turbine wakes can impact downwind vegetation

A new USGS report shows a link between air disturbed by wind turbines and vegetation patterns

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New Report Offers Path Forward for Interagency Efforts to Revive the West’s Disappearing Sagebrush Ecosystem

New Report Offers Path Forward for Interagency Efforts to Revive the West’s Disappearing Sagebrush Ecosystem

New Report Offers Path Forward for Interagency Efforts to Revive the West’s Disappearing Sagebrush Ecosystem

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USGS Works with Partners in 15 Cities to Improve Urban Waterways

USGS Works with Partners in 15 Cities to Improve Urban Waterways

Everyone deserves clean and healthy public waterways. USGS and Urban Waters Federal Partnership are investing ~$4 million to improve our Nation's...

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