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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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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 seeking Northridge felt reports from 30-year-old earthquake

‘Did you feel it’ reporting available in multiple languages

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Low-Level Flights to Image Geology over parts of Alabama, Florida, and Georgia

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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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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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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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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Media Alert: Low-Level Helicopter Flights to Image Geology in Western Nevada

 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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