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Upper Mississippi and Illinois Rivers Experiencing Widespread and Regional Changes

 

ROCK ISLAND, Illinois – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District; and the U.S. Geological Survey, in partnership with others, have...

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Media Alert: USGS dye tracing study on the Kansas River to aid in protecting water supplies

LAWRENCE, Kan.— U.S. Geological Survey scientists and partners will inject a harmless, bright red fluorescent dye into the Kansas River at numerous...

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USGS Media Alert: USGS crews continue to measure and assess Yellowstone River flood conditions and probabilities

BILLINGS, MT — As devastating floods on the Yellowstone River continue, the U.S. Geological Survey is measuring streamflow and monitoring equipment at...

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Toxicity of Forever Chemicals Varies Among Amphibian Species

Some important amphibian species are more vulnerable to the harmful effects of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or PFAS, than other species...

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Media Alert: Helicopter Will Survey Portions of the Colorado River Basin for Water Studies

Note to Editors: In the public interest and in accordance with FAA regulations, the USGS is announcing this airborne project. Your assistance in...

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Grasslands Worth Millions to Beekeepers, Invaluable to Birds

Grassland conservation in the Dakotas generates millions of dollars in annual revenue for beekeepers while improving the abundance of sensitive bird...

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USGS Media Alert: Flights Above Parts of Montana to Map Geology

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

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Media Alert: Public Invitation: Remembering the 1972 Flood, Planning for the Future of Water Resources

Media and the public are invited to a free meeting about critical South Dakota-area water issues on Thursday, April 27, in Rapid City, South Dakota.

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Joint Study of Harney Basin will Guide Future Groundwater Planning and Management

The Oregon Department of Water Resources and USGS have published a new groundwater-flow study for the southwestern Oregon’s Harney Basin aquifer...

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Twenty-four Years of Data Show Desert Soils Struggle for Survival

Increasing summertime temperatures in the deserts of the southwest United States may be making it harder for lichens, an important member of the soil...

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Media Alert: USGS Dye Tracing Study on the Kansas River to Aid in Protecting Water Supplies

U.S. Geological Survey scientists and partners will inject a harmless, bright red fluorescent dye into the Kansas River at numerous locations...

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New USGS Maps Show Flood Levels on Lake Ontario’s US Shoreline by Lake Level

Information Expected to Inform Future Flood Preparation, Planning and Response

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