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USGS deploys equipment to measure waves in Upper Mississippi River’s Pool 13

USGS deploys equipment to measure waves in Upper Mississippi River’s Pool 13

The research will inform conservation planning for aquatic plants and mussels

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U.S. Geological Survey and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Joint News Release: Native forest bird population declines within the Big Island National Wildlife Refuge Complex 

U.S. Geological Survey and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Joint News Release: Native forest bird population declines within the Big Island National Wildlife Refuge Complex 

The health of native birds can also be indicative of the health of Hawai‘i’s forested ecosystems. 

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USGS deploys “aftershock kits” to study Whitehouse Station earthquakes

USGS deploys “aftershock kits” to study Whitehouse Station earthquakes

WHITEHOUSE STATION, N.J. – A U.S. Geological Survey team has begun a seismic sensor deployment in an effort to capture aftershock data following the 4...

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Studies Reveal Presence and Distribution of PFAS in New Mexico's Water Resources

Studies Reveal Presence and Distribution of PFAS in New Mexico's Water Resources

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - PFAS chemicals have been detected in groundwater and surface water resources across the state of New Mexico, with urban areas...

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Media Alert: USGS field crews to study avalanche prone regions using airborne techniques near Durango

Media Alert: USGS field crews to study avalanche prone regions using airborne techniques near Durango

DURANGO, Colo.— Weather contingent, U.S. Geological Survey crews will be deploying various airborne technologies to better understand avalanche prone...

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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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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 seeking Northridge felt reports from 30-year-old earthquake

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

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

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

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 

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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