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Polar Bear Hair Sheds Light on Seal Populations Under the Arctic Sea Ice

Researchers studied chemical signatures in polar bear hair to determine that the apex predators are changing their diet in response to prey (mostly...

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USGS Media Alert: Low-level flights to image 3D geology in northeastern Washington state

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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Warmer water could cool Montana’s trout fishing economy

BOZEMAN, Mont. – Despite decades of resiliency, climate change may put Montana’s popular trout fisheries at risk, according to a study published today...

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A step toward understanding earthquakes in California

A new paper reviews past earthquakes to better understand potential future risks.  

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USGS Initiates Environmental Assessment for Energy and Minerals Research Facility in Colorado

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) announced today the initiation of an Environmental Assessment (EA) for a proposed research facility on the Colorado...

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Water-Starved Shrubs Likely Intensified Recent Wildfires in Southern California

Researchers link shrubs that died during a severe drought to recent large fires.  

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Earthquake Advisory for Central South Carolina

A swarm of earthquakes is ongoing near the towns of Elgin and Lugoff.  

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Bipartisan Infrastructure Law helps map underground geology across Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia and West Virginia

Aerial surveys will aid the protection of life and personal property from earthquakes and benefit the region’s economy through the potential discovery...

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Flights above Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, and West Virginia to map geology

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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Media Advisory: Public and media invited to attend a live, virtual lecture on how to access over 100,000 geologic maps covering the U.S.

Please join the U.S. Geological Survey for its August installment of the USGS Public Lecture Series.   

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Dignitaries, scientists celebrate advanced technologies in Great Lakes research

ASHLAND, Wis. — Reporters are invited to an event Tuesday, August 9, showcasing the use of sailboat-like drones, autonomous underwater vehicles, large...

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New one-stop shop webpage for all things Great Salt Lake

SALT LAKE CITY, Utah — A timely new website, funded by the Great Salt Lake Advisory Council and USGS, brings information about the effects of Great...

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