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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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USGS Study Suggests Atlantic Sturgeon Spawning Population Declined by More Than 99% in the Delaware River Since the Late 1800s

The population of adult Atlantic sturgeon that migrate to the Delaware River each year was once comprised of hundreds of thousands of individual fish...

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Bipartisan Infrastructure Law helps fund largest ever US critical minerals study of its kind in Arkansas, Missouri

A state-federal partnership is investing $2.75 million to research critical mineral potential across central Arkansas and southern Missouri.

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Media Advisory: Public and media invited to view helicopter and survey equipment for Delaware Bay study

MILTON, Del. — Please join the U.S. Geological Survey, SkyTEM and various partners for a demonstration takeoff of a low-flying helicopter and...

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Media Alert: Low-flying helicopter will survey Kilauea’s inner workings

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

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Great Salt Lake Level Falls Below Historic Low Measured in October 2021

SALT LAKE CITY — On July 3, the level of Great Salt Lake dropped below the October 2021 historic low elevation.

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Media Alert: Low-flying helicopter to survey Delaware Bay area for water research

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

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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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