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Date published: September 29, 2020

Earth MRI Funds Critical Minerals Projects in Texas

A total of $134,453 will fund new research and preserve important data across the Lone Star State

Date published: September 29, 2020

Earth MRI Funds Critical Minerals Projects in Pennsylvania

A total of $100,000 will fund new research and preserve important data across the Keystone State

Date published: September 29, 2020

ICYMI Bulletin: Community Voices: New Volcano Monitors Increase Safety

Originally Published by: The Daily News
By: U.S. Geological Survey Director James Reilly

This article has been reprinted or reproduced with the permission of the The Daily News in Longview WA.

Date published: September 29, 2020

Earth MRI Funds Critical Minerals Projects in Illinois

A total of $106,978 will fund new research and preserve important data across the Land of Lincoln

Date published: September 29, 2020

Earth MRI Funds Critical Minerals Projects in Missouri

A total of $135,000 will fund new research and preserve important data across the Show Me State

Date published: September 28, 2020

Earth MRI Funds Critical Minerals Projects in Florida

A total of $100,000 will fund new research and preserve important data across the Sunshine State

Date published: September 28, 2020

Earth MRI Funds Critical Minerals Projects in Arizona

A total of $133,016 will fund new research and preserve important data across the Grand Canyon State.

Date published: September 28, 2020

Earth MRI Funds Critical Minerals Projects in Alaska

A total of $634,000 will fund new research and preserve important data across the Last Frontier.

Date published: September 22, 2020

USGS Dye-Tracing Study on the Kansas River to Aid in Protecting Water Supplies

U.S. Geological Survey and partners will inject a harmless, bright red fluorescent dye into the Kansas River on September 29, weather permitting. The study is being done by the USGS in cooperation with the Kansas Water Office, Kansas Department of Health and Environment, The Nature Conservancy, City of Manhattan, City of Topeka, City of Olathe and WaterOne.

Date published: September 21, 2020

Earth MRI Funds Critical Minerals Projects in Twenty-One States

The U.S. Geological Survey and the Association of American State Geologists are pleased to announce the projects that have received funding for FY2020 under the USGS Mineral Resources Program’s Earth Mapping Resources Initiative, or Earth MRI. New projects in 21 states will receive $7.97 million in funding in fiscal year 2020 to improve the Nation’s mapping of shallow and deep geology.

Date published: September 17, 2020

USGS Crews Work to Measure Record Flooding Caused By Sally

To learn more about USGS’s role in providing science to decision-makers before, during, and after Hurricane Sally, visit usgs.gov/sally.  

Date published: September 15, 2020

USGS Scientists Work on Four Tropical Cyclones at Once

Laura and Sally affecting Gulf Coast, waves from Paulette and Teddy to strike Atlantic beaches

To learn more about USGS’s role in providing science to decision makers before, during and after Hurricane Sally, visit usgs.gov/sally.