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Date published: May 1, 1997

Mexico Earthquake

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.7 occurred off the coast of Mexico, Thurs., May 1, 1997, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Date published: April 28, 1997

Fish Hormones Affected By Contaminants in Streams Across the Country

Levels of fish sex hormones -- estrogen and testosterone -- may be affected by contaminants in some U.S. streams, according to a report released today by the U.S. Geological Survey.

Date published: April 25, 1997

Scientists to Dye River Red to Study Fish Loss

The lower San Joaquin River and south delta will take on a slight blush Monday afternoon, April 28, as scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey tint the river with a dye tracer. The non-toxic red dye, Rhodamine WT, will help USGS scientists track the movements of fish in the river and determine the effects of a fish barrier at the head of the Old River near Tracy.

Date published: April 25, 1997

Tracking The Red River Northward

As the unprecedented floodwaters of the Red River slowly begin to subside in Grand Forks, N. Dak., crews from the U.S. Geological Survey are tracking the northward movement of the water, taking measurements to help improve forecasts of the flood for evacuations upstream.

Date published: April 25, 1997

Three Large Earthquakes Shake In Little More Than 24 Hours

Floods were not the only natural hazard on the world stage in recent days with three large earthquakes occurring within hours of each other, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Date published: April 23, 1997

Current Flooding in North Dakota Exceeds All Previous North Dakota Floods By Far

The current floods in North Dakota far exceed previous floods that occurred in 1950, 1969, 1978, 1979 and 1996, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Date published: April 23, 1997

Guam Earthquake

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.3 occurred about 55 miles north of Guam in the Pacific Ocean, Wed., April 23, 1997, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Date published: April 22, 1997

Flow of Red River Sets Official 100-Year Record

The flow of the Red River officially broke the 100-year-old record on Thurs. April 17, 1997, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Date published: April 22, 1997

Trinidad Earthquake, April 22, 1997

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.5 occurred Tues., April 22, 1997, about 35 miles off the coast of Trinidad, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Date published: April 15, 1997

MEDIA ADVISORY: USGS Director to Speak at Sac State

Dr. Gordon Eaton, the national director of the U.S. Geological Survey in Reston, Va., will be one of the speakers at the Friday, April 18, 1997 dedication of Placer Hall on the California State University at Sacramento campus.

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Date published: April 15, 1997

Gasoline Additive in Water Will Be a Key Topic At American Chemical Society Meeting in San Francisco

Methyl tert-butyl ether (MTBE) in the nation’s ground waters and surface waters will be the subject of papers and poster presentations by U.S. Geological Survey scientists at the American Chemical Society annual meeting, April 16-17, in San Francisco, Calif.

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Date published: April 15, 1997

USGS Has Deep and Diverse Roots in California

The presence of the U.S. Geological Survey in Placer Hall on the campus of California State University at Sacramento marks the latest chapter in the USGS’s long association with the study of earth sciences in California and cooperation with the state’s Division of Mines and Geology and its higher education system.

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