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Date published: July 2, 1997

Web Workshop Accessible To All

Take the work out of workshop as you attend this one from the comfort of your home or office. http://geochange.er.usgs.gov/sw and a click of the mouse get you into the web workshop on "The Impacts of Climate and Land Use Change in the Southwestern U.S."

Date published: June 24, 1997

Seismic Survey In Puget Sound Seeks Info On Hidden Faults

Faults which scientists say are capable of generating earthquakes of magnitude 7.0 or larger in the Pacific Northwest, will come under close scrutiny this week, as the U.S. Geological Survey continues a project to learn more about faults that lie beneath the Puget Sound lowlands.

Date published: June 24, 1997

MEDIA ADVISORY: Briefing, Photo Op on board the RV Robert Gray

On Friday, June 27, at 9 a.m. at the Chinook Landing Marina, along the Hylebos Waterway in north Tacoma, reporters can experience a U.S. Geological Survey research project that is currently underway in the Puget sound between Olympia and Whidby Island.

Date published: June 20, 1997

USGS Asks for Public’s Help With Deformed Frog Research

U.S. and Canadian residents are being asked to help in the scientific investigation of deformed frogs, toads, and salamanders. Citizens are encouraged to report sightings of both normal and malformed amphibians that are encountered during hiking, fishing, or other outdoor related activities.

Date published: June 16, 1997

Low-Level Aircraft Part Of USGS Earthquake Hazards Research

Residents of the Puget Sound area should not be alarmed when they see a small airplane flying low, back and forth over their communities during the next few weeks, according to scientists with the U.S. Geological Survey.

Date published: June 9, 1997

Antarctica Visits Colorado for the Summer

The 1996/97 austral summer season marked the beginning of the newest deep ice core drilling project sponsored by the National Science Foundation, Office of Polar Programs.

Date published: June 6, 1997

Beaver, Pa., Firm to Make Digital Maps for USGS

As part of a continuing expanded partnership with private industry, the U.S. Geological Survey has contracted with Michael Baker Jr., Inc., of Beaver, Pa., to produce special images of aerial photographs called digital orthophoto quadrangles.

Date published: June 6, 1997

Gaithersburg, Md., Firm to Make Digital Maps for USGS

As part of a continuing expanded partnership with private industry, the U.S. Geological Survey has contracted with Photo Science, Inc., of Gaithersburg, MD., to produce special images of aerial photographs called digital orthophoto quadrangles.

Date published: June 6, 1997

Huntsville, Ala., Firm to Make Digital Maps for USGS

As part of a continuing expanded partnership with private industry, the U.S. Geological Survey has contracted with Atlantic Technologies, Ltd., of Huntsville, Ala., to produce special images of aerial photographs called digital orthophoto quadrangles.

Date published: June 2, 1997

USGS Releases La Plata County Natural Gas-Seep Study Findings

The U. S. Geological Survey has released Open-File Report 97-59 entitled: Geology and Structure of the Pine River, Florida River, Carbon Junction, and Basin Creek Gas Seeps, La Plata County, Colorado.

Date published: May 30, 1997

New Studies Aim to Protect Both Biodiversity and Landowner Needs

Through a competitive process, approximately two dozen scientists across the Nation received funding from the Biological Resources Division of the U.S. Geological Survey to gather data on sensitive species to provide information that may prevent their addition to threatened and endangered species lists.

Date published: May 29, 1997

USGS Maps Available at National Trails Day Festival in Alameda

Selected, local editions of U.S. Geological Survey topographic maps will be available for purchase at the USGS exhibit that will be part of the San Francisco Bay Trail Project’s National Trails Day Festival, Saturday, June 7, at Robert Crown Memorial State Beach and Crab Cove Visitor’s Center in Alameda.

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