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Burmese pythons have been found on Key Largo.
An annual award for outstanding achievement in remote sensing
Biocrust 3 Conference Begins Next Week in Moab, Utah.
New research from the U.S. Geological Survey and partners illustrates how climate change is perceived among different generations of indigenous residents in subarctic Alaska. While all subjects agreed climate change is occurring, the older participants observed more overall changes than the younger demographic.
SANTA CRUZ, California — The southern sea otter, Enhydra lutris nereis, continues its climb toward recovery, according to the annual count released today by the U.S. Geological Survey and partners.
Now in its ninth year, Watershed Watch educates children and adults about the health of the Boise River watershed
Representatives from the offices of Senator Roy Blunt, Senator Claire McCaskill and Congresswoman Vicky Hartzler will join leaders from the U.S. Geological Survey, federal and state partners and city officials for a special 50th anniversary event at the USGS Columbia Environmental Research Center in Columbia, Missouri, this Thursday, September 15.
Tsunami evacuation planning in coastal communities is typically based on maximum evacuation zones that reflect a combination of all potential extreme tsunamis. However, in the case of a smaller tsunami, this approach may result in more people being evacuated than need to be, and in doing so, may overly disrupt the local economy, and strain resources needed during emergency response.
A recent study looks at the impact of climate change on certain fish in Wisconsin lakes.