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July 7, 1995

The new look and vision of the U.S. Geological Survey, focused on four public policy themes of hazards, resources, environment and information, and committed to reducing the nation’s annual disaster tax are highlighted in the bureau’s most recent yearbook.

June 30, 1995

To get more information on water and earth resources and hazards in your state, try the new state fact sheet series by the U.S. Geological Survey.

June 28, 1995

Low-cost animated aerial views of the Earth’s surface--known as terrain flybys--have been developed by a team of scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). The team combined USGS data sets with a commercial Geographic Information System (GIS) and low-cost or free software to produce the animations.

June 21, 1995

Water-resources planning and design, hydrologic research and operation of water- resources projects are some of the central uses of the growing U.S. Geological Survey streamflow data base, according to a new report by the USGS.

June 13, 1995

A re-direction of efforts to better serve the public in every state will start by delegating new bureauwide responsibility to U.S. Geological Survey representatives in all 50 states and adding new customer services, according to USGS Director Gordon Eaton.

June 9, 1995

Dr. Max M. Ethridge has been appointed Chief of the U.S. Geological Survey’s Mid-Continent Mapping Center in Rolla, Missouri.