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August 24, 2005

A new U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) report estimates that 15 to 20 percent of average annual recharge to aquifers occurs along the normally dry (ephemeral-flow) washes in the Sierra Vista area.

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August 18, 2005

While the saying may be, "What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas," the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is sharing dirt about the geology of the Las Vegas region with the release of a new geologic map.

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August 18, 2005

While the saying may be, "What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas," the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is sharing dirt about the geology of the Las Vegas region with the release of a new geologic map.

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August 4, 2005

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has appointed Dr. Steven Schwarzbach to serve as Center Director of the USGS Western Ecological Research Center, headquartered in Sacramento, Calif.

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August 4, 2005

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has appointed Dr. Steven Schwarzbach to serve as Center Director of the USGS Western Ecological Research Center, headquartered in Sacramento, Calif.

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August 3, 2005

The San Andreas Fault Observatory at Depth (SAFOD) reached a significant goal on Aug. 2 when scientists drilled into a seismically active section of the fault approximately two miles below the surface of the Earth.

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August 3, 2005

The San Andreas Fault Observatory at Depth (SAFOD) reached a significant goal on Aug. 2 when scientists drilled into a seismically active section of the fault approximately two miles below the surface of the Earth.

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August 2, 2005

U.S. Geological Survey fisheries biologists in Gainesville, Fla., have confirmed the presence of the voracious non-native northern snakehead fish in Meadow Lake in Queens, N.Y.

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August 2, 2005

U.S. Geological Survey fisheries biologists in Gainesville, Fla., have confirmed the presence of the voracious non-native northern snakehead fish in Meadow Lake in Queens, N.Y. Five specimens have been collected by the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation from the lake in Flushing Meadows Corona Park since early July.

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August 1, 2005

In its latest report on water use in the United States, the USGS looked at the nation's dependence on ground water. The report entitled Estimated Withdrawals from Principal Aquifers in the United States, 2000, provides details of ground-water withdrawals and use from principal aquifers in each state.

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August 1, 2005

In its latest report on water use in the United States, the USGS looked at the nation's dependence on ground water. The report entitled Estimated Withdrawals from Principal Aquifers in the United States, 2000, provides details of ground-water withdrawals and use from principal aquifers in each state.

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July 27, 2005

A team of scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is tracking and collecting samples from a large African dust cloud that originated in the Sahara Desert and is moving over parts of Florida and the Caribbean.