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May 18, 2005

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) announced today the release of new public web pages that show the probability of earthquake shaking in the next 24 hours in California. These maps graphically illustrate the change in earthquake probability during aftershock and possible foreshock sequences.

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May 18, 2005

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) announced today the release of new public web pages that show the probability of earthquake shaking in the next 24 hours in California. These maps graphically illustrate the change in earthquake probability during aftershock and possible foreshock sequences.

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May 11, 2005

Reston, VA -- A U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) assessment of undiscovered oil and gas resources of the central part of the Alaska North Slope and the adjacent state offshore area finds that there is a significant amount of oil and a large amount of gas that remains to be discovered. 

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May 11, 2005

Reston, VA -- A U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) assessment of undiscovered oil and gas resources of the central part of the Alaska North Slope and the adjacent state offshore area finds that there is a significant amount of oil and a large amount of gas that remains to be discovered. 

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May 5, 2005

Reston, VA – U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) scientists have identified nationwide trends toward increasing streamflow in many areas of the nation since 1940 based on data collected from long-term USGS streamgages. This conclusion and several more interesting trends in our nation’s streamflows can be found in four new fact sheets recently issued by the agency.

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May 5, 2005

Potential earthquakes on the Puente Hills fault beneath the Los Angeles area could result in 3,000 to 18,000 fatalities, 142,000 to 735,000 displaced households, and more than $250 billion in total damages, according to U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and Southern California Earthquake Center (SCEC) research.

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May 5, 2005

Reston, VA – U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) scientists have identified nationwide trends toward increasing streamflow in many areas of the nation since 1940 based on data collected from long-term USGS streamgages. This conclusion and several more interesting trends in our nation’s streamflows can be found in four new fact sheets recently issued by the agency.

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May 4, 2005

Reston, VA – Learn how scientific assessment of earthquakes and tsunamis can reduce risk and the loss of life and property when natural hazards strike.

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May 4, 2005

 

Reston, VA -- Sustainability: Science, Practice, & Policy, a new peer-reviewed, open access journal, has launched publication. Accessible at http://ejournal.nbii.org, the e-journal provides a platform for the dissemination of new practices and for dialogue emerging out of the field of sustainability.

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May 4, 2005

Reston, VA – Learn how scientific assessment of earthquakes and tsunamis can reduce risk and the loss of life and property when natural hazards strike.

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May 4, 2005

Reston, VA -- Sustainability: Science, Practice, & Policy, a new peer-reviewed, open access journal, has launched publication.

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May 2, 2005

A new report by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) highlights the breadth of scientific studies on Native lands. American Indian and Alaska Native governments will use information from these studies in their land and resource management decisions.