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September 21, 2005

The USGS is releasing 20-minutes of video of Mount St Helens, taken by staff at the USGS Cascades Volcano Observatory (CVO). The video will be available in Vancouver at the Friday, September 23, news event or by contacting Don Becker at the EROS Data Center. Public release of the video is embargoed until Friday, September 23 at 10 a.m. PDT.

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September 20, 2005

It’s been a year since Mount St Helens suddenly showed signs of volcanic unrest. Join CVO scientists for a retrospective and future analysis of the ongoing eruption.

USGS
September 20, 2005

It’s been a year since Mount St Helens suddenly showed signs of volcanic unrest. Join CVO scientists for a retrospective and future analysis of the ongoing eruption.

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September 20, 2005

In a cooperative research program, the USGS, NASA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) are using airborne laser mapping systems to quantify coastal change along the entire coastline affected by Hurricane Katrina (http://coastal.er.usgs.gov/hurricanes/katrina/).

USGS
September 20, 2005

In a cooperative research program, the USGS, NASA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) are using airborne laser mapping systems to quantify coastal change along the entire coastline affected by Hurricane Katrina.

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September 19, 2005

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the U.S. Geological Survey announced today plans to conduct a pilot project in Southern California that will improve NOAA National Weather Service forecasts of potential debris flows, also known as mud flows. The project’s goal is to provide public warnings of imminent threat in and near areas recently burned by wildfires.

USGS
September 19, 2005

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and the U.S. Geological Survey announced today plans to conduct a pilot project in Southern California that will improve NOAA National Weather Service forecasts of potential debris flows, also known as mud flows. The project’s goal is to provide public warnings of imminent threat in and near areas recently burned by wildfires.

USGS
September 16, 2005

A useful and perhaps life-saving new handbook is being released by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). Putting Down Roots in Earthquake Country – Your Handbook for the Bay Region is a practical, informative guide for Bay Area residents on earthquake preparedness. 

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September 16, 2005

A useful and perhaps life-saving new handbook is being released by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). Putting Down Roots in Earthquake Country – Your Handbook for the Bay Region is a practical, informative guide for Bay Area residents on earthquake preparedness. 

USGS
September 15, 2005

The USGS announced today (Sept. 15, 2005) that the National Geospatial Technical Operations Center (NGTOC) will be located in the city of Denver. The NGTOC will consolidate the functions and operations currently performed in four USGS mapping centers (Menlo Park, Calif.; Rolla, Mo.; Denver, Colo.; and Reston, Va.) and other distributed sites to one location.

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September 15, 2005

The USGS announced today (Sept. 15, 2005) that the National Geospatial Technical Operations Center (NGTOC) will be located in the city of Denver. The NGTOC will consolidate the functions and operations currently performed in four USGS mapping centers (Menlo Park, Calif.; Rolla, Mo.; Denver, Colo.; and Reston, Va.) and other distributed sites to one location.

USGS
September 14, 2005

U.S. Geological Survey scientists report that preliminary analysis of satellite data indicate Hurricane Katrina caused substantial marsh loss in St. Bernard and Plaquemines parishes.