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July 9, 2005

Web Site Forecasts Inundation from Dennis on Coast

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July 8, 2005

Did you know that from your desk you can monitor the effect of Hurricane Dennis as it moves inland? The U.S. Geological Survey's (USGS) WaterWatch Web site can show you what's happening to streams in your local area and show you the places most affected by heavy rains expected from this storm.

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July 8, 2005

Did you know that from your desk you can monitor the effect of Hurricane Dennis as it moves inland? The U.S. Geological Survey's (USGS) WaterWatch Web site can show you what's happening to streams in your local area and show you the places most affected by heavy rains expected from this storm.

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July 6, 2005

Irving Friedman, a longtime U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) scientist and a pioneer in geochemistry, died on June 28, at the age of 85.

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July 6, 2005

Irving Friedman, a longtime U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) scientist and a pioneer in geochemistry, died on June 28, at the age of 85.

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July 5, 2005

Observers tallied a total of 2,735 California sea otters for the 2005 spring survey, led by scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). The 2005 total showed a 3.2 percent decrease in otters from the 2004 record high of 2,825.

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July 5, 2005

Observers tallied a total of 2,735 California sea otters for the 2005 spring survey, led by scientists at the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). The 2005 total showed a 3.2 percent decrease in otters from the 2004 record high of 2,825.

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July 1, 2005

A report published by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) contains a regional map and an associated database that inventory 324 locations of naturally occurring asbestos in the Eastern United States. The map is based on a search of scientific literature and does not identify any new occurrences of asbestos.

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July 1, 2005

A report published by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) contains a regional map and an associated database that inventory 324 locations of naturally occurring asbestos in the Eastern United States. The map is based on a search of scientific literature and does not identify any new occurrences of asbestos.

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June 30, 2005

In a pioneering study, a USGS-led team has tracked a surf scoter from its coastal wintering area in San Francisco Bay to pinpoint its nest, 2000 miles away in the vast northern boreal forest of interior Canada.

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June 30, 2005

In a pioneering study, a USGS-led team has tracked a surf scoter from its coastal wintering area in San Francisco Bay to pinpoint its nest, 2000 miles away in the vast northern boreal forest of interior Canada.

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June 28, 2005

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) announces the recipients of the second year of the Mineral Resources External Research Program, a grant and/or cooperative agreement opportunity designed to support minerals research. The grant award is split among six topics that support the goals of the Mineral Resources Program and deliver products within one year.