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November 8, 2000

Environmental Science and Human Health: An Exhibitor Workshop
The workshop will explore environmental threats to human health and describe how health organizations and the USGS can form effective partnerships for public-health protection.

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November 8, 2000

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is pleased to announce that Ernest B. Brunson has been selected as Eastern Regional Geographer.

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November 7, 2000

Despite the lack of rain, many of the streamflow and ground-water levels in the Maryland-Delaware-D.C. region were normal for October, according to hydrologists at the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in Baltimore, Maryland.

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November 1, 2000

Native resident fish species, such as the Sacramento sucker and tule perch, are still commonly found in streams of the Sacramento River Basin in Northern California according to a recent U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) report. 

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October 31, 2000

The following is a statement by USGS Director Charles Groat concerning the FY 2001 Interior Appropriations Bill.

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October 27, 2000

"Red Planet" Abundant with Green Minerals
 

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October 26, 2000

An earth-science project that will enable scientists to assess more accurately earthquake hazards and underground water resources in the western Santa Clara Valley area of Los Gatos-Campbell, is now underway. 

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October 25, 2000

Scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey said today that the West Nile Virus can be transmitted from bird-to-bird in a confined laboratory setting. It had been thought that the virus was only transmitted through mosquito bites.

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October 20, 2000

Scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey in Madison, Wisc., confirmed today that a dead crow, found in Chatham County, N.C., near the town of Moncure died of the West Nile Virus. The finding marks the farthest south the virus has been identified. Moncure is about 40 miles southwest of Raleigh.

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October 6, 2000

Streamflow and ground-water levels in the Maryland-Delaware-D.C. region were above normal or in the upper part of the normal range for September, according to hydrologists at the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in Baltimore, Maryland.

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October 4, 2000

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) have teamed up to compile the first seamless National Land Cover Dataset (NLCD) using satellite imagery for the conterminous United States.

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September 29, 2000

Scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey in Madison, Wisc., confirmed today that West Nile Virus is on the move and is likely to head south.