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August 22, 1995

A new satellite image map of south Florida that will aid resource managers planning a $2-3 billion restoration effort in the Everglades and Florida Bay will be presented to the Governor’s office Wednesday (August 23, 1995).

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August 11, 1995

For the first time in a decade, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is changing the prices of its maps. Effective August 12, 1995, the price of the standard topographic quadrangle map series is increasing to $4.00. The price for most other maps produced by the USGS is being standardized to $4 per map. The USGS has also initiated a handling fee of $3.50 per mail order for all product lines.

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August 7, 1995

Dr. Richard E. Witmer has been named Acting Chief of the National Mapping Division of the U.S. Geological Survey, the nation’s largest civilian mapping agency. Witmer, who previously served as Associate Chief for Programs and Finances, will manage the bureau’s mapping programs while a nationwide search is conducted to select a replacement for Chief Allen H. Watkins, who is retiring after 33 years

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August 3, 1995

Reservoirs in the Delaware River basin and flow of the Hudson River continue to decline, according to the U.S. Geological Survey, an agency of the Department of the Interior.

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August 3, 1995

Streamflows in the Northeastern U.S. continue to decline, despite some scattered showers in the region, according to hydrologists at the U.S. Geological Survey, an agency of the Department of the Interior.

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August 1, 1995

Flow of the Potomac River near Washington, D.C., was well above normal for the second consecutive month in July, according to hydrologists at the U.S. Geological Survey.

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July 28, 1995

"Communication: Technology for Independence" is the theme for the annual "Accessible Technology for People With Disabilities" conference to be held at the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) National Center, 12201 Sunrise Valley Dr., Reston, Va., on August 16-17, 1995.

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July 27, 1995

Reservoirs which supply New York City and flow of the Hudson River are below normal, and are a part of drought conditions that persist in many parts of the Northeastern United States, according to hydrologists at the U.S. Geological Survey.

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July 26, 1995

Streamflows are below normal throughout the Northeastern United States, contributing to widespread drought conditions, according to hydrologists at the U.S. Geological Survey.

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July 7, 1995

The new look and vision of the U.S. Geological Survey, focused on four public policy themes of hazards, resources, environment and information, and committed to reducing the nation’s annual disaster tax are highlighted in the bureau’s most recent yearbook.

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June 30, 1995

To get more information on water and earth resources and hazards in your state, try the new state fact sheet series by the U.S. Geological Survey.

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June 28, 1995

Low-cost animated aerial views of the Earth’s surface--known as terrain flybys--have been developed by a team of scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). The team combined USGS data sets with a commercial Geographic Information System (GIS) and low-cost or free software to produce the animations.