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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.
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
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.
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.
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.
"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.
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.
Streamflows are below normal throughout the Northeastern United States, contributing to widespread drought conditions, according to hydrologists at the U.S. Geological Survey.
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.
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.
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.
Water-resources planning and design, hydrologic research and operation of water- resources projects are some of the central uses of the growing U.S. Geological Survey streamflow data base, according to a new report by the USGS.