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Date published: January 25, 2002

THE "SHIP"ping NEWS — USGS Scientists Launch Earth Shaking Study in the Puget Lowlands

In an effort to understand how future earthquakes will affect the central Puget Sound lowlands, U. S. Geological Survey scientists, working from North Seattle Community College, on January 25 will begin installing 90 seismographs to measure ground shaking throughout the region.

Date published: January 24, 2002

South American Forests Offer Glimpse of U.S. Ecosystems Before Industrial Revolution

A study of ancient and unpolluted South American forests promises to upend longstanding beliefs about ecosystems and the effects of pollution in the Northern Hemisphere.

Date published: January 24, 2002

Piping Plovers Have Their Ups and Downs

Dramatic changes have occurred in the distribution and abundance of a threatened and endangered shorebird called the piping plover, according to just-completed census results that U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) scientist Susan Haig will present, Jan. 23, 2002, at the North American Plover Species at Risk Meeting in Ann Arbor, Mich.

Date published: January 24, 2002

South American Forests Offer Glimpse of U.S. Ecosystems Before Industrial Revolution

A study of ancient and unpolluted South American forests promises to upend longstanding beliefs about ecosystems and the effects of pollution in the Northern Hemisphere.

Date published: January 24, 2002

Piping Plovers Have Their Ups and Downs

USGS Study Finds Significant Increases and Declines Across North America

Date published: January 22, 2002

USGS to Distribute EO-1 Data

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is teaming up with NASA to extend the useful life of the Earth Observing 1 (EO-1) technology demonstration satellite. NASA officially completed the EO-1 mission in November 2001, but the two agencies, already management partners for the Landsat satellite program, have agreed to work together to extend EO-1 operations through February 2002 and then continue monthly

Date published: January 22, 2002

USGS to Distribute EO-1 Data

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is teaming up with NASA to extend the useful life of the Earth Observing 1 (EO-1) technology demonstration satellite. NASA officially completed the EO-1 mission in November 2001,

Date published: January 15, 2002

USGS Partners with MapMart.com to Serve Geographic Data

The USGS and MapMart.com, (IntraSearch) have formed a partnership to distribute USGS geographic data to make more public domain data available at no charge while enabling the private sector to have a greater role in the distribution of USGS data.

Date published: January 15, 2002

USGS Partners with MapMart.com to Serve Geographic Data

The USGS and MapMart.com, (IntraSearch) have formed a partnership to distribute USGS geographic data to make more public domain data available at no charge while enabling the private sector to have a greater role in the distribution of USGS data.

Date published: January 4, 2002

Normal Seismic Activity During 2001, But Heavy Toll in Human Losses

The year 2001 was a typical year based on historical seismic activity, producing 65 significant earthquakes worldwide and causing 21,436 fatalities according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

Date published: January 4, 2002

Normal Seismic Activity During 2001, But Heavy Toll in Human Losses

The year 2001 was a typical year based on historical seismic activity, producing 65 significant earthquakes worldwide and causing 21,436 fatalities according to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS).

Date published: December 31, 2001

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