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Date published: December 10, 2001

Vanishing Glaciers at San Francisco Meeting

Of Alaska’s several-thousand valley glaciers, including nearly 700 that are named, fewer than 20 are advancing, according to a major study that U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) scientist Bruce F. Molnia will present at the American Geophysical Union Annual 2001 Fall Meeting, scheduled for Dec. 10-14 in San Francisco, CA.

Attribution: Region 11: Alaska
Date published: December 10, 2001

Everything But the Carbon Sink

 

We know that global atmospheric CO2 concentrations are increasing and we are reasonably confident in our estimates of the sources. But CO2 source and sink estimates do not balance with the known atmospheric concentrations. 

Date published: December 10, 2001

Vanishing Glaciers at San Francisco Meeting

Of Alaska’s several-thousand valley glaciers, including nearly 700 that are named, fewer than 20 are advancing, according to a major study that U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) scientist Bruce F. Molnia will present at the American Geophysical Union Annual 2001 Fall Meeting, scheduled for Dec. 10-14 in San Francisco, CA.

Attribution: Region 11: Alaska
Date published: December 10, 2001

Everything But the Carbon Sink

We know that global atmospheric CO2 concentrations are increasing and we are reasonably confident in our estimates of the sources.

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Date published: December 6, 2001

Free Maps For Wraps Continues At USGS

They really do "give a wrap" at the U.S. Geological Survey in Menlo Park. In fact they are giving away outdated topographical maps that can be used for holiday gift wrap, just for visiting the agency’s map sales outlet at 345 Middlefield Road in Menlo Park, between now and December 22.

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Date published: December 6, 2001

Free Maps For Wraps Continues At USGS

They really do "give a wrap" at the U.S. Geological Survey in Menlo Park. In fact they are giving away outdated topographical maps that can be used for holiday gift wrap, just for visiting the agency’s map sales outlet at 345 Middlefield Road in Menlo Park, between now and December 22.

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Date published: December 4, 2001

USGS To Close Spokane Map Sales Office

The U.S. Geological Survey’s Earth Science Information Center (ESIC), commonly known as the map sales office, located in the U.S. Post Office Building at 904 West Riverside Ave., in Spokane, Wash., will officially close on Friday, December 28, 2001.

Date published: December 4, 2001

USGS To Close Spokane Map Sales Office

The U.S. Geological Survey’s Earth Science Information Center (ESIC), commonly known as the map sales office, located in the U.S. Post Office Building at 904 West Riverside Ave., in Spokane, Wash., will officially close on Friday, December 28, 2001.

Date published: December 3, 2001

New Website Chronicles Lewis and Clark's Expedition through North Dakota

The website offers a picture of the Missouri River and its tributaries from 1804 to 1806 via excerpts from the journals of Lewis and Clark. The current river system also is highlighted through a compilation of aerial photographs, USGS data, and USGS publications.

Date published: December 3, 2001

New Website Chronicles Lewis and Clark’s Expedition through North Dakota

A new U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) website, http://nd.water.usgs.gov/lewisandclark, illustrates the path explorers Lewis and Clark paved through North Dakota from 1804 to 1806.

Date published: November 27, 2001

Past Fire Regime Is Key to Managing Chaparral Fires in Southern California

Understanding the natural role of fire in chaparral ecosystems is necessary to effectively manage fires in southern California’s shrublands, where large, high-intensity fires sweep the landscape each year, threatening lives and homes. 

Date published: November 27, 2001

Past Fire Regime Is Key to Managing Chaparral Fires in Southern California

Understanding the natural role of fire in chaparral ecosystems is necessary to effectively manage fires in southern California’s shrublands, where large, high-intensity fires sweep the landscape each year, threatening lives and homes.

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