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Date published: November 5, 2001

USGS Talks About America's Coastal Crisis

America’s coastal states, the states bordering the Great Lakes, and the Pacific and Caribbean island territories, are experiencing increasingly severe coastal erosion and a variety of other coastal hazards. Most of the hazards are natural, but unwise coastal development and poorly designed manmade alterations have increased the risk of damage to life and property.

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Date published: November 5, 2001

USGS Talks About America’s Coastal Crisis

America’s coastal states, the states bordering the Great Lakes, and the Pacific and Caribbean island territories, are experiencing increasingly severe coastal erosion and a variety of other coastal hazards. Most of the hazards are natural, but unwise coastal development and poorly designed manmade alterations have increased the risk of damage to life and property.

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Date published: October 29, 2001

USGS To Host GIS Student Forum

In observance of National Geography Awareness Week, November 11-17, the U.S. Geological Survey in Menlo Park will host a GIS (Geographic Information System) Day event for students of local elementary and high schools.

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Date published: October 29, 2001

USGS To Host GIS Student Forum

In observance of National Geography Awareness Week, November 11-17, the U.S. Geological Survey in Menlo Park will host a GIS (Geographic Information System) Day event for students of local elementary and high schools.

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Date published: October 26, 2001

USGS and FIU Join Forces to Fly

Ever wonder what it would be like to fly over the Earth’s surface? Well the U.S. Geological Survey and Florida International University (FIU) today (October 26, 2001) announced a new Internet technology, TerraFly, that will let you interactively fly over the Earth’s surface and explore spatial data such as aerial photography, satellite imagery, street maps and locale information.

Date published: October 26, 2001

USGS and FIU Join Forces to Fly

Ever wonder what it would be like to fly over the Earth’s surface? Well the U.S. Geological Survey and Florida International University (FIU) today (October 26, 2001) announced a new Internet technology, TerraFly, that will let you interactively fly over the Earth’s surface and explore spatial data such as aerial photography, satellite imagery, street maps and locale information.

Date published: October 24, 2001

Map Out Your Neighborhood and Win A Prize

There are two weeks left for creative mappers of all ages to enter a poster in the annual poster/map contest, sponsored by the U.S. Geological Survey and the Bay Area Automated Mapping Association (BAMA).

Date published: October 24, 2001

Map Out Your Neighborhood and Win A Prize

There are two weeks left for creative mappers of all ages to enter a poster in the annual poster/map contest, sponsored by the U.S. Geological Survey and the Bay Area Automated Mapping Association (BAMA).

Date published: October 24, 2001

Map Out Your Neighborhood and Win A Prize

There are two weeks left for creative mappers of all ages to enter a poster in the annual poster/map contest, sponsored by the U.S. Geological Survey and the Bay Area Automated Mapping Association (BAMA).

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Date published: October 23, 2001

Colorado Plateau Is Focus of Natural Resources Conference

 

The natural richness of the Colorado Plateau of the southwestern United States is the focus of the Sixth Biennial Conference of Research on the Colorado Plateau, November 6-8, at the du Bois Conference Center on the campus of Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Ariz. 

Date published: October 23, 2001

Colorado Plateau Is Focus of Natural Resources Conference

The natural richness of the Colorado Plateau of the southwestern United States is the focus of the Sixth Biennial Conference of Research on the Colorado Plateau, November 6-8, at the du Bois Conference Center on the campus of Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, Ariz.

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Date published: October 18, 2001

USGS Shares Missouri River Science at U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Public Workshops

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is participating in nine of the 14 public workshops scheduled by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (COE) this fall. The Corps of Engineers is conducting the workshops and a series of hearings to receive public comment on their recently released Revised Draft Environmental Impact Statement to the Master Water Control Manual for the Missouri River system.