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This summer boaters and anglers may notice a few foreign objects in some of the backwaters of Navigation Pool 8 of the Upper Mississippi River. Water quality and weather monitoring equipment has been set up by river scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center and the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources.
Far Away Earthquakes Ripple Virginia Well
See Changes From Sea Ice
How Vulnerable are Our Communities to Tsunamis and Other Hazards?
Looking at the U.S.-Mexico Border From a New Height-Satellite
Lead-Based Wheel Weights and the Environment
Forego Flu Fiction
April 18 marks the 100th anniversary of the most damaging earthquake in U.S. history, the magnitude-7.8 1906 earthquake in Northern California. The San Andreas Fault ruptured about 300 miles throughout Northern California during this event.
Mile-long Crust on Display — Tells 35 Million-Year Tale
Big Earthquakes Can Rock Middle America
Famous 1906 Earthquake Shot Recaptured by USGS Scientist
Coral Reefs and Sea-Level Rise Don´t Mix
USGS Grants Available for Earthquake Research
USGS Subscription Makes Science No "Trivial Pursuit"
Avian Influenza—A Little Known Fact, or Is It?
Seattle Slides as Seahawks Ride High
Winter Games are Mineral Wonderland
Avoiding a Crash from Volcanic Ash
60 Years — Celebrating an Extraordinary Career
Mr. Earthquake Hangs His USGS Hat; Retires After 51 Years
Shaken Not Stirred — Torino and the Italian Alps
Did you Lose Your Heart in San Francisco?
From icy records to mistletoe romance, December Science Picks bring a host of tips (some timely, some evergreen) on earth and natural science research and investigations. Science Picks bring the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) science to you, helping you cover ongoing earth and natural science research, investigations, and technology.
As the nation turns its focus to restoring regions devastated by hurricanes, flooding, and earthquakes, this month’s Science Picks will highlight ongoing earth and natural science research and investigations, as well as technology at the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), to help you tell the story.
Learn the latest on how U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) science is helping victims of Hurricane Katrina and how its scientific research and capabilities will help prevent vulnerabilities to future natural hazards. This special edition of Science Picks can help you cover the science behind Hurricane Katrina. Photos and Web links are provided to enhance your story.
This month’s Science Picks can help you cover ongoing earth and natural science research and investigations, as well as, technology at the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) — photos and Web links are provided to enhance your story.
Fire season is upon us, and in the Southwest thousands of acres are burning. In honor of Independence Day, this month’s Science Picks are dedicated to fire — find out what happens after the smoke clears; learn about new techniques scientists are using to handle some hot topics; and discover what gives firecrackers the bang for your buck.
What Will Hurricane Season Bring?
One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish...Snakehead Fish!
Affairs of the Flock...A Father’s Day Tale
Big Rock Candy Mountain Does Exist!
USGS Maps the Spread of West Nile During 2005 Season
Getting to the Core of the Issue: Drilling deep into the Nation’s Largest Known Impact Crater
Finding Slippery Slopes in Alaska
How the Advanced National Seismic System is Reducing America’s Earthquake Risk
Marching to the Beat of a Different Drummer? Larger Earthquakes at Mount St. Helens
The Parkfield Earthquake: USGS Findings Help Unravel Clues about Earthquake Processes
Memories Flood Back as USGS Science Rushes Forward
USGS Scientists Document Widespread Increases in Streamflow