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April 8, 2005

Another Great Earthquake in the Indian Ocean, but What About the Tsunami?

Steam Explosions, Earthquakes, and Volcanic Eruptions--What’s in Yellowstone’s Future?

Radio-Monitored Salmon Shed Light on Snake River for Water Managers

Itching to Know More About America’s Modern Gold Rush?

Hazards and Cooperation Spawn New Uses for Geospatial Information

 

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March 3, 2005

Included this month:

Landslide Hazards Pile Up in Southern California

Will the December 26th Indian Ocean Tsunami Prove to be the Most Powerful Tsunami Ever

Will the Earth Move in March?

USGS Finds New Survivor in Palau Islands

Super Sleuths of Soil

Landslide Report Details Danger and Complexity of Future Landslides for California Coast

Having Good Geographic Data is Essential to Critical Decision Making

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February 16, 2005

2004 deadliest year

Illustrate with us -- New Geologic Map of North America

A real-time treat -- USGS Water Data Served

Getting to the Heart of Geography

"Duck" the winter

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November 15, 2004

November Science Picks take a look at wildfires, debris flows, and earthquakes in California; water quality across the nation [is it getting better or worse?]; and the unexpectedly sensitive Gulf sturgeon, along with a host of other timely tips on earth and natural science research and investigations at USGS. 

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October 8, 2004

October Science Picks look at living safely on a restless planet, celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month with a water education site now available in Spanish, examine the science behind baseball bats in preparation for the World Series, and provide a host of other timely tips on earth and natural science research and investigations at USGS.

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September 2, 2004

Hurricane Charley, a Category 4 storm, came ashore on the southwest coast of Florida on August 13 and carved a 450-m breach in North Captiva Island. On August 15, scientists at the USGS photographed the new breach through North Captiva Island where the eye wall came ashore. Will Captiva Island be forever cut in two? With time, USGS oceanographer Abby Sallenger says, the island will likely heal

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June 8, 2004

Included this month:

Keeping Airplanes Flying (two things we watch out for)

How to Keep the Big Apple juicy

"Wave Bye-Bye to the (Gulf Coast) Beach, Kids!"

Seeking the ghosts of earthquakes past

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May 7, 2004

Included this month:

Geology Is Chief Adversary at Battle of Vicksburg

USGS Kicks Volcanic Ash

Lookin’ at the Bottom of the Bay (San Francisco Bay)

Drilling in the Chesapeake Impact Crater

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March 4, 2004

Included this month:

Kissing the Blarney Stone

USGS Celebrates 125 years of Science for America

Stop using the Richter Scale!

How the Irish Named Civilization

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February 9, 2004

Included this month:

Polar Bears Fight For Survival

USGS Geologists Help in Understanding Mars

Chesapeake Bay Recovery Process Slowed

Getting to the Heart of Geography

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January 12, 2004

Included this month:

2003 Marked Deadly Year for Earthquakes

Salt, Pests and War Make For Bad Dates

Eden’s Fall From Grace From Space

Counting America’s Bald Eagles

Tracking California Hazards Online

Can’t Know the Martians Without A Program