Science Snippets

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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

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November 6, 2003

Included this month:

California Wildfires Test Scientists’ Skills

West Nile Deaths Continue

Earth Escapes Brunt of Violent Solar Storms

Abbey Road: Lost Photos of Native Americans Salvaged in South Dakota

Watching Volcanoes From Space

USGS is Geography Aware

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October 9, 2003

Included this month:

Hurricane Isabel Makes Her Mark on the North Carolina Coast

Mayans in the Everglades?

Submerged Ice Bridge Reveals Ancient Secrets About Alaska

America’s Deepest Coral Reef

Young Tortises on Mojave’s Menu

Measuring Floods From A Distance

Is the World’s Fuel Tank on Empty?

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June 6, 2003

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