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Due to the global threat to health and human safety posed by avian influenza monitoring has been conducted in the United States to determine the prevalence of such viruses in our wild waterfowl.
No, it’s not a title for a new reality-dating TV show, but it is real science! It also describes the ideal mineral deposit.
The USGS announces details for the 2017 Best Student Geological Map Competition
As the USGS continues to celebrate “Mapping Month”, we again promote noteworthy contributors to The National Map Corps “crowdsourcing” project.
The National Map Corps recognizes major volunteers to national mapping efforts
Everything happens at a place, the place matters, and the USGS has the science of place.
Slag. Depending on where you’re from, it may be an insult, a term meaning trash, or, in our case, the waste left over from metal smelting or refining. Outside of the construction industry, it might seem that uses for slag are considered limited.
What would it take to produce a billion tons of biomass for fuel production?
Earthquakes are estimated to cost the nation $6.1 billion annually in building stock losses according to an updated report published today by FEMA.
At USGS, although the rocks we study are millions of years old, our scientific methods are cutting edge! Here's just one example of how we use creative problem-solving to help crystalize a solution to a complex issue.