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Bipartisan Infrastructure Law helps USGS Pilot New Search Tool for Subsurface Data & Samples Across the Country

Reston, Va. — The U.S. Geological Survey is testing a new way of accessing borehole data and samples from across the entire country, made possible in...

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USGS publica la versión en español del Tablero de Recursos Hídricos Nacionales

Información crítica sobre flujos de agua, niveles, clima y pronósticos de inundaciones ahora disponible en español

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USGS Releases Spanish Version of National Water Dashboard

Critical information on water flows, levels, weather and flood forecasts now available in Spanish

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DARPA Announces Winners of Artificial Intelligence Competition to Aid Critical Minerals Assessments

RESTON, Va. — Critical minerals are essential to the U.S. economy and national security; however, their supply is vulnerable to disruption. U.S...

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USGS Updates Mineral Database with Indium Deposits in the United States

Reston, Va. — The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has updated the U.S. Mineral Deposit Database (USMIN) to include 3 sites with historical indium...

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USGS WBD standards version 5 now available

The USGS is pleased to announce the release of the 5th Edition of the Federal Standards and Procedures for the National Watershed Boundary Dataset...

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The results are in! 3D Nation Study report now available

An improved national elevation program has the potential to generate $13.5 billion in new benefits each year if it meets all needs and once fully...

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Now Available: USGS makes it easier to create hydrography features from 3D elevation data

Users of the USGS National Hydrography Dataset will now be able to more easily create hydrography information from elevation data from 3D Elevation...

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USGS seeks geologic data preservation proposals from state geological surveys

RESTON, VA — The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is currently soliciting project proposals for Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 – 2024 grants for geologic data...

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Meet ReSciColl: the Upcycled USGS Registry of Scientific Collections

New investments from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law will help expand and improve accessibility to the National Geological and Geophysical Data...

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USGS Participates in Undocumented Orphaned Oil and Gas Wells Workshop

Next week, the USGS will bring its expertise to the table at a workshop where regulators, researchers and key stakeholders will explore challenges to...

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USGS Seeks Earthquake Hazards Research Proposals

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is currently soliciting project proposals for Fiscal Year (FY) 2023 grants on earthquake hazards science and is...

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