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Plenty of Potash, but Some Regions Lack Low Cost Sources for Crop Production

While the earth contains enough potash to meet the increased global demand for crop production and U.S. supplies are likely secure, some regions lack...

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Study Reveals Recent Geologic History of Roanoke River Floodplain

After surveying and analyzing centuries of evidence in the floodplain of the lower Roanoke River, USGS researchers, along with colleagues from the...
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What’s Being Done to Protect the Great Lakes?

New and improved science tools can help managers and researchers evaluate current threats and develop management strategies to protect and restore the...

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New Kupferschiefer Copper Assessment Available

SPOKANE, Wash. — In cooperation with the Polish Geological Institute — National Research Institute, U.S. Geological Survey scientists have published a...

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USGS Groundwater Toolbox: A New Way to Analyze Hydrologic Data

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has released a convenient and informative new method for the analysis of groundwater and surface-water hydrologic...

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USGS Webinar: Using The National Map Services to Enable your Web and Mobile Mapping Efforts

Are you a developer, firm, or organization using mobile or web applications to enable your users?  The USGS has publicly available geospatial services...

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