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USGS Releases Online Tool for Estimating Atrazine Levels in Streams and Rivers

A new online, interactive tool for estimating atrazine concentrations in streams and rivers is now available.
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USGS Seeks Proposals for Earthquake Science

The U.S. Geological Survey expects to award up to $7 million in grants for earthquake hazards research in 2016.
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New Report Indicates Potential for Five Times Known Copper Deposits Yet to Be Found in Central Asia

SPOKANE, Wash. — A new U.S. Geological Survey report covering major parts of the world’s largest mountain belt in central Asia estimates the existence...

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Appalachian Basin Energy Resources — A New Look at an Old Basin

Appalachian coal and petroleum resources are still available in sufficient quantities to contribute significantly to fulfilling the nation’s energy...

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First Round of Lidar BAA Awards Released

The U.S. Geological Survey National Geospatial Program is pleased to announce the first round of awards resulting from the USGS Broad Agency...

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Dive In – Explore Thousands of Coastal and Seafloor Images

Thousands of photos and videos of the seafloor and coastline—most areas never seen before—are now available and easily accessible online. This is...
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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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