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USGS Releases Mineral Commodity Summaries 2024, finds US Mineral Production Jumped 4 billion to exceed 105 billion dollars

U.S. mineral production contributed more than 105 billion dollars to the U.S. economy in 2023—a 4 billion dollar increase over 2022—according to the...

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USGS updates database for oil and gas and other energy wastewaters with 23 new datasets

RESTON, Va. — The USGS recently release an update to the National Produced Waters Geochemical Database, a database of chemical information for oil and...

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USGS Awards Competitive Remote Sensing Grant to AmericaView

The U.S. Geological Survey awards $1.47 million to AmericaView as the recipient of the National Land Remote Sensing Education, Outreach and Research...

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USGS announces elevation and hydrography data acquisition partnership opportunities.

The U.S. Geological Survey issued a 3D National Topography Model Data Collaboration Announcement for funding partnership opportunities for elevation...

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New interagency study in Colorado identifies science needs to manage federal public lands

Terrestrial wildlife, protected birds and impacts of energy development were among the topics analyzed for land management decisions.

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New USGS National Map data reveals the Potomac River’s submerged topography

The U.S. Geological Survey recently published a new topobathymetric lidar dataset for the Potomac River as part of its 3D Elevation Program (3DEP).

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Australia, Canada and US Unify Critical Minerals Data

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has released a compilation of national-scale geological, geophysical and mineral resource datasets from Australia...

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USGS Announces Expanded Consortiums for Alaska, Northwest, and Southeast Climate Adaptation Science Centers

For the next five-years, USGS will partner with an expanded group of universities, Tribal colleges, and Tribal organizations to provide science that...

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New online tool serves USGS geochronology data in state-of-the-art way

The U.S. Geological Survey has developed an updated, point and click web application for accessing a geochronology database with sample summary and...

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2023 Lidar Partnership Awards Announced

The USGS has recommended 20 proposals in 13 states for lidar partnership awards. These projects are expected to add nearly 82,000 square miles of...

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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) 2024 grants on earthquake hazards science and is...

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Land Treatment Exploration Tool Version 2 Launch

Four new features enhance the accessibility, utility, and efficiency of a tool developed to assist land mangers planning rangeland restoration and...

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