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Date published: March 18, 2009

USGS Offers $7 Million in Earthquake Research Grants

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) will award up to $7 million in grants and cooperative agreements for earthquake research in 2010.
Interested researchers can apply online at GRANTS.GOV under the funding opportunity number 10HQPA0001. Applications are due May 13, 2009.

Attribution: Region 11: Alaska
Date published: February 27, 2009

Ongoing Housing Decline Reflected in Mineral Production Data

Data for Fourth Quarter of 2008
The U.S. Geological Survey's latest quarterly data on U.S. mineral commodity production reflect the overall decline in the U.S. economy and the domestic housing market.
U.S. production of construction materials declined significantly in the fourth quarter of 2008 as compared with the third quarter of 2008.

Date published: February 13, 2009

Satellite-Tracked Birds from India Will Provide Clues on How Avian Influenza Spreads: International Team Conducts Research

The largest waterbird congregation site in the Indian subcontinent is the site of a new international study of migratory birds and their role in the spread of highly pathogenic avian influenza (HPAI) H5N1.

Date published: December 1, 2008

Mineral Production Data Reflect Decline in Domestic Housing Market

Data for Third Quarter of 2008

The U.S. Geological Survey's data on U.S. mineral production reflect declines in the domestic housing market. U.S. production of construction materials declined significantly in the third quarter of 2008 as compared with the third quarter of 2007, shown by decreases in domestic production of cement, construction sand and gravel, crushed stone, and gypsum. 

Date published: December 1, 2008

Mineral Production Data Reflect Decline in Domestic Housing Market

The U.S. Geological Survey's data on U.S. mineral production reflect declines in the domestic housing market. U.S. production of construction materials declined significantly in the third quarter of 2008 as compared with the third quarter of 2007, shown by decreases in domestic production of cement, construction sand and gravel, crushed stone, and gypsum. 

Date published: October 14, 2008

USGS Seeks Proposals to Advance the National Spatial Data Infrastructure

USGS and the Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) have announced their request for proposals to support the 2009 National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI) Cooperative Agreements Program (CAP). 

Date published: October 9, 2008

USGS Provides Water-Quality Information in a Format Compatible with EPA

Water-quality data from the National Water Information System (NWIS) of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) can be readily accessed online in a comparable format to data housed in the Storage and Retrieval (STORET) water-quality system of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's (USEPA).  

Date published: May 20, 2008

Mineral Production Data Reflect Economic Slowdown

The USGS releases mineral information essen­tial to the U.S. economy and national security.

Date published: October 17, 2007

USGS Seeks Project Solicitations to Improve National Spatial Data Infrastructure at the Grass-roots

RESTON, VA - USGS and the Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) formally announced their request for proposals to support the 2007 National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI) Cooperative Agreements Program (CAP). 

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Date published: September 4, 2007

USGS at American Fisheries Society (AFS): From New List of Imperiled Fish Species to Fish and Natural Hazards and Contaminants

AFS will hold its 137th annual meeting in San Francisco, Sept. 2-6. The items highlighted below are just a sampling of some of the numerous USGS presentations and symposiums at the American Fisheries Society Conference. For more information please visit the AFS Conference Web site.

Date published: December 4, 2006

USGS Seeks Project Solicitations for Innovative Ways to Improve Digital Geospatial Data Infrastructure

USGS and the Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) formally announced their request for proposals to support the 2007 National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI) Cooperative Agreements Program (CAP). With a total of $1.2 million spread across five categories, the 2007 NSDI CAP will fund an estimated 26 innovative projects in the geospatial data community.

Date published: December 4, 2006

USGS Seeks Project Solicitations for Innovative Ways to Improve Digital Geospatial Data Infrastructure

USGS and the Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) formally announced their request for proposals to support the 2007 National Spatial Data Infrastructure (NSDI) Cooperative Agreements Program (CAP).