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Date published: June 24, 2021

Intermountain West, U.S., 2020 Earthquakes

An interactive geonarrative with a plain-language summary of the four 2020 Intermountain West (IMW) earthquakes that occurred in Utah, Idaho, Nevada, and California.

Date published: May 25, 2021

Expanding Pacific Exploration and Research

Less than 20% of the world's oceans have been explored. A global initiative seeks to change that, by pledging to complete detailed mapping of 10% of the seafloor by the year 2030. The United States is contributing to this effort in part through a collaborative team of federal, state, and nongovernment organizations to map, explore, and characterize waters along the US Pacific coast...

Date published: May 20, 2021

National UVVR Map

This map shows the unvegetated and vegetated area of coastal wetlands and adjacent land (inland and shorelines) for the Conterminous United States computed from 2014-2018 Landsat imagery at ~30 meter horizontal resolution.  

Date published: May 11, 2021

Ecological Drought Across the Country

Learn about how the Climate Adaptation Science Centers have been exploring the topic of ecological drought across the country. 

Date published: May 11, 2021

Exploring the Fish and Climate Change Database (FiCli)

A geonarrative exploring the Fish and Climate Change (FiCli) Database

Date published: May 11, 2021

2020 Climate Adaptation Science Centers Annual Summary

A geonarrative highlighting the Climate Adaptation Science Center's science, partnerships, and capacity building activities from Fiscal Year 2020.

Date published: May 7, 2021

Mississippi Alluvial Plain: Regional Geophysical Survey

The USGS Mississippi Alluvial Plain (MAP) Regional Water Availability Study began airborne geophysical mapping to obtain high-resolution information about the hydrogeologic structure and properties of the aquifer. This geonarrative showcases the geophysical data collected in this effort and provides a three-dimensional view into the Mississippi Alluvial Plain subsurface. 

Date published: April 23, 2021

Mercury in Freshwater Fish of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed—Story Map

The US Geological Survey (USGS), working with the partners in the watershed, compiled mercury data for freshwater fishes to understand how mercury concentrations, and risk to consumers, varies across the watershed.

Date published: February 26, 2021

Waterfowl Ecology in Suisun Marsh and the Pacific Flyway

Learn about waterfowl research by scientists at the USGS Western Ecological Research Center.

Date published: February 23, 2021

Earthquake Tour of Santa Rosa, California

This geonarrative (Esri Story Map) takes you on a virtual tour of 1906 and 1969 earthquake damage in Santa Rosa, shows examples of buildings that have been retrofitted to protect against future earthquake shaking, and highlights locations where faulting from large earthquakes and slow fault slip (creep) is expressed at the ground surface. 

Date published: February 19, 2021

2020 Year in Review story map

Our scientists work with State fish and wildlife agencies and Federal natural resource agencies, providing them with the science used in management decisions to support sustainable fish and wildlife populations, thus helping to maintain biodiversity, address climate change, and enhance wildlife watching and sustainable use.