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Date published: April 18, 2019

Map of undiscovered unconventional/continuous oil and gas resources of the world (2010-present)

This map shows basins which were assessed for Unconventional/Continuous Oil and Gas and links to related publications.  These assessments started in the early 2010's and this map is updated with new assessments as they are published.

Date published: April 18, 2019

Map of undiscovered conventional oil and gas resources of the world, 2012

In 2012, the USGS completed a comprehensive assessment of priority basins throughout the world.  This map lists publications for each of these basins.  

Date published: March 4, 2019

The Missouri Coteau Wetland Ecosystem Observatory: A USGS Geo-narrative

The Missouri Wetland Ecosystem Observatory is dedicated to increasing knowledge of prairie wetland ecosystems and how they function in the face of climate and land-use change. This USGS Geo-narrative provides an introduction to the Observatory and allows for easy access to its rich data resources.

Date published: December 10, 2018

National Geological and Geophysical Data Preservation Program - 2016 State Geological Survey Projects

In 2016, the National Geological and Geophysical Data Preservation Program (NGGDPP) sponsored data and collection preservation projects conducted by state geological surveys. Descriptions of state preservation projects, including access to preserved collections via state geological survey websites and the NGGDPP National Digital Catalog, are provided.

Date published: November 5, 2018

USGS Wildland Fire Science: an Overview

This is a Story Map that provides a broad overview of the research performed at USGS that is relevant to the field of wildland fire science.

Date published: October 4, 2018

Clarksburg, Maryland Story Map

Story Map: Land cover change in Clarksburg, Maryland between 2004 (left) and 2012 (right)

Date published: June 19, 2018

State Geological Survey Preservation Projects - 2015

In 2015, the National Geological and Geophysical Data Preservation Program (NGGDPP) sponsored data and collection preservation projects conducted by state geological surveys. Descriptions of state preservation projects, including access to preserved collections via state geological survey websites and the NGGDPP National Digital Catalog, is provided.

Date published: April 19, 2018

USGS Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Units: 2017 Year In Review

In September 1960, the 86th Congress passed Public Law 86-686 to facilitate cooperation between the Federal government, colleges and universities, the States, and private organizations for Cooperative Unit Programs of research and education relating to fish and wildlife, and for other purposes. The Cooperative Research Units originated in the U.S. Department of Agriculture in the mid 1930s

Date published: March 23, 2018

The HayWired Scenario: An Urban Earthquake in a Connected World - A Geonarrative

What might it be like the next time the Hayward Fault has a large earthquake? A geonarrative and related imagery examines a hypothetical earthquake, the magnitude 7.0 HayWired earthquake scenario.

Date published: February 2, 2018

Great Lakes Mercury Sources Revealed

A new "fingerprinting" tool, developed by USGS and collaborators at University of Wisconsin-Madison, can now indicate sources of mercury. 

Date published: February 2, 2018

USGS Science and Technology Help Managers Battle Invading Asian Carp

The USGS provides high-quality data and the support of new technologies to help erradicate the spread of Asian carp. 

Date published: February 2, 2018

Edge-of-Field Monitoring

The USGS is utilizing edge-of-field monitoring techniques to help identify and reduce agricultural sources of excess nutrient runoff.