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USGS biologists selected as U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 2023 Recovery Champions

USGS biologists selected as U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service 2023 Recovery Champions

The USFWS Recovery Champion awards recognized USGS researchers Robert Fisher, Adam Backlin, and Elizabeth Gallegos for their work in advancing the...

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The Complex Dynamics of Coastal Flooding along the Southeast U.S. Atlantic Coast

The Complex Dynamics of Coastal Flooding along the Southeast U.S. Atlantic Coast

New research led by Deltares, USGS, and USACE investigates the interplay between tropical and extratropical cyclones in driving coastal flooding along...

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Bipartisan Infrastructure Law funds stoke wildland fire science investments

Bipartisan Infrastructure Law funds stoke wildland fire science investments

Scientists and experts at the U.S. Geological Survey now have access to historic natural resource investments through the Bipartisan Infrastructure...

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Sols 4159-4160: A Fully Loaded First Sol

Sols 4159-4160: A Fully Loaded First Sol

The NASA Curiosity rover continues to make progress along the margin of upper Gediz Vallis ridge.

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USGS-led Study: Sediment Management is Key to Preserving Puget Sound's Estuarine Habitats

USGS-led Study: Sediment Management is Key to Preserving Puget Sound's Estuarine Habitats

Rising sea levels and ongoing anthropogenic development continue to threaten estuaries worldwide. New research conducted by USGS alongside state...

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Restoring Marshes as a Cost-Effective Climate Adaptation Solution for San Mateo County

Restoring Marshes as a Cost-Effective Climate Adaptation Solution for San Mateo County

Climate change-induced flooding threatens coastlines around the world. A new study from researchers at the University of California, Santa Cruz, the...

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Extreme low-frequency waves on the Ofu, American Samoa, reef flat

Extreme low-frequency waves on the Ofu, American Samoa, reef flat

Researchers from the USGS and the National Park Service have published the first documentation of exceptionally large low-frequency waves sweeping...

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Illegal Oil and Gas Wastewater Dumps Disrupt Foundations of Fragile Desert Ecosystems

Illegal Oil and Gas Wastewater Dumps Disrupt Foundations of Fragile Desert Ecosystems

RESTON, Va. — Illegal dumping of oil and gas wastewater disrupts the microbes in desert ecosystems of southeast New Mexico and West Texas, according...

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USGS Remote Sensing Data Tracks Big Sur Landslides of 2024

USGS Remote Sensing Data Tracks Big Sur Landslides of 2024

The USGS has collected and released topographic data that show the changes to the Mud Creek landslide of Big Sur during the winter and spring of 2024.

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Arctic Mid-Ocean Ridge Sediment Cores Shed Light on Past Hydrothermal Activity

Arctic Mid-Ocean Ridge Sediment Cores Shed Light on Past Hydrothermal Activity

In new research led by USGS, scientists analyzed cores collected from Loki's Castle vent field, a high-temperature hydrothermal system deep beneath...

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Forecasting Storm-Induced Coastal Flooding for the Hawaiian, Mariana, and American Samoan Islands

Forecasting Storm-Induced Coastal Flooding for the Hawaiian, Mariana, and American Samoan Islands

A team of USGS researchers and partners has integrated oceanographic, coastal engineering, ecological, and geospatial data and tools to model the...

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USGS provides easy access to Colorado River science with new online portal

USGS provides easy access to Colorado River science with new online portal

All users of the Colorado River now have a more efficient way to find U.S. Geological Survey science critical to its future management.

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