The USGS mission is to monitor, analyze, and predict current and evolving dynamics of complex human and natural Earth-system interactions and to deliver actionable intelligence at scales and timeframes relevant to decision makers.
Science for a Changing World
What, where, and how we conduct and perform science about a changing world. Start with Science.
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We work with many partners to monitor, assess, and conduct targeted research on a wide range of natural hazards so that policy makers and the public.