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Ancient methods of preventing desertification and recovering from drought

Around the world, land degradation causes significant loss of biodiversity, impacts food security and water purification. Unsustainable land-use...

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USGS Participates in Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction

On May 26, 2022, USGS Natural Hazards Mission Area scientist, Aleeza Wilkins, represented USGS and the U.S. Delegation at the United Nations Global...

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Take a Tour of the Earthquake Hazards Program Site

Or...How to Find USGS Earthquake Information Quickly!

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New USGS Research Highlights the Use of Earthquake Science for Assessing Risk to Gas Pipelines

A new research study led by U.S. Geological Survey scientists assesses the risk from earthquakes to the Nation’s Gas Transmission Pipelines

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First Draft of the SZ4D Implementation Plan

Members of the Subduction Zones in 4-Dimensions (SZ4D) initiative are pleased to present to you the first draft of the SZ4D implementation plan.

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ShakeOut 2021: Earthquake Awareness Enables Community Preparedness

Get ready to shake it like it’s real! ShakeOut 2021:  Drop (or Lock), Cover, and Hold On!

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Opportunity to Provide Feedback for SZ4D Program

To those interested in USGS SZS and the SZ4D Initiative (Subduction Zones in Four Dimensions)...

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USGS Participation in the Annual Natural Hazards Research and Applications Workshop

This year's Annual Natural Hazards Research and Applications Workshop, coordinated by the Natural Hazards Center at CU Boulder on July 11 – 14, 2021...

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A Fixed Smartphone Network Offers Inexpensive Earthquake Early Warning Potential

A new study led by USGS and Costa Rican researchers demonstrates how Earthquake Early Warning using smartphone technology can be both inexpensive and...

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