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Bipartisan Infrastructure Law funds geologic mapping in Nevada

RESTON, Va. — The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology are investing about $300,000, to conduct detailed geologic...

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Media Alert: The USGS Announces Low-Level Helicopter Flights in Nevada

Scientists with the U.S. Geological Survey and the Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology are partnering to image geology using airborne geophysical...

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ShakeAlert goes galactic!

Even space travelers need earthquake early warning

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USGS Remote Sensing Data Tracks Coastal Erosion from California Storms

The USGS has collected and released topographic data that show the erosional effects of the January 2023 storms on the coast for the Santa Cruz region...

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Evaluating Coastal Adaptation Strategies in Southern California

New research couples flood modeling with demographic data to evaluate the effectiveness of various coastal adaptation strategies in reducing flood...

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Media Alert: Low-Level Helicopter Flights to Image 3-Dimensional Geology in Nevada and California

Scientists with the U.S. Geological Survey and the Nevada Bureau of Mines and Geology are partnering to image geology using airborne geophysical...

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USGS Coastal Change Research Highlighted in Short Film

A short film features USGS scientists from the Coastal Storm Monitoring System project, or CoSMoS.

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Changing Wave Dynamics in Arctic Alaska

The Arctic coast of Alaska is defined and shaped by ice—and, increasingly, waves. New studies from USGS researchers and collaborators examine how wind...

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How Watershed Processes Under Climate Change Will Shape Coastlines

The future of many coasts is tied to the delivery of land-based sediment. The natural supply of sediment to coasts from adjacent rivers and watersheds...

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Bipartisan Infrastructure Law helps map critical mineral resources in Nevada and Oregon

RESTON, Va. — The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), in partnership with Nevada and Oregon officials, announces more than $1.45 million has been awarded...

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Defining the Anthropocene via the Transport of Invasive Species

A team of researchers has analyzed fossil evidence around the world and found that globalization—the massive expansion of worldwide trade and commerce...

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Loma Prieta Earthquake 33rd Anniversary Compilation

A collection of information and resources to help you understand the significance of the Loma Prieta earthquake, the earthquake hazards in the San...

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