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President Proposes Nearly $1.8 Billion for USGS Science in FY 2024

President Proposes Nearly $1.8 Billion for USGS Science in FY 2024

Science investments focus on landscape-scale issues, natural disasters and critical minerals while preparing tomorrow’s workforce

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Bipartisan Infrastructure Law funds geochemistry surveying in central United States

Bipartisan Infrastructure Law funds geochemistry surveying in central United States

RESTON, Va. — The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and a coalition of state geological surveys are investing about $325,000, to conduct geochemical...

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David Applegate Sworn In as Director of the U.S. Geological Survey

David Applegate Sworn In as Director of the U.S. Geological Survey

This release was originally shared by the Department of the Interior. 

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The 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season is Here

The 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season is Here

The 2022 Atlantic Hurricane Season runs from June 1 through November 30. Throughout the season, the U.S. Geological Survey will be providing science...

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From the Seafloor to Outer Space, USGS is on the Case

From the Seafloor to Outer Space, USGS is on the Case

It’s a pale blue dot. It’s also a landscape of jagged peaks and valleys beneath fluffy white clouds. It's a vast field of wispy green grasses and a...

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Media Alert: Low-Level Flights to Image 3D Geology in Western Arkansas

Media Alert: Low-Level Flights to Image 3D Geology in Western Arkansas

Note to Editors: In the public interest and in accordance with the Federal Aviation Administration regulations, the USGS is announcing this low-level...

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A Legacy Continues with Landsat 9 Launch

A Legacy Continues with Landsat 9 Launch

Landsat 9 is a partnership between NASA and USGS. The satellite will continue the Landsat program’s mission to capture repeat snapshots of Earth to...

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Media Alert: Flights Above the Mississippi Alluvial Plain and Adjacent Areas to Continue Aquifer Mapping

Media Alert: Flights Above the Mississippi Alluvial Plain and Adjacent Areas to Continue Aquifer Mapping

Editor:  In the public interest and in accordance with Federal Aviation Administration regulations, the U.S. Geological Survey is announcing this low...

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USGS Releases Nationwide Marsh Vulnerability Maps

USGS Releases Nationwide Marsh Vulnerability Maps

Scientists developed high-resolution imagery of coastal wetlands to identify the most vulnerable marshes across the US  

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Wetland Word: Blue Carbon

Wetland Word: Blue Carbon

Coastal ecosystems, like wetlands, may be smaller in size when compared to say, a forest, but they have the ability to sequester more carbon per unit...

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Media Alert: Flights Above the Mississippi Alluvial Plain to Continue Aquifer Mapping

Media Alert: Flights Above the Mississippi Alluvial Plain to Continue Aquifer Mapping

Editor:  In the public interest and in accordance with Federal Aviation Administration regulations, the USGS is announcing this low-level airborne...

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Wetland Word: Sequestration

Wetland Word: Sequestration

Scientifically speaking, sequestration refers to the capture and storage of an element, like carbon, in the environment.   

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