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Latest Georgia News Releases

 Flood Chart Aids in Evacuation Decisions
Released:
Mon, 10 Feb 2014 9:00:00 EDT

 New River Gauge Provides Steady Stream of Information
Released:
Wed, 20 Nov 2013 15:00:00 EDT

 Tsunami on the Delaware River? Study of Historical Quake and Early East Coast Seismicity
Released:
Tue, 3 Sep 2013 15:00:00 EDT
Imagine the Delaware River abruptly rising toward Philadelphia in a tsunami-like wave of water. Scientists now propose that this might not be a hypothetical scenario

Contact Information:

Susan  Hough ( Phone: 626-583-7224 ); Barbara  Wilcox ( Phone: 650-329-4014 );

PASADENA, Calif. — Imagine the Delaware River abruptly rising toward Philadelphia in a tsunami-like wave of water. Scientists now propose that this might not be a hypothetical scenario.

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 New Mexico Streamgage Marks 125 Years of Running Strong
Released:
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:38:48 EDT

 USGS Releases New National Produced Waters Geochemical Database
Released:
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:06:50 EDT

 USGS Webinar: Using The National Map Services to Enable your Web and Mobile Mapping Efforts
Released:
Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:00:00 EDT
Are you a developer, firm, or organization using mobile or web applications to enable your users?  The USGS has publicly available geospatial services and data to help you

Contact Information:

Mark Newell, APR ( Phone: 573-308-3850 ); Brian Fox ( Phone: 303-202-4140 ); Rob Dollison ( Phone: 703-648-5724 );

Screen shot of a mobile mapping service integrating USGS topographic data; hiking and biking trails south of Golden, Colo. (larger image)

Are you a developer, firm, or organization using mobile or web applications to enable your users?  The USGS has publicly available geospatial services and data to help you!

 Elevated Levels of Mercury Found in Fish in Western U.S. National Parks
Released:
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:40:15 EDT
Mercury has been discovered in fish in some of the most remote national park lakes and streams in the western United States and Alaska. Mercury levels in some fish exceeded U.S. Environmental Protection Agency health thresholds for potential impacts to fish, birds, and humans

Contact Information:

Susan Kemp ( Phone: 541-750-1047 ); Jeffrey Olson ( Phone: 202-208-6843 );

WASHINGTON. — Mercury has been discovered in fish in some of the most remote national park lakes and streams in the western United States and Alaska. Mercury levels in some fish exceeded U.S. Environmental Protection Agency health thresholds for potential impacts to fish, birds, and humans.

 Lack of Vitamin B1 Killing Great Lakes Fish
Released:
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 9:00:00 EDT
Great Lakes fish in the salmon family that rely on the fish “alewife” as part of their diet face a major obstacle in restoring naturally reproducing populations, according to new U.S. Geological Survey research published in the journal Fish and Shellfish Immunology

Contact Information:

Christopher  Ottinger ( Phone: 304-724-4453 ); Christian Quintero ( Phone: 813-498-5019 );

LEETOWN, W.Va. — Great Lakes fish in the salmon family that rely on the fish “alewife” as part of their diet face a major obstacle in restoring naturally reproducing populations, according to new U.S. Geological Survey research published in the journal Fish and Shellfish Immunology.

 USGS Scientists Receive Presidential Awards for Research on Earthquakes, Ecosystems and Permafrost
Released:
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:24:40 EDT
The U.S. Geological Survey is celebrating the success of three distinguished researchers who are recipients today of the 2012 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). This award is the highest recognition granted by the United States government to scientists and engineers in the early stages of their research careers

Contact Information:

Catherine Puckett ( Phone: 352-377-2469 );

RESTON, Va. — The U.S. Geological Survey is celebrating the success of three distinguished researchers who are recipients today of the 2012 Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE). This award is the highest recognition granted by the United States government to scientists and engineers in the early stages of their research careers.

 Science Report Guides Protection of Old Faithful Thermal Features and Historic Yellowstone Buildings
Released:
Fri, 11 Apr 2014 12:30:00 EDT

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