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Flood Chart Aids in Evacuation Decisions
New River Gauge Provides Steady Stream of Information
Tsunami on the Delaware River? Study of Historical Quake and Early East Coast Seismicity
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
USGS Releases New National Produced Waters Geochemical Database
USGS Webinar: Using The National Map Services to Enable your Web and Mobile Mapping Efforts
Contact Information: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
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
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
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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