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Carbon Storage in U.S. Eastern Ecosystems Helps Counter Greenhouse Gas Emissions Contributing to Climate Change
WASHINGTON, D.C. – On the one-year anniversary of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell today released a new report showing that forests, wetlands and farms in the eastern United States naturally store 300 million tons of carbon a year (1,100 million tons of CO2 equivalent), which is nearly 15 percent of the greenhouse gas emissions EPA estimates the country emits each year or an amount that exceeds and offsets yearly U.S. car emissions.
Coral Reefs are Critical for Risk Reduction & Adaptation
Revised West Virginia, New Jersey and Georgia Maps Feature New Design
US Topo maps now have a crisper, cleaner design - enhancing readability of maps for online and printed use.
Latest USGS National News Releases
Media Advisory: USGS to Host Congressional Briefing: Safer Communities, Stronger Economies - in 3D
Outdated and inconsistent elevation data cost lives and hinder prosperity across our Nation. Current and accurate 3D elevation data are essential to help communities cope with natural hazards, support infrastructure, ensure agricultural success, strengthen environmental decision making and bolster national security.
Aquifer System Beneath Albuquerque Shows Impact of Groundwater Pumping
What's the Deal with 3DEP?
USGS Celebrates 50th Anniversary of Water Resources Research Act
The U.S. Geological Survey joins its many partners in other federal agencies, at universities, and in state and local governments in recognizing the importance of the Water Resources Research Act (WRRA) of 1964.
ASU, USGS Create Sharpest Map Ever of Mars Surface Properties
New Global Geologic Map of Mars
'Dry Ice' Cause of Gullies on Mars
Jennifer LaVista ( Phone: 303-202-4764 );
Seasonal carbon dioxide frost, not liquid water, is the main driver in forming gullies on Mars today, according to a recent U.S. Geological Survey study that relied on NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter’s (MRO) repeated high-resolution observations.