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The geology underlying the town is complex and saltwater intrusion has increased chloride concentrations in some of the town's supply wells, said Frederick Stumm of USGS. The goal of the study is to help prevent future water supply issues and provide ...
A former U.S. Geological Survey staffer has taken on the role of Blawnox code enforcement officer. Mallori McDowell started this month as a part-timer, about eight hours a week, targeting issues like high grass and junk cars.
A critical component of managing the effect of debris flow is to know when and where it may happen next. That's where U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) involvement begins. The USGS uses predictive models to estimate the probability and size of debris flows ...
WAYNOKA, Okla. (AP) - The U.S. Geological Survey reports three small earthquakes have been recorded in Oklahoma.
WAYNOKA, Okla. (AP) - The U.S. Geological Survey reports three small earthquakes have been recorded in Oklahoma.
Julia's boss searches the USGS website for earthquake data and noticed something interesting. Under the advanced options is an option to search different "product type" categories.
Hawaii VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK - On January 24, USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory geologist Matt Patrick gave an After Dark In The Park talk entitled "How Do HVO Geologists Track Lava Flows and Lava Lakes?
Bryson City, N.C. (WLOS) - The U.S. Geological Survey has confirmed an earthquake earlier this week in the Bryson City area.
"A decade of drought in California has eased after the first month of 2017, thanks to heavy rains and snow, a fact that Landsat images are helping to confirm," USGS noted in its post of the images. Landsat 8's Operational Land Imager captured the ...
San Francisco (KRON) - Last year's El Nino is now being called the most powerful weather event of its kind ever recorded. The USGS says California's coastline suffered erosion to a degree never seen before and it may never recover. There were ...
Summary: To boost our fear, activists and journalists report the weather with amnesia about the past. Ten year records become astonishing events; weather catastrophes of 50 or 100 years ago are forgotten.
Hawaii VOLCANOES NATIONAL PARK - On January 24, USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory geologist Matt Patrick gave an After Dark In The Park talk entitled "How Do HVO Geologists Track Lava Flows and Lava Lakes?
Water-level changes from 2002 to 2015 were examined in wells screened in the High Plains aquifer within the Republican River Basin and the results are now available in a new U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map. Changes ranged from a ...
TWIN FALLS, Idaho (KLIX) Stream flows in parts of the Magic Valley broke records in the last week. Monitors with the United States Geological Survey recorded water flow well above their averages.
The New Madrid seismic zone of southeast Missouri and adjacent States is the most seismically active in North America east of the Rockies.
The quake struck around 2:15 p.m. in Bedford, NH a town southwest of Manchester, the US Geological Survey said.
February 11, 2017 - Flooding continues from multiple atmospheric rivers that brought rainfall and snow to parts of California. Today, light showers are expected for southern and central California with precipitation tapering off later tonight.
The US Geological Survey (USGS) began updating topographic maps in the United States in the 1940s, but not in Alaska.
A shallow earthquake struck southern Taiwan early Saturday, the US Geological Survey reported, a short distance from where a strong quake left more than 100 people dead.
An earthquake measuring 6.7 struck near the island of Mindanao in The Philippines on Friday (Saturday morning NZ Time), the US Geological Survey reported. The quake occurred at a depth of 10 km, about 13 km east of the city of Surigao, the USGS said.
The USGS upgraded an earthquake near Dyersburg, Tennessee to a magnitude 2.8 on Thursday, February 9. According to the preliminary earthquake report, it was recorded about 6 miles west of Dyersburg, 28 miles east-northeast of Blytheville, Ark.
The science done at an organization like the USGS is often conducted by professionals with years of experience and degrees in the earth sciences.
The USGS upgraded an earthquake near Dyersburg, Tennessee to a magnitude 2.8 on Thursday, February 9. According to the preliminary earthquake report, it was recorded about 6 miles west of Dyersburg, 28 miles east-northeast of Blytheville, Ark.
WALNUT CREEK - The U.S. Geological Survey seeks volunteers in Walnut Creek, Concord and Pleasant Hill who are willing to host a temporary seismic station in their home or business.
A strong 6.3-magnitude earthquake struck off the coast of Pakistan early Wednesday, the US Geological Survey (USGS) said, but there were no immediate reports of injuries.
New Delhi: A strong 5.6-magnitude earthquake hit northern India late Monday night, the US Geological Survey said, rattling cities as far away as the capital New Delhi.
This report, eighth in the series of U.S. Geological Survey Circulars on zoonotic diseases, will help us to better understand the routes of Baylisascaris procyonis infections and how best to adequately monitor this zoonotic disease.
A steady, open lava stream from the Kilauea volcano pours into the Pacific Ocean in Hawaii on Jan. 28, 2017.
The USGS said last week that large bursts have sent the spatter "about twice the height of the sea cliff." The lava stream has appeared to narrow in the past few days.
A recent 3.3 magnitude earthquake is the largest to hit a western Colorado county in a decade, the U.S. Geological Survey confirmed.
The agency says Christian Zimmerman will succeed Mark Shasby, who had the job for six years. The Alaska science Center provides information and research findings about Alaska and circumpolar natural resources, natural hazards, and ecosystems to ...
Four years ago, on behalf of the city of Boise, the U.S. Geological Survey began sampling tissue of fish in the Boise and Snake Rivers.
PERRY, Oklahoma -. A small earthquake shook up residents near Perry, Oklahoma Wednesday night. A 3.3 magnitude earthquake struck at approximately 7:58 p.m.
A monograph on Baylisascaris larva migrans was recently published through the U.S. Geological Survey. Written by Dr. Kevin Kazacos, professor emeritus of veterinary parasitology and former director of clinical parasitology at Purdue University College ...
CHAFFEE, MO (KFVS) -. The USGS reports a 2.5 magnitude earthquake near Chaffee, Missouri early on Monday morning, January 30.
Geologists recorded a 3.1-magnitude earthquake in north-central Oklahoma, just south of the Kansas border. The United States Geological Survey recorded the quake about 3:50 a.m.
Hawaii Island's 2017 Volcano Awareness Month is almost over, and our Volcano Watch series about U.S. Geological Survey volcano observatories and their connections to Hawaii is also coming to an end.
Geologists recorded a 3.1-magnitude earthquake in north-central Oklahoma, just south of the Kansas border. The United States Geological Survey recorded the quake at about 3:50 a.m.
ENID, Okla. (KOKH) - The United States Geological Survey is reporting another earthquake hitting north-central Oklahoma Thursday morning.
Total shipments of portland and blended cement in the United States and Puerto Rico in October 2016 were about 9.0 million t, down by 3.4% from sales in October 2015.
California spokesmen for the VA, Department of Justice and the U.S. Geological Survey have not received instructions on whether they can hire.
A shallow magnitude 3.5 earthquake was reported Sunday evening 40 miles from Avalon, on Santa Catalina Island, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 8:22 p.m. Pacific time at a depth of 0 miles. According to the USGS, the ...
A shallow magnitude 3.1 earthquake was reported Sunday morning one mile from Hollister, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 3:24 a.m. PST at a depth of 3.1 miles. According to the USGS, the epicenter was 14 miles ...
This month, our Volcano Watch articles are exploring U.S. Geological Survey volcano observatories and their connections to Hawaii.
SINAGPORE: An 8.0 magnitude earthquake struck 47 kilometres (29 miles) west of Arawa on Bougainville island, Papua New Guinea, the United States Geological Survey reported on Sunday.
This month, our Volcano Watch articles are exploring U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) volcano observatories and their connections to Hawaii.
An initial 5.3-magnitude quake hit central Italy 7 kilometers (4.3 miles) west-northwest of Amatrice, a town devastated by powerful temblors last year, the US Geological Survey (USGS) reported. While the epicenter was 90 kilometers northeast of Rome ...
A shallow magnitude 3.1 earthquake was reported Tuesday evening 14 miles from Mammoth Lakes, Calif., according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
wind turbine collisions and the deadly bat disease known as white-nose syndrome (WNS) can together intensify the decline of endangered Indiana bat populations in the midwestern United States, according to a recently published U.S. Geological Survey ...


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