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2 hrs ago | Water Online

Aquifer System Beneath Albuquerque Shows Impact Of Groundwater Pumping

Groundwater pumping has produced significant changes in water levels below some parts of the Albuquerque metropolitan area, according to two new reports published by the U.S. Geological Survey.

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Related Topix: Albuquerque, NM, Technical Services, Geology, Science, Bernalillo County, NM

7 hrs ago | The News

Earthquake risk increases for state

A NATIONAL SEISMIC Hazard Map, issued by the US Geological Survey , shows an uptick in earthquake risk for about half of the US.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Technical Services, Geology, Science, Charleston, SC

11 hrs ago | CBS Local

Preliminary Magnitude 6.9 Earthquake Rocks Fiji

A strong earthquake has struck off the coast of Fiji at 6:54 a.m. PST Monday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey .

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Earthquake, Technical Services, Geology, Science

15 hrs ago | KSTP

Water Restrictions Remain Across Metro Despite Rain-Soaked Spring

Despite the rainy spring and early summer in the metro, watering restrictions remain in place in some cities.

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Related Topix: Technical Services

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Deseret News

Rock On: Utah has LeBron Syndrome

A new U.S. Geological Survey study confirms what Wasatch Front residents already knew: they're in a high-risk area for earthquakes.

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Related Topix: Technical Services, Geology, Science

KRON 4

2.5-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Near Concord

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.5 struck near Concord this afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Concord, CA, Technical Services

Suwanee Democrat

Water district launches Springs Dashboard

The Suwannee River Water Management District has launched a springs dashboard that provides an at-a-glance view of water quality and flow, and contributing factors affecting the first magnitude springs and associated rivers.

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Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, Technical Services

ABC News 4 Charleston

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A new report finds that visitors to national parks in South Carolina spent almost $80 million and the parks supported 1,100 jobs last year.

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Related Topix: South Carolina, Technical Services, Congaree National Park, US National Parks

GlobeSt.com

Earthquakes Aren't Just West Coast...

Don't miss gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino when he presents the keynote address at RealShare NEW YORK on October 9 at the Roosevelt Hotel in Manhattan.

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Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, New York City Travel, Technical Services, Geology, Science, Earthquake, Natural Disasters

NWAonline

Survey places more of state at quake risk

A much wider area of Arkansas is at risk for increased earthquake activity than originally believed, according to a new U.S. Geological Survey seismic hazards map that highlights where temblors are likely to occur over the next 50 years.

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Related Topix: Arkansas, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Technical Services, Geology, Science

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Small earthquake Sunday hits San Ramon Valley

It was warm and muggy in the East Bay on Sunday afternoon, a feeling that some refer to as "earthquake weather."

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Brentwood, CA, Technical Services, Geology, Science, Livermore, CA

KTVU Oakland

2.5 magnitude earthquake strikes near Blackhawk

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.5 struck an area near the unincorporated community of Blackhawk in Contra Costa County Sunday afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Contra Costa County, CA, Technical Services, Geology, Science, Brentwood, CA, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Channelnewsasia.com

Magnitude 6.6 earthquake hits off Japan's northeast coast: USGS

TOKYO: A 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck off Japan's northeast coast early Monday morning, the US Geological Survey said.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Technical Services, Geology, Science, World News, Japan,

Suria

Magnitude 6.6 earthquake hits off...

A 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck off Japan's northeast coast early Sunday morning, the US Geological Survey said - by Frederick Florin The agency said the quake struck at 02:32am in the Pacific Ocean at a depth of 60 kilometres north east of Japan's Hokkaido island, close to the disputed Russian administered Kuril Islands.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Technical Services, Geology, Science, World News, Japan,

The Jersey Journal

'Intersex' fish found in Delaware, other rivers a result of hormone-disrupting chemicals

At first glance, most fish caught in the Delaware River look perfectly normal. But scientists who investigated further discovered something very unusual.

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Related Topix: Delaware, NJ, Technical Services, Geology, Science, Trenton, NJ, Agriculture

CBS Local

USGS Unveils Coastal Change Hazards Portal

A new online portal created by the U.S. Geological Survey offers a detailed look at the state of the nation's coastlines - allowing the public to see how much the shorelines have been and continue to be shaped.

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Related Topix: Technical Services, Geology, Science, Northfield, NJ

Sat Jul 19, 2014

KAKE

3.0 earthquake recorded in Harper County

It happened near the intersection of NE 50th Ave and NE 50 Road at around 7:25 p.m. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the earthquake measured 3.0 on the Richter Scale.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Harper County, KS, Technical Services

The Daily Beast

The Best Map of Mars YetBy Matthew R. Francis

A new infrared map of Mars, created by the US Geological Survey and Arizona State University, reveals the red planet like never before.

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Related Topix: Geology, Science, Arizona State University, Technical Services, What Cheer, IA

The Fresno Bee

West-side San Joaquin Valley water calamity may be unfolding

After the water table below Stratford dropped an astounding 100 feet in the past two years, it set off a slow-motion collapse of the ground underfoot, crushing part of a town well.

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Related Topix: Stratford, CA, Kings County, CA, Technical Services, Geology, Science, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Agriculture

Yellowstone National Park

Tourism To Yellowstone National Park Creates Nearly $382 Million In Economic Benefit

Yellowstone National Park P.O. Box 168 Yellowstone National Park, WY 82190 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 18, 2014 14-049 Tourism To Yellowstone National Park Creates Nearly $382 Million In Economic Benefit Report shows visitor spending supports 5,300 jobs in area economy A new National Park Service report shows that 3,188,030 visitors to Yellowstone ... (more)

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Related Topix: US National Parks, Yellowstone National Park, Technical Services

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