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15 min ago | FOX23
Federal scientists on Thursday said they have found high amounts of mercury in fish that was caught in remote areas of national parks in the Western United States and Alaska.
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4 hrs ago | Missourian
Doug Hardesty graduated from the MU Department of Fisheries and Wildlife and works at U.S. Geological Survey.
8 hrs ago | News9 Oklahoma City
Its epicenter was located eight miles northeast of Helena, 21 miles northwest of Enid, 58 miles west of Ponca City, and 86 miles north, northwest of Oklahoma City, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
10 hrs ago | Brand Republic
On 17 March at 7.53am, the Los Angeles Times ran a story on its website about an earthquake striking near the city: "A shallow magnitude 2.7 earthquake aftershock was reported Monday morning four miles from Westwood, according to the US Geological Survey.
Register Now for this Special Webinar. A Conversation with the USGS: The National 3D Elevation Program Presented by Vicki Lukas, USGS and Lewis Graham, CTO GeoCue Group The United States Geological Survey is embarking on the most ambitious 3D Mapping program ever undertaken within the United States.
The world is addicted to hydrocarbons, and it's easy to see why - cheap, plentiful and easy to mine, they represent an abundant energy source to fuel industrial development the world over.
For those looking to do a little fishing this year at a national park, it might be a good idea to catch and release.
Field & Stream called it a "very cool tool and quite a bit of fun." MinnPost described it as a "high-tech illustration of Norman Maclean's timeless view that, 'Eventually, all things merge into one, and a river runs through it."
There are two official points where the U.S. Geological Survey and National Weather Service take measurements on the Muskegon River in West Michigan.
But she is taking some heat for her video for "G.U.Y.", which was shot at Hearst Castle and ended up wasting 356,000 gallons of water during California's worst drought of the past 119 years, according to Radar Online.
The New York Times looks back at the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake, which killed 63 people and was one of the most watched natural disasters, striking as it did during the World Series.
AS a geologist, I find the Oso landslide is all the more devastating when I look at the county hazard map and see that none of the homes on Steelhead Drive were mapped as part of a landslide-hazard zone.
April 14, 2014 - At a recent meeting held by Nassau Suffolk Water Commissioners' Association program Stephen Terracciano spoke about the USGS' mission and latest findings regarding Long Island's water supply.
Last month's mudslide in Oso, Snohomish County, Wash., has killed more than 30 people and has left many more still unaccounted for.
After a dam was removed from the Olympic Peninsula's Elwha River, about 3.3 million cubic yards of sediment from the dam lakes streamed down the river between November 2012 and September 2013, according to U.S. Geological Survey estimates.
A series of powerful earthquakes off the Solomon Islands has sparked panic in evacuation centres filled with victims of an earlier flood, but apparently caused no serious damage, aid workers say.