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U.S. farmers are withdrawing unsustainable volumes of groundwater to irrigate their crops, resulting in an accelerating decline in aquifers across the central and western United States, according to a new report by the U.S. Geological Survey .
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Columbus' stream gauges on Haw and Clifty creeks, Flatrock and East Fork White rivers will be spared from cuts due to the federal budget sequestration, but a neighboring community will not be as fortunate.
Exactly what it was is unclear, but this event jump-started what Kenneth Tankersley, an assistant professor of anthropology and geology at the University of Cincinnati, calls the last gasp of the last ice age.
A 6.0-magnitude earthquake struck Russia's Kamchatka Peninsula early Tuesday, followed by a series of strong after-shocks, the US Geological Survey reported.
Anchorage - Alaska's Pavlof Volcano sent ash and steam skyward on Sunday but not enough to raise the aviation threat for international air carriers.
Boulder, Colo., USA A- New Geology articles posted online ahead of print 9 and 16 May 2013 cover a wide swath of geoscience subdisciplines, including minerals exploration, archaeology, planetary geology, tectonics, oceanography, geophysics, and paleobotany.
Muscat: Recent research has revealed that the Makran Subduction Zone is more prone to earthquakes and tsunami hazards than previously thought.
The 2.8 magnitude quake shook about eight miles south southwest of the town of Stroud, Okla., about 45 miles east of the Oklahoma City metro, at a depth of about five miles.
The U.S. Geological Survey says an earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 6.8 has struck off the coast of Chile.
A magnitude 6.8 earthquake struck off the coast of Chile on Monday, the US Geological Survey said, but Chilean emergency authorities said they saw no prospect that the tremor would generate a tsunami.
A lot of what's known about carbon dioxide in the atmosphere can be traced back to a chemist named Charles David Keeling, who, in 1958, persuaded the U.S. Weather Bureau to install a set of monitoring devices at its Mauna Loa observatory, on the island of Hawaii.
The United States Geological Survey reported the epicenter was 18 miles southwest of Rio Dell, 22 miles south-southwest of Fortuna, 35 miles south-southwest of Eureka and 39 miles south-southwest of Bayside at a depth of about 12.1 miles.
Chris Benditzky has been promoted to foreman at Hickory Construction. Vince Marshall has joined the company as a field manager.
A donation in size never seen before, SUNY Potsdam's Geology Department was gifted a pile of 14 aging wooden crates filled with unique rocks and minerals.
A massive earthquake along the New Madrid fault kills or injures 60,000 people in Tennessee.
MOUNT ST. HELENS, Wash.--Thirty-three years ago on May 18, 1980, Mount St. Helens erupted and changed the landscape of the Pacific Northwest.