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  1. NGWA Efforts Help Achieve $2.6M For National Ground-Water Monitoring NetworkRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 21 | Water Online

    Within hours of a government shutdown, Congress last week passed $1.1T in spending that contains $2.6M for the implementation of the National Ground-Water Monitoring Network, a program of which the National Ground Water Association is a strong advocate. The money allows the U.S. Geological Survey to provide cost-share grants to states in the form of cooperative agreements to upgrade monitoring networks to national standards and to incorporate wells into the network.

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  2. Signs Of Ancient Mars Lakes And Quakes Seen In New MapRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 20 | Aero-News Network

    Long ago, in the largest canyon system in our solar system, vibrations from "marsquakes" shook soft sediments that had accumulated in Martian lakes. The shaken sediments formed features that now appear as a series of low hills apparent in a geological map based on NASA images.

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  3. Series of strong earthquakes rattle B.C. and edges of the Pacific plateRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | Edmonton Journal

    A series of five strong earthquakes rattled coastal B.C. this weekend, starting just a few hours before five more - including a magnitude 6.6 quake - hit Indonesia. The B.C. quakes measured from 4.0 to 5.1 in magnitude and were centred offshore between Haida Gwaii and Vancouver Island, about 200 kilometres southwest of Bella Bella, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

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  4. News of the Day From Across the Globe, Dec. 22Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | SFGate

    Earthquake: A strong earthquake struck off the coast of eastern Indonesia on Sunday evening, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage, and authorities said there was no threat of a tsunami. The magnitude-6.6 quake was centered 98 miles west of the town of Tobelo, which is on the island of Halmahera, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

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  5. Sensing distant tornadoes, birds flew the coop. What tipped them off?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | San Diego NewsCape

    When birds unexpectedly flee their nesting grounds, it may be a demonstration of Mother Nature's early-warning system that a massive storm is approaching. While tracking a population of golden-winged warblers, a research team led by UC Berkeley ecologist Henry Streby discovered that birds in the mountains of eastern Tennessee fled their breeding grounds one to two days ahead of the arrival of powerful supercell storms.

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  6. USGS: High Plains Aquifer groundwater decliningRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | KRQE Albuquerque

    Groundwater levels are declining in an aquifer that serves parts of Oklahoma and seven other states, according to a new report by the U.S. Geological Survey. The report documents changes in groundwater levels in the High Plains Aquifer, also known as the Ogallala Aquifer, from 1950 - before significant groundwater irrigation was developed in the area - to 2013, and from 2011 to 2013.

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  7. Strong quake hits east Indonesia; no tsunami threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Dec 21 | The Miami Herald

    A strong earthquake struck off the coast of eastern Indonesia on Sunday evening, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage, and authorities said there was no threat of a tsunami. The magnitude-6.6 quake was centered 157 kilometers west of the town of Tobelo, which is on the island of Halmahera, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

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    Wednesday Dec 17 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... the onset of moderate to strong shaking. A rudimentary test system has already been developed by the US Geological Survey and its partners using a seismic network that includes 12 seismic sensors in the San Diego area. It will cost at least another ...

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  9. Strong 6.6 quake hits east Indonesia; so far no injury, damage reports or tsunami threatRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 21 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    A strong earthquake struck off the coast of eastern Indonesia on Sunday evening, but there were no immediate reports of injuries or damage, and authorities said there was no threat of a tsunami. The magnitude-6.6 quake was centered 157 kilometers west of the town of Tobelo, which is on the island of Halmahera, the U.S. Geological Survey said.

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  10. Waterfowl die-offs cause concernsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | Toledo Blade

    With the focus on Asian carp in recent years, some Great Lakes researchers fear the scientific community is losing sight of much smaller invaders from other continents that also pack a big punch. One in particular is the tiny faucet snail.

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  11. New discovery in Beaufort Sea is a very old clamRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | Anchorage Daily News

    The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Healy, right, and the Canadian Coast Guard Cutter Louis S. St-Laurent work together in 2009. The vessels participated in a joint U.S.-Canada Beaufort Sea mapping mission in 2010 when scientists discovered a new clam in sediment cores taken 90 miles north of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.

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  12. Earthquake hits near FukushimaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | Sunday Herald

    A 5.9 magnitude earthquake hit Japan's Honshu island yesterday, the US Geological Survey said, shaking Fukushima where crippled nuclear power plants are located, but local media said there was no tsunami warning. A 5.9 magnitude earthquake hit Japan's Honshu island yesterday, the US Geological Survey said, shaking Fukushima where crippled nuclear power plants are located, but local media said there was no tsunami warning.

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  13. Drought: December rainfall breaks records but California needs moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | San Bernardino County Sun

    Travis Hiett, of the U.S. Geological Survey, checks a water sample bottle after collecting water to determine the sediment levels of the water flowing down Cache Creek near Woodland, Calif. Recent storms eased the drought somewhat, but there's a long way to go.

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  14. Steelhead die off, odd behavior has concerns raisedRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

    Steelhead die off, odd behavior has concerns raised Mysterious die off, behavior of fish, has steelhead anglers and scientists on high alert Check out this story on DemocratandChronicle.com: http://on.rocne.ws/16DOuSB Dave Agness, Honeoye Falls, a veteran fly fisherman and clinic speaker, holds a Salmon River steelhead. The prized game fish is washing up dead on tributaries or seen swimming erratically at the surface in significant numbers.

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  15. Denmark stakes its claim to North PoleRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | TwinCities

    In time for Christmas, Denmark has claimed Santa Claus' home -- the North Pole. Although it might seem like a joke, Denmark's wish to expand its influence in the Arctic is part of a serious geopolitical struggle: Canada and Russia also claim the spot.

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  16. Scientific Study Supports that Capture-based Research is Safe for Polar BearsRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 20 | San Diego NewsCape

    A polar bear capture and release-based research program had no adverse long-term effects on feeding behavior, body condition, and reproduction, according to a new study by the U.S. Geological Survey. The study used over 40 years of capture-based data collected by USGS from polar bears in the Alaska portion of the southern Beaufort Sea.

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  17. Earthquake Shakes Site Of Fukushima DisasterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 20 | LBC 97.3

    A 5.9 magnitude earthquake has hit Honshu, Japan's largest and most populous island, according to the US Geological Survey. No tsunami warning is in place for the quake, and there are currently no reports of casualties or serious damage.

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  18. Magnitude 5.9 earthquake hits Japan's Honshu islandRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 20 | Buenos Aires Herald

    A 5.9 magnitude earthquake hit Japan's Honshu island today, the US Geological Survey said, shaking Fukushima where crippled nuclear power plants are located, but local media said there was no tsunami warning. USGS said the quake's epicenter was located 42 miles east-northeast of Iwaki on Honshu.

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  19. Magnitude 5.9 earthquake strikes JapanRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 20 | UAport

    By Reuters View author archive Get author RSS feed Name Email Comment Photo: Shutterstock A 5.9 magnitude earthquake hit Japan's Honshu island on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, shaking Fukushima where crippled nuclear power plants are located, but local media said there was no tsunami warning.

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  20. Magnitude 5.9 earthquake hits Japan's Honshu island - USGSRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 20 | The Nation

    A 5.9 magnitude earthquake hit Japan's Honshu island on Saturday, the U.S. Geological Survey said, shaking Fukushima where crippled nuclear power plants are located, but local media said there was no tsunami warning. USGS said the quake's epicentre was located 42 miles east-northeast of Iwaki on Honshu.

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