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Latest Minnesota News Releases
Instant Bacteria Forecasts Make Swimmers at Great Lakes Beaches Safer
Released: Thu, 21 Nov 2013 12:48:25 EDT
Household Products May Harm Tree Swallows in Minnesota and Wisconsin
Released: Wed, 23 Oct 2013 12:35:16 EDT
New Maps for Colorado and Minnesota
Released: Thu, 12 Sep 2013 9:00:00 EDT
In keeping with rapid demand, the USGS has posted new US Topo quadrangles covering Colorado (1,794 maps) and Minnesota (1,689).
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Latest USGS National News Releases
Thin Skin Beneath Streams Can Power Large Improvements in Water Quality
Released: Wed, 11 Dec 2013 17:27:25 EDT
Recent U.S. Geological Survey research has found that natural biochemical processes in water moving back and forth between a stream and its underlying sediment were significant in removing nitrate from streams in the Illinois River basin, one of the world’s most intensively farmed regions.
Chelton Receives 2013 Pecora Award for Achievements in Ocean Remote Sensing
Released: Wed, 11 Dec 2013 15:00:00 EDT
The Department of the Interior's U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and NASA presented the 2013 William T. Pecora Award for achievement in Earth remote sensing to Dudley B. Chelton, distinguished professor of Earth, Ocean, and Atmospheric Sciences at Oregon State University, Corvallis.
What are Future Climate Projections for Precipitation and Temperature for Your County?
Released: Tue, 10 Dec 2013 11:30:00 EDT
For the first time, maps and summaries of historical and projected temperature and precipitation changes for the 21st century for the continental U.S. are accessible at a county-by-county level on a website developed by the U.S. Geological Survey in collaboration with the College of Earth, Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences at Oregon State University.
Communities of Southern Chesapeake Bay Find Sea Level Rise Heightened by Sinking Land
Released: Mon, 9 Dec 2013 15:39:54 EDT
Communities and coastal habitats in the southern Chesapeake Bay region face increased flooding because, as seawater levels are rising in the bay, the land surface is also sinking._
Coastal Survey: Oregon Beaches See More Short-term Erosion than Washington Beaches
Released: Mon, 9 Dec 2013 14:07:53 EDT
USGS Science at American Geophysical Union Conference, San Francisco, December 8-13, 2013
Released: Fri, 6 Dec 2013 15:30:00 EDT
SAN FRANCISCO — The U.S. Geological Survey participates in the American Geophysical Union's fall meeting with hundreds of technical presentations.
Study Evaluates Elevated Nitrate Levels in Carson Valley Groundwater
Released: Tue, 3 Dec 2013 13:00:00 EDT
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