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Youth at USGS: Hydrotech Josh Latimore
A summer intern turned permanent employee discusses his career path. Most memorable moment
The Other 364 Days of the Year: The Real Lives of Wild Reindeer
Caribou expert Layne Adams discusses the lives of reindeer — apart from their famous role on Christmas Eve. How they survive the cold.
200th Anniversary of New Madrid Earthquakes
200 years ago, the central Mississippi River Valley was violently shaken by a series of three large earthquakes and thousands of aftershocks. Similar risk today.
Science Helping to Save Lives in Africa
Climate science is helping to predict food shortages, identify impacts on human health, and prepare for future conditions.
7 Billion People: How will we Sustain a More Populated Planet?
As demand grows, Landsat data can help us track trends in key resources. Remote-sensing satellites help scientists to observe our world, monitor changes, and detect critical trends in forestry, water, crops, and urban landscapes. Learn more.
  • Not Just for Kissing

    Not Just for Kissing

    Perhaps some of you have already experienced a sweet holiday smooch or two under the Christmas mistletoe, enjoying this fairly old kissing ritual for people. But mistletoe is important in other vital ways: it provides essential food, cover, and nesting sites for an amazing number of critters in the United States and elsewhere.

  • Out of the Stocking and Powering the Holidays

    Out of the Stocking and Powering the Holidays

    Although no one is quite sure where the coal for naughty kids custom came from, the truth is that coal has long been a very important part of our daily lives, let alone our holiday traditions. USGS has studied coal for much of our more than 130-year existence.

  • Water in the 21st Century: The National Water Census

    Water in the 21st Century: The National Water Census

    Over the next 10 years, the USGS plans to conduct a new assessment of water availability and use. This national Water Census will address critical aspects of recent Federal legislation, including the need to establish a national water assessment program.

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    Suchanek, Tom

    Palmyra Atoll in the tropical Pacific is the site of some exciting work by scientists from a diverse collection of research institutions. The Palmyra Atoll Research Consortium (PARC) fosters collaborative multi- and inter-disciplinary research by U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) agencies (USGS and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service–USFWS), academic institutions The Palmyra Atoll Research Consortium
    (Released: Fri, 6 Jan 2012 14:36 -0700)

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    Beeman, John W.; Hayes, Brian ; Wright, Katrina

    A series of in-stream passive integrated transponder (PIT) detection antennas installed across the Klamath River in August 2010 were tested using tagged fish in the summer of 2011. Six pass-by antennas were constructed and anchored to the bottom of the Klamath River at a site between the Shasta and Scott Rivers. Two of the six antennas ma
    Detection probability of an in-stream passive integrated transponder (PIT) tag detection system for juvenile salmonids in the Klamath River, northern California, 2011

    (Released: Fri, 6 Jan 2012 14:14 -0700)

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    Hobza, Christopher M.; Asch, Theodore H.; Bedrosian, Paul A.

    Nebraska's Upper Loup Natural Resources District is currently (2011) participating in the Elkhorn-Loup Model to understand the effect of various groundwater-management scenarios on surface-water resources. During Phase 1 of the Elkhorn-Loup Model, a lack of subsurface geological information in the Upper Loup Natural Resources
    Hydrostratigraphic interpretation of test-hole and geophysical data, Upper Loup River Basin, Nebraska, 2008-10

    (Released: Thu, 5 Jan 2012 00:00 -0700)

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