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Reflecting on 2015 Natural HazardsUSGS Measures Historic Flooding Across the NationMapping the National ParksWildlife Disease Science in the National ParksUsing the Markets for Environmental Science
Reflecting on 2015 Natural Hazards
Looking back on the past year, we are reminded of the dangers natural hazards pose and the need for science and preparedness to save lives and property. Read more.
USGS Measures Historic Flooding Across the Nation
USGS field crews are measuring record flooding in 12 states across the country. Read more.
Mapping the National Parks
Whether you’re driving a parkway or hiking a trail, we’ve got a map for you! Read more
Wildlife Disease Science in the National Parks
USGS research helps protect the parks’ iconic creatures. Read more
Using the Markets for Environmental Science
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  • Getting Down to Earth with Space Hazards

    Getting Down to Earth with Space Hazards

    Magnetic storms can interfere with the operation of electric power grids and damage grid infrastructure. They can also disrupt directional drilling for oil and gas, radio communications, communication satellites and GPS systems. While magnetic storms are caused by variable conditions in the space weather above our heads, an accurate evaluation of the resulting hazards requiresContinue Reading

  • Gifts from the Sea

    Gifts from the Sea

    This holiday season, dive in and explore thousands of photos and videos of the seafloor and coastline. Read more

  • EarthWord – Medical Geology

    EarthWord – Medical Geology

    What’s a better word for “hydrobiogeochemoepidemiotoxicopathoecology?”

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    (12/17/2013 | Length: 7:33)

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