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1 hr ago | Suwanee Democrat

SRWMD, DEP, and USGS dive into continuous spring monitoring

The Suwannee River Water Management District , the Florida Department of Environmental Protection , and US Geological Survey have established a partnership to deploy special equipment to continuously monitor the health of springs within the District.

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Related Topix: Technical Services, Geology, Science, Fanning Springs, FL

2 hrs ago | NatureNews

Mars slow to yield its secrets

Thunderous applause greeted planetary cartoA grapher Ken Tanaka of the US Geological Survey on 14 July as he unveiled a new geological map of Mars.

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Related Topix: Geology, Science, Technical Services, Pasadena, CA, Arizona State University, Science / Technology, NASA, Space

6 hrs ago | News9 Oklahoma City

3.2 Magnitude Earthquake Rattles Logan County

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, this earthquake was recorded at 9:03 a.m. Its epicenter was located four miles south, southwest of Langston, six miles east of Guthrie, 17 miles north, northeast of Edmond, and 30 miles north, northeast of Oklahoma City.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Logan County, OK, Technical Services, Geology, Science, Langston, OK, Guthrie, OK

7 hrs ago | Morristown Green

Report: Morristown national park brings nearly $17M, 200 jobs to region

More than 300,000 people visited the Morristown National Historical Historical Park in 2013, spending almost $17 million and supporting nearly 200 jobs, according to a study by the U.S. Geological Survey.

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Related Topix: Morristown, NJ, Technical Services, Geology, Science, US National Parks, Morristown National Historical Park

15 hrs ago | EERE Network News

DOI Releases Ecosystems Carbon Report for Eastern United States

The U.S. Department of the Interior on June 25 released a new report showing that forests, wetlands, and farms in the eastern United States naturally store 300 million tons of carbon per year , which is nearly 15% of the greenhouse gas emissions the country emits each year-an amount that exceeds and offsets yearly U.S. car emissions.

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Related Topix: Technical Services

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Santa Cruz Sentinel

UCSC scholarship honors Capitola murder victim

SANTA CRUZ >> Joseph Gordon Smith, a Santa Cruz man who was shot and killed in his Capitola office in November, will be honored with a scholarship in his name at UC Santa Cruz.

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Related Topix: Capitola, CA, Santa Cruz, CA, UC Santa Cruz, Technical Services

Deseret News

Parks and monuments visitors spent $596 million in Utah last year

Gateway communities at Utah's national parks and monuments reap the economic benefits of visitors who spent $596 million last year in lodging, food, trinkets and admission fees.

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Related Topix: Utah, Technical Services, Zion National Park

Water Online

Aquifer System Beneath Albuquerque Shows Impact Of Groundwater Pumping

Groundwater pumping has produced significant changes in water levels below some parts of the Albuquerque metropolitan area, according to two new reports published by the U.S. Geological Survey.

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Related Topix: Albuquerque, NM, Technical Services, Geology, Science, Bernalillo County, NM

The News

Earthquake risk increases for state

A NATIONAL SEISMIC Hazard Map, issued by the US Geological Survey , shows an uptick in earthquake risk for about half of the US.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Technical Services, Geology, Science, Charleston, SC

CBS Local

Preliminary Magnitude 6.9 Earthquake Rocks Fiji

A strong earthquake has struck off the coast of Fiji at 6:54 a.m. PST Monday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey .

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Earthquake, Technical Services, Geology, Science

KSTP

Water Restrictions Remain Across Metro Despite Rain-Soaked Spring

Despite the rainy spring and early summer in the metro, watering restrictions remain in place in some cities.

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Related Topix: Technical Services

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Deseret News

Rock On: Utah has LeBron Syndrome

A new U.S. Geological Survey study confirms what Wasatch Front residents already knew: they're in a high-risk area for earthquakes.

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Related Topix: Technical Services, Geology, Science

KRON 4

2.5-Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Near Concord

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.5 struck near Concord this afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Concord, CA, Technical Services

Suwanee Democrat

Water district launches Springs Dashboard

The Suwannee River Water Management District has launched a springs dashboard that provides an at-a-glance view of water quality and flow, and contributing factors affecting the first magnitude springs and associated rivers.

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Related Topix: Florida, Florida Government, Technical Services

ABC News 4 Charleston

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A new report finds that visitors to national parks in South Carolina spent almost $80 million and the parks supported 1,100 jobs last year.

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Related Topix: South Carolina, Technical Services, Congaree National Park, US National Parks

GlobeSt.com

Earthquakes Aren't Just West Coast...

Don't miss gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino when he presents the keynote address at RealShare NEW YORK on October 9 at the Roosevelt Hotel in Manhattan.

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Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, New York City Travel, Technical Services, Geology, Science, Earthquake, Natural Disasters

NWAonline

Survey places more of state at quake risk

A much wider area of Arkansas is at risk for increased earthquake activity than originally believed, according to a new U.S. Geological Survey seismic hazards map that highlights where temblors are likely to occur over the next 50 years.

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Related Topix: Arkansas, Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Technical Services, Geology, Science

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Inside Bay Area

Small earthquake Sunday hits San Ramon Valley

It was warm and muggy in the East Bay on Sunday afternoon, a feeling that some refer to as "earthquake weather."

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Brentwood, CA, Technical Services, Geology, Science, Livermore, CA

KTVU Oakland

2.5 magnitude earthquake strikes near Blackhawk

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.5 struck an area near the unincorporated community of Blackhawk in Contra Costa County Sunday afternoon, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Contra Costa County, CA, Technical Services, Geology, Science, Brentwood, CA, San Francisco County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Channelnewsasia.com

Magnitude 6.6 earthquake hits off Japan's northeast coast: USGS

TOKYO: A 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck off Japan's northeast coast early Monday morning, the US Geological Survey said.

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Related Topix: Earthquake, Natural Disasters, Technical Services, Geology, Science, World News, Japan,

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