US Geological Survey Newswire (Page 3)

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  1. Corps and Service Agree On Actions for Conserving Cape Sable Seaside...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | External Affairs Office

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service are taking additional steps under the Endangered Species Act to restore balance to the Florida Everglades ecosystem and help reverse decades-long population declines of the endangered Cape Sable seaside sparrow. These steps are outlined in a new biological opinion on the Corps' Everglades Restoration Transition Plan , which was implemented in 2012 to guide improved management of water flows in the Everglades.

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  2. West Coast Fish Pathogen Now Found in the EastRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 26 | San Diego NewsCape

    A fish pathogen similar to one previously found in the United States only in Pacific salmonids -- salmon and trout species -- has been identified for the first time in the eastern United States and in a non-salmon species, according to new research by the U.S. Geological Survey. A fish pathogen similar to one previously found in the United States only in Pacific salmonids -- salmon and trout species -- has been identified for the first time in the eastern United States and in a non-salmon species, according to new research by the U.S. Geological Survey.

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  3. Molten Lava Is Flowing Into The Ocean In HawaiiRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Switched

    The flow, which originating from Kilauea volcano's PuE u E A E A vent, officially made contact with the water at 1:12 a.m. HST on Tuesday, according to the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory. Videos and photos of the rare occurrence show the bright red, 2,000-degree lava cascading down the rocky southeastern coastline of Hawaii's Big Island , producing clouds of steam as it enters the water.

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  4. India, US discover big gas reserveRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Mydigitalfc.com

    A joint expedition by India and the US discovered a major deposit of natural gas in the Indian Ocean, offering the potential to significantly expand energy production in a region that's currently a big importer. The ministry of petroleum and natural gas and the US Geological Survey struck a large, highly enriched deposit of natural gas hydrate - an icy form of the fuel - in the Bay of Bengal off the country's east coast, potentially the first producible reserve of its kind in the waters, the US agency said in a statement on Monday.

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  5. Iowa's average rainfall almost twice as normalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | The Fairfield Ledger

    Recent rains have improved groundwater levels across Iowa, while the National Drought Monitor shows about a third of the state still rated as abnormally dry. Substantial rainfall during July has improved shallow groundwater conditions in central Iowa and most of southeast Iowa from slight drought to normal.

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  6. Hawaii reopens national parks after Tropical Storm Darby loses punchRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Los Angeles Times

    A slight double rainbow appeared in the sky over the lava flow at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park on Friday. Tropical Storm Darby closed lava-viewing areas in the national park over the weekend.

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  7. US Geological Survey confirms ONGC's mega gas findRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | The Times of India

    The US Geological Survey has confirmed the discovery of a fat gas reserve in the form of hydrates - otherwise known as 'fire ice' - off the Andhra coast by a multi-party expeditionary team led by flagship explorer ONGC, confirming a report first published in TOI on January 9. NEW DELHI: The US Geological Survey has confirmed the discovery of a fat gas reserve in the form of hydrates - otherwise known as 'fire ice' - off the Andhra coast by a multi-party expeditionary team led by flagship explorer ONGC , confirming a report first published in TOI on January 9. "India has discovered a large, highly-enriched accumulation of natural gas hydrates in the Bay of Bengal that has the potential to be tapped," a PTI report from Washington said quoting Walter Guidroz, coordinator of the US Geological Survey's energy resources programme.

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  8. Newly discovered virus a prime suspect in often-fatal beak disorder spreading among birdsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | EurekAlert!

    Scientists have uncovered a fascinating new clue in the global mystery surrounding wild birds with grossly deformed beaks. A team of researchers from the California Academy of Sciences , University of California San Francisco , and the U.S. Geological Survey have identified a novel virus that has been linked to Avian Keratin Disorder , a disease responsible for debilitating beak overgrowth and whose cause has remained elusive despite more than a decade of research.

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  9. Natural gas discovery in Indian OceanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 26 | India.com

    New Delhi, Jul 26: A large natural gas discovery has been made in the Indian Ocean following a joint expedition by India and the US, opening up a new resource to meet energy needs. India's Oil Ministry and the US Geological Survey made the discovery of large, highly enriched accumulations of natural gas hydrate - an icy form of the fuel - in the Bay of Bengal.

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  10. India finds promising natural gas hydrates in Bay of BengalRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 26 | Newkerala.com

    Washington, July 26 : India has discovered large, highly enriched accumulations of natural gas hydrates in the Bay of Bengal that has the potential to be tapped, according to the US Geological Survey , which participated in the discovery efforts. "Advances like the Bay of Bengal discovery will help unlock the global energy resource potential of gas hydrates as well help define the technology needed to safely produce them," Walter Guidroz, coordinator of the USGS Energy Resources Programme, said here on Monday.

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  11. 6.3-Magnitude Earthquake Hits Off PNG: USGSRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Outlook

    A strong 6.3-magnitude earthquake struck off Papua New Guinea in the Admiralty Islands area early today, US geologists said, but no destructive Pacific-wide tsunami was expected. The offshore quake hit at 5:38 AM and occurred 128 kilometres southeast of Lorengau, Papua New Guinea, according to the US Geological Survey .

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  12. U.S., India Discover Major Natural Gas Reserve in Indian OceanRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Bloomberg

    A joint expedition by India and the U.S. discovered a major deposit of natural gas in the Indian Ocean, offering the potential to significantly expand energy production in a region that's currently a big importer. India's Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas and the U.S. Geological Survey struck a large, highly enriched deposit of natural gas hydrate -- an icy form of the fuel -- in the Bay of Bengal off the country's east coast, potentially the first producible reserve of its kind in the waters, the U.S. agency said in a The finding may add to the world's expanding supply of gas.

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  13. 500 million years later, sinking in King of PrussiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Philly.com

    With more than $3 billion worth of commercial property within its borders, including the massive King of Prussia Mall, Upper Merion Township in Montgomery County is one of the region's richest in terms of property wealth. The story of how they came to be is about 500 million years old, but the problems they cause are here and now.

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  14. Federal report urges testing of private well waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | The Recorder

    A federal report says Massachusetts is at greater risk than all but five other states from potentially corrosive ground water that could cause lead or other toxic metals in household pipes to leach into drinking water.

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  15. India, U.S. Discover Major Natural Gas Reserve in Indian OceanRead the original story

    Monday Jul 25 | The Washington Post

    A joint expedition by India and the U.S. discovered a major deposit of natural gas in the Indian Ocean, offering the potential to significantly expand energy production in a region that's currently a big importer. India's Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas and the U.S. Geological Survey struck a large, highly enriched deposit of natural gas hydrate -- an icy form of the fuel -- in the Bay of Bengal off the country's east coast, potentially the first producible reserve of its kind in the waters, the U.S. agency said in a statement Monday.

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  16. Earthquake hits Humboldt CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Redwood Times

    A 4.7 magnitude earthquake centered 14 miles deep and 14 miles east-southeast of Eureka at 4:09 p.m. on Thursday delivered a jolt felt across Humboldt County. According to the U.S. Geological Survey website, earthquake.usgs.gov , the quake was felt as far north as Klamath in Del Norte County, east of Weaverville in Trinity County, near the Humboldt-Mendocino County border and out over the Pacific Ocean.

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  17. 6.3-magnitude earthquake hits off Papua New Guinea: USGSRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | India.com

    Sydney, Jul 26: A strong 6.3-magnitude earthquake struck off Papua New Guinea in the Admiralty Islands area early today, US geologists said, but no destructive Pacific-wide tsunami was expected. The offshore quake hit at 5:38 AM and occurred 128 kilometres southeast of Lorengau, Papua New Guinea, according to the US Geological Survey .

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  18. 6.1 earthquake shakes ChileRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Iol.co.za

    Chile's seismology centre initially measured the quake at 6.1 on the Richter scale, while the US Geological Survey measured it at 6.2. The quake hit at 1726 GMT near the city of Chanaral in Chile's north-central Atacama region, about 800 kilometres north of the capital Santiago, the Chilean emergency authority Onemi said.

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  19. Strong quake hits coast of Chile; no tsunami threat to HawaiiRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | The Honolulu Advertiser

    A preliminary magnitude 6.2 earthquake struck the coast of Chile this morning, but does not pose a tsunami threat to Hawaii. The temblor struck at 7:26 a.m. west-northwest of Diego de Almagro, Chile at a depth of 42.5 miles according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

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  20. Matanuska River consumes home, buildings near Sutton, with more in its pathRead the original story

    Jul 24, 2015 | Anchorage Daily News

    The surging Matanuska River has consumed a home and seven buildings at just one property near Sutton and threatens a half-dozen others along the Glenn Highway. The last structure left on Robert Luch's property dropped into the river around 2 p.m. Thursday.

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