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New Water Map Sheds Light on Availability

February 20, 2013 - in Water

For the first time, U.S. Geological Survey scientists have mapped long-term average evapotranspiration rates across the continental United States – a crucial tool for water managers and planners because of the huge role evapotranspiration plays in water…

Streams Show Signs of Degradation at Earliest Stages of Urban Development

November 16, 2012 - in Projects, Water

The loss of sensitive species in streams begins to occur at the initial stages of urban development, according to a new study by the USGS. The study found…

New Interactive Flood Map for Atlanta’s Sweetwater Creek Combine Sensors with Outreach

August 22, 2012 - in Emergency, Projects

A powerful new flood preparedness tool that will help emergency managers protect lives and property in the flood-prone Sweetwater Creek area was unveiled…

New Interactive Flood Map for Atlanta's Sweetwater Creek Combine Sensors with Outreach

August 22, 2012 - in Emergency, Projects

A powerful new flood preparedness tool that will help emergency managers protect lives and property in the flood-prone Sweetwater Creek area was unveiled in a ceremony today on the banks of the creek at Austell's Legion Regional Park. Developed by scientists…

USGS Looks to Volunteers to Help Map Structures in Colorado

August 18, 2012 - in Modeling, Projects

In light of swiftly changing technical landscapes and increasing uses of social networking, the USGS is exploring a new approach to the volunteer program, and is launching a project to test options for volunteer participation in providing data to The National…