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In the next 50 years, it is estimated that drinking water needs in the Kabul Basin of Afghanistan may increase sixfold due to population increases resulting from returning refugees.
The most detailed national vegetation US land-cover map to date was released yesterday by the US Geological Survey (USGS).
GREENBELT, Md., June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- SGT, Inc., a leading provider of Engineering, Science, Project Management, and Information Technology services, today announced that the Department of Interior has awarded SGT the Technical Support Services Contract (TSSC).
The USGS has awarded almost $3 million in cooperative agreements under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to the University of California, Berkeley; Central Washington University; University of California, San Diego; and UNAVCO, Inc, to improve networks that detect minute changes in the earthâ€™s crust caused by faulting in earthquake-prone regions.
USGS scientists are helping Haitians lay the groundwork for reconstruction and long-term earthquake monitoring in the wake of the Jan. 12, 2010, magnitude-7 earthquake, by providing geologic research that will assist with the establishment of new building codes in the country.
The USGS has come up with a novel new way of tracking earthquakes.
DAVIS, Calif., Dec.
WILMINGTON, N.C., Nov. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a letter to the U.S.
The U.S. Geological Survey says it is awarding $5 million in American Recovery and Reinvestment Act grants to upgrade earthquake monitoring networks. The money is being awarded to 13 U.S.
The U.S. Geological Survey says Atlanta area flooding last week involved magnitudes so great the odds of it happening were less than 1 in 500 in many areas. The USGS can reliably say just how bad these floods were.
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