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Date published: April 19, 2021

Large Decreases in Upper Colorado River Salinity Since 1929

Salinity levels in the?Upper Colorado River Basin, which covers portions of Wyoming, Colorado, Utah,?Arizona?and New Mexico, have?steadily?decreased since 1929, according to a new U.S.?Geological?Survey?study analyzing decades of water-quality measurements.

Date published: April 8, 2021

Regional Habitat Differences Identified for Threatened Piping Plovers on Atlantic Coast

Piping plovers, charismatic shorebirds that nest and feed on many Atlantic Coast beaches, rely on different kinds of coastal habitats in different regions along the Atlantic Coast, according to a new study by the U.S. Geological Survey and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.

Date published: April 7, 2021

USGS, Southern Illinois University researchers advance genome mapping for critically-endangered sturgeon

This scientific advancement can lead to the development of new genetic markers that will help scientists distinguish between pallid sturgeon and the shovelnose sturgeon, another sturgeon species that looks similar but is more common.

Date published: April 6, 2021

New USGS Report Shows High Levels of Arsenic and Uranium in Some Connecticut Wells

A new U.S. Geological Survey study provides an updated, statewide estimate of high levels of naturally occurring arsenic and uranium in private well water across Connecticut.

Date published: April 5, 2021

Piping Plovers Breed Less and Move More in the Northern Great Plains

Piping plover breeding groups in the Northern Great Plains are notably connected through movements between habitats and show lower reproductive rates than previously thought, according to a new U.S. Geological Survey study. These new findings point to a need for further studies and suggest the species may show a higher extinction risk than currently presumed.
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Date published: March 26, 2021

USGS Dye-Tracing Study on the Kansas River to Aid in Protecting Water Supplies

The U.S. Geological Survey and partners will inject a harmless, bright red fluorescent dye into the Kansas River at Eudora?on March 31, weather permitting.?

Date published: March 24, 2021

Media Advisory: A Jaguar’s Field of Dreams – Live Online Public Lecture

The U.S. Geological Survey?public lecture series is?back and virtual. News reporters are invited to attend to learn how USGS scientists are helping protect one of the only jaguars that lives in the U.S.

Date published: March 18, 2021

Utah Gauge Celebrates 100 Years of Monitoring Streamflow

A U.S. Geological Survey streamgage near Hunstville, Utah is celebrating 100 years of monitoring streamflow on the south fork of the Ogden River. The streamgage has been monitoring water levels and flow since March 21, 1921, making it one of 25 centennial gauges in Utah.?

Date published: February 25, 2021

Post-wildfire Landslides Becoming More Frequent in Southern California

Southern California can now expect to see post-wildfire landslides occurring almost every year, with major events expected roughly every ten years, a new study led by U.S. Geological Survey researchers finds.

Date published: February 4, 2021

Low-Flying Airplane Mapping Parts of Northeastern California

Residents should not be alarmed if they see a low-flying airplane over parts of northeastern California starting February 6, 2021.

Date published: February 1, 2021

New Scientist-in-Charge at the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory

HILO,?Hawaii?— The U.S. Geological Survey has selected?Dr.?Ken Hon?as the new?Scientist-in-Charge?at the USGS Hawaiian Volcano Observatory in Hilo, Hawaii.?HVO?was founded in 1912 by Dr. Thomas A.?Jaggar,?and Hon will serve as HVO’s 21rst?director.

Date published: January 14, 2021

New Scientist-in-Charge at USGS Cascades Volcano Observatory

The U.S. Geological Survey is pleased to announce the selection of Dr. Jon Major to serve as the new Scientist-in-Charge of the USGS Cascades Volcano Observatory.

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