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Federal source for science about the Earth, its natural and
living resources, natural hazards, and the environment.

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Hurricanes and Coastal Storm Websites

Earthquake Probabilities and Shaking Potential for San Francisco Bay Area

FY 2004 President's Budget Request for USGS

USGS and the Lewis and Clark Bicentennial Celebration 2003-2006

USGS Joins Lewis and Clark Celebration at the Falls of the Ohio, October 14-26

Magnitude 6.7 HOKKAIDO, JAPAN REGION October 8, 2003

Magnitude 3.6 Imperial Beach, CA October 7, 2003

Real-Time Map of U.S. Streamflow, Highlighting Areas of Floods and Droughts

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Celebrate Earth Science Week October 12-18, 2003
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EEO Update: Class Action Complaint

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Click Map for Information by State:

Clickable map of the U.S. - will take you to an enlarged map on a new page where you can click by state.
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Mayan Cichlid - Cichlasoma urophthalmus.

Mayans Invade the Everglades?

The Mayan cichlid (pronounced sick-lid) -- a small fish with dark vertical stripes and a blue spot at the base of its tail -- invaded the Everglades about 20 years ago. Recently, USGS and other scientists have studied the rapid expansion ... More ...

Upper: Panoramic photograph taken from visitor overlook on The Watchman by Peter Dartnell. View is to the east. Digital photographic processing by Eleanore Ramsey. Lower: Digital perspective view of generalized geologic map of the lake floor draped over shaded-relief image of 2-m bathymetry. Illuminated from 225 degree azimuth and 45 degree elevation. Created with ArcInfo and USGS perspective view calculation program. Scale varies with distance.

Crater Lake Revealed

Volcanic peaks, evergreen forests, and incred09-Feb-2006 21:10 to Crater Lake National Park in the Cascade Range of southern Oregon. A new poster from USGS ... More ...

Photograph showing a section of the NPRA coastline.

Is the world running out of oil?

Development of future energy resources depends heavily on accurate assessments of undiscovered oil and gas deposits. More ...

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