Latest News for: Geological surveys


5G sensors to monitor and improve coastal safety in Dorset

The Engineer 13 May 2021
The project’s funding has been boosted to £8m and brings together Vodafone and Neutral Networks, computer scientists from Bournemouth University and geological expertise from the British Geological Survey and Dorset Council ... Engineering geologist and landslide specialist Catherine Pennington of the British Geological Survey said ... .

Saudi Arabia discovers a 350,000-year-old archaeological site in Hail

The National 13 May 2021
The Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH) began paleoenvironmental and archaeological surveys of the Green Arabian Project (GAP) over 10 years ago in partnership with the German Max Planck Society, the University of Oxford, the Saudi Geological Survey, and King Saudi University in Riyadh.

6.0 magnitude quake recorded off south coast of Panama

ABC News 13 May 2021
An earthquake measuring a preliminary magnitude of 6.0 struck Thursday in waters off the south coast of Panama, according to the U.S. Geological Survey ... .

River expected to drop below flood stage today

The News Banner 13 May 2021
By DAVE SCHULTZ ... The river went above flood stage, at 10.01 feet, at 12.30 p.m. Tuesday. The U.S. Geological Survey’s gauge for the river at Bluffton is at the Crosbie Bridge, which carries Ind.

Mining ban considered to protect bird species in US West

Belgrade News 13 May 2021
BILLINGS (AP) — The Biden administration announced Tuesday it will consider a ban on new mining on large expanses of public lands in Western states to protect a struggling bird species, the greater sage grouse ... Geological Survey said last month that greater sage grouse numbers across 11 Western states are down 65 percent since 1986 ... U.S ... .

Alcoa returns to in-person meetings, cancels FreedomFest indefinitely

The Maryville Daily Times 13 May 2021
City of Alcoa is back to in-person meetings, with its whole board of commissioners gathering Tuesday for the first time in the same room since early 2020 ... They’re so significant that construction there canceled FreedomFest before COVID-19 started in 2020 ... Geological Survey for operation of the Little River stream gage at the water treatment plant.

Government appointees engaged in illegal mining must face the highest sanctions – Ashanti Regional Minister

Ghana Web 13 May 2021
“It is a collective responsibility for all of us to ensure that we win this fight ... If Osei Mensah is found, he should be named and shamed ... “The Minerals Commission and in conjunction with the Geological Survey Authority should identify landmarks within the mining districts of the country exclusively for small-scale mining purposes ... .

McKenzie Recovery

Eugine Weekly 13 May 2021
By Pam Driscoll and Robert Emmons ... Geological Survey, shows that the loss of riparian vegetation can lead to higher water temperatures, increased erosion and sedimentation, which negatively affect amphibian and insect larvae for several years and up to decades after a high severity fire like the Holiday Farm Fire ... .

KBR Protects and Prepares Planet for Space Weather Events via $51.2M NOAA Contract

Tyler Morning Telegraph 13 May 2021
HOUSTON, May 13, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --�KBR (NYSE. KBR) won a new $51.2 million contract from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) to deploy, develop and operate the agency's Space Weather Follow-On (SWFO) Antenna Network ... Geological Survey and NASA, to fortify their Earth science and data visualization operations. About KBR ... � ... �. �.

Column: Wind farm approval a breakthrough for the industry

The Salem News 13 May 2021
The United States’ offshore wind industry is tiny, with just seven wind turbines operating off Rhode Island and Virginia ... On May 11, the U.S ... To put that goal in perspective, the U.S. has just 42 megawatts today ... The government conducts reviews and requires site assessment plans, including geological, environmental and hazard surveys ... ports ... The U.S ... .

Largest offshore wind farm approved in the US

Metro UK 13 May 2021
The wind farm will be built off the East Coast of the United States. Pictured, a wind farm in the Netherlands (Credits. Getty Images/Cultura RF) ... On May 11, 2021, the U.S ... To put that goal in perspective, the U.S ... (Photo. ) ... (Photo ... The government conducts reviews and requires site assessment plans, including geological, environmental and hazard surveys ... .

Media Alert: Flights Above Northern Maine to Map Geology (USGS - US Geological Survey)

Public Technologies 12 May 2021
Geological Survey and Maine Geological Survey scientists to image geology at the surface and below ground ... 'It has been more than 60 years since a public high-resolution survey was flown in northern Maine, and we are excited about the new information that the data will provide,' said Amber Whittaker with the Maine Geological Survey.

Christina Neal to Lead USGS Volcano Science Center (USGS - US Geological Survey)

Public Technologies 12 May 2021
... of its ongoing East Rift Zone eruption, as well as Mauna Loa during its 1984 eruption, and geologic mapping in the summit and Southwest Rift Zone of Kīlauea ... Geological Survey published this content on 12 May 2021 and is solely responsible for the information contained therein.