Latest News for: Geological surveys


What the animal kingdom can teach humans

Gulf News 24 Feb 2024
A lone polar bear on an iceberg ... There’s a lesson for us all in the surprising and sobering results ... They’re simply too big, explains Pagano, who is a research wildlife biologist at the United States Geological Survey, a US government agency ... .

How you can use greywater on your homestead

Bangor Daily News 24 Feb 2024
This story was originally published in April 2019 ... According to the United States Geological Survey, the average American uses between 80 and 100 gallons of water every day, as much as 60 percent of which can be used for outdoor irrigation ... ....

Shallow 6.3 magnitude earthquake strikes the East Pacific Rise

Sott 23 Feb 2024
A 6.3-magnitude earthquake struck the East Pacific Rise (February 22) morning, according to the United States Geological Survey ... Survey.

Long Island's tree cover

Newsday 23 Feb 2024
How much tree cover exists in your neighborhood? ... Geological Survey of every census tract on Long Island shows that tree cover is disproportionately spread across the region ... Methodology ... Geological Survey’s 2021 National Land Cover Database was used.

These ethanol plants want to bury CO2 in Kansas to cut their carbon footprints

Dodge City Daily Globe 23 Feb 2024
Kansas has abundant geology that would be compatible with long-term permanent CO2 storage,” said Brendan Bream, a senior scientist at the Kansas Geological Survey. The Kansas Geological Survey ...

5.3-magnitude quake hits 218 km SE of Kushimoto, Japan: USGS

Xinhua 23 Feb 2024
NEW YORK, Feb ... Geological Survey (USGS) said ... ■. EXPLORE XINHUANET. News. In-depthSportsBusinessCultureWorldChina Regions ... Special ReportsPhotosVideoCorrectionsAbout usContact Us Media ... USGS. .

Persistent Iowa drought eases, but is worst it's been before growing season in three years

Ames Tribune 23 Feb 2024
Iowa’s long-running drought has eased since a month ago but is still by far the worst it’s been in the past three years leading into the growing season, according to the U.S. Drought Monitor ... The dryness peaked in September 2023 ... Geological Survey data.

Brixton Metals posts Typhoon™ geophysics and additional assays from Hog Heaven Project, Montana

Resource World 23 Feb 2024
Brixton acquired the Hog Heaven project from Pan American Silver in 2017 and conducted data compilation-digitization and 3D-modelling, soil geochemical survey, geological mapping, geophysical surveys.

Iowa researchers advocate for a drought information system, but lack funding

The Gazette Cedar Rapids 23 Feb 2024
Corn plants dry in the sun and wind Oct. 5, 2023, on farm land north of The Eastern Iowa Airport in southwest Cedar Rapids. (Jim Slosiarek/The Gazette) ... U.S. Geological Survey stations measure streamflow at about 150 sites across the state ... Funding woes ... .

Homes shake and dogs bark as earthquake hits Friday morning near Carlsbad

Carlsbad Current Argus 23 Feb 2024
Show Caption. Hide Caption. Report. 75% of U.S. at risk of earthquakes. A new seismic hazard model reveals that approximately 75% of the U.S. population could potentially be affected by earthquake impacts in the future. Fox - 5 NY ... Geological Survey.

Groups hold meeting on proposed Sheep Creek mine; plan of operations to come in spring

Ravalli Republic 23 Feb 2024
Conservation groups will be holding a meeting to discuss potential impacts of a mine in the Sheep Creek area on the Bitterroot Valley on Monday in Hamilton ... Philip Ramsey on Monday, Feb. 26, 6.30 p.m. at the Bitterroot River Inn ... Geological Survey." ... U.S.

Strategic grazing could boost conservation of 'near-threatened' sage-grouse

Phys Dot Org 23 Feb 2024
Amidst ongoing decline, the U.S ... However, a U.S. Geological Survey indicates that nearly half of the region's rangelands have been lost due to widespread habitat destruction, primarily from wildland fire ... They are commonly referred to as phenocams ... DOI.

Max Resource defines two mineralized outcrops at Cesar, Colombia

Resource World 22 Feb 2024
In addition, the company has received the final data from the 10,000 line-km property-wide airborne magnetic and radiometric survey ... The survey area covers 114,650 km2 of prospective geology.

FireFox Gold Provides Exploration Update Including Additional Drilling, Surface Rock Sampling and Receipt of New ...

Victoria Advocate 22 Feb 2024
The Geological Survey of Finland (GTK) and Outokumpu conducted limited exploration within the permit area, including only four drill holes with depths less than 20 metres, and minimal surface sampling (only 18 till samples).

Pakistan’s mineral resources to boost country’s economy

The News International 22 Feb 2024
The Geological Survey of Pakistan together with the Pakistan Industrial Development Corporation (PIDC) were funded either by the government of Pakistan or by UNDP to carry out mineral survey at different locations.