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Ongoing plateau survey turning up answers

China Daily 18 Aug 2022
... ongoing second national scientific research survey on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau ... Research on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau covers a wide range of fields, including geophysics, geological structure, ecology and environment, said Yao Tandong, a CAS academician and leader of the survey.
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Wyoming is ground zero for conflict between wind energy boom and golden eagles

Denver Post 18 Aug 2022
CODY, Wyo. — The rush to build wind farms to combat climate change is colliding with preservation of one of the U.S. West’s most spectacular predators — the golden eagle — as the species teeters on the edge of decline ... Yet climate change looms as a potentially greater threat ... Geological Survey data ... Geological Surveywildlifewind energyWyoming ... ....
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KBR Awarded Critical U.S. Geological Survey Contract to Support Domestic and Global Seismic Networks, Protect ...

Longview News-Journal 17 Aug 2022
KBR) announced today it was awarded a $20 million contract by the United States Geological Survey (USGS) Albuquerque Seismological Laboratory (ASL) for sustained support of more than 330 operational or proposed stations in 69 countries, including approximately 230 stations in the continental U.S.
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Earthquake shakes Down East town again

Bangor Daily News 17 Aug 2022
Geological Survey ... Since 1997, there have been 130 recorded earthquakes in the state, according to the Maine Geological Survey ... on July 14, 2006, when a 3.8 magnitude earthquake shook the ground northwest of Portage, according to the Maine Geological Survey.
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Stillwater Critical Minerals Provides an Update from the Stillwater West PGE-Ni-Cu-Co + Au Project, Montana, USA

Eagle-Tribune 17 Aug 2022
The Stillwater West team has done high-quality work and Albie Brits and I are very pleased to collaborate with them and the US Geological Survey to incorporate geologic models from top-tier mines such as Anglo American's Mogalakwena and Ivanhoe's Platreef with a very similar geologic setting in the USA.
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KBR Awarded Critical U.S. Geological Survey Contract to Support Domestic and Global Seismic Networks, Protect the Planet

PR Newswire 17 Aug 2022
HOUSTON, Aug. 17, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- KBR (NYSE. KBR) announced today it was awarded a $20 million contract by the United States Geological Survey (USGS) Albuquerque Seismological Laboratory (ASL) for sustained support of more than 330 operational or proposed stations in 69 countries, including approximately 230 stations in the continental U.S ... .
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Concert, information sessions planned for Hurricane Camille anniversary

The Daily Progress Charlottesville 17 Aug 2022
On Saturday, a Virginia Geological Survey representative will discuss a recently completed study of landslides and the hurricane's impact on the county's geological terrain ... .
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KBR Awarded Critical U.S. Geological Survey Contract to Support Domestic and Global Seismic Networks, Protect the Planet (KBR Inc)

Public Technologies 17 Aug 2022
KBR) announced today it was awarded a $20 million contract by the United States Geological Survey (USGS) Albuquerque Seismological Laboratory (ASL) for sustained support of more than 330 operational or proposed stations in 69 countries, including approximately 230 stations in the continental U.S.
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Geological carbon sequestration in mantle rocks prevents large earthquakes in parts of the San Andreas Fault

Phys Dot Org 17 Aug 2022
Using basic geological constraints, our study showed where these carbonate-altered mantle rocks are and where there are springs along the fault line in California that are enriched in CO2 ... Geological Survey databases and Google Earth to plot the locations of carbonate-altered rocks and CO2-rich springs.
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China Focus: China's ongoing plateau scientific survey steadily fruitful

Xinhua 17 Aug 2022
The Qinghai-Tibet Plateau covers a wide range of research fields, including geophysics, geological structure, ecology and environment, said Yao Tandong, a CAS academician and the leader of the survey ... China's ongoing plateau scientific survey steadily fruitful.
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China's ongoing plateau scientific survey steadily fruitful

ECNS 17 Aug 2022
... ongoing second scientific research survey on the Qinghai-Tibet Plateau ... The Qinghai-Tibet Plateau covers a wide range of research fields, including geophysics, geological structure, ecology and environment, said Yao Tandong, a CAS academician and the leader of the survey.
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Sailing drones to capture ecosystem data from Lake Superior

Phys Dot Org 17 Aug 2022
9 from Ashland, Wisconsin. They will be part of an acoustic survey of the fish and biomass of western Lake Superior. It runs until Sept. 3 ... The work is a cooperative project led by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and the Great Lakes Fishery Commission, with drones provided by Saildrones, Inc., and Cornell leading the scientific analysis ... Citation ... ....
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Invasive crayfish found in Texas pond

WPXI 17 Aug 2022
BROWNSVILLE, Texas — Researchers have collected invasive crayfish from the pond of an apartment complex in Texas, marking the first time the large crustaceans have been collected in the state and only the second time they’ve been detected in the wild nationwide, according to the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department ... Geological Survey.
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How women's employment in manufacturing has changed over the past 20 years

The Gonzales Inquirer 17 Aug 2022
Pressmaster // Shutterstock ... Using data from the BLS and the Census Bureau's Current Population Survey, Get It Made compiled a list of trends about women working across the manufacturing industries ... A note about gendered statistics ... Get It Made ... Geological Survey, iron and steel make up about 95% of the tonnage produced domestically each year ... $69,449.
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Fungus Linked to Fatal Bat disease Found at Gateway Natural Area Bat Roost in Poudre Canyon

North Forty News 17 Aug 2022
Photos of a little brown bat courtesy of CPW ... confirmed that Pd was found in environmental swabs on the roost entrance ... Geological Survey (USGS) announced the positive detection on July 21 ... Fish and Wildlife Service and National Park Service, have been conducting WNS surveys for over a decade, monitoring bats for presence of the fungus ... .

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