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Latest USGS North Carolina News Releases
Photos Reveal Severity of Hurricane Sandy's Coastal Impacts
Released: Fri, 9 Nov 2012 15:20:00 EDT
The USGS has released a series of aerial photographs showing before-and-after images of Hurricane Sandy’s impacts on the Atlantic Coast.
Students at USGS: As A USGS Geographer Kitty Kolb Helps Protect People’s Lives and Property
Released: Mon, 1 Oct 2012 7:00:00 EDT
Sea Level Rise Accelerating in U.S. Atlantic Coast
Released: Sun, 24 Jun 2012 13:00:00 EDT
Rates of sea level rise are increasing three-to-four times faster along portions of the U.S. Atlantic Coast than globally, according to a new U.S. Geological Survey report published in Nature Climate Change.
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New Publication Tells Western Fisheries Research Center's History of Innovation
Released: Thu, 16 May 2013 13:00:00 EDT
National Assessment Shows Geographic Distributions and Trends of Pesticide Use, 1992-2009
Released: Thu, 16 May 2013 11:35:02 EDT
For the first time, national maps and trend graphs show the distribution of the agricultural use of 459 pesticides for each year during 1992-2009 for the entire conterminous U.S.
Low-Flying Airplane Mapping Spokane Area
Released: Wed, 15 May 2013 15:00:00 EDT
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Archived North Carolina News Releases
Do Triangle Area Water Supplies Contain Emerging Contaminants?
For years, North Carolina water suppliers have dealt with conventional pollutants, such as excessive nitrogen and phosphorus, sediment, and fecal bacteria. Local utility managers for the Triangle Area partnered with the USGS to investigate the occurrence of these substances in rivers and reservoirs that supply raw water.
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