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Latest Wyoming News Releases
Warmer Springs Causing Loss of Snow Cover throughout the Rocky Mountains
Released: Mon, 13 May 2013 14:00:00 EDT
Warmer spring temperatures since 1980 are causing an estimated 20 percent loss of snow cover across the Rocky Mountains of western North America, according to new research from the U.S. Geological Survey.
USGS Estimates 162 Billion Short Tons of Recoverable Coal in the Powder River Basin
Released: Tue, 26 Feb 2013 14:00:00 EDT
The Powder River Basin of Wyoming and Montana contains about 162 billion short tons (BST) of recoverable coal from a total of 1.07 trillion short tons of in-place resources according to a new USGS assessment.
New USGS Report Updates Decline of High Plains Aquifer Groundwater Levels
Released: Fri, 22 Feb 2013 7:48:52 EDT
The U.S. Geological Survey has released a new report detailing changes of groundwater levels in the High Plains Aquifer.
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Latest USGS National News Releases
Deficit in Nation's Aquifers Accelerating
Released: Mon, 20 May 2013 8:00:00 EDT
A new U.S. Geological Survey study documents that the Nation's aquifers are being drawn down at an accelerating rate.
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
Spring 2012 Earliest on Record
Released: Wed, 15 May 2013 13:25:26 EDT
March 2012 set records for warm temperatures that promoted early leafing and flowering across large areas of the United States.
Three Iowa Streamgages Shutting Down on Friday
Released: Wed, 15 May 2013 13:21:27 EDT
Revised Kentucky and Tennessee Maps Reveal New Design
Released: Wed, 15 May 2013 12:00:00 EDT
US Topo maps now have a crisper, cleaner design - enhancing readability of maps for online and printed use.
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