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USGS releases new national seismic maps

Seismic Hazard Map of the US released in 2014 by USGS

On 17 July 2014, USGS released several Updated National Seismic Hazard Maps, accompanied with a report for the 2014 Update of the United States National Seismic

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Mon, 28/07/2014 - 12:01

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41

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-105
Mon, 07/28/2014

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GRACE satellite shows groundwater loss in US

Map of the groundwater deficit based on GRACE data

In a new study by NASA and University of California, Irvine, several maps combining data from the satellites of NASA's Gravity

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Fri, 25/07/2014 - 18:00

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39

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-107
Fri, 07/25/2014

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USGS announces forthcoming 3D Elevation Programme

High-resolution lidar image of Mount St. Helens, Washington

A new 3D Elevation Programme (3DEP), is the outcome of a partnership between USGS and other federal, state, local and private agencies in the United States, designed to respond to the growing needs for three-dimensional mapping data of the United States.

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Thu, 24/07/2014 - 10:52

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41

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-105
Thu, 07/24/2014

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United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)

Founded in 1862, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) provides leadership on food, agriculture, natural resources, rural development, nutrition, and related issues based on sound public policy, the best available science, and efficient management.

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39

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-77

International Charter activated for Hurricane Sandy

The International Charter: Space and Major Disasters was activated twice in the context of Hurricane Sandy - the largest Atlantic tropical storm system on record. UNITAR/UNOSAT on behalf of UNOCHA activated the mechanism on 29 October 2012 for Haiti. Hurricane Sandy tore through the Caribbean between 26-28 October, leaving a reported 51 dead in Haiti and another 15 missing.

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Tue, 13/11/2012 - 11:27

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Tue, 11/13/2012

International Charter activated for floods in USA

Hurricane Isaac at Night

On 31 August 2012, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) activated the International Charter: Space and Major Disasters on behalf of the Federal

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Tue, 04/09/2012 - 08:42
Tue, 09/04/2012
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