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President’s 2017 Budget Proposes $1.2 Billion for the USGS

Reflects the ongoing commitment to scientific discovery and innovation to support decision making for critical societal needs WASHINGTON—The President’s fiscal year (FY) 2017 budget request for the U.S. Geological Survey


USGS Projects Large Loss of Alaska Permafrost by 2100

Using statistically modeled maps drawn from satellite data and other sources, U.S. Geological Survey scientists have projected that the near-surface permafrost that presently underlies 38 percent of boreal and arctic


Joint Venture, U.S. Geological Survey Join Forces

Partnership to Tackle Earth and Atmosphere Challenges to Silicon Valley Joint Venture Silicon Valley and the U.S. Geological Survey today jointly announced a partnership to address regional challenges from natural