New USGS map shows where the most damaging earthquakes are likely to occur in the US

USGS scientists and our partners recently revealed the latest National Seismic Hazard Model, showing that nearly 75% of the United States could experience a damaging earthquake, emphasizing seismic hazards span a significant part of the country. Continue reading “New USGS map shows where the most damaging earthquakes are likely to occur in the US”

New big game migration maps support conservation planning across the West

LARAMIE, Wyo.The USGS, in partnership with state and Tribal wildlife agencies, today published the third volume in a series of new maps of big game migration corridors. The new maps add more valuable tools for land managers and policy makers to mitigate the impacts of development on wildlife. Continue reading “New big game migration maps support conservation planning across the West”

Preliminary Flood Maps for LaSalle Parish, La. are Ready for Public View

Nov 2, 2020 – DENTON, Texas – Preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) are available for review by residents and business owners in all communities and unincorporated areas of LaSalle Parish, La.  Officials encourage property owners to review the latest information to learn about local flood risks and potential future flood insurance requirements.      Continue reading “Preliminary Flood Maps for LaSalle Parish, La. are Ready for Public View”

From Volcanoes to Vineyards – New Geologic Map Reveals Portland’s Deep History

new digital geologic map of the greater Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro metropolitan area of Oregon and Washington being released today will support emergency response, conservation, agriculture and recreation.

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