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Red dye in Elwha River to give scientists “snapshot” of conditions after dam removal
Scientists from the U.S. Geological Survey will use a harmless fluorescent red dye to determine the complexity of the channel in the Elwha River as part of a larger effort to define conditions in the river since the removal of two dams.

Mercury Finds a Way--Even into the Pristine National Parks
Although generally low in concentration, a study of mercury levels in fish in 21 Western national parks did find some locations where mercury concentrations exceeded health thresholds for potential impacts to fish, birds, and humans, according to USGS and National Park Service researchers in a recent publication....

Launch Your Next River Trip from Your Computer Using the Latest Streamer
Streamer is the popular on-line mapping program from USGS. It's a powerful, yet easy way to explore our major waterways....

USGS Turns 135: Continues Mission of Science for America
March 3rd marks 135 years of reliable scientific information to describe and understand the Earth; to minimize loss of life and property from natural disasters; to manage water, ecosystem, energy, and mineral resources; and to enhance and protect our quality of life....

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