U.S. Geological Survey

100 years of federal efforts to track and learn more about birds

The pandemic has brought birds back into people’s lives. It coincides with the 100 year anniversary of a federal activity aimed at better understanding birds.

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Agencies crowd-sourcing data under strategy to bring ‘science to the masses’

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An onlooker checks out the heavy surf at the Avalon Fishing Pier in Kill Devil Hills, N.C., Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018 as Hurricane Florence approaches the east coast. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome, File)

Whole-of-government: how other agencies respond to Florence, and other natural disasters

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Interior’s USGS turns to the cloud to make its earthquake app into a life-saving platform

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#FedFeed – Why feds care about sea otters

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What is the Federal Communicators Network?

David Hebert and Cori Bassett from the Federal
Communicators Network, will talk about the organization, and the services it provides to communications…

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More agencies turn to targeted buyouts, early retirements

While the latest rounds of buyouts and early retirements span agencies as diverse as the Naval Sea Systems Command and the Interior Department’s Bureau…

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USGS mashing up data to create new views of country

Kevin Gallagher, the associate director for core science systems at USGS, said the agency is developing a new data management strategy that will help it meet the White House requirement to make federally-funded research data more easily accessible.

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