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The US Geological Survey brings new technology to an old mission

The U.S. Geological Survey has turned to quantum technology to help it with the next generation of challenges in geological science. It established a Cooperative…

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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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Matthew Neilson: USGS helps identify misplaced fish

The U.S. Geological Survey offers a new and easier way for people who spot the wrong fish in the wrong place to report it.

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

Tim Quinn, U.S. Geological Survey associate chief information officer, said the agency has more than 20 applications in the cloud and plans to make self-provisioning…

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#FedFeed – Why feds care about sea otters

Welcome to the #FedFeed, a daily collection of federal ephemera gathered from social media and presented for your enjoyment.

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