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@USGS: National Hydrography Dataset / Watershed Boundary Dataset Map Service Improvement

Here’s the release from the USGS:

As part of an ongoing effort to improve the suite of hydrography web-based map services, the USGS will separate the services for the National Hydrography Dataset (NHD) and Watershed Boundary Dataset (WBD).

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Colorado Water

The Free Public Domain USGS Multimedia Gallery

The United States Geological Survey maintains a wonderful public domain library at this address: https://www.usgs.gov/products/multimedia-gallery/overview (external link). All will do for web work and many are printable quality. 129 more words

2 Small Earthquakes Strike Near Gilroy

MENLO PARK (CBS SF) — Two earthquakes struck the Bay Area Saturday morning near Gilroy, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

At 8:06 a.m., a preliminary 2.9 magnitude quake struck 6.2 miles east southeast of Gilroy. 139 more words

News

Global polar bear population size is about 28,500 when updates are included

Polar bear numbers have risen since 2005, no matter how you look at it:

USGS estimated 24,500 (average) polar bears in 2005.

IUCN estimated 26,500 (average of 22,000-31,000) in 2015… 83 more words

Sea Ice Habitat

April 12, 1958: Death of Edward Bartow

April 12, 1958: Death of Edward Bartow. “Edward Bartow (1870–1958) was an American chemist and an expert in the field of sanitary chemistry. His career extended from 1897 to 1958 and he is best known for his work in drinking water purification and wastewater treatment. 293 more words

Water

Botanical Inspirations by Lynn Araujo

The Botanical Inspirations deck published by U.S. Games is one of the most exquisite botanicals inspired decks I’ve ever come across, and from these photos, I’m so sure you’ll agree. 532 more words

Deck Review