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Neal, Christina A.; McGimsey, Robert G.; Dixon, James P.; Manevich, Alexander; Rybin, Alexander (2008), Scientific Investigations Report 2008-5214.

The Alaska Volcano Observatory (AVO) responded to eruptions, possible eruptions, and volcanic unrest at or near nine separate volcanic centers in Alaska during 2006. A significant explosive eruption at Augustine Volcano ...
2006 Volcanic Activity in Alaska, Kamchatka, and the Kurile Islands: Summary of Events and Response of the Alaska Volcano Observatory

(Released: 2009-01-15)

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Anna, Lawrence O.; Cook, Troy A. (2008), Open-File Report 2008-1367.

A recent U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) oil and gas assessment of the Powder River Basin , Wyoming and Montana, identified the Upper Cretaceous Mowry Shale and Niobrara Formation as the primary hydrocarbon sources for Cretaceous conventional and unconventional reservoirs. Cumulative Mowry-sourced pe...
Assessment of the Mowry Shale and Niobrara Formation as Continuous Hydrocarbon Systems, Powder River Basin, Montana and Wyoming

(Released: 2009-01-15)

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Edited by Kleeschulte, Michael J. (2008), Scientific Investigations Report 2008-5140.

Good stewardship of our Nation's natural resources demands that the extraction of exploitable, minable ore deposits be conducted in harmony with the protection of the environment, a dilemma faced by many land and water management agencies in the Nation?s mining areas. As ore is min...
Hydrologic Investigations Concerning Lead Mining Issues in Southeastern Missouri

(Released: 2009-01-15)

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Is Something Brewing in Yellowstone? Quick look:
Yellowstone National Park has experienced several hundred small earthquakes in the past few weeks. So what's going on? Dr. Jake Lowenstern, USGS Scientist-In-Charge at the Yellowstone Volcano Observatory, tells us what's happening and how scientists monitor volcano and earthquake activity at Yellowstone.

Host: Leslie Gordon
(Tue, 6 Jan 2009 20:48:22 UTC; Length: 8:08)

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