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Cover of USGS MCS 2018; Image credit: U.S. Geological Survey
2018, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

Each chapter of the 2018 edition of the U.S.

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2017, Kansas Geological Survey (KGS)

Southwest Kansas Groundwater Management District No. 3 (GMD3) requested that the Kansas Geological Survey (KGS) estimate annual uranium loads in the Arkansas River entering Kansas and express the loads in pounds per year. The KGS estimated uranium loads for the last five years (2012-2016).

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2017, Kansas Geological Survey (KGS)

The objective of this study was to assess the prospects for sustainability of the portions of the High Plains aquifer (HPA) in the Equus Beds Groundwater Management District No. 2 (GMD2) in south-central Kansas.

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2017, Kansas Geological Survey (KGS)

This report provides a description of conditions as of late winter 2017.

Cover of Guide for Homeowners; Credit: DOGAMI / WA GER
2017, Washington Division of Geology and Earth Resources (WA DGER)

This pamphlet for homeowners provides information about landslides as it realtes to their home and property. It includes information about landslide warning signs and who to contact if homeowners suspect active landslides on their property.

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The Critical Issues Research Database aggregates geoscience information products from state geological surveys, the U.S. Geological Survey, professional societies, and geoscience information providers to aid decision makers as they address issues at the intersection of the geosciences and society. We are continually adding new content to the database, so please check back frequently.

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