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  • Sequestration sinks stream gauges

    Sequestration sinks stream gauges

    Budget cuts force the U.S. Geological Survey to idle gauges across the country.

  • Coping with two-headed fish and other effects of selenium

    Coping with two-headed fish and other effects of selenium

    Researchers try to determine if unhealthy amounts of selenium are entering Western soil and water due to energy development.

  • What’s in a name?

    What’s in a name?

    The names on the Western landscape tell a harrowing, fascinating and at times hilarious story.

  • Glaciers offer a glimpse of the distant past

    Like tree rings, ice cores create a record of the climate of the past, and the National Ice Core Laboratory in Denver houses the largest collection of polar ice cores in the world

  • Two weeks in the West

    Hopi and Navajo tribes settle boundary dispute; oil shale returns to western Colorado; Northern Cheyenne open coal reserves to development; judge upholds critical habitat designation for "vernal pools" in California and Oregon; red tree vole wins protecti

  • Dust takes a toll

    Dust takes a toll

    The increasing clouds of dust in the West are affecting the region’s health, snow cover, rainfall and even climate.

  • Climate change: Check the data yourself

    Climate change: Check the data yourself

    A collaborative online effort allows both skeptics and believers to study and compare the scientific data regarding climate change.

  • The other Big One

    The other Big One

    What would happen if a killer storm like the one that walloped the West in 1862 hit California today?

  • After the Floods

    After the Floods

    The Ice Age Floods reshaped the landscape of eastern Washington -- and our knowledge of geology.

  • The Latest Bounce

    U.S. Geological Survey gets Yucca Mountain research funding cut; logging halted on Giant Sequoia National Monument; New Mexican politicians fight proposal to drill in Valle Vidal

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