Featured Research

Instrument & Data Quality Research

USGS scientists are conducting research in a number of areas to help improve instrumentation and data quality. These improvements ultimately result in more precisely-located earthquakes and better science.

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External Research

The USGS invites research proposals that will assist in achieving the goals of the National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NERHP).

Regional Science Activities

Science Centers and Field Offices offer activities for the general public and scientists, including public lectures, workshops, and open houses.


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