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October Science Picks—Leads, Feeds and Story Seeds
Released: 10/20/2006

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U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey
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Phone: 703-648-4732

Denver Makle 1-click interview
Phone: 703-648-4732

Denver Makle 1-click interview
Phone: 703-648-4732

Denver Makle 1-click interview
Phone: 703-648-4732

Denver Makle 1-click interview
Phone: 703-648-4732

Denver Makle 1-click interview
Phone: 703-648-4732

Denver Makle 1-click interview
Phone: 703-648-4732

Denver Makle 1-click interview
Phone: 703-648-4732

Denver Makle 1-click interview
Phone: 703-648-4732

Denver Makle 1-click interview
Phone: 703-648-4732

Denver Makle 1-click interview
Phone: 703-648-4732

Denver Makle 1-click interview
Phone: 703-648-4732

Denver Makle 1-click interview
Phone: 703-648-4732



Leaves are changing and pumpkins are peeking from every corner. October hosts a multitude of story possibilities and an opportunity to "Be a Citizen Scientist" with this year's Earth Science Week, Oct. 8-14, an annual event sponsored by the American Geological Institute and its member organizations. October Science Picks provide the most current USGS science news and information. Science Picks help you cover ongoing earth and natural science research, investigations and technology. Photos and Web links are also provided to enhance your story.

October Highlights:

  • First-of-Its-Kind Operation Tells Tale of Towering Water
  • USGS Reports First Spawning of White Fish in Detroit River Since 1900s
  • Monitoring Project Fosters Stewardship and Enthusiasm for Unusual Bird
  • Local Students put Mussel into Stream Surveys
  • Decline of the Glacier Murrelet, a Pleistocene Relict in an Age of Climate Change
  • In a Spin - Wind Power, Birds and Bats
and more...upcoming local events in "SEEDS" below


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