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September Science Picks — Leads, Feeds and Story Seeds
September 2005 Edition on Hurricane Katrina

Released: 9/13/2005

Contact Information:
U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey
Office of Communication
119 National Center
Reston, VA 20192
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

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



Learn the latest on how U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) science is helping victims of Hurricane Katrina and how its scientific research and capabilities will help prevent vulnerabilities to future natural hazards. This special edition of Science Picks can help you cover the science behind Hurricane Katrina. Photos and Web links are provided to enhance your story.

September Highlights:

  • USGS Technology Helps Locate and Rescue Stranded Victims of Hurricane Katrina
  • USGS Maps Show Where Roads, Levees, and Pipelines Remain in New Orleans
  • Water-level Gage Up and Running in New Orleans
  • Water, Water Everywhere – Flood Forecasting and Control
  • Hurricane Katrina’s Effects on Wildlife
  • View Before and After Photos Depicting Hurricane Katrina’s Impact
  • Scientists Use Radar to Survey Levees and Water Level in Louisiana
  • USGS Videotape Footage of Coastal Impacts of Hurricane Katrina
  • Understanding Flooding and Restoration of Coastal Louisiana
  • Congressional Hazards Caucus/USGS Earthquake Hazards Products
  • Society of Environmental Journalists Conference
  • Earth Science Week


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