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Media Advisory: USGS To Dedicate New Offices of U of A Campus
Released: 3/18/1997

Contact Information:
U.S. Department of the Interior, U.S. Geological Survey
Office of Communication
119 National Center
Reston, VA 20192
Pat Jorgenson 1-click interview
Phone: 415-329-4000

You no doubt are already aware of the March 21, 1997 dedication ceremony for the University of Arizona’s new Environmental and Natural Resources building at 520 North Park Avenue in Tucson. The building will be occupied by the U.S. Geological Survey, the U.S. Weather Service, and U of A students.

In conjunction with the USGS move onto the U of A campus, the attached news release offers background material on the USGS and its presence in Arizona for more than a century.

If you would like additional material on the USGS, its programs, people and projects in Arizona and throughout the nation, please call the USGS Public Affairs Office in Menlo Park, Calif., at 415-329-4000.

USGS Public Affairs Officer, Pat Jorgenson, will be in Tucson March 19-21, to assist the news media in obtaining interviews with USGS personnel and otherwise assist the news media with coverage of the dedication. Pat may be reached in Tucson at 520-670-5508 (days), or 520-792-4100 (eve).

The USGS serves the nation by providing reliable scientific information to describe and understand the Earth; minimize loss of life and property from natural disasters; manage water, biological, energy, and mineral resources; and enhance and protect our quality of life.

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