U.S. Geological Survey

Interior agencies use Pokemon Go to capture interest in parks, wildlife refuges

by Whitney Blair Wyckoff • 3 years ago

The National Park Service and other Interior Department agencies have used the augmented reality game to attract attention to their lands.

Tech sector appeals to presidential candidates on innovation agenda

by Jeremy Snow • 3 years ago

About a dozen major technology associations are urging upcoming presidential candidates to welcome governmental innovation the, according to the first ever open-letter to the candidates released Tuesday by the Information Technology Industry Council.

U.S. program tracks earthquakes via Twitter

by Grayson Ullman • 4 years ago

At the National Earthquake Information Center, researchers are supplementing sensor data with tweets.

Tweet! New USGS app tracks threatened bird

by Whitney Blair Wyckoff • 4 years ago

​Federal scientists hope that a new app could help a population of a small, threatened shorebirds take flight.

FedWire: Baseball, data security and USDA

by David Stegon • 5 years ago

Best places to work: Top 10 large federal agencies

by Whitney Blair Wyckoff • 5 years ago

Once again, NASA topped the list of the Best Places to Work in the Federal Government among large agencies. The space agency garnered the No.1 spot for the past three years, despite budget cuts and the end of the space shuttle program.

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