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U.S. Geological Survey

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USGS In Golden Finds China’s Plane Crash Theory Is Wrong

There are numerous scenarios involving missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, but scientists in Golden believe one from China is wrong.

03/14/2014

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Last Fall’s Historic Flooding Not As Epic As First Thought

Last fall’s historic flooding in Colorado may not be as epic as first thought. Researchers said the state has had river levels rise even higher than they did in September 2013.

02/28/2014

The National Weather Service’s Bob Glancy talks with CBS4's Alan Gionet (credit: CBS)

The Floods Leave A Legacy In Colorado

Rocks the size of cars pushed downstream. If you’ve ever hiked or driven along a canyon in the mountains, you wonder how many eons it took to create so much erosion. The answer may not be eons at all.

10/14/2013

LONGMONT, CO - SEPTEMBER 13:  Residents survey erosion along the St. Vrain River on September 13, 2013 in Longmont, Colorado. Heavy rains for the better part of week have fueled widespread flooding in numerous Colorado towns.  (Photo by Marc Piscotty/Getty Images)

Flooding Knocks Out River Gauges

Colorado’s flooding has been described as biblical, but you can’t put that in the record books.

09/17/2013

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Earthquake And Drilling Link Prompts Colorado Review

Recent earthquakes in Colorado and elsewhere were induced by a drilling procedure to dispose of wastewater, federal geologists planned to argue in a report announced Wednesday.

12/04/2012

A remote control plane used to county the Sandhill cranes (credit: CBS)

Military Technology Used To Track Sandhill Cranes

There’s groundbreaking research under way in southern Colorado. Scientists are using military technology to track Sandhill cranes.

03/26/2012

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Earthquake Shakes Southern Colorado

An earthquake shook Southern Colorado Thursday night.

12/09/2011

People gather outside of their buildings in lower Manhattan after being evacuated following an earthquake on August 23, 2011 in New York City. The epicenter of the 5.8 earthquake was located near Louisa in central Virginia. Two nuclear power plants at the North Anna Power Station in the same county were reportedly taken offline.  (Photo by Michael Bocchieri/Getty Images)

Quake Expert Says Dual Quakes Unrelated

The earthquake that struck Virginia on Tuesday hit an area that historically is not seismically active — and there’s no connection with another rare quake that struck Colorado.

08/23/2011

The Glenwood Springs Vapor Caves (credit: yampahspa.com)

High Water Prompts Glenwood Springs Vapor Caves Closure

High runoff from the state’s record snowpack levels has prompted the temporary closure of the Glenwood Springs Vapor Caves spa, a popular attraction in Glenwood Springs.

06/12/2011

The Elk River on June 6 (credit: CBS)

Elk River Sets New Record For Water Flow

The record snowpack in the Rocky Mountains in Colorado has also been creating record river flows as the snow begins to melt in the rising June temperatures.

06/08/2011

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