Description:A research agency whose mission is to provide geologic, topographic, hydrologic and biological information to aid in the wise management of the nation's natural resources and to promote the health, safety and well-being of the people. The agency's different divisions are concerned with topographic information, water resources, conservation, geologic information (environmental, economic, experimental and marine), special research such as that performed at the Hawaiian Volcano Observatory, international activities such as technical assistance to developing countries and publications. The library, with one of the largest earth science collections in the world, is open to the public for reference use. Materials may be borrowed on interlibrary loan arranged through local libraries. The staff responds to inquiries made in person or by telephone or letter. A Public Events recorded message can be reached at 650-329-5000. Information on recent earthquake activity is available at quake.usgs.gov. Volunteers for the Science Program can be found at pubs.usgs.gov/volunteer. Information on how residents can reduce their risk from earthquakes can be found at www.usgs.gov/gip/2005/15.
Public Transit:SAMTRANS stops within 2 blocks.
345 Middlefield Road MS955, Menlo Park, CA 94025 37.4484914 -122.1802812 Libraries
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