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Keep up with the latest scientific data by accessing research in real-time. Investigate everything from landslide hazards to surface water temperature.

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Air Quality

Check the current air quality around the United States at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) website

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Chesapeake Bay

Get real-time weather and environmental information like wind speed, temperature, and wave height in the Chesapeake Bay through the Chesapeake Bay Interpretive Buoy System (CBIBS).

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Volcano Alerts

Get real-time information on the latest volcano alerts and updates in the U.S. from the U.S. Geological Society (USGS).

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Water Temperature

Check real-time surface water temperature in the United States at the United States Geological Survey (USGS) WaterQualityWatch website.


Check a near real-time list of recent earthquakes around the world on the U.S. Geological Survey website. Find data on magnitude and location of earthquakes in the past hour, day, and week.


Get real-time water data, including water quality data, daily stream flow conditions, precipitation data, and groundwater data in the United States. Go to the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Real-Time Data for the Nation website.

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Get real-time data on landslide hazards currently being monitored by the U.S. Geological Society (USGS).

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Water-Level Data

Get real-time stream flow, flood, and drought data at the United States Geological Survey (USGS) WaterWatch website.

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