257Jan 15, 2013
The Gulf Coast and Natural and Human-Caused Disasters
Panelists talked about the various natural and human-made issues impacting the Gulf Coast, including potential future disasters. U.S. Geological Survey Director Marcia McNutt said that people ...
445Mar 17, 2011
U.S. Geological Survey Budget
Marcia McNutt testified about the fiscal year 2012 budget request for the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). She also spoke briefly about the March 11 Japanese earthquake and tsunami. USGS helps ...
185Sep 22, 2010
Deepwater Blowout Containment Capabilities
Government officials and industry executives talked about efforts to improve the ability to respond to deep water drilling blowouts as the deadline for the end of a moratorium on offshore oil ...
115Jun 12, 2000
Sea and Space Exploration
Scientists talked about new discoveries resulting from remote exploration of the oceans and space. Among the issues they addressed were what the discoveries taught about earth’s natural ...