USGS http://www.kplu.org en Canceled open house latest effect of sequester on parks, science http://www.kplu.org/post/canceled-open-house-latest-effect-sequester-parks-science <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">A much-loved open house at the</span><a href="http://volcanoes.usgs.gov/observatories/cvo/" style="line-height: 1.5;"> Cascades Volcano Observatory in Vancouver </a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">did not take place over the weekend. The center is run by the U.S. Geological Survey, which had to cancel the program due to the federal budget sequestration.</span></p><p> Mon, 06 May 2013 22:53:47 +0000 Bellamy Pailthorp 8679 at http://www.kplu.org Canceled open house latest effect of sequester on parks, science New warning system could alert you seconds before quake hits http://www.kplu.org/post/new-warning-system-could-alert-you-seconds-quake-hits <p>What would you do if you knew a major earthquake was about to strike in 10 seconds? Some scientists say even a few moments’ warning could save lives, and they’re <a href="http://earthquake.usgs.gov/research/earlywarning/nextsteps.php ">setting up a system </a>that might soon give Washingtonians time to act before the shaking starts.</p> Thu, 27 Sep 2012 17:58:12 +0000 Gabriel Spitzer 6505 at http://www.kplu.org New warning system could alert you seconds before quake hits