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Puerto Rico Seismic Network inaugurates new facilities at RUM

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The Puerto Rico Seismic Network inaugurated its new headquarters at the University of Puerto Rico, Mayaguez campus.
 
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Student creates app to track the water reservoirs levels

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María Ivette Vega Calles

Moisés Cardona, student at the Polytechnic University Student created the app "Tap the Button" for Android phones to track the water reservoirs levels.

 

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Slow progress in improving South aquifers

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The climate conditions in Puerto Rico are slowing the process of improving the aquifers in the South of the Island.

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Economic crisis affects USGS scientific program

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Gerardo E. Alvarado León

The economic crisis affecting the local government has caused the lost of data for some of the USGS scientific projects.

 

 

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Plenty of water in Puerto Rico, but collection inefficient

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Gerardo E. Alvarado León

Puerto Rico collects just about a fifth of all the water available from run-off, underground aquifers, and reservoirs, which largely explains, why during a severe drought like the one the country is facing, many people are experiencing water shortages.

 

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NOAA ship explores water around Puerto Rico

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The ship Okeanos Explorer from the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is conducting research around the coasts of Puerto Rico.

 

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Bioluminescent bay affected by weather conditions

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The bioluminescent bay Laguna Grande in Fajardo was affected by the "surge of the dead" and contamiation concluded a study by the USGS.

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