short announcement: Government shutdown affects geosciences

Thanks to a comment on our facebook page: Due to the conflict in state finances in the U,S and A gesocientists are affected: data providers like the USGS and their websites like landcover.org and others are unavailable!


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usgs statement on the government shutdown

Still available sites are:

According to the text on usgs.gov those sites and their services are saving lives or property. BTW: Can anyone explain, why a site about geomagnetics will save lives or property?

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8 years ago

why a site about geomagnetics will save lives or property?

it’s like soho but at a cheaper rate

😉

JuBe
JuBe
8 years ago

Well, earthquakes can be pretty nasty, I reckon. But they shut down most of the sites services.