Communities of living organisms in a specific geographical location which exist primarily on land and not in water.
Western Ecological Research Center (WERC) [ More info] Links to research at the field stations of the Western Ecological Research Center with direct links to web pages for wildlife videos, satellite telemetry, fire ecology, invasive species, herpetology field guide, and coastal ecosystems.
Western Fisheries Research Center--Forage fish studies in Puget Sound [ More info] Human perturbations such as shoreline armoring or urban development can affect the nearshore habitats critical to these populations of small fish which support birds and larger fish.
Western Region Coastal and Marine Geology [ More info] Western Region Coastal and Marine Geology science center conducts research in the coastal and offshore areas of California, Oregon, Washington, Alaska, Hawaii, and other U.S. Pacific Islands.
Whitebark pine communities [ More info] Report on status and trends of whitebark pine communities with references to related publications.
Wildlife and Terrestrial Resources Program [ More info] Homepage of the USGS Wildlife and Terrestrial Resources Program with links to projects, centers, and cooperative research units.
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