Broadly organized scientific research and monitoring activities
Core Science Systems--Mission overview [ More info] A set of research programs and data compilation activities providing information that is needed to support a wide variety of scientific investigations.
DOI Climate Science Centers--Regional science to address management priorities [ More info] Locations of USGS science centers focused on climate change, with a brief description of the scientific focus and regional partner organizations.
Energy and Minerals Science at the U.S. Geological Survey [ More info] Explains the purposes and goals of USGS research and monitoring activities that focus on energy and mineral resources and the potential problems that may result from exploitation of those resources.
Environmental health science at the U.S. Geological Survey [ More info] Explains the USGS strategy for research directed towards preventing or reducing the adverse impacts of toxicologic and infectious disease.
Expanded USGS science in the Chesapeake Bay restoration [ More info] Spurred by an executive order, Federal agencies will reinvigorate their studies of this important watershed. This fact sheet describes what they plan to do and how.
Regional climate change--Science in the Southeast [ More info] Research projects intended to create regional and national data that conform to conditions predicted by general circulation models, so that land and wildlife managers can understand the likely consequences of climatic changes in their areas of study.
Science Goals of the U.S. Department of the Interior Southeast Climate Science Center [ More info] A list of research topics we expect to undertake, with a short statement for each one explaining the rationale and benefit of pursuing that goal.
Science implementation of Forecast Mekong for food and environmental security [ More info] Research activities and data sources for this international effort to enhance U.S. engagement with countries of the lower Mekong River basin.
Science to support the understanding of south Texas surface-water and groundwater resources in a changing landscape [ More info] Short descriptions of the research and monitoring activities we are carrying out to assist state, local, and Federal agencies dealing with water resource issues in the southern part of the state.
Social and Economic Analysis Branch: integrating policy, social, economic, and natural science [ More info] Describes the purpose and current research of this organizational unit that integrates social, behavioral, economic, and natural science in the context of human-natural resource interactions.
Alphabetical Index of Topics
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