Broadly organized scientific research and monitoring activities
Invasive species program [ More info] This program provides management-oriented research and delivers information needed to prevent, detect, control, and eradicate invasive species, and to restore impaired ecosystems.
Inventory and protection of salt marshes from risks of sea-level rise at Acadia National Park, Maine [ More info] Will salt marshes survive if sea level rises quickly? The answer depends on whether the areas surrounding them can allow salt marsh fauna and flora to migrate there. Local topography, both natural and manmade, is the main factor limiting this migration.
John Wesley Powell Center for Analysis and Synthesis [ More info] Interdisciplinary studies are facilitated by this assemblage of meeting space, human resources, and computing capabilities.
Joint Agency Commercial Imagery Evaluation (JACIE) [ More info] Interagency coordination group to understand quality and usefulness of remote sensing data
Landsat Data Continuity Mission [ More info] A partnership between NASA and USGS to assure continuous satellite imaging of the earth's surface that was begun 40 years ago.
Landsat-A Global Land-Imaging Mission [ More info] Characteristics and history of this satellite-based earth imaging system, including plans and prospects for future instruments.
Landsat: A Global Land Imaging Program [ More info] Overview of the history of this satellite imaging system, with details about the way in which it collects information about the earth's surface.
Landsat: A Global Land-Imaging Project [ More info] A visible, long-term record of natural and human-induced changes on the global landscape since 1972.
Landslide Hazards Program [ More info] Research program designed to improve understanding of the causes of ground failure so that the hazards associated with landslides can be mitigated or avoided.
Mapping Partnership Office of Texas [ More info] Guide to the cooperative mapping programs in the state of Texas administered by the USGS Texas Mapping Partnership Office. Provides description of ongoing projects with links to USGS and cooperator datasets for the state of Texas.
Alphabetical Index of Topics
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