Includes viral, bacterial, and fungal infections as well as exposure of organisms to dangerous chemicals or toxic substances.
An online database for IHN virus in Pacific Salmonid fish: MEAP-IHNV [ More info] Background information and genetic sequencing data for more than 1,000 individual field isolates of the fish virus Infectious Hematopoietic Necrosis Virus (IHNV) collected in western North America from 1966 to the present, updated annually.
AquaPathogen X--A template database for tracking field isolates of aquatic pathogens [ More info] A template database for recording information on individual isolates of aquatic pathogens affecting a variety of aquatic species such as fish or shellfish. Tracks collection, history, geography, gene sequence, and diagnostic info. Uses FileMaker Pro.
Avian Influenza: Information and on-going research at the USGS Alaska Science Center [ More info] Maps and information about potential spread of avian influenza in migratory birds in Alaska. Includes descriptions and photos of the waterfowl that are being monitored.
Avian influenza news and disease information [ More info] News regarding US efforts to monitor the spread of highly pathogenic avian influenza, with links to bulletins, FAQ list, field guides, and other resources.
Coral Diseases Following Massive Bleaching in 2005 Cause 60 Percent Decline in Coral Cover and Mortality of the Threatened Species, Acropora Palmata, on Reefs in the U.S. Virgin Islands [ More info] Record-high seawater temperatures and calm seas in the summer of 2005 led to the most severe coral bleaching (death) ever observed in the U.S. Virgin Islands.
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.
Frequent arousal from hibernation linked to severity of infection and mortality in bats with white-nose syndrome [ More info] By attaching data loggers to bats, we found bats infected with white-nose syndrome awoke from hibernation more frequently, which may contribute to increased mortality.
Global Wildlife Disease News Map [ More info] Displays news articles from the Wildlife Disease News Digest. Users can see wildlife disease headlines both locally and globally. The Map displays Wildlife Disease News Digest articles that have been posted within the last 45 days.
Investigating White-Nose Syndrome in Bats [ More info] Explains the nature and history of this fungal infection that is killing large numbers of bats in the northeast US.
National Climate Change and Wildlife Science Center [ More info] Coordinates our efforts to address challenges resulting from climate change and to empower natural resource managers with rigorous scientific information and effective tools for decision-making.
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