Written items, especially those that are official, factual, or informative, often including graphics as well as text.
Field guide to the reptiles and amphibians of coastal Southern California [ More info] Field guide to identify the reptiles and amphibians of coastal Southern California with glossary and map.
Field techniques for estimating water fluxes between surface water and ground water [ More info] A guide to measuring the flow of water across the ground water surface water interface, with an overview of available methods and details of specific methods to use.
Forest and rangeland birds of the United States: natural history and habitat use [ More info] Catalog of bird species common to forest and rangeland habitats in the U.S. with natural histories including taxonomic information, range, and habitat descriptions to assist land managers in resource management. Text available as a *.zip file.
Free-living and parasitic copepods (including Branchiurans) of the Laurentian Great Lakes [ More info] Manual of taxonomic keys, location, and descriptive details of free-living and parasitic copepods in the Great Lakes. Viewing requires screen resolution of 1024 x 768 or above.
Geologic history of Long Valley Caldera and the Mono-Inyo Craters volcanic chain, California [ More info] Summarizes the geologic and volcanic activity of the Long Valley Caldera and Mono-Inyo Craters volcanic chain in east central California.
Geology of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park and Potomac River Corridor, District of Columbia, Maryland, West Virginia, and Virginia [ More info] Rocks representing a variety of tectonic and depositional environments outcrop along the canal and towpath and reveal the geologic history of the central Appalachian region from the Mesoproterozoic to Jurassic Period.
Geology of the Devonian Marcellus Shale--Valley and Ridge province, Virginia and West Virginia--a field trip guidebook for the American Association of Petroleum Geologists Eastern Section Meeting, September 28-29, 2011 [ More info] Detailed background information with descriptions of sites and photos explaining the geology of this organic-rich shale unit that has recently become a significant source of natural gas resources.
Geothermal industry temperature profiles from the Great Basin [ More info] Subsurface temperature, well temperature, and well data of geothermal resources in the Great Basin.
Ground-water availability in the United States [ More info] Report examines what is known about the Nation's ground-water availability, and outlines a program of study to improve our understanding of ground-water availability in major aquifers across the Nation. With regional examples.
Gulf of Mexico Estuaries Integrated Science Strategy [ More info] A white paper describing a plan for USGS research in Gulf of Mexico estuaries, developed in 2001 using Tampa Bay as an example with links to program strategy and design.
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