Recording, evaluating, and actively intervening over time in the interaction of living and nonliving elements in a specific environment.
Priority ecosystem studies initiative [ More info] Description of the priority ecosystems studies initiative with links to projects in Chesapeake Bay, Greater Yellowstone, Mojave Desert, Platte River, Salton Sea, San Francisco, and south Florida.
Remote video monitoring [ More info] Links to remote video monitoring field stations with video and water level data, plus links to image processing software tools, processed video examples, and other uses of video descriptions.
Science supporting Gulf of Mexico oil-spill response, mitigation, and restoration activities-Assessment, monitoring, mapping, and coordination [ More info] Explains and shows data and expertise we were able to provide to Federal agencies and decision makers to help them deal with this difficult situation.
Amargosa Desert research site [ More info] Online reports, site description and photographs of the Amargosa Desert research site monitoring low level radioactive waste.
Aquatic Ecology Branch, Leetown Science Center [ More info] Programs of the Aquatic Ecology Branch on landscape ecology and GIS, molecular genetics, environmental contaminants, stream ecology, and other aspects of aquatic ecology in eastern United States.
Atmospheric Deposition Program of the U.S. Geological Survey [ More info] Document on the federally supported interagency National Acid Precipitation Assessment Program (NAPAP) covering research on causes and effects of acid precipitation with the USGS as the lead agency for monitoring wet acid deposition.
Bemidji crude-oil research project (toxic substances) [ More info] Home page contains information, data, maps, and images relating to hydrologic research that has been conducted at the Bemidji research site.
Bemidji Project crude-oil research project: background information [ More info] The study of petroleum in both the saturated and unsaturated zones, to better understand the processes that control contaminant behavior, and to use this understanding to estimate the future behavior of the contaminants.
Biological and ecotoxicological characteristics of terrestrial vertebrates residing in estuaries [ More info] Biomonitoring of Environmental Status and Trends (BEST) program is designed to assess and monitor the effects of environmental contaminants on biological resources with links to detailed information on specific species.
Born of fire: restoring sagebrush steppe [ More info] USGS Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center: fact sheet in Adobe PDF about the studies to restore sagebrush steppe
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