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Normal and abnormal conditions of plant and animal bodies. Covers both human and non-human health and disease topics. For human health and disease, use the narrower term 'environmental health (human)'.
Disease vectors (5 items)
Environmental health (human) (29 items)
Wildlife disease (21 items)
Zoonotic diseases (6 items)
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The U.S. Geological Survey Amphibian Research and Monitoring Initiative-2011 Annual Update [More info]
Amphibians are declining throughout the US. Here we explain how we monitor amphibians and why, along with some of the results we have obtained.
Toxic Substances Hydrology Program [More info]
Homepage for the Toxic Substances Hydrology Program, which provides scientific information on contaminated sites and on human and environmental health. Links to news, topical information, investigations, meetings, publications, and photos.
USGS highly pathogenic avian influenza research strategy [More info]
Outlines specific goals of the USGS effort to study these important diseases of birds.
USGS role and response to highly pathogenic avian influenza [More info]
We work with state and Federal agencies to study these diseases of birds because they can affect both wild populations of birds and cultivated poultry, and their diseases can spread to other animals, including humans.
PDF USGS St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center--Research activities in the U.S. Virgin Islands [More info]
Explains type of information we collect and the problems we study in this area, focusing on coral reef ecosystems, ocean acidification, and sea-level change.
West Nile Virus (WNV) [More info]
National Wildlife Health Center studies the West Nile Virus to learn the current geographic extent, to understand how the virus moves between birds, mosquitoes, and humans, and to predict future movements of the virus.
PDF White-nose syndrome in bats: U.S. Geological Survey updates [More info]
Summary of current knowledge of this increasing problem, emphasizing recent USGS research on the issues surrounding it.
Whitebark pine communities [More info]
Report on status and trends of whitebark pine communities with references to related publications.
Wildlife Data Integration Network [More info]
A web-based monitoring and reporting system that provides access to data on wildlife and zoonotic diseases, mortality events, and other critical related information.
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