Vertebrate animals, generally large, with skin covered by hair and large brain cavities. Females have mammary glands for feeding the young, who are usually born quite mature.
Bear Spray Safety Program [ More info] Explains for USGS employees and volunteers how best to defend against bear attacks when conducting field studies.
Beyond the Golden Gate--oceanography, geology, biology, and environmental issues in the Gulf of the Farallones [ More info] A geologic and oceanographic study of the waters and Continental Shelf of Gulf of the Farallones adjacent to the San Francisco Bay region. The results of the study provide a scientific basis to evaluate and monitor human impact on the marine environment.
Biological resource status and trends: Bats [ More info] Information concerning status and trends of biological resources, focusing on bats
Biological resource status and trends: Carnivores [ More info] Information concerning status and trends of biological resources, focusing on carnivores
Biological resource status and trends: Rodents and rabbits [ More info] Information concerning status and trends of biological resources, focusing on Rodents and rabbits
Catalogue of Polar Bear (Ursus maritimus) Maternal Den Locations in the Beaufort Sea and Neighboring Regions, Alaska, 1910-2010 [ More info] Approximate locations of 392 polar bear maternal dens found between 1910 and 2010, along with the method and year of discovery.
Changing Arctic ecosystems-Research to understand and project changes in marine and terrestrial ecosystems of the Arctic [ More info] Three themes of ongoing research: forecasting polar bear and walrus population response to changing marine ecosystems; measuring wildlife population changes in the Arctic coastal plain, and wildlife communities in the boreal-Arctic transition zone.
Changing Arctic ecosystems: resilience of caribou to climatic shifts in the Arctic [ More info] Land management agencies need to know how changes in vegetation resulting from climate change may affect wildlife habitat and the food resources that caribou rely on.
Chronic Wasting Disease [ More info] Information on National Wildlife Center research on Chronic Wasting Disease, a disease affecting the nervous system of elk, white-tailed deer and mule deer.
Climatic changes and effect on wild sheep habitat [ More info] Preliminary results indicate significant changes in Dall sheep diet accompanying vegetation changes and upslope retreat of glaciers.
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