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Natural resource management
Using a combination of techniques to control or direct the use of resources and limit population size to reach a predetermined goal, such as sustainability.
Subtopics:
Biological population management (47 items)
Controlled flooding (5 items)
Ecosystem management (26 items)
Fire control (2 items)
Natural resource assessment (114 items)
Remediation (23 items)
Water resource management (22 items)
Watershed management (18 items)
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Research and management techniques for wildlife habitats: Geographic information systems [More info]
Chapter on geographic information systems from a Wildlife Society publication with detailed information on geographic information systems, data structure, image processing, data analysis, application to waterfowl management, and data sources.
Savanna restoration bibliography [More info]
A searchable, living bibliography on the subject of savannas and their restoration.
Sense of place: a place-based approach to science for land management [More info]
Examples of on-site, place-focused research programs using USGS scientists in land management projects.
South Florida Restoration Science Forum [More info]
Discussions and posters about agriculture, ecology, hydrology, ecosystems, and resource management efforts in south Florida.
State Water Resources Research Institute Program [More info]
Homepage of the Water Resources Research Institute (WRRI) Program with links to institutes, projects, and programs.
PDF Status and Trends of Resources Below Glen Canyon Dam Update - 2009 [More info]
Summary of changes to water quality, sediment, aquatic food, native fish, riparian vegetation, and archeological, cultural, and recreational sites since the previous assessment.
Status and trends of the Nation's biological resources [More info]
This report is major publication on national biological resources that compiles and presents status and trends information for use by resource managers and the public. Presents detail information on ecosystems, plants, and animals.
PDF Summary of the diamond resource potential and production capacity assessment of Guinea [More info]
Describes organizational process and field study used to estimate production capacity (mostly by artisanal miners) in the parts of the country likely to contain diamonds. We estimate a production capacity of 600,000 carats per year.
PDF Summary of the reconnaissance investigation of the diamond resource potential and production capacity of Côte d'Ivoire [More info]
Study integrating archival reports and maps, satellite imagery, and terrain modeling to estimate resource reserves of 11,200,000 carats in two regions of the country.
PDF Sustainability of Water Resources in the Fractured-Rock Area of Maryland [More info]
Explains why a water resource assessment for the area west of the Fall Line is needed.
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