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.
Assessing Groundwater Availability in the High Plains Aquifer in Parts of Colorado, Kansas, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, and Wyoming [ More info] Explains concepts and methods used to determine the likely future supply of usable water in this major aquifer.
Assessing rangelands [ More info] Fact sheet in Adobe PDF on assessing the health of rangeland by monitoring and inventory which can help land managers
Assessing the Vulnerability of Public-Supply Wells to Contamination: Glacial Aquifer System in Woodbury, Connecticut [ More info] Sources and effects of contamination surrounding a single well in western Connecticut
Assessment of remaining recoverable oil in selected major oil fields of the Permian Basin, Texas and New Mexico [ More info] The mean total volume of potential additional oil resources that might be added using improved oil-recovery technologies was estimated to be about 2.7 billion barrels of oil.
Assessment of remaining recoverable oil in selected major oil fields of the San Joaquin Basin, California [ More info] The mean total volume of potential oil reserves that might be added in the nine fields using improved oil-recovery technologies was estimated to be about 6.5 billion barrels of oil.
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.
Bibliography of fire effects and related literature applicable to the ecosystems and species of Wisconsin [ More info] The bibliography provides citations pertinent to the effects of fire and its prescribed use on the ecosystems and species of Wisconsin and the upper Midwest. Three separate subject indexes are provided: general, species, and geographic location.
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
Boston Harbor ecosystems [ More info] This web site is an outgrowth of an agreement between the USGS and the New England Aquarium, designed to summarize and make available results of scientific research. It will also present educational material of interest to wide audiences.
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