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.
An experiment to control nonnative fish in the Colorado River, Grand Canyon, Arizona [ More info] We removed non-native fish from a section of the river and the endangered native species humpback chub increased in abundance. But it is not yet clear that decreased competition explains the rebound in population.
An Overview of Historical Channel Adjustment and Selected Hydraulic Values in the Lower Sabine and Lower Brazos River Basins, Texas and Louisiana [ More info] How has the channel shape and path changed in response to reservoirs and other human disturbances affecting the streamflow?
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.
Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, 1002 Area, petroleum assessment, 1998, including economic analysis [ More info] Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) 1002 area's petroleum resource assessment. Text available in PDF and HTML formats.
Assessing effects of energy development in Colorado and New Mexico [ More info] Outlines information needed to enable effective local decision making regarding the installation, siting, and effects of energy resource facilities.
Assessing ground-water vulnerability to contamination: providing scientifically defensible information for decision makers [ More info] The information, citations, and hypothetical examples provided in this report highlight how basic principles and assessments are essential components of the regulatory and policy decision-making process. Link to PDF version.
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.
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