Development of industrial minerals in Colorado [ More info] Explains how industrial minerals are produced and overseen through governmental regulation, and describes the industrial mineral resources of central Colorado.
Hazards Management in Grand County, Colorado-Fire Fuels Characterization [ More info] Using land cover, vegetation, vegetation health, and other characteristics derived from remote-sensing imagery, we develop geospatial models depicting the susceptibility of this area to wildfires.
Assessment of undiscovered oil and gas resources of the Anadarko Basin Province of Oklahoma, Kansas, Texas, and Colorado, 2010 [ More info] We estimated mean technically-recoverable undiscovered continuous and conventional resources that total 495 million barrels of oil, 27.5 trillion cubic feet of natural gas, and 410 million barrels of natural gas liquids in this area.
Mass Wasting Following the 2002 Missionary Ridge Fire near Durango, Colorado, a Field Trip Guidebook [ More info] Guidebook with photos, maps, and diagrams explaining how forest fires have affected the likelihood of mass wasting, with discussions of steps taken to minimize future impacts.
Environmental effects of historical mining in the Animas River watershed, southwestern Colorado [ More info] History and summary maps showing metal concentrations downstream of the mining area.
The Geologic Story of Colorado's Sangre de Cristo Range [ More info] Rock types, geologic structure, and the history of their formation in this mountain range.
John Wesley Powell Center for Analysis and Synthesis [ More info] Interdisciplinary studies are facilitated by this assemblage of meeting space, human resources, and computing capabilities.
Wildfire effects on source-water quality--Lessons from Fourmile Canyon fire, Colorado, and implications for drinking-water treatment [ More info] Stream discharge and nitrate concentration increased downstream of the burned area during snowmelt, but these were probably within the treatment capacity of most drinking-water plants, and limited changes were observed in downstream ecosystems.
Evaluation of fecal contamination by human and ruminant sources in upper Fountain Creek, Colorado, 2007-2008, by using multiple lines of evidence: [ More info] Microbial source tracking analysis of water sampled supports the argument that birds are the primary source of fecal contamination during the warm season.
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