Geology of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park and Potomac River Corridor, District of Columbia, Maryland, West Virginia, and Virginia [ More info] Rocks representing a variety of tectonic and depositional environments outcrop along the canal and towpath and reveal the geologic history of the central Appalachian region from the Mesoproterozoic to Jurassic Period.
Geology of the Devonian Marcellus Shale--Valley and Ridge province, Virginia and West Virginia--a field trip guidebook for the American Association of Petroleum Geologists Eastern Section Meeting, September 28-29, 2011 [ More info] Detailed background information with descriptions of sites and photos explaining the geology of this organic-rich shale unit that has recently become a significant source of natural gas resources.
Geospatial Multi-Agency Coordination (GeoMAC) wildland fire perimeters, 2008 [ More info] Where the fires were, as GIS data in shapefile format, geographic coordinates, NAD83.
Ground-water data for Virginia [ More info] Consistent, historic, and up-to-date ground-water data, such as water levels collected at wells and springs, are available from the USGS National Water Information System as graphs, tables, or files to download.
Identifying sources of fecal coliform bacteria in selected streams on Virginia's Total Maximum Daily Loads (TMDL) priority list [ More info] Describes project to identify sources of fecal coliform bacteria by ribotyping to develop the use of Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) values for contaminated stream segments in Virginia.
Investigating White-Nose Syndrome in Bats [ More info] Explains the nature and history of this fungal infection that is killing large numbers of bats in the northeast US.
Land-cover change research at the U.S. Geological Survey-assessing our nation's dynamic land surface [ More info] Estimates of change in major types of land use and land cover from 1973 to 2000 should help model potential future change as climate, population, public policy, and technology change.
Mid-Atlantic Federal Partners for the Environment (MAFPE) [ More info] Information on organization of federal agencies committed to conserving, managing, and protecting Mid-Atlantic region's natural resources.
National Land Cover Database Evaluation, Visualization, and Analysis Tool [ More info] Map interface providing summary statistics and geospatial data indicating changes in land cover from 2001 through 2011 in the continental US.
Outdoor water use and water conservation opportunities in Virginia Beach, Virginia [ More info] How much water do you use to water your lawn, wash your car, or fill your swimming pool? Your answers to these questions have important implications for water supplies. A survey in this area showed the types of users and the ways in which water is used.
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