In-place oil shale resources of the Mahogany zone sorted by grade, overburden thickness and stripping ratio, Green River Formation, Piceance Basin, Colorado and Uinta Basin, Utah [ More info] Refinement of previous resource estimate taking into account the characteristics and quality of oil shale as well as the amount of overburden throughout this area.
Invasive species research [ More info] Links to research projects that will improve the ability to detect, monitor, and predict the effects of invasive species, including exotic animals, on native ecosystems of the Pacific Southwest (California, Nevada, Utah, and Arizona).
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.
Mapping, monitoring, and modeling Western Gateway Community landscape dynamics [ More info] Geospatial analysis of factors affecting communities that are adjacent to Federal lands, especially those lands subject to varying public interest and visitation.
National Coal Resource Assessment: Geologic assessment of coal in the Colorado Plateau: Arizona, New Mexico, and Utah [ More info] Coal resources, stratigraphy, geochemistry, coal quality and geology of coal in the Colorado Plateau, Arizona, New Mexico and Utah. Text in PDF format and available on CD-ROM.
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.
Our dynamic desert landscape [ More info] Overview of studies of fragile and active landscape of the American Southwest deserts, including projects on geologic mapping, surface processes, remote sensing research, ecological processes, and earthquake hazard applications.
Plague [ More info] History, pathology, and prospects for this historic disease that is still prevalent in animals and remains a threat to humans.
Real-time water data for Utah [ More info] Consistent, real-time water data from streams, lakes, reservoirs, ground-water, and meteorological sites, are available from the USGS National Water Information System as graphs, tables, or files to download.
Regional assessments of the Nation's water quality--Improved understanding of stream nutrient sources through enhanced modeling capabilities [ More info] Studies of the sources, transport, and fate of nutrients in the streams of six major regions of the conterminous United States.
Alphabetical Index of Topics
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