In-place oil shale resources examined by grade in the major basins of the Green River Formation, Colorado, Utah, and Wyoming [ More info] We estimated a total of 4.285 trillion barrels of oil in-place in the oil shale of this area using a geology-based assessment methodology.
Interagency Grizzly Bear Study Team (IGBST) [ More info] Description of research program for immediate and long-term management of grizzly bears (Ursus arctos horribilis) inhabiting the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. Includes links to reports in PDF format and cooperating organizations.
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.
Limber pine communities [ More info] Report on status and trends of limber pine communities with references.
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.
Maps of distribution and abundance of selected species of birds on uncultivated native upland grasslands and shrubsteppe in the northern Great Plains [ More info] Links to maps of breeding distributions of bird species on grasslands and shrublands in the northern Great Plains. Maps can also be downloaded from *.zip files in HTML format.
Monitoring grizzly bear populations using DNA [ More info] Description of project monitoring the status of Greater Glacier National Park Area's grizzly bear and black bear populations using genetic techniques on DNA from bear hair or scats without handling bears, with photos and discussion of methods.
Most recent updates for U.S. volcanoes [ More info] Short descriptions of recent volcanic activity in the US.
Net Ecosystem Production (NEP) of the Great Plains, United States [ More info] Geographic analysis of the changes in storage and release of carbon in this large area as land use patterns, especially agriculture, have changed.
Pesticides in Ground Water of Wyoming, 1995-2006 [ More info] Summarizes ground-water pesticide monitoring results, shows vulnerability of aquifers to contamination.
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