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Mission directorates
Offices charged with coordinating a variety of scientific activities focused on strategic objectives that may cross traditional scientific discipline boundaries.
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PDF Core Science Systems--Mission overview [More info]
A set of research programs and data compilation activities providing information that is needed to support a wide variety of scientific investigations.
Climate and land use change [More info]
Research that helps the Nation understand these global changes and their impacts on society, resource availability, and economic development.
Core science systems [More info]
Major compilations of earth and life science data providing broad frameworks for decision making and research.
Ecosystems [More info]
Research and monitoring to develop fundamental understanding of ecosystem function and distributions, physical and biological components and trophic dynamics for freshwater, terrestrial, and marine ecosystems and the human and fish and wildlife communitie
Energy and minerals, and environmental health [More info]
Research and assessments on mineral and energy resources, the economic and environmental effects of resource extraction and use; and on human activities that introduce chemical and pathogenic contaminants into the environment.
Natural hazards [More info]
Research and monitoring to provide the Nation with a clear understanding of natural hazards and their potential threats to society, and assists with developing smart, cost-effective strategies for achieving preparedness and resilience.
Water resources [More info]
Hydrologic and water-quality information with access to water data, publications, and maps, as well as to recent water projects and events.
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