Natural resource management
Using a combination of techniques to control or direct the use of resources and limit population size to reach a predetermined goal, such as sustainability.
Eastern Energy Resources Team (EERT) [ More info] Links to overview, major programs, products and publications on coal, oil & gas, environment & human health, and resource economics, and special applications
Eastern Mineral Resources [ More info] Home page for Eastern Mineral Resources Team conducting research on the occurrence, quality, quantity, and availability of mineral resources. Links to products, descriptions of research projects, and staff.
Effects of management practices on grassland birds [ More info] Links to grassland bird species with detailed descriptions and bibliographic database in *.zip files to download in ProCite 5, Rich Text Format or ASCII formats.
Energy Resources Program [ More info] Research program conducting basic and applied research on geologic energy resources and on the environmental, economic, and human health impacts of their production and use.
Environmental processes that affect mineral deposits in the Eastern United States [ More info] Studies in Eastern United States on massive sulfide deposits in Maine, Vermont, Great Smoky Mountains, and Virginia to assess potential environmental impacts.
Estimate of undiscovered copper resources of the world, 2013 [ More info] We estimated a mean of 3,500 million metric tons (Mt) of undiscovered copper among 225 tracts around the world using a geology-based assessment methodology.
Evaluation of Structural Best Management Practices for Highway Runoff in Beaufort and Colleton Counties, South Carolina, 2005-2006 [ More info] Summarizes the ability of four devices to remove suspended sediment, metals, nutrients, and organics compounds in stormwater runoff.
Examination of brine contamination risk to aquatic resources from petroleum development in the Williston Basin [ More info] Wetlands and oil wells shouldn't mix, but in some areas they do. This explains what problems may arise and how we study the effects of highly salty water produced by oil wells when it leaks into nearby wetlands and streams.
Expanded USGS science in the Chesapeake Bay restoration [ More info] Spurred by an executive order, Federal agencies will reinvigorate their studies of this important watershed. This fact sheet describes what they plan to do and how.
Floristic Quality Index: An assessment tool for restoration projects and monitoring sites in coastal Louisiana [ More info] Explains how we assessed the quality of a wetland as indicated by its plant species composition and abundance for marsh and swamp sites, to summarize the effectiveness of restoration projects in Louisiana.
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