Methods for decontaminating, reclaiming, and restoring natural resources or reducing the effects of hazards.
Biological resource status and trends: Restoration and recovery efforts [ More info] Information concerning status and trends of biological resources, focusing on restoration and recovery efforts
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.
Savanna restoration bibliography [ More info] A searchable, living bibliography on the subject of savannas and their restoration.
Wetland restoration bibliography [ More info] This bibliography is intended to provide scientists, managers, educational institutions (or students), and policy-makers with online access to current information on wetland restoration.
Abandoned Mine Lands (AML) [ More info] Homepage of the Abandoned Mine Lands (AML) initiative programs supporting actions to remedy contaminations associated with hard rock mining. Includes data from the Upper Animas River and Boulder River, bibliography of reports, and pictures.
Bemidji crude-oil research project (toxic substances) [ More info] Home page contains information, data, maps, and images relating to hydrologic research that has been conducted at the Bemidji research site.
Bemidji Project crude-oil research project: background information [ More info] The study of petroleum in both the saturated and unsaturated zones, to better understand the processes that control contaminant behavior, and to use this understanding to estimate the future behavior of the contaminants.
Born of fire: restoring sagebrush steppe [ More info] USGS Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center: fact sheet in Adobe PDF about the studies to restore sagebrush steppe
Carbon Sequestration to Mitigate Climate Change [ More info] Explains the process of carbon sequestration through oceanic, terrestrial, and geologic (underground) mechanisms, with some background information on why this is important.
Chesapeake Bay activities [ More info] Information on USGS studies of Chesapeake Bay, the nation's largest estuary, concerned with water quality, ecosystem history and change, vital habitat and biological resources, and land use studies.
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