Wetland and Aquatic Research Center

Science

Our science reflects the many ways in which science informs modern policy, planning, and management. Our researchers pursue relevant and objective research and new approaches and technologies, to build scientific knowledge and provide understanding and tools for wise management and conservation of wetlands and aquatic ecosystems and their associated plant and animal communities.

Using Genetics to Understand Imperiled and Invasive Species

Using Genetics to Understand Imperiled and Invasive Species

USGS scientists use a variety of genetic techniques, including eDNA, to help inform imperiled and invasive species management.

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Geospatial Support for Wetland and Aquatic Ecosystem Issues

Geospatial Support for Wetland and Aquatic Ecosystem Issues

WARC has long used geographic information systems (GIS), remote sensing, and other computer based technologies to address a wide range of natural resource related issues.

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WARC's Strategic Science Plan

WARC

Our strategic science plan guides our research in support of Department of Interior partnering bureaus, as well as other Federal, State, and local natural resource management agencies.

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