Western Geographic Science Center


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Date published: September 21, 2021

Central Valley Water and Land Use Futures

To support coordinated conservation in California, wetland restoration, and climate adaptation planning, we developed projections of the Central Valley's seasonally flooded cropland and wetland habitat for five scenarios that vary by water availability and management priorities.

Date published: April 1, 2020

California's Exposure to Volcanic Hazards

A geonarrative summary of the USGS report that provides a broad perspective on California’s exposure to volcanic hazards. By integrating volcanic hazard information with geospatial data on populations, infrastructure, and resources, the results provide estimates of impacts to people and our environment if an eruption were to occur.

Date published: November 21, 2018

Field Photo Map

The United States Geological Survey (USGS) Land Cover Trends field photography collection is 33,000 ground-referenced photos at a national-scale. The photos initially served as a research tool to aid in Landsat-derived land-use/land-cover (LULC) change analyses and assessments between 1999 and 2009.

Date published: April 13, 2018

GFSAD30 Products and Webmaps

The above map is an example of the 30 meter Cropland Extent products that are available for inspection on Croplands.org. Users can explore additional data sets such as 250 meter data and 1 kilometer data. Likewise, users have the ability to zoom in to examine individual pixels.

Date published: November 2, 2017

Fog Research: Network and Sites (FRNS)

Network with us to study fog. Add your research site. Add your fog water collecting site. Add information about your research or studies. Help create a vibrant place to learn about fog, stratus, low clouds, and the ecosystems alive with fog.