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Date published: November 8, 2019
Status: Active

Modeling invasion risk and impacts to inform management responses - Helen Sofaer

Where are invasive species likely to be introduced or become abundant? How should managers respond? On Hawaii and other Pacific Islands numerous invasive species have altered ecosystems, and new species continue to be introduced. Statistical analyses can characterize risk and inform response strategies.

Date published: November 7, 2019
Status: Active

Aquatic Native Species and Habitat Restoration: Quantifying Coregonine Habitat Use Dynamics

Restoring and maintaining extent of native coregonid populations in the Great Lakes is a basin-wide priority. In response, an adaptive framework has identified knowledge gaps associated with spatial dynamics and stock diversity. This project used the Cooperative Science and Monitoring Initiative (CSMI) with an incredible in-kind support from agencies and universities from across the region to...

Contacts: Brian C Weidel
Date published: November 6, 2019
Status: Active

Applications of Advanced Tracking and Modeling Tools with Burmese Pythons across South Florida's Landscape

Researchers will determine movement rates and habitat-use patterns of pythons across the South Florida landscape by conducting a telemetry study tracking pythons simultaneously in several locations

Date published: November 6, 2019
Status: Active

Habitat Selection of the Burmese Python in the Florida Everglades

Researchers plotted locations of radio-tagged pythons to create a habitat suitability model.

Date published: November 6, 2019
Status: Active

Hotspot and Risk Analysis for Sea Turtles in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary

Researchers will collect location data that will be used to identify areas of high-use for resident sea turtles in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. 

Date published: November 6, 2019
Status: Active

Areas of Concern: Benthos Toxicity at Wisconsin's AOCs

USGS is assessing sediment toxicity at Wisconsin's Sheboygan River and Milwaukee Estuary areas of concern (AOCs) on Lake Michigan. The study will assess if sediment toxicity from polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), selected metals, ammonia, or low dissolved oxygen is present at either acutely toxic or chronically toxic concentrations. Sediment toxicity...

Date published: November 5, 2019
Status: Active

Creating a System-Wide Assessment and Monitoring Program (SWAMP) for Coastal Louisiana

USGS researchers will provide technical guidance to inform the development of monitoring plans for the western coast of Louisiana.

Date published: November 5, 2019
Status: Active

M7.1 November 30, 2018 Anchorage Earthquake

A magnitude 7.1 earthquake struck north of Anchorage, Alaska, on November 30, 2018, at 8:29 a.m. local time (17:29:28 UTC). 

Date published: November 4, 2019
Status: Active

LCMAP Offers Insight on Dynamic Wetlands

Wetlands are dynamic in nature, growing and shrinking within and between years in ways far less predictable than croplands, forests, or established urban areas.

Contacts: Janice Nelson
Attribution: Land Resources
Date published: November 4, 2019
Status: Active

New England Water Use

Background: The U.S. Geological Survey has compiled the nation's water-use data at the county, state, and national levels every 5 years since 1950. The most recent estimated water-use compilation was completed in 2015. A summary for New England is presented on this webpage.

The Issue: Comprehensive water-use data analysis is needed to quantify the...

Date published: November 4, 2019
Status: Active

Connecticut Water Use

Background: The U.S. Geological Survey has compiled the nation's water-use data in Connecticut and the rest of the United States at the county, state, and national levels every 5 years since 1950. The most recent estimated water-use compilation was completed in 2015. A summary for Connecticut is presented on this webpage.

The Issue: Comprehensive water-...

Date published: November 4, 2019
Status: Active

Maine Water Use

Background: The U.S. Geological Survey has compiled the nation's water-use data in Maine and the rest of the United States at the county, state, and national levels every 5 years since 1950. The most recent estimated water-use compilation was completed in 2015. A summary for Maine is presented on this webpage.

The Issue: Comprehensive water-use data ...