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Date published: December 3, 2020
Status: Active

Science Support Program and Quick Response Program

This is a nation-wide collaborative program, supported by the USGS Ecosystems Mission Area, through which USGS and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service staff address priority research needs identified by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.  On this page, we highlight research taking place in Alaska as part of this program.

Date published: December 3, 2020
Status: Active

Outer Continental Shelf Program

This is a nation-wide collaborative program, supported by the USGS Ecosystems Mission Area, through which USGS and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management staff address priority research needs identified by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management.  On this page, we highlight research taking place in Alaska as part of this program.

Date published: December 3, 2020
Status: Active

Natural Resources Preservation Program

This is a nation-wide collaborative program, supported by the USGS Ecosystems Mission Area, through which USGS and National Park Service staff address priority research needs identified by the National Park Service.  On this page, we highlight research taking place in Alaska as part of this program.

Date published: December 3, 2020
Status: Active

Collaborative Science for Priority Information Needs

One of the primary missions of the USGS is to address the science needs of Department of Interior bureaus, particularly those that manage natural resources and lands.  This mission is fulfilled through the research and other activities of USGS scientists but also specifically through three USGS nationally-funded programs listed below.

Date published: December 1, 2020
Status: Active

Assessment of Sediment Quality and Volume behind Enloe Dam

The Issue:

The Enloe Dam, a 100-yr old structure on the Similkameen River in Washington State, has not produced hydropower since 1958 and options are being considered for potential removal of the dam. The concentrations of sediment contaminants (primarily trace elements from a long history of mining and smelting operations in the US and Canada) trapped by Enloe Dam are...

Date published: November 30, 2020
Status: Active

Eyes on Earth Episode 39 – Brazil’s Water Use

Eyes on Earth is a podcast on remote sensing, Earth observation, land change and science, brought to you by the USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center. In this episode, we hear how Landsat aids water use studies in Brazil.

Contacts: Janice Nelson
Date published: November 24, 2020
Status: Active

2012 SPARROW Models for the Northeast: Total Phosphorus, Total Nitrogen, Suspended Sediment, and Streamflow

The 2012 SPAtially Referenced Regression On Watershed attributes (SPARROW) Models measure the damaging contaminants of phosphorus, nitrogen, and suspended sediment in streamflow throughout the Northeast United States. Through various types of watershed management practices, loads of nutrients and suspended sediment are significantly reduced within the stream network in impounded reaches, and...

Contacts: Scott Ator
Date published: November 24, 2020
Status: Active

2009 Station Fire, Dunsmore Canyon, Glendale, California

Recent Monitoring Data

Date published: November 24, 2020
Status: Active

2009 Station Fire, Arroyo Seco, Pasadena, CA Landslide Monitoring Site

Recent Monitoring Data

Date published: November 24, 2020
Status: Active

Sitka, AK - Recent Conditions

Recent Monitoring Data

Date published: November 23, 2020
Status: Active

San Francisco Bay Area - Santa Cruz Mountains, CA (BALT-CZU)

Landslides in the San Francisco Bay Area of California impact people, infrastructure, and the environmnent, and are commonly induced by intense or prolonged rainfall associated with strong winter storms.

Contacts: Brian Collins
Date published: November 23, 2020
Status: Active

San Francisco Bay Area – Santa Cruz Mountains, CA (BALT-CZU) - Recent Conditions

Recent Monitoring Data