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Date published: November 18, 2020
Status: Active

Phylogenetics of Ichthyophonus parasites

Ichthyophonus spp. are perhaps the most economically and ecologically important parasites of wild marine fish in the world.

Date published: November 18, 2020
Status: Active

PCB Exposure and Disease Susceptibility

Researchers at that MMFS are experimentally determining the impacts of high PCB body burdens on the immunocompetency and disease susceptibility of Pacific herring.

Date published: November 17, 2020
Status: Active

Multi-Sensor Core Logger Laboratory

The MSCL at the USGS Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center (PCMSC) in Santa Cruz, California automatically measures P-wave velocity, magnetic susceptibility, electrical resistivity, and gamma density at intervals from 1 millimeter to 1 centimeter along cores up to 1.5 meters long. The device can also automatically line-scan photograph cores that have been split, at a resolution of 10...

Date published: November 17, 2020
Status: Active

Radiochemistry Laboratory

In the radiochemistry lab at the USGS Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center in Santa Cruz, California, we process samples for natural radioisotope detection to age-date geologic materials. We have two HPGe gamma well detectors, four RADDEC delayed coincidence counters, 16 alpha spec counters, and 10 RAD7 field portable radon 222Rn monitors.

Date published: November 17, 2020
Status: Active

Species Studied at the Marrowstone Marine Field Station

The Disease Ecology Research Program at the Marrowstone Marine Field Station addresses fundamental disease processes that impact wild marine and anadromous fishes.  The program is not designed around particular host or pathogen species; rather we investigate diseases processes that involve numerous species of marine hosts and pathogens.  Please follow the links for more information about some...

Date published: November 17, 2020
Status: Active

Organic Geochemistry Laboratory

The geochemical laboratory suite at the USGS Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center in Santa Cruz, California, includes a cold storage room, preparation lab, extraction lab, and instrumentation lab. Analyses in the extraction and instrumentation labs include extraction, identification, and quantification of biomarkers and contaminants of sediments, oils, tars, and other organic rich...

Date published: November 17, 2020
Status: Active

Trace Inorganic Geochemistry Laboratory

In the Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center’s Trace Inorganic Geochemistry Laboratory in Santa Cruz, California, we have an ultrapurification water system, CEM MarsX, and two Class-100 laminar air flow benches for sediment-geochemical provenance studies and organic matter sourcing.

Date published: November 16, 2020
Status: Active

Using Video Imagery to Study Coastal Change: Sunset State Beach

Two video cameras overlook the coast at Sunset State Beach in Watsonville, California. Camera 1 looks northwest while Camera 2 looks north. The cameras are part of the Remote Sensing Coastal Change project.

Date published: November 13, 2020
Status: Active

Eyes on Earth Episode 38 – Time Series Analysis with Landsat

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 about how the Landsat archive enables time series analysis.

Contacts: Janice Nelson
Date published: November 12, 2020
Status: Active

KFFS Lead Scientists and Areas of Expertise

Lead Scientist - Expertise

Contacts: Summer Burdick
Date published: November 12, 2020
Status: Active

Species Studied at the Klamath Falls Field Station

The Klamath Falls Field Station conducts research on rare and imperiled fishes in the Klamath Basin and the desert southwest. The following list contains both common and scientific names. Descriptions of species and studies can be found under the "Related Science" tab.

Contacts: Summer Burdick
Date published: November 12, 2020
Status: Active

White River spinedace (Lepidomeda albivallis) and White River desert suckers (Catostomus clarki) - KFFS

Species Studied

White River spinedace (Lepidomeda albivallis) and White River desert suckers (Catostomus clarki)

Contacts: Summer Burdick