Earth Science Matters Newsletter

Earth Science Matters is dedicated to disseminating information on current activities in the Land Change Science Program. The newsletter is intended to highlight recent research findings from the program and their relevance to societal needs and issues important to resource managers, policy makers, and the general public.

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June 9, 2020

Earth Science Matters - Volume 10, Spring 2020

This issue of Earth Science Matters highlights recently published Land Change Science Program research that contributes to an improved understanding of how changing land use, climate, and environment affect communities, ecosystems, and the services they provide.

November 30, 2019

Earth Science Matters - Volume 9, Fall 2019

This issue of Earth Science Matters highlights recent collaborations with stakeholders and newly published research products that contribute to an improved understanding of how changing land use, climate, and environment affect communities, ecosystems, and the services they provide.

May 30, 2019

Earth Science Matters - Volume 8, Spring 2019

This issue of Earth Science Matters highlights recently published research that contribute to an improved understanding of how changing land use, climate, and environment affect communities, ecosystems, and the services they provide.

November 30, 2017

Earth Science Matters - Volume 7, Fall 2017

This issue of Earth Science Matters focuses on several different projects that aim to better understand how changes in land use, climate, and environment affect components of the Earth system.

May 30, 2017

Earth Science Matters - Volume 6, Spring 2017

This issue focuses on the forest ecosystems in the western United States. These forests stretch from the boreal forests of Alaska through the giant sequoia forests of the Sierra Nevadas to the mixed conifer forests of the southern Rocky Mountains. All these habitats are affected by a combination of climate variability and changes in land management.

November 30, 2016

Earth Science Matters - Volume 5, Fall 2016

This issue of Earth Science Matters highlights USGS research on Rocky Mountain ecosystems and their sensitivity to changing climate and land use, historic patterns of land use in the conterminous United States, and changes in seasonal wind patterns related to glaciation.

May 30, 2016

Earth Science Matters - Volume 4, Spring 2016

This issue of the newsletter highlights USGS research on patterns and impacts of drought on ecosystems of the western United States, the effects oil and gas development on landscapes, and the processes that influence coastal wetlands.

Debra A Willard, Ph.D.

Program Coordinator
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Reston, VA 20192
Phone: 703-648-5320
Fax: 703-648-6953

Hannah M Hamilton, Ph.D.

Public Affairs Specialist
12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, MS 119
Reston, VA 20192
Phone: 703-648-4356
Fax: 703-648-4588

Madeline Martin

Physical Scientist
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Reston, Virginia 20192
Phone: 703-648-4045

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