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This video highlights paleoecology and ecosystems restoration science being conducted by the USGS Florence Bascom Geoscience Center (FBGC). The video provides a brief introduction to how scientists research questions of freshwater availability and salinity in the natural ecosystem -prior to canal construction and contemporary landscape change. The FBGC is at the leading edge of scientific research addressing critical societal issues and providing unbiased data and information to decision makers and the public.
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