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Date published: May 11, 2021

Ecological Drought Across the Country

Learn about how the Climate Adaptation Science Centers have been exploring the topic of ecological drought across the country. 

Date published: May 11, 2021

Exploring the Fish and Climate Change Database (FiCli)

A geonarrative exploring the Fish and Climate Change (FiCli) Database

Date published: May 11, 2021

2020 Climate Adaptation Science Centers Annual Summary

A geonarrative highlighting the Climate Adaptation Science Center's science, partnerships, and capacity building activities from Fiscal Year 2020.

Date published: April 23, 2021

Mercury in Freshwater Fish of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed—Story Map

The US Geological Survey (USGS), working with the partners in the watershed, compiled mercury data for freshwater fishes to understand how mercury concentrations, and risk to consumers, varies across the watershed.

Date published: February 26, 2021

Waterfowl Ecology in Suisun Marsh and the Pacific Flyway

Learn about waterfowl research by scientists at the USGS Western Ecological Research Center.

Date published: February 23, 2021

Earthquake Tour of Santa Rosa, California

This geonarrative (Esri Story Map) takes you on a virtual tour of 1906 and 1969 earthquake damage in Santa Rosa, shows examples of buildings that have been retrofitted to protect against future earthquake shaking, and highlights locations where faulting from large earthquakes and slow fault slip (creep) is expressed at the ground surface. 

Date published: February 19, 2021

2020 Year in Review story map

Our scientists work with State fish and wildlife agencies and Federal natural resource agencies, providing them with the science used in management decisions to support sustainable fish and wildlife populations, thus helping to maintain biodiversity, address climate change, and enhance wildlife watching and sustainable use. 

Date published: February 9, 2021

USGS Fluvial Erosion Hazards (FEH) Primer

This primer highlights methods used in regional and reach-scale assessments of fluvial erosion hazards (FEH)Fluvial erosion includes bed erosion, meaning lowering of the bed of a stream, as well as bank erosion, which refers to the retreat of stream banks that occurs as a stream widens or migrates laterally.

Date published: January 26, 2021

Future Coastal Flooding

Prediction of Flooding Now and Into the Future: a geonarrative on coastal storms

Date published: January 25, 2021

Chronic Wasting Disease Research by the U.S. Geological Survey & Partners

The USGS, the science bureau of the Department of the Interior, conducts wildlife disease surveillance and research to support management of affected species and their habitats. Here you will find information on USGS science addressing Chronic Wasting Disease across the Nation.

Date published: January 4, 2021

Coastal Change in Alaska

Alaska's north coast has been home to indigenous communities for centuries. Changing coastlines threaten important infrastructure and historic sites that support indigenous communities. Changing coastlines also can potentially reduce habitat for Arctic wildlife, such as polar bears, shorebirds, and walruses. Oil- and gas-related development sites and U.S. Department of Defense installations