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R/V Pelican Research Cruise with Dr. Julie Richey and Caitlin Reynolds from the Climate R&D Program

Dive into what it is like aboard a scientific research vessel in the Gulf of Mexico with Dr. Ariana Sutton-Grier. A very special thank you to Dr...

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Research to Inform Planning and Implementation of Nature-based Solutions

A brief overview of some of the research by the program that helps support nature-based solutions to climate change.

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Climate R&D - 2022 Year in Review

2022 was another productive year for the USGS Climate Research & Development Program! Below are some summaries and highlights of Program work from the...

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From Saguaros to Submarines: 10 incredible stories about Earth’s ecosystems you might have missed in 2022

As 2022 wraps up, we’re looking back on the amazing work of USGS scientists, in an attempt to create a Top 10 list. But with so much exciting science...

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Welcoming Ariana Sutton-Grier, new Program Coordinator to Climate R&D

Mid-July 2022 Dr. Ariana Sutton-Grier came on board with USGS to be the next Program Coordinator for the Ecosystems Mission Area Climate Research &...

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Sleepers River Research Watershed and the Value of Long-term Datasets: Scientific insights and opportunities to support the next generation of scientists

This article is part of the Fall 2022 issue of the Earth Science Matters Newsletter. 

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Land cover matters: Trees as a solution to Denver’s Urban Air Temperature Challenges

This article is part of the Fall 2022 issue of the Earth Science Matters Newsletter. 

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Cropland water in California: The view from space

This article is part of the Fall 2022 issue of the Earth Science Matters Newsletter. 

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Beautiful geonarrative published about decades old USGS Benchmark Glacier Project

A new, beautiful geonarrative titled “The Glacier-Climate Connection” describes the USGS Benchmark Glacier Project— one of the longest running studies...

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The North American tree-ring fire-scar network

This article is part of the Fall 2022 issue of the Earth Science Matters Newsletter.

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Coastal marsh responses to rising seas: Surface elevation dynamics in coastal marshes along the northwestern Gulf of Mexico

This article is part of the Fall 2022 issue of the Earth Science Matters Newsletter. 

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