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U.S. Geological Survey Arctic ecosystem assessments

March 26, 2021

The U.S Geological Survey (USGS) conducts natural hazard and resource assessments of the Earth’s ecosystems and the response of those ecosystems to environmental change, human activities, and land use. Arctic regions of Alaska are important for cultural and economic sustainability and host a wide variety of wildlife species, many of which are of conservation and management interest to the U.S. Department of the Interior. The USGS and collaborators provide information about Arctic ecosystems that are used by Arctic residents, management agencies, and industry. This fact sheet describes recent USGS assessments on focal species and important topic areas in the Arctic.

Publication Year 2021
Title U.S. Geological Survey Arctic ecosystem assessments
DOI 10.3133/fs20213016
Authors John M. Pearce, Caroline R. Van Hemert
Publication Type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Series Title Fact Sheet
Series Number 2021-3016
Index ID fs20213016
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization Alaska Science Center Biology WTEB