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We conduct impartial, multi- and interdisciplinary research and monitoring on a large range of natural-resource issues that impact the quality of life of citizens and wildlife throughout Connecticut, Delaware, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia, and Washington D.C.


Pennsylvania Waters - Summer 2024 - Issue 12

WaterMarks Newsletter - Summer 2024

WaterMarks Newsletter - Summer 2024

Meet our New Staff at the New England WSC - June 2024

Meet our New Staff at the New England WSC - June 2024


Effects of harmful algal blooms on amphibians and reptiles are under-reported and under-represented

Harmful algal blooms (HABs) are a persistent and increasing problem globally, yet we still have limited knowledge about how they affect wildlife. Although semi-aquatic and aquatic amphibians and reptiles have experienced large declines and occupy environments where HABs are increasingly problematic, their vulnerability to HABs remains unclear. To inform monitoring, management, and future research,
Brian J. Halstead, Kelly Smalling, Blake R. Hossack

Coastal Science Navigator companion guide—Discover the U.S. Geological Survey coastal science products you need

The Coastal Science Navigator is an online gateway to a wide variety of U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) coastal change hazards-related information, data, and tools relevant to stakeholders’ scientific and decision-making needs. The products within the Coastal Science Navigator provide data related to past, present, and future threats to our coastlines. The filter search allows users to see all avail
Mira Anderberg, Sara Ernst

Geospatial PDF map of the compilation of GIS data for the mineral industries and related infrastructure of Africa

IntroductionIn 2021, the U.S. Geological Survey's (USGS) National Minerals Information Center (NMIC) completed the project titled "Compilation of geospatial data for the mineral industries and related infrastructure of Africa." This project aimed to leverage the expertise and capabilities of the NMIC to collect, synthesize, and interpret geospatial data to inform on the extractive resources of the
Elizabeth R. Neustaedter, Ryan F. Kemna, Abraham J. Padilla, Donya Otarod