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Date published: November 16, 2015
Status: Archived

Marine Aggregate Resources and Processes (MARP)

This project is complete and the website is archived and no longer updated.

The Marine Aggregates (Sand and Gravel Assessment) Project has developed and is implementing a scientifically rigorous series of regional studies mapping the seafloor sedimentary character and assessing...

Date published: October 31, 2015
Status: Active

North Santiam River Basin Study

The streamflow and water-quality conditions monitored by the USGS in the North Santiam River basin provide valuable information to water resource managers

Date published: August 31, 2015
Status: Active

Development of a Graphical User Interface (GUI) to Predict Streamflow Statistics using USGS Streamstats and Precipitation from Downscaled Global Climate Change Models

Background Climate change during the past century has resulted in changes to precipitation amounts, form (rain vs. snow), as well as frequency and intensity in the northeastern US (Huntington et al., 2009). Additional changes in precipitation are forecast for the 21st Century as the global and regional climate is expected to warm substantially (Hayhoe et al., 2007). These ongoing and proje...

Contacts: Douglas A Burns
Date published: August 27, 2015
Status: Active

Sediment-bound Contaminant Resiliency and Response (SCoRR) Strategy

The U.S. Geological Survey's Strategy to Evaluate Persistent Contaminant Hazards Resulting from Sea Level Rise and Storm-derived Disturbances SCORR Mapper SCoRR: Sediment-bound Contaminant Resiliency and Response Strategy Project Page Natural and anthropogenic contaminants, pathogens, and viruses are found in soils and sediments throughout the United States. Enhanced dispersion and...

Date published: August 18, 2015
Status: Active

Mercury Deposition in the Biscuit Brook Watershed

This project provides weekly wet-only mercury deposition samples at the Mercury Deposition Network (MDN) station in the Biscuit Brook watershed at the Frost Valley YMCA. The station has been in operation since 2004 and is currently funded by New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA). This is the only MDN station located in the Catskill Mountains and one of only 3 st...

Date published: August 10, 2015
Status: Active

Development and Implementation of a Baseflow (groundwater) Monitoring Network for the Pepacton Watershed

The Pepacton watershed is an integral part of New York City's public-water supply system. Most of the watershed is within Delaware County with headwaters of some of its eastern tributary streams originating in Greene and Ulster Counties. Land use varies from dairy farms in the northern portion of the watershed to extensive forested areas in the south with small rural communities interspersed...

Contacts: Paul Heisig
Date published: June 23, 2015
Status: Active

Webinar: An Introduction to CRAVe: A Climate Registry for the Assessment of Vulnerability

View this webinar to learn more about the Climate Registery for the Assessment of Vulnerability (CRAVe).

Date published: May 7, 2015
Status: Active

Webinar: Using State-and-Transition Simulation Models to Guide Sustainable Management of Ecosystems: Three Case Studies from across the US

View this webinar to learn more about species distribution modeling, management of Southeast ecosystems, and Greater sage-grouse habitats.

Contacts: Jennifer Costanza, Megan Creutzburg, Brian Miller
Date published: February 16, 2015
Status: Archived

Peace and Science in the Middle East

This project is complete and the website is archived and no longer updated.

The ancient cultures of the Middle East and the modern political conflicts there are shaped by a surprisingly diverse and youthful landscape. The landscape of the region is dominated by a narrow elongate...

Contacts: Uri ten Brink
Date published: October 28, 2014
Status: Active

Webinar: Climate Change and Federal Land Management: Assessing Priorities Using a Social Network Approach

View this webinar to learn more about social networking tools for organization of land management priorities.

Contacts: Mark Schwartz
Date published: September 30, 2014
Status: Completed

North American Bat Data Integration

The purpose of this project was to integrate the Bat Banding Program data (1932-1972) and the U.S. and Canada diagnostic data for white-nose syndrome with the USGS Bat Population Data (BPD) Project and provide the bat research community with secure, role-based access to these previously unavailable datasets. The objectives of this project were to: 1) integrate WNS diagnostic data into the BPD...

Date published: August 26, 2014
Status: Active

Webinar: Development of a Global Change Monitoring Portal: Pilot Project for the Southeastern US

View this webinar to learn more about the Global Change Monitoring Portal (GCMP).

Contacts: Cari S. Furiness