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Region 11: Alaska

Alaska Science Center

Alaska Science Center

4210 University Drive
Anchorage, AK 99508
Phone: (907) 786-7000

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Volcano Science Center

Volcano Science Center

4230 University Drive
Anchorage, AK 99508
Phone: (907) 786-7497

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Climate Adaptation Science Center

Climate Adaptation Science Center

4230 University Drive
Anchorage, AK 99508
Phone: 907-301-7830

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USGS in Alaska engages approximately 400 scientists and support staff working across 3 major centers with a combined annual science budget of about $65 million. In just the last 5 years, USGS in Alaska has produced scientific benefits resulting from over 1000 publications and about 250 Technical Reports.

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Filter Total Items: 174
Date published: November 6, 2018
Status: Active

USGS Glaciers and Climate

Scientists with the USGS Glaciers and Climate Project study the process and impacts of glacier change, including sea-level rise, water resources, environmental hazards and ecosystem links. At the core of this research are mass balance measurements at five glaciers in the United States. Since the 1960s, these glaciers have been studied using direct observations of glaciers and meteorology. The...

Date published: October 31, 2018
Status: Active

Land-Sea Linkages in the Arctic

The Arctic is undergoing historically unprecedented changes in weather, sea ice, temperature and ecosystems.  These changes have led to greater coastal erosion, greater export of freshwater, and changes to marine and terrestrial ecosystems, habitats, and productivity, among other trends. Meanwhile, many believe the Arctic “amplifies” large climate changes during both warm periods and ice ages...

Date published: October 22, 2018
Status: Active

Alaska Science Center Seminar Series

The USGS Alaska Science Center has a monthly seminar series that runs from October through May.  This series highlights the multiple research programs that are taking place across all disciplines at the center.

Contacts: Yvette Gillies
Date published: October 18, 2018
Status: Active

Genomic Mechanisms that Underlie Lack of Recovery of Prince William Sound Herring Following the 1990s Collapse

In the decades following the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill (EVOS), it has become increasingly apparent that oil can be toxic at extremely low concentrations to developing fish embryos including herring, where some toxic phenotypes may be apparent during embryogenesis, but some are delayed until later in life. Therefore, acute and lingering oil may act as an insidious selective force within...

Contacts: Paul Hershberger, Ph.D., Jacob Gregg, Ashley MacKenzie, William Richards, Andrew Whitehead, John Incardona, Nat Scholtz
Date published: October 18, 2018
Status: Active

Herring Disease Program

Using an approach that involves a combination of field- and laboratory-based studies, we are investigating fish health factors that may be contributing to the failed recovery of Pacific herring populations in Prince William Sound, AK.  Field studies are providing infection and disease prevalence data to inform the population models, serological data that indicate the prior exposure history and...

Date published: October 9, 2018
Status: Active

Alaska Seismic Hazard Map

The National Seismic Hazard Maps developed by the USGS show the spatial probability of peak earthquake-driven ground motion levels. Since the last revisions to the map for Alaska in 2007, scientists have made significant advances in understanding active faulting, fault slip rates, and fault behavior.

Date published: October 9, 2018
Status: Active

Alaska-Aleutian Subduction Zone Studies

Our research team is exploring seismic and aseismic slip along the Alaska-Aleutian arc and studying the prehistoric record of megathrust earthquakes and tsunamis along the Alaska-Aleutian subduction zone

Seismic and Aseismic Slip: Tectonic tremor and associated slow slip events represent a newly discovered part of the earthquake cycle. This research aims to...

Date published: October 9, 2018
Status: Active

Characterizing the Active Queen Charlotte-Fairweather Fault System

This research aims to better characterize the earthquake potential of the southern Fairweather Fault in order to provide more accurate fault source data for the USGS National Seismic Hazard Map. Our approach interrogates lidar data and satellite imagery, applies paleoseismological methods to examine earthquake history, and leverages partnerships with USGS scientists from Colorado and...

Date published: September 22, 2018
Status: Active

Monitoring and Research Boreal Partners in Flight Projects

Boreal Partners in Flight has five major regional projects designed to monitor broad-scale trends in populations of landbirds. There are also many projects throughout Alaska that address specific research questions or local monitoring needs.

Date published: September 21, 2018
Status: Active

Alaska Landbird Monitoring Survey

Alaska provides breeding habitats for 135 species of landbirds, half of which breed predominantly north of the U.S.-Canada border. The road-based North American Breeding Bird Survey (BBS) provides some data on population trends in Alaska but most northern species are inadequately monitored because of a paucity of roads. Boreal Partners in Flight thus developed the Alaska Landbird Monitoring...

Date published: September 18, 2018
Status: Active

Festivals Celebrating Birds in Alaska

Here are a few festivals celebrating birds around the state of Alaska.

Date published: September 17, 2018
Status: Active

Meeting and Project Summaries for Boreal Partners in Flight

Information on topics discussed by Boreal Partners in Flight (BPIF) working groups organized by year.

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Year Published: 2020

Simulation modeling of complex climate, wildfire, and vegetation dynamics to address wicked problems in land management

Complex, reciprocal interactions among climate, disturbance, and vegetation dramatically alter spatial landscape patterns and influence ecosystem dynamics. As climate and disturbance regimes shift, historical analogs and past empirical studies may not be entirely appropriate as templates for future management. The need for a better understanding...

Loehman, Rachel A.; Keane, Robert E.; Holsinger, Lisa M.
Attribution: Water, Colorado Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, United States of America, Water Resources, Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center (FRESC), Ecosystems, Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center, Earth Resources Observation and Science Center, Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center, Earth Resources Observation and Science Center, National Minerals Information Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Water Resources, Fort Collins Science Center, Ecosystems, Water, New Mexico Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, New Mexico, United States of America, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Northern Rocky Mountain Science Center (NOROCK), Ecosystems, United States of America, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Southwest Biological Science Center, Ecosystems, Western Fisheries Research Center, Ecosystems, Fisheries Program, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, California Water Science Center, Water Resources, Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center (FRESC), Ecosystems, Dakota Water Science Center, New England Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center, Earth Resources Observation and Science Center, United States of America, Land Change Monitoring, Assessment and Projection, Leetown Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Water, Utah Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, New Mexico, United States of America, Washington Water Science Center, Water Resources, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Water, Upper Midwest Water Science Center, Pennsylvania, Climate Adaptation Science Centers, Climate Adaptation Science Centers, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Southwest Climate Adaptation Science Center, Land Resources, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, National Geospatial Program, Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center, Earth Resources Observation and Science Center, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Water Resources, Water, Pennsylvania Water Science Center, Ecosystems, United States of America, Geosciences and Environmental Change Science Center, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Upper Midwest Water Science Center, National Wildlife Health Center, Ecosystems, Geology, Minerals, Energy, and Geophysics Science Center, Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Water Resources, Cooperative Research Units, Cooperative Research Units, Alaska Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 11: Alaska, Geology, Minerals, Energy, and Geophysics Science Center, Upper Midwest Water Science Center, Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Leetown Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Florence Bascom Geoscience Center, Fort Collins Science Center, Ecosystems, Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center, Central Energy Resources Science Center, Energy Resources Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Wildlife Program, South Atlantic Water Science Center (SAWSC), Water Resources, Region 2: South Atlantic-Gulf (Includes Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands), Central Energy Resources Science Center, Energy Resources Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Water, Colorado Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Utah, United States of America, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Natural Hazards, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Hazards Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, United States of America, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Florence Bascom Geoscience Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Columbia Environmental Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Alaska Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 11: Alaska, Geology, Minerals, Energy, and Geophysics Science Center, Water Resources, Columbia Environmental Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, National Minerals Information Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Water, Pennsylvania Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Pennsylvania, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Volcano Hazards Program Office, Leetown Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Western Fisheries Research Center, Ecosystems, Fisheries Program, Eastern Energy Resources Science Center, Energy Resources Program, United States of America, Oceans, Geosciences and Environmental Change Science Center, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, United States of America, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Oregon Water Science Center, Water Resources, Water Resources, Water, Colorado Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, New Mexico, United States of America, Nebraska Water Science Center, Water Resources, Central Midwest Water Science Center, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, New York Water Science Center, Water Resources, Alaska Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 11: Alaska, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Science Center, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Hazards Program, United States of America, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Florence Bascom Geoscience Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Fort Collins Science Center, Ecosystems, Great Lakes Science Center, Ecosystems, Water, Pennsylvania Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Pennsylvania, United States of America, Lower Mississippi-Gulf Water Science Center, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Central Energy Resources Science Center, Energy Resources Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Geosciences and Environmental Change Science Center, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Natural Hazards, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Hazards Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, United States of America, Water, Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Water Science Center, Kentucky, United States of America, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Columbia Environmental Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Columbia Environmental Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Alaska Science Center, Region 11: Alaska, Eastern Energy Resources Science Center, Energy Resources Program, United States of America, Pennsylvania Water Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Pennsylvania, United States of America, Eastern Energy Resources Science Center, Energy Resources Program, United States of America, Geosciences and Environmental Change Science Center, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Eastern Energy Resources Science Center, Energy Resources Program, United States of America, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Florence Bascom Geoscience Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Western Fisheries Research Center, Ecosystems, Fisheries Program, Core Science Systems, Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Alaska Science Center, Region 11: Alaska, Pacific Islands Water Science Center, Water Resources, Pacific Island Ecosystems Research Center, Ecosystems, Fort Collins Science Center, Ecosystems, Water, Texas Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 6: Arkansas-Rio Grande-Texas-Gulf, Pennsylvania, United States of America, New England Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, New York Water Science Center, Water Resources, Earthquake Science Center, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Hazards Program, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, New Jersey Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Alaska Science Center, Region 11: Alaska

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Fatty acid-based diet estimates suggest ringed seal remain the main prey of southern Beaufort Sea polar bears despite recent use of onshore food resources

Polar bears (Ursus maritimus) from the southern Beaufort Sea (SB) subpopulation have traditionally fed predominantly upon ice‐seals; however, as the proportion of the subpopulation using onshore habitat has recently increased, foraging on land‐based resources, including remains of subsistence‐harvested bowhead whales (Balaena mysticetus) and...

Bourque, Jennifer; Atwood, Todd C.; Divoky, George J.; Stewart, Connie; McKinney, Melissa A.
Attribution: Water, Colorado Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, United States of America, Water Resources, Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center (FRESC), Ecosystems, Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center, Earth Resources Observation and Science Center, Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center, Earth Resources Observation and Science Center, National Minerals Information Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Water Resources, Fort Collins Science Center, Ecosystems, Water, New Mexico Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, New Mexico, United States of America, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Northern Rocky Mountain Science Center (NOROCK), Ecosystems, United States of America, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Southwest Biological Science Center, Ecosystems, Western Fisheries Research Center, Ecosystems, Fisheries Program, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, California Water Science Center, Water Resources, Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center (FRESC), Ecosystems, Dakota Water Science Center, New England Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center, Earth Resources Observation and Science Center, United States of America, Land Change Monitoring, Assessment and Projection, Leetown Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Water, Utah Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, New Mexico, United States of America, Washington Water Science Center, Water Resources, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Water, Upper Midwest Water Science Center, Pennsylvania, Climate Adaptation Science Centers, Climate Adaptation Science Centers, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Southwest Climate Adaptation Science Center, Land Resources, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, National Geospatial Program, Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center, Earth Resources Observation and Science Center, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Water Resources, Water, Pennsylvania Water Science Center, Ecosystems, United States of America, Geosciences and Environmental Change Science Center, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Upper Midwest Water Science Center, National Wildlife Health Center, Ecosystems, Geology, Minerals, Energy, and Geophysics Science Center, Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Water Resources, Cooperative Research Units, Cooperative Research Units, Alaska Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 11: Alaska, Geology, Minerals, Energy, and Geophysics Science Center, Upper Midwest Water Science Center, Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Leetown Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Florence Bascom Geoscience Center, Fort Collins Science Center, Ecosystems, Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center, Central Energy Resources Science Center, Energy Resources Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Wildlife Program, South Atlantic Water Science Center (SAWSC), Water Resources, Region 2: South Atlantic-Gulf (Includes Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands), Central Energy Resources Science Center, Energy Resources Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Water, Colorado Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Utah, United States of America, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Natural Hazards, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Hazards Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, United States of America, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Florence Bascom Geoscience Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Columbia Environmental Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Alaska Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 11: Alaska, Geology, Minerals, Energy, and Geophysics Science Center, Water Resources, Columbia Environmental Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, National Minerals Information Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Water, Pennsylvania Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Pennsylvania, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Volcano Hazards Program Office, Leetown Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Western Fisheries Research Center, Ecosystems, Fisheries Program, Eastern Energy Resources Science Center, Energy Resources Program, United States of America, Oceans, Geosciences and Environmental Change Science Center, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, United States of America, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Oregon Water Science Center, Water Resources, Water Resources, Water, Colorado Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, New Mexico, United States of America, Nebraska Water Science Center, Water Resources, Central Midwest Water Science Center, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, New York Water Science Center, Water Resources, Alaska Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 11: Alaska, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Science Center, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Hazards Program, United States of America, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Florence Bascom Geoscience Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Fort Collins Science Center, Ecosystems, Great Lakes Science Center, Ecosystems, Water, Pennsylvania Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Pennsylvania, United States of America, Lower Mississippi-Gulf Water Science Center, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Central Energy Resources Science Center, Energy Resources Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Geosciences and Environmental Change Science Center, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Natural Hazards, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Hazards Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, United States of America, Water, Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Water Science Center, Kentucky, United States of America, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Columbia Environmental Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Columbia Environmental Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Alaska Science Center, Region 11: Alaska, Eastern Energy Resources Science Center, Energy Resources Program, United States of America, Pennsylvania Water Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Pennsylvania, United States of America, Eastern Energy Resources Science Center, Energy Resources Program, United States of America, Geosciences and Environmental Change Science Center, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Eastern Energy Resources Science Center, Energy Resources Program, United States of America, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Florence Bascom Geoscience Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Western Fisheries Research Center, Ecosystems, Fisheries Program, Core Science Systems, Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Alaska Science Center, Region 11: Alaska, Pacific Islands Water Science Center, Water Resources, Pacific Island Ecosystems Research Center, Ecosystems, Fort Collins Science Center, Ecosystems, Water, Texas Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 6: Arkansas-Rio Grande-Texas-Gulf, Pennsylvania, United States of America, New England Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, New York Water Science Center, Water Resources, Earthquake Science Center, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Hazards Program, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, New Jersey Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Alaska Science Center, Region 11: Alaska, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Science Center, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Hazards Program, Puerto Rico, United States of America, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Alaska Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 11: Alaska

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Catalogue of polar bear (Ursus maritimus) maternal den locations in the Beaufort and Chukchi Seas and nearby areas, 1910–2018

This report presents data on the approximate locations and methods of discovery of 530 polar bear (Ursus maritimus) maternal dens observed in the Beaufort and Chukchi Seas and neighboring areas from 1910 to 2018, and archived partly by the U.S. Geological Survey, Alaska Science Center, and partly by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Marine...

Durner, George M.; Amstrup, Steven C.; Atwood, Todd C.; Douglas, David C.; Fischbach, Anthony S.; Olson, Jay W.; Rode, Karyn D.; Wilson, Ryan R.
Attribution: Water, Colorado Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, United States of America, Water Resources, Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center (FRESC), Ecosystems, Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center, Earth Resources Observation and Science Center, Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center, Earth Resources Observation and Science Center, National Minerals Information Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Water Resources, Fort Collins Science Center, Ecosystems, Water, New Mexico Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, New Mexico, United States of America, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Northern Rocky Mountain Science Center (NOROCK), Ecosystems, United States of America, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Southwest Biological Science Center, Ecosystems, Western Fisheries Research Center, Ecosystems, Fisheries Program, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, California Water Science Center, Water Resources, Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center (FRESC), Ecosystems, Dakota Water Science Center, New England Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center, Earth Resources Observation and Science Center, United States of America, Land Change Monitoring, Assessment and Projection, Leetown Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Water, Utah Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, New Mexico, United States of America, Washington Water Science Center, Water Resources, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Water, Upper Midwest Water Science Center, Pennsylvania, Climate Adaptation Science Centers, Climate Adaptation Science Centers, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Southwest Climate Adaptation Science Center, Land Resources, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, National Geospatial Program, Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center, Earth Resources Observation and Science Center, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Water Resources, Water, Pennsylvania Water Science Center, Ecosystems, United States of America, Geosciences and Environmental Change Science Center, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Upper Midwest Water Science Center, National Wildlife Health Center, Ecosystems, Geology, Minerals, Energy, and Geophysics Science Center, Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Water Resources, Cooperative Research Units, Cooperative Research Units, Alaska Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 11: Alaska, Geology, Minerals, Energy, and Geophysics Science Center, Upper Midwest Water Science Center, Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Leetown Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Florence Bascom Geoscience Center, Fort Collins Science Center, Ecosystems, Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center, Central Energy Resources Science Center, Energy Resources Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Wildlife Program, South Atlantic Water Science Center (SAWSC), Water Resources, Region 2: South Atlantic-Gulf (Includes Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands), Central Energy Resources Science Center, Energy Resources Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Water, Colorado Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Utah, United States of America, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Natural Hazards, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Hazards Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, United States of America, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Florence Bascom Geoscience Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Columbia Environmental Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Alaska Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 11: Alaska, Geology, Minerals, Energy, and Geophysics Science Center, Water Resources, Columbia Environmental Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, National Minerals Information Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Water, Pennsylvania Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Pennsylvania, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Volcano Hazards Program Office, Leetown Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Western Fisheries Research Center, Ecosystems, Fisheries Program, Eastern Energy Resources Science Center, Energy Resources Program, United States of America, Oceans, Geosciences and Environmental Change Science Center, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, United States of America, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Oregon Water Science Center, Water Resources, Water Resources, Water, Colorado Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, New Mexico, United States of America, Nebraska Water Science Center, Water Resources, Central Midwest Water Science Center, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, New York Water Science Center, Water Resources, Alaska Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 11: Alaska, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Science Center, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Hazards Program, United States of America, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Florence Bascom Geoscience Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Fort Collins Science Center, Ecosystems, Great Lakes Science Center, Ecosystems, Water, Pennsylvania Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Pennsylvania, United States of America, Lower Mississippi-Gulf Water Science Center, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Central Energy Resources Science Center, Energy Resources Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Geosciences and Environmental Change Science Center, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Natural Hazards, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Hazards Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, United States of America, Water, Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Water Science Center, Kentucky, United States of America, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Columbia Environmental Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Columbia Environmental Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Alaska Science Center, Region 11: Alaska, Eastern Energy Resources Science Center, Energy Resources Program, United States of America, Pennsylvania Water Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Pennsylvania, United States of America, Eastern Energy Resources Science Center, Energy Resources Program, United States of America, Geosciences and Environmental Change Science Center, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Eastern Energy Resources Science Center, Energy Resources Program, United States of America, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Florence Bascom Geoscience Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Western Fisheries Research Center, Ecosystems, Fisheries Program, Core Science Systems, Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Alaska Science Center, Region 11: Alaska, Pacific Islands Water Science Center, Water Resources, Pacific Island Ecosystems Research Center, Ecosystems, Fort Collins Science Center, Ecosystems, Water, Texas Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 6: Arkansas-Rio Grande-Texas-Gulf, Pennsylvania, United States of America, New England Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, New York Water Science Center, Water Resources, Earthquake Science Center, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Hazards Program, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, New Jersey Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Alaska Science Center, Region 11: Alaska, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Science Center, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Hazards Program, Puerto Rico, United States of America, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Alaska Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 11: Alaska, Natural Hazards, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Global Seismographic Network, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, United States of America, Fort Collins Science Center, Ecosystems, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center, Earth Resources Observation and Science Center, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center, Region 2: South Atlantic-Gulf (Includes Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands), Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Natural Hazards, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Hazards Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, China, Alaska Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 11: Alaska
Durner, G.M., Amstrup, S.C., Atwood, T.C., Douglas, D.C., Fischbach, A.S., Olson, J.W., Rode, K.D., and Wilson, R.R., 2020, Catalogue of polar bear (Ursus maritimus) maternal den locations in the Beaufort and Chukchi Seas and nearby areas, 1910–2018: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 1121, 12 p., including appendixes, https://doi.org/10.3133/ds1121. [Supersedes USGS Data Series 568.]

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Year Published: 2020

The clock keeps ticking: Circadian rhythms of free-ranging polar bears

Life in the Arctic presents organisms with multiple challenges, including extreme photic conditions, cold temperatures, and annual loss and daily movement of sea ice. Polar bears (Ursus maritimus) evolved under these unique conditions, where they rely on ice to hunt their main prey, seals. However, very little is known about the dynamics of their...

Ware, Jasmine V.; Rode, Karyn D.; Robbins, Charles T.; Leise, T.; Weil, C.R.; Jansen, Heiko T.
Attribution: Water, Colorado Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, United States of America, Water Resources, Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center (FRESC), Ecosystems, Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center, Earth Resources Observation and Science Center, Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center, Earth Resources Observation and Science Center, National Minerals Information Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Water Resources, Fort Collins Science Center, Ecosystems, Water, New Mexico Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, New Mexico, United States of America, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Northern Rocky Mountain Science Center (NOROCK), Ecosystems, United States of America, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Southwest Biological Science Center, Ecosystems, Western Fisheries Research Center, Ecosystems, Fisheries Program, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, California Water Science Center, Water Resources, Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center (FRESC), Ecosystems, Dakota Water Science Center, New England Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center, Earth Resources Observation and Science Center, United States of America, Land Change Monitoring, Assessment and Projection, Leetown Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Water, Utah Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, New Mexico, United States of America, Washington Water Science Center, Water Resources, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Water, Upper Midwest Water Science Center, Pennsylvania, Climate Adaptation Science Centers, Climate Adaptation Science Centers, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Southwest Climate Adaptation Science Center, Land Resources, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, National Geospatial Program, Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center, Earth Resources Observation and Science Center, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Water Resources, Water, Pennsylvania Water Science Center, Ecosystems, United States of America, Geosciences and Environmental Change Science Center, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Upper Midwest Water Science Center, National Wildlife Health Center, Ecosystems, Geology, Minerals, Energy, and Geophysics Science Center, Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Water Resources, Cooperative Research Units, Cooperative Research Units, Alaska Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 11: Alaska, Geology, Minerals, Energy, and Geophysics Science Center, Upper Midwest Water Science Center, Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Leetown Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Florence Bascom Geoscience Center, Fort Collins Science Center, Ecosystems, Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center, Central Energy Resources Science Center, Energy Resources Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Wildlife Program, South Atlantic Water Science Center (SAWSC), Water Resources, Region 2: South Atlantic-Gulf (Includes Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands), Central Energy Resources Science Center, Energy Resources Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Water, Colorado Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Utah, United States of America, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Natural Hazards, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Hazards Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, United States of America, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Florence Bascom Geoscience Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Columbia Environmental Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Alaska Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 11: Alaska, Geology, Minerals, Energy, and Geophysics Science Center, Water Resources, Columbia Environmental Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, National Minerals Information Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Water, Pennsylvania Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Pennsylvania, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Volcano Hazards Program Office, Leetown Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Western Fisheries Research Center, Ecosystems, Fisheries Program, Eastern Energy Resources Science Center, Energy Resources Program, United States of America, Oceans, Geosciences and Environmental Change Science Center, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, United States of America, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Oregon Water Science Center, Water Resources, Water Resources, Water, Colorado Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, New Mexico, United States of America, Nebraska Water Science Center, Water Resources, Central Midwest Water Science Center, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, New York Water Science Center, Water Resources, Alaska Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 11: Alaska, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Science Center, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Hazards Program, United States of America, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Florence Bascom Geoscience Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Fort Collins Science Center, Ecosystems, Great Lakes Science Center, Ecosystems, Water, Pennsylvania Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Pennsylvania, United States of America, Lower Mississippi-Gulf Water Science Center, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Central Energy Resources Science Center, Energy Resources Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Geosciences and Environmental Change Science Center, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Natural Hazards, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Hazards Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, United States of America, Water, Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Water Science Center, Kentucky, United States of America, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Columbia Environmental Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Columbia Environmental Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Alaska Science Center, Region 11: Alaska, Eastern Energy Resources Science Center, Energy Resources Program, United States of America, Pennsylvania Water Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Pennsylvania, United States of America, Eastern Energy Resources Science Center, Energy Resources Program, United States of America, Geosciences and Environmental Change Science Center, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Eastern Energy Resources Science Center, Energy Resources Program, United States of America, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Florence Bascom Geoscience Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Western Fisheries Research Center, Ecosystems, Fisheries Program, Core Science Systems, Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Alaska Science Center, Region 11: Alaska, Pacific Islands Water Science Center, Water Resources, Pacific Island Ecosystems Research Center, Ecosystems, Fort Collins Science Center, Ecosystems, Water, Texas Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 6: Arkansas-Rio Grande-Texas-Gulf, Pennsylvania, United States of America, New England Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, New York Water Science Center, Water Resources, Earthquake Science Center, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Hazards Program, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, New Jersey Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Alaska Science Center, Region 11: Alaska, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Science Center, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Hazards Program, Puerto Rico, United States of America, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Alaska Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 11: Alaska, Natural Hazards, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Global Seismographic Network, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, United States of America, Fort Collins Science Center, Ecosystems, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center, Earth Resources Observation and Science Center, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center, Region 2: South Atlantic-Gulf (Includes Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands), Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Natural Hazards, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Hazards Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, China, Alaska Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 11: Alaska, Natural Hazards, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Hazards Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, United States of America, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Natural Hazards, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Landslide Hazards Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Colorado, United States of America, Great Lakes Science Center, Ecosystems, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, California Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Energy, Central Energy Resources Science Center, Energy Resources Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, United States of America, Water Resources, Alaska Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 11: Alaska

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Year Published: 2020

Assessment of undiscovered oil and gas resources in the Central North Slope of Alaska, 2020

Using a geology-based assessment methodology, the U.S. Geological Survey estimated undiscovered, technically recoverable mean resources of 3.6 billion barrels of oil and 8.9 trillion cubic feet of natural gas (associated and nonassociated) in conventional accumulations in Mississippian through Paleogene strata in the central North Slope...

Houseknecht, David W.; Whidden, Katherine J.; Connors, Christopher D.; Lease, Richard O.; Schenk, Christopher J.; Mercier, Tracey J.; Rouse, William A.; Botterell, Palma J.; Smith, Rebecca A.; Sanders, Margaret M.; Craddock, William H.; DeVera, Christina A.; Garrity, Christopher P.; Buursink, Marc L.; Karacan, Cevat O.; Heller, Samuel J.; Moore, Thomas E.; Dumoulin, Julie A.; Tennyson, Marilyn E.; French, Katherine L.; Woodall, Cheryl A.; Drake, Ronald M.; Marra, Kristen R.; Finn, Thomas M.; Kinney, Scott A.; Shorten, Chilisa M.
Attribution: Water, Colorado Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, United States of America, Water Resources, Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center (FRESC), Ecosystems, Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center, Earth Resources Observation and Science Center, Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center, Earth Resources Observation and Science Center, National Minerals Information Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Water Resources, Fort Collins Science Center, Ecosystems, Water, New Mexico Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, New Mexico, United States of America, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Northern Rocky Mountain Science Center (NOROCK), Ecosystems, United States of America, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Southwest Biological Science Center, Ecosystems, Western Fisheries Research Center, Ecosystems, Fisheries Program, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, California Water Science Center, Water Resources, Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center (FRESC), Ecosystems, Dakota Water Science Center, New England Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center, Earth Resources Observation and Science Center, United States of America, Land Change Monitoring, Assessment and Projection, Leetown Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Water, Utah Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, New Mexico, United States of America, Washington Water Science Center, Water Resources, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Water, Upper Midwest Water Science Center, Pennsylvania, Climate Adaptation Science Centers, Climate Adaptation Science Centers, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Southwest Climate Adaptation Science Center, Land Resources, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, National Geospatial Program, Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center, Earth Resources Observation and Science Center, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Water Resources, Water, Pennsylvania Water Science Center, Ecosystems, United States of America, Geosciences and Environmental Change Science Center, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Upper Midwest Water Science Center, National Wildlife Health Center, Ecosystems, Geology, Minerals, Energy, and Geophysics Science Center, Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Water Resources, Cooperative Research Units, Cooperative Research Units, Alaska Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 11: Alaska, Geology, Minerals, Energy, and Geophysics Science Center, Upper Midwest Water Science Center, Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Leetown Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Florence Bascom Geoscience Center, Fort Collins Science Center, Ecosystems, Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center, Central Energy Resources Science Center, Energy Resources Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Wildlife Program, South Atlantic Water Science Center (SAWSC), Water Resources, Region 2: South Atlantic-Gulf (Includes Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands), Central Energy Resources Science Center, Energy Resources Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Water, Colorado Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Utah, United States of America, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Natural Hazards, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Hazards Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, United States of America, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Florence Bascom Geoscience Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Columbia Environmental Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Alaska Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 11: Alaska, Geology, Minerals, Energy, and Geophysics Science Center, Water Resources, Columbia Environmental Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, National Minerals Information Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Water, Pennsylvania Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Pennsylvania, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Volcano Hazards Program Office, Leetown Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Western Fisheries Research Center, Ecosystems, Fisheries Program, Eastern Energy Resources Science Center, Energy Resources Program, United States of America, Oceans, Geosciences and Environmental Change Science Center, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, United States of America, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Oregon Water Science Center, Water Resources, Water Resources, Water, Colorado Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, New Mexico, United States of America, Nebraska Water Science Center, Water Resources, Central Midwest Water Science Center, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, New York Water Science Center, Water Resources, Alaska Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 11: Alaska, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Science Center, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Hazards Program, United States of America, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Florence Bascom Geoscience Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Fort Collins Science Center, Ecosystems, Great Lakes Science Center, Ecosystems, Water, Pennsylvania Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Pennsylvania, United States of America, Lower Mississippi-Gulf Water Science Center, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Central Energy Resources Science Center, Energy Resources Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Geosciences and Environmental Change Science Center, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Natural Hazards, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Hazards Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, United States of America, Water, Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Water Science Center, Kentucky, United States of America, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Columbia Environmental Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Columbia Environmental Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Alaska Science Center, Region 11: Alaska, Eastern Energy Resources Science Center, Energy Resources Program, United States of America, Pennsylvania Water Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Pennsylvania, United States of America, Eastern Energy Resources Science Center, Energy Resources Program, United States of America, Geosciences and Environmental Change Science Center, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Eastern Energy Resources Science Center, Energy Resources Program, United States of America, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Florence Bascom Geoscience Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Western Fisheries Research Center, Ecosystems, Fisheries Program, Core Science Systems, Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Alaska Science Center, Region 11: Alaska, Pacific Islands Water Science Center, Water Resources, Pacific Island Ecosystems Research Center, Ecosystems, Fort Collins Science Center, Ecosystems, Water, Texas Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 6: Arkansas-Rio Grande-Texas-Gulf, Pennsylvania, United States of America, New England Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, New York Water Science Center, Water Resources, Earthquake Science Center, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Hazards Program, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, New Jersey Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Alaska Science Center, Region 11: Alaska, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Science Center, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Hazards Program, Puerto Rico, United States of America, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Alaska Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 11: Alaska, Natural Hazards, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Global Seismographic Network, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, United States of America, Fort Collins Science Center, Ecosystems, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center, Earth Resources Observation and Science Center, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center, Region 2: South Atlantic-Gulf (Includes Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands), Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Natural Hazards, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Hazards Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, China, Alaska Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 11: Alaska, Natural Hazards, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Hazards Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, United States of America, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Natural Hazards, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Landslide Hazards Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Colorado, United States of America, Great Lakes Science Center, Ecosystems, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, California Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Energy, Central Energy Resources Science Center, Energy Resources Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, United States of America, Water Resources, Alaska Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 11: Alaska, Lower Mississippi-Gulf Water Science Center, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Geosciences and Environmental Change Science Center, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Water Resources, Southeast Climate Adaptation Science Center, Land Resources, Southwest Biological Science Center, Ecosystems, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Eastern Energy Resources Science Center, Energy Resources Program, Region 11: Alaska, United States of America
Houseknecht, D.W., Whidden, K.J., Connors, C.D., Lease, R.O., Schenk, C.J., Mercier, T.J., Rouse, W.A., Botterell, P.J., Smith, R.A., Sanders, M.M., Craddock, W.H., DeVera, C.A., Garrity, C.P., Buursink, M.L., Karacan, C.O., Heller, S.J., Moore, T.E., Dumoulin, J.A., Tennyson, M.E., French, K.L., Woodall, C.A., Drake, R.M., II, Marra, K.R., Finn, T.M., Kinney, S.A., and Shorten, C.M., 2020, Assessment of undiscovered oil and gas resources in the central North Slope of Alaska, 2020: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2020–3001, 4 p., https://doi.org/10.3133/fs20203001.

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Genetic confirmation of a natural hybrid between a Northern Goshawk (Accipiter gentilis) and a Cooper’s Hawk (A. cooperii)

Although hybrids between captive Accipiter species are known, and hybrids between wild Accipiter species in North America have long been suspected, none have been confirmed to date. However, in 2014, a hatching year Accipiter captured at Cape May, New Jersey, during fall migration, appeared intermediate in size and plumage between a Northern...

Haughey, Christy; Nelson, Arthur; Napier, Paul; Rosenfield, R. N.; Sonsthagen, Sarah A.; Talbot, Sandra L.
Attribution: Water, Colorado Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, United States of America, Water Resources, Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center (FRESC), Ecosystems, Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center, Earth Resources Observation and Science Center, Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center, Earth Resources Observation and Science Center, National Minerals Information Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Water Resources, Fort Collins Science Center, Ecosystems, Water, New Mexico Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, New Mexico, United States of America, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Northern Rocky Mountain Science Center (NOROCK), Ecosystems, United States of America, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Southwest Biological Science Center, Ecosystems, Western Fisheries Research Center, Ecosystems, Fisheries Program, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, California Water Science Center, Water Resources, Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center (FRESC), Ecosystems, Dakota Water Science Center, New England Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center, Earth Resources Observation and Science Center, United States of America, Land Change Monitoring, Assessment and Projection, Leetown Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Water, Utah Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, New Mexico, United States of America, Washington Water Science Center, Water Resources, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Water, Upper Midwest Water Science Center, Pennsylvania, Climate Adaptation Science Centers, Climate Adaptation Science Centers, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Southwest Climate Adaptation Science Center, Land Resources, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, National Geospatial Program, Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center, Earth Resources Observation and Science Center, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Water Resources, Water, Pennsylvania Water Science Center, Ecosystems, United States of America, Geosciences and Environmental Change Science Center, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Upper Midwest Water Science Center, National Wildlife Health Center, Ecosystems, Geology, Minerals, Energy, and Geophysics Science Center, Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Water Resources, Cooperative Research Units, Cooperative Research Units, Alaska Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 11: Alaska, Geology, Minerals, Energy, and Geophysics Science Center, Upper Midwest Water Science Center, Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Leetown Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Florence Bascom Geoscience Center, Fort Collins Science Center, Ecosystems, Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center, Central Energy Resources Science Center, Energy Resources Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Wildlife Program, South Atlantic Water Science Center (SAWSC), Water Resources, Region 2: South Atlantic-Gulf (Includes Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands), Central Energy Resources Science Center, Energy Resources Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Water, Colorado Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Utah, United States of America, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Natural Hazards, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Hazards Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, United States of America, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Florence Bascom Geoscience Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Columbia Environmental Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Alaska Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 11: Alaska, Geology, Minerals, Energy, and Geophysics Science Center, Water Resources, Columbia Environmental Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, National Minerals Information Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Water, Pennsylvania Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Pennsylvania, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Volcano Hazards Program Office, Leetown Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Western Fisheries Research Center, Ecosystems, Fisheries Program, Eastern Energy Resources Science Center, Energy Resources Program, United States of America, Oceans, Geosciences and Environmental Change Science Center, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, United States of America, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Oregon Water Science Center, Water Resources, Water Resources, Water, Colorado Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, New Mexico, United States of America, Nebraska Water Science Center, Water Resources, Central Midwest Water Science Center, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, New York Water Science Center, Water Resources, Alaska Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 11: Alaska, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Science Center, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Hazards Program, United States of America, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Florence Bascom Geoscience Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Fort Collins Science Center, Ecosystems, Great Lakes Science Center, Ecosystems, Water, Pennsylvania Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Pennsylvania, United States of America, Lower Mississippi-Gulf Water Science Center, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Central Energy Resources Science Center, Energy Resources Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Geosciences and Environmental Change Science Center, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Natural Hazards, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Hazards Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, United States of America, Water, Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Water Science Center, Kentucky, United States of America, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Columbia Environmental Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Columbia Environmental Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Alaska Science Center, Region 11: Alaska, Eastern Energy Resources Science Center, Energy Resources Program, United States of America, Pennsylvania Water Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Pennsylvania, United States of America, Eastern Energy Resources Science Center, Energy Resources Program, United States of America, Geosciences and Environmental Change Science Center, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Eastern Energy Resources Science Center, Energy Resources Program, United States of America, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Florence Bascom Geoscience Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Western Fisheries Research Center, Ecosystems, Fisheries Program, Core Science Systems, Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Alaska Science Center, Region 11: Alaska, Pacific Islands Water Science Center, Water Resources, Pacific Island Ecosystems Research Center, Ecosystems, Fort Collins Science Center, Ecosystems, Water, Texas Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 6: Arkansas-Rio Grande-Texas-Gulf, Pennsylvania, United States of America, New England Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, New York Water Science Center, Water Resources, Earthquake Science Center, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Hazards Program, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, New Jersey Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Alaska Science Center, Region 11: Alaska, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Science Center, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Hazards Program, Puerto Rico, United States of America, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Alaska Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 11: Alaska, Natural Hazards, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Global Seismographic Network, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, United States of America, Fort Collins Science Center, Ecosystems, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center, Earth Resources Observation and Science Center, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center, Region 2: South Atlantic-Gulf (Includes Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands), Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Natural Hazards, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Hazards Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, China, Alaska Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 11: Alaska, Natural Hazards, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Hazards Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, United States of America, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Natural Hazards, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Landslide Hazards Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Colorado, United States of America, Great Lakes Science Center, Ecosystems, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, California Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Energy, Central Energy Resources Science Center, Energy Resources Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, United States of America, Water Resources, Alaska Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 11: Alaska, Lower Mississippi-Gulf Water Science Center, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Geosciences and Environmental Change Science Center, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Water Resources, Southeast Climate Adaptation Science Center, Land Resources, Southwest Biological Science Center, Ecosystems, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Eastern Energy Resources Science Center, Energy Resources Program, Region 11: Alaska, United States of America, Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Pacific Island Ecosystems Research Center, Ecosystems, Water, Colorado Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Colorado, United States of America, Great Lakes Science Center, Ecosystems, St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center, Region 2: South Atlantic-Gulf (Includes Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands), Pacific Island Ecosystems Research Center, Ecosystems, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Oregon Water Science Center, Water Resources, Earth Resources Observation and Science Center, Natural Hazards, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Hazards Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, California, United States of America, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Science Center, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Hazards Program, California, United States of America, Geosciences and Environmental Change Science Center, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Upper Midwest Water Science Center, Volcano Hazards Program Office, Fort Collins Science Center, Ecosystems, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Central Midwest Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Alaska Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 11: Alaska

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Extreme mortality and reproductive failure of common murres resulting from the northeast Pacific marine heatwave of 2014-2016

About 62,000 dead or dying common murres (Uria aalge), the trophically dominant fish-eating seabird of the North Pacific, washed ashore between summer 2015 and spring 2016 on beaches from California to Alaska. Most birds were severely emaciated and, so far, no evidence for anything other than starvation was found to explain this mass mortality....

Piatt, John F.; Parrish, Julia K.; Renner, Heather M.; Schoen, Sarah K.; Jones, Timothy; Arimitsu, Mayumi L.; Kuletz, Kathy J.; Bodenstein, Barbara; Garcia-Reyes, Marisol; Duerr, Rebecca; Corcoran, Robin; Kaler, Robb S.A.; McChesney, Gerard J.; Golightly, Richard T.; Coletti, Heather A.; Suryan, Robert M.; Burgess, Hillary K.; Lindsey, Jackie; Lindquist, Kirsten; Warzybok, Peter; Jahncke, Jaime; Roletto, Jan; Sydeman, William J.
Attribution: Water, Colorado Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, United States of America, Water Resources, Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center (FRESC), Ecosystems, Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center, Earth Resources Observation and Science Center, Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center, Earth Resources Observation and Science Center, National Minerals Information Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Water Resources, Fort Collins Science Center, Ecosystems, Water, New Mexico Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, New Mexico, United States of America, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Northern Rocky Mountain Science Center (NOROCK), Ecosystems, United States of America, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Southwest Biological Science Center, Ecosystems, Western Fisheries Research Center, Ecosystems, Fisheries Program, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, California Water Science Center, Water Resources, Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center (FRESC), Ecosystems, Dakota Water Science Center, New England Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center, Earth Resources Observation and Science Center, United States of America, Land Change Monitoring, Assessment and Projection, Leetown Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Water, Utah Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, New Mexico, United States of America, Washington Water Science Center, Water Resources, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Water, Upper Midwest Water Science Center, Pennsylvania, Climate Adaptation Science Centers, Climate Adaptation Science Centers, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Southwest Climate Adaptation Science Center, Land Resources, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, National Geospatial Program, Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center, Earth Resources Observation and Science Center, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Water Resources, Water, Pennsylvania Water Science Center, Ecosystems, United States of America, Geosciences and Environmental Change Science Center, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Upper Midwest Water Science Center, National Wildlife Health Center, Ecosystems, Geology, Minerals, Energy, and Geophysics Science Center, Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Water Resources, Cooperative Research Units, Cooperative Research Units, Alaska Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 11: Alaska, Geology, Minerals, Energy, and Geophysics Science Center, Upper Midwest Water Science Center, Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Leetown Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Florence Bascom Geoscience Center, Fort Collins Science Center, Ecosystems, Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center, Central Energy Resources Science Center, Energy Resources Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Wildlife Program, South Atlantic Water Science Center (SAWSC), Water Resources, Region 2: South Atlantic-Gulf (Includes Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands), Central Energy Resources Science Center, Energy Resources Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Water, Colorado Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Utah, United States of America, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Natural Hazards, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Hazards Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, United States of America, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Florence Bascom Geoscience Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Columbia Environmental Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Alaska Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 11: Alaska, Geology, Minerals, Energy, and Geophysics Science Center, Water Resources, Columbia Environmental Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, National Minerals Information Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Water, Pennsylvania Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Pennsylvania, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Volcano Hazards Program Office, Leetown Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Western Fisheries Research Center, Ecosystems, Fisheries Program, Eastern Energy Resources Science Center, Energy Resources Program, United States of America, Oceans, Geosciences and Environmental Change Science Center, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, United States of America, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Oregon Water Science Center, Water Resources, Water Resources, Water, Colorado Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, New Mexico, United States of America, Nebraska Water Science Center, Water Resources, Central Midwest Water Science Center, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, New York Water Science Center, Water Resources, Alaska Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 11: Alaska, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Science Center, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Hazards Program, United States of America, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Florence Bascom Geoscience Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Fort Collins Science Center, Ecosystems, Great Lakes Science Center, Ecosystems, Water, Pennsylvania Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Pennsylvania, United States of America, Lower Mississippi-Gulf Water Science Center, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Central Energy Resources Science Center, Energy Resources Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Geosciences and Environmental Change Science Center, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Natural Hazards, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Hazards Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, United States of America, Water, Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Water Science Center, Kentucky, United States of America, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Columbia Environmental Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Columbia Environmental Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Alaska Science Center, Region 11: Alaska, Eastern Energy Resources Science Center, Energy Resources Program, United States of America, Pennsylvania Water Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Pennsylvania, United States of America, Eastern Energy Resources Science Center, Energy Resources Program, United States of America, Geosciences and Environmental Change Science Center, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Eastern Energy Resources Science Center, Energy Resources Program, United States of America, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Florence Bascom Geoscience Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Western Fisheries Research Center, Ecosystems, Fisheries Program, Core Science Systems, Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Alaska Science Center, Region 11: Alaska, Pacific Islands Water Science Center, Water Resources, Pacific Island Ecosystems Research Center, Ecosystems, Fort Collins Science Center, Ecosystems, Water, Texas Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 6: Arkansas-Rio Grande-Texas-Gulf, Pennsylvania, United States of America, New England Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, New York Water Science Center, Water Resources, Earthquake Science Center, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Hazards Program, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, New Jersey Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Alaska Science Center, Region 11: Alaska, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Science Center, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Hazards Program, Puerto Rico, United States of America, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Alaska Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 11: Alaska, Natural Hazards, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Global Seismographic Network, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, United States of America, Fort Collins Science Center, Ecosystems, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center, Earth Resources Observation and Science Center, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center, Region 2: South Atlantic-Gulf (Includes Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands), Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Natural Hazards, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Hazards Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, China, Alaska Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 11: Alaska, Natural Hazards, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Hazards Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, United States of America, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Natural Hazards, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Landslide Hazards Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Colorado, United States of America, Great Lakes Science Center, Ecosystems, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, California Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Energy, Central Energy Resources Science Center, Energy Resources Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, United States of America, Water Resources, Alaska Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 11: Alaska, Lower Mississippi-Gulf Water Science Center, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Geosciences and Environmental Change Science Center, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Water Resources, Southeast Climate Adaptation Science Center, Land Resources, Southwest Biological Science Center, Ecosystems, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Eastern Energy Resources Science Center, Energy Resources Program, Region 11: Alaska, United States of America, Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Pacific Island Ecosystems Research Center, Ecosystems, Water, Colorado Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Colorado, United States of America, Great Lakes Science Center, Ecosystems, St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center, Region 2: South Atlantic-Gulf (Includes Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands), Pacific Island Ecosystems Research Center, Ecosystems, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Oregon Water Science Center, Water Resources, Earth Resources Observation and Science Center, Natural Hazards, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Hazards Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, California, United States of America, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Science Center, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Hazards Program, California, United States of America, Geosciences and Environmental Change Science Center, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Upper Midwest Water Science Center, Volcano Hazards Program Office, Fort Collins Science Center, Ecosystems, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Central Midwest Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Alaska Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 11: Alaska, St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center, Region 2: South Atlantic-Gulf (Includes Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands), Wyoming-Montana Water Science Center, Water Resources, Energy Resources Program, United States of America, Natural Hazards, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Hazards Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, United States of America, California Water Science Center, Water Resources, Geology, Geophysics, and Geochemistry Science Center, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Texas Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 6: Arkansas-Rio Grande-Texas-Gulf, Water, New Mexico Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, New Mexico, United States of America, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Northern Rocky Mountain Science Center (NOROCK), Ecosystems, Geosciences and Environmental Change Science Center, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Southwest Biological Science Center, Ecosystems, Alaska Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 11: Alaska

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Early goose arrival increases soil nitrogen availability more than an advancing spring in coastal western Alaska

An understudied aspect of climate change-induced phenological mismatch is its effect on ecosystem functioning, such as nitrogen (N) cycling. The timing of migratory herbivore arrival may alter N inputs and plant-herbivore feedbacks, while earlier springs are predicted to increase N cycling rates. However, the relative importance of these shifts in...

Choi, Ryan T.; Beard, Karen H.; Kelsey, Katherine; Leffler, Joshua; Schmutz, Joel A.; Welker, Jeffrey
Attribution: Water, Colorado Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, United States of America, Water Resources, Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center (FRESC), Ecosystems, Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center, Earth Resources Observation and Science Center, Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center, Earth Resources Observation and Science Center, National Minerals Information Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Water Resources, Fort Collins Science Center, Ecosystems, Water, New Mexico Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, New Mexico, United States of America, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Northern Rocky Mountain Science Center (NOROCK), Ecosystems, United States of America, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Southwest Biological Science Center, Ecosystems, Western Fisheries Research Center, Ecosystems, Fisheries Program, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, California Water Science Center, Water Resources, Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center (FRESC), Ecosystems, Dakota Water Science Center, New England Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center, Earth Resources Observation and Science Center, United States of America, Land Change Monitoring, Assessment and Projection, Leetown Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Water, Utah Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, New Mexico, United States of America, Washington Water Science Center, Water Resources, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Water, Upper Midwest Water Science Center, Pennsylvania, Climate Adaptation Science Centers, Climate Adaptation Science Centers, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Southwest Climate Adaptation Science Center, Land Resources, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, National Geospatial Program, Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center, Earth Resources Observation and Science Center, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Water Resources, Water, Pennsylvania Water Science Center, Ecosystems, United States of America, Geosciences and Environmental Change Science Center, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Upper Midwest Water Science Center, National Wildlife Health Center, Ecosystems, Geology, Minerals, Energy, and Geophysics Science Center, Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Water Resources, Cooperative Research Units, Cooperative Research Units, Alaska Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 11: Alaska, Geology, Minerals, Energy, and Geophysics Science Center, Upper Midwest Water Science Center, Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Leetown Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Florence Bascom Geoscience Center, Fort Collins Science Center, Ecosystems, Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center, Central Energy Resources Science Center, Energy Resources Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Wildlife Program, South Atlantic Water Science Center (SAWSC), Water Resources, Region 2: South Atlantic-Gulf (Includes Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands), Central Energy Resources Science Center, Energy Resources Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Water, Colorado Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Utah, United States of America, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Natural Hazards, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Hazards Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, United States of America, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Florence Bascom Geoscience Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Columbia Environmental Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Alaska Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 11: Alaska, Geology, Minerals, Energy, and Geophysics Science Center, Water Resources, Columbia Environmental Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, National Minerals Information Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Water, Pennsylvania Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Pennsylvania, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Volcano Hazards Program Office, Leetown Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Western Fisheries Research Center, Ecosystems, Fisheries Program, Eastern Energy Resources Science Center, Energy Resources Program, United States of America, Oceans, Geosciences and Environmental Change Science Center, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, United States of America, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Oregon Water Science Center, Water Resources, Water Resources, Water, Colorado Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, New Mexico, United States of America, Nebraska Water Science Center, Water Resources, Central Midwest Water Science Center, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, New York Water Science Center, Water Resources, Alaska Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 11: Alaska, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Science Center, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Hazards Program, United States of America, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Florence Bascom Geoscience Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Fort Collins Science Center, Ecosystems, Great Lakes Science Center, Ecosystems, Water, Pennsylvania Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Pennsylvania, United States of America, Lower Mississippi-Gulf Water Science Center, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Central Energy Resources Science Center, Energy Resources Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Geosciences and Environmental Change Science Center, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Natural Hazards, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Hazards Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, United States of America, Water, Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Water Science Center, Kentucky, United States of America, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Columbia Environmental Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Columbia Environmental Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Alaska Science Center, Region 11: Alaska, Eastern Energy Resources Science Center, Energy Resources Program, United States of America, Pennsylvania Water Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Pennsylvania, United States of America, Eastern Energy Resources Science Center, Energy Resources Program, United States of America, Geosciences and Environmental Change Science Center, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Eastern Energy Resources Science Center, Energy Resources Program, United States of America, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Florence Bascom Geoscience Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Western Fisheries Research Center, Ecosystems, Fisheries Program, Core Science Systems, Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Alaska Science Center, Region 11: Alaska, Pacific Islands Water Science Center, Water Resources, Pacific Island Ecosystems Research Center, Ecosystems, Fort Collins Science Center, Ecosystems, Water, Texas Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 6: Arkansas-Rio Grande-Texas-Gulf, Pennsylvania, United States of America, New England Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, New York Water Science Center, Water Resources, Earthquake Science Center, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Hazards Program, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, New Jersey Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Alaska Science Center, Region 11: Alaska, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Science Center, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Hazards Program, Puerto Rico, United States of America, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Alaska Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 11: Alaska, Natural Hazards, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Global Seismographic Network, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, United States of America, Fort Collins Science Center, Ecosystems, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center, Earth Resources Observation and Science Center, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center, Region 2: South Atlantic-Gulf (Includes Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands), Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Natural Hazards, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Hazards Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, China, Alaska Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 11: Alaska, Natural Hazards, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Hazards Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, United States of America, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Natural Hazards, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Landslide Hazards Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Colorado, United States of America, Great Lakes Science Center, Ecosystems, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, California Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Energy, Central Energy Resources Science Center, Energy Resources Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, United States of America, Water Resources, Alaska Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 11: Alaska, Lower Mississippi-Gulf Water Science Center, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Geosciences and Environmental Change Science Center, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Water Resources, Southeast Climate Adaptation Science Center, Land Resources, Southwest Biological Science Center, Ecosystems, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Eastern Energy Resources Science Center, Energy Resources Program, Region 11: Alaska, United States of America, Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Pacific Island Ecosystems Research Center, Ecosystems, Water, Colorado Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Colorado, United States of America, Great Lakes Science Center, Ecosystems, St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center, Region 2: South Atlantic-Gulf (Includes Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands), Pacific Island Ecosystems Research Center, Ecosystems, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Oregon Water Science Center, Water Resources, Earth Resources Observation and Science Center, Natural Hazards, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Hazards Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, California, United States of America, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Science Center, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Hazards Program, California, United States of America, Geosciences and Environmental Change Science Center, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Upper Midwest Water Science Center, Volcano Hazards Program Office, Fort Collins Science Center, Ecosystems, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Central Midwest Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Alaska Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 11: Alaska, St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center, Region 2: South Atlantic-Gulf (Includes Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands), Wyoming-Montana Water Science Center, Water Resources, Energy Resources Program, United States of America, Natural Hazards, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Hazards Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, United States of America, California Water Science Center, Water Resources, Geology, Geophysics, and Geochemistry Science Center, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Texas Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 6: Arkansas-Rio Grande-Texas-Gulf, Water, New Mexico Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, New Mexico, United States of America, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Northern Rocky Mountain Science Center (NOROCK), Ecosystems, Geosciences and Environmental Change Science Center, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Southwest Biological Science Center, Ecosystems, Alaska Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 11: Alaska, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, California Water Science Center, Water Resources, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Lower Mississippi-Gulf Water Science Center, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Northern Rocky Mountain Science Center (NOROCK), Ecosystems, Water, Southwest Biological Science Center, Ecosystems, Colorado, United States of America, California Water Science Center, Water Resources, Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Great Lakes Science Center, Ecosystems, Water, South Atlantic Water Science Center (SAWSC), Water Resources, Region 2: South Atlantic-Gulf (Includes Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands), Pennsylvania, United States of America, Southwest Biological Science Center, Water Resources, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Science Center, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Hazards Program, United States of America, Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center, Ecosystems, United States of America, Dakota Water Science Center, Lower Mississippi-Gulf Water Science Center, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Western Fisheries Research Center, Ecosystems, Fisheries Program, Geosciences and Environmental Change Science Center, Water Resources, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Natural Hazards, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Landslide Hazards Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, California, United States of America, New Mexico Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Switzerland, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center, Ecosystems, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center, Ecosystems, Volcano Hazards Program Office, Columbia Environmental Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Geology, Minerals, Energy, and Geophysics Science Center, Southwest Biological Science Center, Ecosystems, Fort Collins Science Center, Ecosystems, Leetown Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, United States of America, Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center, Earth Resources Observation and Science Center, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, California Water Science Center, Water Resources, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Science Center, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Hazards Program, California, United States of America, Biology and Ecosystems, Chesapeake Bay Activities, Water Resources, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Alaska Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 11: Alaska

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Spatial and temporal dynamics of Pacific capelin Mallotus catervarius in the Gulf of Alaska: Implications for ecosystem-based fisheries management

Pacific capelin Mallotus catervarius are planktivorous, small pelagic fish that serve an intermediate trophic role in marine food webs. Due to the lack of a directed fishery or monitoring of capelin in the Northeast Pacific, there is limited information on their distribution and abundance, and how spatio-temporal fluctuations in capelin...

David W. McGowan; Esther Goldstein; Arimitsu, Mayumi L.; Alison Dreary; Olav Ormseth; Alex DeRobertis; John Horne; Lauren Rogers; Matt Wilson; Kenneth Coyle; Kris Holderied; Piatt, John F.; Stockhausen, W.T.; Stephani Zador
Attribution: Water, Colorado Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, United States of America, Water Resources, Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center (FRESC), Ecosystems, Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center, Earth Resources Observation and Science Center, Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center, Earth Resources Observation and Science Center, National Minerals Information Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Water Resources, Fort Collins Science Center, Ecosystems, Water, New Mexico Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, New Mexico, United States of America, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Northern Rocky Mountain Science Center (NOROCK), Ecosystems, United States of America, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Southwest Biological Science Center, Ecosystems, Western Fisheries Research Center, Ecosystems, Fisheries Program, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, California Water Science Center, Water Resources, Forest and Rangeland Ecosystem Science Center (FRESC), Ecosystems, Dakota Water Science Center, New England Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center, Earth Resources Observation and Science Center, United States of America, Land Change Monitoring, Assessment and Projection, Leetown Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Water, Utah Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, New Mexico, United States of America, Washington Water Science Center, Water Resources, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Water, Upper Midwest Water Science Center, Pennsylvania, Climate Adaptation Science Centers, Climate Adaptation Science Centers, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Southwest Climate Adaptation Science Center, Land Resources, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, National Geospatial Program, Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center, Earth Resources Observation and Science Center, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Water Resources, Water, Pennsylvania Water Science Center, Ecosystems, United States of America, Geosciences and Environmental Change Science Center, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Upper Midwest Water Science Center, National Wildlife Health Center, Ecosystems, Geology, Minerals, Energy, and Geophysics Science Center, Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Water Resources, Cooperative Research Units, Cooperative Research Units, Alaska Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 11: Alaska, Geology, Minerals, Energy, and Geophysics Science Center, Upper Midwest Water Science Center, Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Leetown Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Florence Bascom Geoscience Center, Fort Collins Science Center, Ecosystems, Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center, Central Energy Resources Science Center, Energy Resources Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Wildlife Program, South Atlantic Water Science Center (SAWSC), Water Resources, Region 2: South Atlantic-Gulf (Includes Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands), Central Energy Resources Science Center, Energy Resources Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Water, Colorado Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Utah, United States of America, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Natural Hazards, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Hazards Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, United States of America, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Florence Bascom Geoscience Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Columbia Environmental Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Alaska Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 11: Alaska, Geology, Minerals, Energy, and Geophysics Science Center, Water Resources, Columbia Environmental Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, National Minerals Information Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Water, Pennsylvania Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Pennsylvania, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Volcano Hazards Program Office, Leetown Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Western Fisheries Research Center, Ecosystems, Fisheries Program, Eastern Energy Resources Science Center, Energy Resources Program, United States of America, Oceans, Geosciences and Environmental Change Science Center, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, United States of America, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Oregon Water Science Center, Water Resources, Water Resources, Water, Colorado Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, New Mexico, United States of America, Nebraska Water Science Center, Water Resources, Central Midwest Water Science Center, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, New York Water Science Center, Water Resources, Alaska Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 11: Alaska, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Science Center, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Hazards Program, United States of America, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Florence Bascom Geoscience Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Fort Collins Science Center, Ecosystems, Great Lakes Science Center, Ecosystems, Water, Pennsylvania Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Pennsylvania, United States of America, Lower Mississippi-Gulf Water Science Center, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Central Energy Resources Science Center, Energy Resources Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Geosciences and Environmental Change Science Center, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Natural Hazards, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Hazards Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, United States of America, Water, Ohio-Kentucky-Indiana Water Science Center, Kentucky, United States of America, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Columbia Environmental Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Columbia Environmental Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Alaska Science Center, Region 11: Alaska, Eastern Energy Resources Science Center, Energy Resources Program, United States of America, Pennsylvania Water Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Pennsylvania, United States of America, Eastern Energy Resources Science Center, Energy Resources Program, United States of America, Geosciences and Environmental Change Science Center, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Eastern Energy Resources Science Center, Energy Resources Program, United States of America, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Florence Bascom Geoscience Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Western Fisheries Research Center, Ecosystems, Fisheries Program, Core Science Systems, Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Alaska Science Center, Region 11: Alaska, Pacific Islands Water Science Center, Water Resources, Pacific Island Ecosystems Research Center, Ecosystems, Fort Collins Science Center, Ecosystems, Water, Texas Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 6: Arkansas-Rio Grande-Texas-Gulf, Pennsylvania, United States of America, New England Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, New York Water Science Center, Water Resources, Earthquake Science Center, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Hazards Program, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, New Jersey Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Alaska Science Center, Region 11: Alaska, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Science Center, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Hazards Program, Puerto Rico, United States of America, Woods Hole Coastal and Marine Science Center, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Alaska Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 11: Alaska, Natural Hazards, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Global Seismographic Network, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, United States of America, Fort Collins Science Center, Ecosystems, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center, Earth Resources Observation and Science Center, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center, Region 2: South Atlantic-Gulf (Includes Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands), Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Natural Hazards, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Hazards Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, China, Alaska Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 11: Alaska, Natural Hazards, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Hazards Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, United States of America, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Natural Hazards, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Landslide Hazards Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Colorado, United States of America, Great Lakes Science Center, Ecosystems, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, California Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Energy, Central Energy Resources Science Center, Energy Resources Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, United States of America, Water Resources, Alaska Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 11: Alaska, Lower Mississippi-Gulf Water Science Center, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Geosciences and Environmental Change Science Center, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Water Resources, Southeast Climate Adaptation Science Center, Land Resources, Southwest Biological Science Center, Ecosystems, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Eastern Energy Resources Science Center, Energy Resources Program, Region 11: Alaska, United States of America, Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Pacific Island Ecosystems Research Center, Ecosystems, Water, Colorado Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Colorado, United States of America, Great Lakes Science Center, Ecosystems, St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center, Region 2: South Atlantic-Gulf (Includes Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands), Pacific Island Ecosystems Research Center, Ecosystems, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Oregon Water Science Center, Water Resources, Earth Resources Observation and Science Center, Natural Hazards, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Hazards Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, California, United States of America, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Science Center, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Hazards Program, California, United States of America, Geosciences and Environmental Change Science Center, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Upper Midwest Water Science Center, Volcano Hazards Program Office, Fort Collins Science Center, Ecosystems, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Central Midwest Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Alaska Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 11: Alaska, St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center, Region 2: South Atlantic-Gulf (Includes Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands), Wyoming-Montana Water Science Center, Water Resources, Energy Resources Program, United States of America, Natural Hazards, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Hazards Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, United States of America, California Water Science Center, Water Resources, Geology, Geophysics, and Geochemistry Science Center, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Texas Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 6: Arkansas-Rio Grande-Texas-Gulf, Water, New Mexico Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, New Mexico, United States of America, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Northern Rocky Mountain Science Center (NOROCK), Ecosystems, Geosciences and Environmental Change Science Center, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Southwest Biological Science Center, Ecosystems, Alaska Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 11: Alaska, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, California Water Science Center, Water Resources, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Lower Mississippi-Gulf Water Science Center, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Northern Rocky Mountain Science Center (NOROCK), Ecosystems, Water, Southwest Biological Science Center, Ecosystems, Colorado, United States of America, California Water Science Center, Water Resources, Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Great Lakes Science Center, Ecosystems, Water, South Atlantic Water Science Center (SAWSC), Water Resources, Region 2: South Atlantic-Gulf (Includes Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands), Pennsylvania, United States of America, Southwest Biological Science Center, Water Resources, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Science Center, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Hazards Program, United States of America, Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center, Ecosystems, United States of America, Dakota Water Science Center, Lower Mississippi-Gulf Water Science Center, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Western Fisheries Research Center, Ecosystems, Fisheries Program, Geosciences and Environmental Change Science Center, Water Resources, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Natural Hazards, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Landslide Hazards Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, California, United States of America, New Mexico Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Switzerland, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center, Ecosystems, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center, Ecosystems, Volcano Hazards Program Office, Columbia Environmental Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Geology, Minerals, Energy, and Geophysics Science Center, Southwest Biological Science Center, Ecosystems, Fort Collins Science Center, Ecosystems, Leetown Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, United States of America, Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center, Earth Resources Observation and Science Center, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Western Ecological Research Center, Ecosystems, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, California Water Science Center, Water Resources, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Science Center, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Hazards Program, California, United States of America, Biology and Ecosystems, Chesapeake Bay Activities, Water Resources, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Alaska Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 11: Alaska, Western Geographic Science Center, Pacific Coastal and Marine Science Center, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Alaska Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 11: Alaska

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Algal toxins in Alaskan seabirds: Evaluating the role of saxitoxin and domoic acid in a large-scale die-off of Common Murres

Elevated seawater temperatures are linked to the development of harmful algal blooms (HABs), which pose a growing threat to marine birds and other wildlife. During late 2015 and early 2016, a massive die-off of Common Murres (Uria algae; hereafter, murres) was observed in the Gulf of Alaska coincident with a strong marine heat wave. Previous...

Van Hemert, Caroline R.; Schoen, Sarah K.; Litaker, R. Wayne; Smith, Matthew M.; Arimitsu, Mayumi L.; Piatt, John F.; Holland, William C.; Hardison, Ransom; Pearce, John M.

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USGS near-real-time products-and their use-for the 2018 Anchorage earthquake

In the minutes to hours after a major earthquake, such as the recent 2018 Mw">Mw 7.1 Anchorage event, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) produces a suite of interconnected earthquake products that provides diverse information ranging from basic earthquake source parameters to loss estimates. The 2018 Anchorage earthquake is the first...

Thompson, Eric M.; McBride, Sara; Hayes, Gavin P.; Allstadt, Kate; Wald, Lisa; Wald, David J.; Knudsen, Keith L.; Worden, Charles; Marano, Kristin; Jibson, Randall W.; Grant, Alex R. R.
Attribution: Great Lakes Science Center, Ecosystems, Alaska Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 11: Alaska, Utah Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Columbia Environmental Research Center, Water Resources, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center, Region 2: South Atlantic-Gulf (Includes Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands), Geology, Minerals, Energy, and Geophysics Science Center, Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Land Change Science Program, United States of America, Fort Collins Science Center, Ecosystems, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 1: North Atlantic-Appalachian, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Alaska Science Center, Ecosystems, Region 11: Alaska, Southwest Biological Science Center, Ecosystems, New England Water Science Center, Water Resources, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Upper Midwest Water Science Center, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, Wetland and Aquatic Research Center, Ecosystems, Region 4: Mississippi Basin, New York Water Science Center, Water Resources, Great Lakes Science Center, Ecosystems, Natural Hazards, Geologic Hazards Science Center, Natural Hazards, Earthquake Hazards Program, Region 7: Upper Colorado Basin, Alaska, United States of America

Browse a selection of videos, audio clips, images, and more from a wide range of science topics covered by USGS!

"Science for a Changing World" - watch the short film here!

Documentary on walruses here!

Watch the first-ever footage of a polar bear on Arctic sea ice!

Join USGS geologists as they collect lava samples from Kilauea Volcano.

Watch researchers in the Arctic!

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Short-tailed Shearwater carcass on beach in Bristol Bay, Alaska
August 6, 2019

Short-tailed Shearwater carcass in Bristol Bay, Alaska

Short-tailed Shearwater die-off in the Bering Sea. Emaciated Short-tailed Shearwater carcasses littered the beaches of Bristol Bay during the summer of 2019

Short-tailed Shearwater carcasses on beach in Bristol Bay, Alaska
August 6, 2019

Short-tailed Shearwater carcass on beach in Bristol Bay, Alaska

Short-tailed Shearwater die-off in the Bering Sea. Emaciated Short-tailed Shearwater carcasses littered the beaches of Bristol Bay during the summer of 2019

Short-tailed Shearwater carcass on beach in Bristol Bay, Alaska
August 6, 2019

Short-tailed Shearwater carcass washed up in Bristol Bay, Alaska

Short-tailed Shearwater die-off in the Bering Sea. Emaciated Short-tailed Shearwater carcasses littered the beaches of Bristol Bay during the summer of 2019

Short-tailed Shearwater carcasses on beach in Bristol Bay, Alaska
August 6, 2019

Short-tailed Shearwater carcasses on beach in Alaska

Short-tailed Shearwater die-off in the Bering Sea. Emaciated Short-tailed Shearwater carcasses littered the beaches of Bristol Bay during the summer of 2019

ANSEP student Tatiana Korthuis recording data
July 29, 2019

ANSEP student Tatiana Korthuis recording data on USGS research vessel

Alaska Native Science and Engineering Program (ANSEP) student Tatiana Korthuis recording fish catch data on board the USGS research vessel Alaskan Gyre in Herring Bay, Alaska. This was part of a USGS study to monitor forage fish and seabirds in Prince William Sound, Alaska.

Canada goose (Branta canadensis), Anchorage, AK
July 27, 2019

Canada goose (Branta canadensis), Anchorage, AK

Canada goose (Branta canadensis), Anchorage, AK

Common Murre on the water in Kachemak Bay, Alaska
July 25, 2019

A Common Murre on the water near its colony in Kachemak Bay, Alaska

Northern Fulmars, Black-legged Kittiwakes, and Common Murres have all been tested for and contained harmful algal bloom (HAB) toxins in Alaska. Since 2015, the USGS has worked with a variety of stakeholders to develop testing methods and research projects to better understand the geographic extent, timing and impacts of algal toxins in Alaska marine ecosystems. For more

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ANSEP student holds a red-throated loon
July 13, 2019

ANSEP student Jakob Sipary holds a red-throated loon, Alaska

Alaska Native Science and Engineering Program (ANSEP) student Jakob Sipary holds a red-throated loon on the Canning River Delta, Alaska, July 2019 as part of a USGS study on loon marine habitat use areas. Jakob was an intern for the summer with the U.S. Geological Survey.

Taku Glacier, Alaska retreat
July 9, 2019

Taku Glacier, Alaska retreat

2019 Juneau Icefield Research Program (JIRP) students during a four day and 83 kilometers ski traverse across Taku Glacier, carrying all their food, water, clothing, tents, and science gear as they help measure the mass balance along the way.

Kasilof River sonar on a bridge
June 28, 2019

Kasilof River sonar on a bridge

Kasilof River sonar on a bridge

Tazlina River bridge
June 28, 2019

Tazlina River bridge

Tazlina River bridge

A Common Murre holds a Pacific sand lance near Gull Island, Alaska
June 19, 2019

A Common Murre holds a Pacific sand lance near Gull Island in Alaska

Northern Fulmars, Black-legged Kittiwakes, and Common Murres have all been tested for and contained harmful algal bloom (HAB) toxins. Since 2015, the USGS has worked with a variety of stakeholders to develop testing methods and research projects to better understand the geographic extent, timing and impacts of algal toxins in Alaska marine ecosystems.

Browse a collection of stories about prominent USGS scientists and projects in Alaska news.

2019 USGS Alaska Annual Science Report

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USGS scientist placing a tracking collar on a caribou.
December 19, 2016

Caribou, North America’s wild reindeer, have lives apart from their famous role on Christmas Eve. Reindeer and caribou are large, cold-adapted, herding herbivores related to deer, elk and moose.

To learn more about how these arctic antler-bearers spend the other 364 days of the year, we talked to USGS caribou expert Dr. Layne Adams, who has studied these animals for more than 30 years.

Repeat oblique photographs of Gulkana glaciers in Alaska.
September 28, 2016

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — This year marks the 50th anniversary of one of the longest continuous glacier research efforts in North America.

Scientists setting a trap for gulls at the landfill
September 26, 2016

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Some gulls in southcentral Alaska are carriers of antibiotic resistant strains of E. coli, according to a new study co-authored by the U.S. Geological Survey.

Ariel photo of the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta
September 20, 2016

New research from the U.S. Geological Survey and partners illustrates how climate change is perceived among different generations of indigenous residents in subarctic Alaska. While all subjects agreed climate change is occurring, the older participants observed more overall changes than the younger demographic.

Glacier National Park
September 7, 2016

A team of USGS scientists spent 10 days in the wilderness, exploring one of the fastest-moving faults in America

Arctic Cod
August 8, 2016

Information relating to fish biology, locations and effects of climate change will help guide future research and management decisions

Female scientist and young girls looking at scientific equipment
August 4, 2016

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Twenty middle-school girls from Washington and Oregon are participating in the second annual “GeoGirls” outdoor volcano science program at Mount St. Helens, jointly organized by the U.S. Geological Survey and the Mount St. Helens Institute.

vertical columns of volcanic rock at Devils Postpile National Monument
July 13, 2016

A new geologic map of the Long Valley Caldera, Mammoth Mountain, and the Middle Fork canyon of the San Joaquin River including Devils Postpile National Monument, recounts the geologic and volcanic history of the area east of the Sierra Nevada in far greater detail than any previously published report.

Stay up-to-date with what is happening in the Alaska Region by checking out our different social media accounts. You can also contact Alaska Regional Office staff or Center Directors for more information.

The Regional Office provides active input to a variety of external collaborations by:

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