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Full Proposal - A Stream Classification System for the Appalachian Landscape Conservation Cooperative
The goal of this project is to develop a hierarchical classification for stream and river systems within the Appalachian Landscape Conservation Cooperative ...
Position Available - Interdisciplinary (Air and Water Program Manager) Ecologist or Physical Scientist
This is a natural resource management position located in the Natural Resources Branch, Division of Natural and Cultural Resources at Shenandoah National Park. ...
Assessment and Restoration of Southern Appalachian Brook Trout
This project will complete an assessment of brook trout in-stream habitat, water quality, and fish distribution information in all Jocassee Gorges streams ...
Brook Trout Restoration and Expansion
This project will restore and improve stream and riparian habitat within a 2,357 foot project area located in the headwaters of Garth Run which was severely ...
Braven Beaty of The Nature Conservancy Clinch Valley Program
Braven Beaty discusses his work in the Appalachian region with mussels, the biological importance of the Clinch-Powell RIver Basin, and how the Appalachian LCC ...
A Stream Classification System for the Appalachian Landscape Conservation Cooperative
Unifying state-based stream classifications into a single consistent system, principal investigators at The Nature Conservancy developed a hierarchical ...
Video: Climate Change The Cost of Inaction
The Earth's climate is changing at an unprecedented rate. Climate change is already having impacts on people's lives across the country.
OSM Announces More Than $300 Million Available to Clean Up Abandoned Coal Mines
The U. S. Department of the Interior’s Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSM) today announced the availability of more than $305 million in ...
USDA Provides $328 Million to Conserve Wetlands and Farmland, Boost Economy
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced today that $328 million in conservation funding is being invested to help landowners protect and restore key ...
Pricing the Priceless: Ecosystem Services Science at USGS
Nature's products and services are essential not only to the ecosystems that provide them, but also to the people and societies built on them. Factoring their ...
Wetlands clean water, provide homes for wildlife across the nation
Wetlands play a crucial role in the world’s ecosystem by protecting and improving water quality, filtering surface water, storing floodwater and creating or ...
Appalachian LCC Coordinator is Panelist at National Conference on Science, Policy and the Environment
Appalachian LCC Coordinator and Chief Scientist, Dr. Jean Brennan, participated as an invited speaker at the 16th National Conference and Global Forum on ...
Downscaling Scenarios of Climate Change Project to Map Entire Appalachian LCC Region
A DOI Southeast Climate Science Center funded project will be evaluating the latest generation of global climate models to generate scenarios of future change ...
U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Lists Neosho Mucket as Endangered and Rabbitsfoot as Threatened
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is listing the Neosho mucket as endangered and the Rabbitsfoot as threatened under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). Both ...
EPA and the Army Corps’ Proposed Rule to Define “Waters of the United States”
Excerpt from summary : According to the agencies, the proposed rule would revise the existing regulatory definition of “waters of the United States” consistent ...
A large source of low-volatility secondary organic aerosol
Forests emit large quantities of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) to the atmosphere. Their condensable oxidation products can form secondary organic aerosol, ...
A drought-induced pervasive increase in tree mortality across Canada’s boreal forests
Drought-induced tree mortality is expected to increase worldwide under projected future climate changes (1–4). The Canadian boreal forests, which occupy about ...
A globally coherent fingerprint of climate change impacts across natural systems
Causal attribution of recent biological trends to climate change is complicated because non-climatic influences dominate local, short-term biological changes. ...
Effects of Urbanization and Climate Change on Stream Health
Estimation of stream health involves the analysis of changes in aquatic species, riparian vegetation, microinvertebrates, and channel degradation due to ...
Columbia Water Center White Paper America’s Water Risk: Water Stress and Climate Variability
The emerging awareness of the dependence of business on water has resulted in increasing awareness of the concept of “Water Risk” and the diverse ways in which ...
1.5°C or 2°C: a conduit’s view from the science-policy interface at COP20 in Lima, Peru
An average global 2°C warming compared to pre-industrial times is commonly understood as the most important target in climate policy negotiations. It is a ...
Global change and the groundwater management challenge
With rivers in critical regions already exploited to capacity throughout the world and ground- water overdraft as well as large-scale contamination occurring ...
Tree mortality predicted from drought-induced vascular damage
The projected responses of forest ecosystems to warming and drying associated with twenty-first-century climate change vary widely from resiliency to ...
Increasing Northern Hemisphere water deficit
A monthly water-balance model is used with CRUTS3.1 gridded monthly precip- itation and potential evapotranspiration (PET) data to examine changes in global ...
Seeing the landscape for the trees: Metrics to guide riparian shade management in river catchments
Rising water temperature (Tw) due to anthropogenic climate change may have serious conse- quences for river ecosystems. Conservation and/or expansion of ...
Maryland Water Monitoring Council Conference
The Maryland Water Monitoring Council (MWMC) will hold its 18th Annual Conference at the Maritime Institute, North Linthicum, Maryland, on Thursday, December ...
Northeast Climate Science Center Fall Colloquium: Translating Climate Science for Resource Managers
What stakeholders need to know about the relationships between water resources and climate change.
Nexus 2014: Water, Food, Climate and Energy Conference
The Water Institute at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and collaborators will host the Nexus 2014: Water, Food, Climate and Energy Conference ...
NRCS and Forest Service Partner to Improve Forest Health
Agriculture Under Secretary for Natural Resources and Environment Robert Bonnie announced today a multi-year partnership between the U.S. Forest Service and ...
Full Proposal - Development of a hydrologic foundation and flow-ecology relationships for monitoring riverine resources in the Marcellus Shale region
This project proposes to develop models that predict ecological responses to flow alteration within the Marcellus Shale region of the Appalachian Landscape ...
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