U.S. Geological Survey - Ecosystems
Ecosystems Mission Area
Bats Keep Social Networks
Partly Cloudy with a Chance of Birds, Bats, and Bugs
Bird Lab Migrates Toward the Future
The Hills are Alive with Ecosystems Research
Fish Virus May Help Save Human Lives
The Secret Lives of Mussels - America's Most Endangered Species
Lake Meade Video Documents Healthy Ecosystem
How do you take a manatee's temperature? Very carefully
Capturing and Recapturing the Moment: Preserving the Florida Panther
Supports natural resource management decisions through research, education and technical assistance.
USGS science can help allow for renewable energy growth while lessening conflicts between renewable energy, ecosystems and wildlife.
Conducts ecosystem science and develops models for restoration and adaptive management.
Supports management, conservation, and restoration of the Nation's fish and aquatic resources.
Provides methodologies and information to reduce threats from invasive species.
Conducts research on wildlife and their habitats.
Organizes and centralizes monitoring and scientific information to document changing seasonal patterns.
Leads all Federal agencies in wildlife disease surveillance and research.
Conservation and restoration of the sagebrush steppe ecosystem and greater sage grouse.
Facilitates international collaboration.
Decision science focus: adaptive management and structured decision making, ecosystem services, resilience/sustainability.
Monitors the Nation's living resources and their habitats.
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Science from Genes to Landscape
Find out more about where Ecosystems research is concentrated and how this research addresses modern ecological and social issues and the interests of public and private groups in this newly released USGS fact sheet:
USGS Factsheet 2015-3057 Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Units Program—2015 Year in Review
Find out more about the 80th anniversary of the Cooperative Research Unit program and the research activities from 2015 in this new USGS Circular
USGS Factsheet 2015-3057 Resources
Ecosystem science is critical to making informed decisions about natural resources that can sustain our Nation’s economic and environmental well-being. More...