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U.S. Geological Survey Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Units Program—2016–2017 Research Abstracts

Circular 1427

Edited by:
Donald E. Dennerline and Dawn E. Childs
https://doi.org/10.3133/cir1427

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Abstract

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) has several strategic goals that focus its efforts on serving the American people. The USGS Ecosystems Mission Area has responsibility for the following objectives under the strategic goal of “Science to Manage and Sustain Resources for Thriving Economies and Healthy Ecosystems”:

  • Understand, model, and predict change in natural systems
  • Conserve and protect wildlife and fish species and their habitats
  • Reduce or eliminate the threat of invasive species and wildlife disease

This report provides abstracts of the majority of ongoing research investigations of the USGS Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Units program and is intended to complement the 2016 Cooperative Research Units Program Year in Review Circular 1424 (https://doi.org/10.3133/cir1424). The report is organized by the following major science themes that contribute to the objectives of the USGS:

  • Advanced Technologies
  • Climate Science
  • Decision Science
  • Ecological Flows
  • Ecosystem Services
  • Endangered Species Conservation, Recovery, and Proactive Strategies
  • Energy
  • Human Dimensions
  • Invasive Species
  • Landscape Ecology
  • Species of Greatest Conservation Need
  • Species Population, Habitat, and Harvest Management
  • Wildlife Health and Disease

Suggested Citation

Dennerline, D.E., and Childs, D.E., eds., 2017, U.S. Geological Survey Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Units program—2016–2017 research abstracts (ver. 1.1, May 2017): U.S. Geological Survey Circular 1427, 164 p., https://doi.org/10.3133/cir1427.

ISSN: 2330-5703 (online)

ISSN: 1067-084X (print)

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Table of Contents

  • Introduction
  • Project Abstracts
  • List of Projects
  • List of Species
  • Contact Information for Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Units 
  • Additional Contact Information

Additional publication details

Publication type:
Report
Publication Subtype:
USGS Numbered Series
Title:
U.S. Geological Survey Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Units Program—2016–2017 Research Abstracts
Series title:
Circular
Series number:
1427
DOI:
10.3133/cir1427
Edition:
Version 1: Originally posted April 20, 2017; Version 1.1: May 2017
Year Published:
2017
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S. Geological Survey
Publisher location:
Reston, VA
Contributing office(s):
Coop Res Unit Atlanta
Description:
iv, 164 p.
Country:
United States
Online Only (Y/N):
N
Additional Online Files (Y/N):
N