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This part of DS 781 presents data for the faults for the geologic and geomorphic map of the Offshore of Scott Creek map area, California. The vector data file is included in "Faults_OffshoreScottCreek.zip," which is accessible from http://dx.doi.org/10.5066/F7CJ8BJW.The offshore of Scott Creek map area straddles the right-lateral San Gregorio Fault Zone, an important structure in the distributed transform boundary between the North American and Pacific plates (see, for example, Dickinson and others, 2005). Regionally, this fault is part of a system that occurs predominantly in the offshore for about 400 km from Point Conception in the south (where it is known as the Hosgri fault; Johnson and Watt, 2012) to Bolinas...
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This part of DS 781 presents data for the sediment-thickness map of the Pigeon Point to Monterey, California, region. The raster data file is included in "SedimentThickness_PigeonPointToSouthMontereyBay.zip," which is accessible from http://dx.doi.org/10.5066/F7F47M6T As part of the USGS's California State Waters Mapping Project, a 50-m grid of sediment thickness for the seafloor within the 3-nautical mile limit between Pigeon Point and Monterey was generated from seismic-reflection data collected in 2009 and 2012 (USGS activities S-15-10-NC, S-06-11-MB and S-N1-09-MB) supplemented with outcrop and geologic structure from DS 781. The resulting grid covers an area of approximately 860 sq km. The volume of sediment...
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This part of DS 781 presents data for the isopachs for the Pigeon Point to Monterey, California, region. The vector data file is included in "Isopachs_PigeonPointToSouthMontereyBay.zip," which is accessible from http://dx.doi.org/10.5066/F7F47M6T As part of the USGS's California State Waters Mapping Project, a 50-m grid of sediment thickness for the seafloor within the 3-nautical mile limit between Pigeon Point and Monterey was generated from seismic-reflection data collected in 2009 and 2012 (USGS activities S-15-10-NC, S-06-11-MB and S-N1-09-MB) supplemented with outcrop and geologic structure from DS 781. The resulting grid covers an area of approximately 860 sq km. The volume of sediment accumulated since the...
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This dataset contains data collected within limestone cedar glades at Stones River National Battlefield (STRI) near Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This dataset contains information on soil microbial metabolic response for soil samples obtained from certain quadrat locations (points) within 12 selected cedar glades. This information derives from substrate utilization profiles based on Biolog EcoPlates (Biolog, Inc., Hayward, CA, USA) which were inoculated with soil slurries containing the entire microbial community present in each soil sample. EcoPlates contain 31 sole-carbon substrates (present in triplicate on each plate) and one blank (control) well. Once the microbial community from a soil sample is inoculated onto...
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Habitat loss and fragmentation are widely recognized as among the most important threats to global biodiversity. New analytical approaches are providing improved ability to predict the effects of landscape change on population connectivity at vast spatial extents. This paper presents an analysis of population connectivity for three species of conservation concern [swift fox (Vulpes velox); lesser prairie-chicken (Tympanuchus pallidicinctus); massasuaga (Sistrurus catenatus)] across the American Great Plains region. We used factorial least-cost path and resistant kernel analyses to predict effects of landscape conditions on corridor network connectivity. Our predictions of population connectivity provide testable...
Categories: Data, Project, Publication; Types: Citation, Map Service, OGC WFS Layer, OGC WMS Layer, OGC WMS Service; Tags: 2010, CO-01, CO-02, CO-03, CO-04, All tags...
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This part of DS 781 presents data for the transgressive contours for the Pigeon Point to Monterey, California, region. The vector file is included in "TransgressiveContours_PigeonPointToMonterey.zip," which is accessible from http://dx.doi.org/10.5066/F7F47M6T As part of the USGS's California State Waters Mapping Project, a 50-m grid of sediment thickness for the seafloor within the 3-nautical mile limit between Pigeon Point and Monterey was generated from seismic-reflection data collected in 2009 and 2012 (USGS activities S-15-10-NC, S-06-11-MB and S-N1-09-MB) supplemented with outcrop and geologic structure from DS 781. The resulting grid covers an area of approximately 860 sq km. The depth to the transgressive...
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This dataset contains data collected within limestone cedar glades at Stones River National Battlefield (STRI) near Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This dataset contains measurements of soil respiration at certain quadrat locations (points) within 12 selected cedar glades. Field measurements were made of soil respiration (carbon dioxide efflux) using a LICOR Infrared Gas Analyzer (IRGA), LI-6400 XT portable photosynthesis device (LICOR Inc., Lincoln, NE, USA), fitted with a soil-chamber attachment. At least 48 hours prior to soil respiration measurement, three soil collars (plastic rings of approximately 2 inches depth) were inserted into the soil surface at each point and the height of each soil collar above the soil...
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Interactions and feedbacks between abundant surface waters and permafrost fundamentally shapelowland Arctic landscapes. Sublake permafrost is maintained when the maximum ice thickness (MIT) exceedslake depth and mean annual bed temperatures (MABTs) remain below freezing. However, decliningMIT since the1970s is likely causing talik development below shallow lakes. Here we show high-temperature sensitivity towinter ice growth at the water-sediment interface of shallow lakes based on year-round lake sensor data.Empirical model experiments suggest that shallow (1m depth) lakes have warmed substantially over the last30years (2.4°C), withMABT above freezing5 of the last 7years.This is incomparison to slower ratesofwarming...
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In this first worldwide synthesis of in situ and satellite-derived lake data, we find that lakesummer surface water temperatures rose rapidly (global mean = 0.34°C decade1) between 1985 and2009. Our analyses show that surface water warming rates are dependent on combinations of climate andlocal characteristics, rather than just lake location, leading to the counterintuitive result that regionalconsistency in lake warming is the exception, rather than the rule. The most rapidly warming lakes are widelygeographically distributed, and their warming is associated with interactions among different climatic factors—from seasonally ice-covered lakes in areas where temperature and solar radiation are increasing whilecloud...
An integrated high resolution tide and storm surge model has been developedfor all of coastal Alaska. The model uses the ADCIRC basin-to-channelscale unstructured grid circulation code. Tidal forcing from global tidal modelsand meteorological forcing from the Climate Forecast System Reanalysisare used. The model’s tidal solution has been validated at 121 shelf andnearshore stations. The model’s skill has been investigated for summer, falland winter storms. Sea ice has been incorporated through a parameterizedwind drag coefficient which modifies the air-sea drag under ice coverage.Three large storms with distinctly different ice coverages were chosen to exhibitthe effect of sea ice on the resulting storm surge. The...
Categories: Data, Publication; Types: Citation; Tags: Academics & scientific researchers, COASTAL AREAS, COASTAL AREAS, COASTAL PROCESSES, COASTAL PROCESSES, All tags...
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The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is providing an online map of water-table altitude contours in the upper glacial and Magothy aquifers on Long Island, New York, April-May 2013. USGS serves this map and geospatial data as a REST Open Map Service (as well as HTTP, JSON, KML, and shapefile), so end-users can use the map and data on mobile and web clients. A companion report, U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map 3326 (Como and others, 2015; http://dx.doi.org/10.3133/sim3326) further describes data collection and map preparation and presents 68x22 in. PDF versions, 4 sheets, scale 1:125,000. This polyline shapefile consists of digital contours that represent the water table altitude in the upper glacial...
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When resources are spatially and temporally variable, consumers can increasetheir foraging success by moving to track ephemeral feeding opportunitiesas these shift across the landscape; the best examples derive from herbivore–plant systems, where grazers migrate to capitalize on the seasonal waves ofvegetation growth. We evaluated whether analogous processes occur in watershedssupporting spawning sockeye salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka), askingwhether seasonal activities ofpredators and scavengers shift spatial distributionsto capitalize on asynchronous spawning among populations of salmon. Bothglaucous-winged gulls and coastal brown bears showed distinct shifts in theirspatial distributions over the course of the summer,...
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‚Äč The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is providing an online map of depth to water measurements in the upper glacial and Magothy aquifers on Long Island, New York, April-May 2013. USGS serves this map and geospatial data as a REST Open Map Service (as well as HTTP, JSON, KML, and shapefile), so end-users can use the map and data on mobile and web clients. A companion report, U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map 3326 (Como and others, 2015; http://dx.doi.org/10.3133/sim3326) further describes data collection and map preparation and presents 68x22 in. PDF versions, 4 sheets, scale 1:125,000. The depth to water table was measured at 335 groundwater monitoring wells (observation and...
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The resistance surface is the basis for the landscape permeability analysis and has a great deal of influence on the final terrestrial landscape resilience scores. As such, great pains were taken to make this dataset as reflective of actual ground condition as possible. Each dataset used was evaluated at several locations, and multiple draft versions of the resistance surface were produced until reviewers were satisfied with the data.Each cell has been assigned a value, or weighting, representing it's hardness/ impermeability to species movement and ecological flows. Higher values are more difficult to cross, while lower values are easier. Natural lands are assigned a value of 1, meaning the cost to move across...
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The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is providing an online map of stream and lake gage water level measurements on Long Island, New York, April-May 2013. USGS serves this map and geospatial data as a REST Open Map Service (as well as HTTP, JSON, KML, and shapefile), so end-users can use the map and data on mobile and web clients. A companion report, U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map 3326 (Como and others, 2015; http://dx.doi.org/10.3133/sim3326) further describes data collection and map preparation and presents 68x22 in. PDF versions, 4 sheets, scale 1:125,000. Continuous records of water level altitude at 16 U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) streamgaging stations (15 streams and...
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Global environmental change has influenced lake surface temperatures, a key driver of ecosystem structureand function. Recent studies have suggested significant warming of water temperatures in individual lakesacross many different regions around the world. However, the spatial and temporal coherence associatedwith the magnitude of these trends remains unclear. Thus, a global data set of water temperature isrequired to understand and synthesize global, long-term trends in surface water temperatures of inlandbodies of water. We assembled a database of summer lake surface temperatures for 291 lakes collectedin situ and/or by satellites for the period 1985–2009. In addition, corresponding climatic drivers (airtemperatures,...
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How local geomorphic and hydrologic features mediate the sensitivity of stream thermal regimesto variation in climatic conditions remains a critical uncertainty in understanding aquatic ecosystem responsesto climate change.We used stable isotopes of hydrogen and oxygen to estimate contributions of snow and rainfallto 80 boreal streams and show that differences in snow contribution are controlled by watershed topography.Time series analysis of streamthermal regimes revealed that streams in rain-dominated, low-elevation watershedswere 5–8 times more sensitive to variation in summer air temperature compared to streams draining steepertopography whose flows were dominated by snowmelt. This effect wasmore pronounced...
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This part of DS 781 presents data for the faults for the geologic and geomorphic map of the Offshore Santa Cruz map area, California. The vector data file is included in "Faults_OffshoreSantaCruz.zip," which is accessible from http://dx.doi.org/10.5066/F7TM785G. The offshore Santa Cruz map area lies about 15 to 25 km southwest of the San Andreas Fault, the dominant structure in the distributed transform boundary between the North American and Pacific plates. The map area straddles the right-lateral Santa Cruz Fault zone, a prominent structure west of the San Andreas Fault in the broader San Andreas Fault system. The Santa Cruz Fault zone occurs predominantly in the offshore and extends 400 km from Point Conception...
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This dataset contains data collected within limestone cedar glades at Stones River National Battlefield (STRI) near Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This dataset contains measurements of volumetric soil water content at certain quadrat locations (points) within 12 selected cedar glades. All soil water content measurements in this file were performed by thermogravimetric analysis (oven-drying) using the following procedure. First, soil samples were obtained using a brass cylinder of height 5 centimeters (cm) and interior diameter 4.9 cm. The cylinder was partially inserted into the soil, using a hammer if necessary, to a depth of roughly 2 to 3 cm. Soil adjacent to the inserted cylinder was removed and a flat plastic spatula...
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The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is providing an online map of water level measurements in the Magothy and Jameco aquifers on Long Island, New York, April-May 2013. USGS serves this map and geospatial data as a REST Open Map Service (as well as HTTP, JSON, KML, and shapefile), so end-users can use the map and data on mobile and web clients. A companion report, U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Map 3326 (Como and others, 2015; http://dx.doi.org/10.3133/sim3326) further describes data collection and map preparation and presents 68x22 in. PDF versions, 4 sheets, scale 1:125,000. The potentiometric surface altitude was measured at 70 observation wells and 31 supply wells screened...


map background search result map search result map Climate change and connectivity: Assessing landscape and species vulnerability Faults--Offshore Scott Creek, California Faults--Offshore Santa Cruz, California Average Well Color Development (AWCD) data based on Community Level Physiological Profiling (CLPP) of soil samples from 120 point locations within limestone cedar glades at Stones River National Battlefield near Murfreesboro, Tennessee Soil respiration data for 120 point locations within limestone cedar glades at Stones River National Battlefield near Murfreesboro, Tennessee Volumetric soil water content measured by thermogravimetric analysis (oven drying) for 120 point locations within limestone cedar glades at Stones River National Battlefield near Murfreesboro, Tennessee Landscape Resistance to Terrestrial Species Movement (90 m) Isopachs--Pigeon Point to Monterey, California Transgressive Contours--Pigeon Point to Monterey, California Sediment Thickness--Pigeon Point to Monterey, California Depth to Water Data in the Upper Glacial and Magothy Aquifers, April-May 2013 Water Level Data in the Magothy and Jameco Aquifers, April-May 2013 Stream and Lake Average Water-Level Altitudes, April-May 2013 Contours of Water Table Altitudes in the Upper Glacial and Magothy Aquifers, April-May 2013 Threshold sensitivity of shallow Arctic lakes and sublake permafrost to changing winter climate Watershed geomorphology and snowmelt control stream thermal sensitivity to air temperature. Rapid and highly variable warming of lake surface waters around the globe Riding the crimson tide: mobile terrestrial consumers track phenological variation in spawning of an anadromous fish A global database of lake surface temperatures collected by in situ and satellite methods from 1985–2009 Average Well Color Development (AWCD) data based on Community Level Physiological Profiling (CLPP) of soil samples from 120 point locations within limestone cedar glades at Stones River National Battlefield near Murfreesboro, Tennessee Soil respiration data for 120 point locations within limestone cedar glades at Stones River National Battlefield near Murfreesboro, Tennessee Volumetric soil water content measured by thermogravimetric analysis (oven drying) for 120 point locations within limestone cedar glades at Stones River National Battlefield near Murfreesboro, Tennessee Faults--Offshore Santa Cruz, California Faults--Offshore Scott Creek, California Stream and Lake Average Water-Level Altitudes, April-May 2013 Transgressive Contours--Pigeon Point to Monterey, California Isopachs--Pigeon Point to Monterey, California Sediment Thickness--Pigeon Point to Monterey, California Water Level Data in the Magothy and Jameco Aquifers, April-May 2013 Contours of Water Table Altitudes in the Upper Glacial and Magothy Aquifers, April-May 2013 Depth to Water Data in the Upper Glacial and Magothy Aquifers, April-May 2013 Threshold sensitivity of shallow Arctic lakes and sublake permafrost to changing winter climate Watershed geomorphology and snowmelt control stream thermal sensitivity to air temperature. Riding the crimson tide: mobile terrestrial consumers track phenological variation in spawning of an anadromous fish Rapid and highly variable warming of lake surface waters around the globe A global database of lake surface temperatures collected by in situ and satellite methods from 1985–2009 Climate change and connectivity: Assessing landscape and species vulnerability Landscape Resistance to Terrestrial Species Movement (90 m)