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NWRC Weekly Highlights

[Weekly Highlights are indexed by fiscal year]

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FY 2014 (October 1, 2013 - September 30, 2014)

May 8, 2014

  • CWPPRA Public Outreach Committee Meets
  • Barataria-Terrebonne National Estuary Program Management Conference Meeting
  • Wetlands and Climate Change
  • Joint Aquatic Sciences Meeting

May 1, 2014

  • USGS Contributes to Assessment of Factors Influencing Driving Patterns and Greenhouse Gas Emissions
  • USGS Contributes to Clarification of How Plant Traits Influence Ecosystem Shift along Climate Gradients
  • USGS Contributes to Evaluation of Restoration of Sage-Grouse Habitat
  • GCPO LCC Steering Committee Meets to Coordinate Southeast Conservation Efforts
  • Louisiana Celebrates Success in Coastal Restoration
  • Wetland Research in New Zealand to be Presented
  • GCP LCC Hosts Grassland Decision Support Tool Project Scoping Workshops

April 24, 2014

  • Feral Swine Research Presented at Wild Pig Conference
  • Earth Day Celebration at ULL
  • Lecture on How to Make a Video Abstract for a Research Article
  • NRCS State Technical Committee Meeting

April 17, 2014

  • How to Use Video Effectively to Communicate Science
  • Gifted Students Learn About USGS Science

April 10, 2014

  • Seminar on the Influences Affecting Nesting Success of Reintroduced Whooping Cranes
  • Invited Talks and Field Techniques Workshop on Ecosystem Management, Dumlupinar University, Turkey
  • 2014 Lower Mississippi Valley Joint Venture Management Board Spring Meeting

April 3, 2014

  • USGS Scientists and LCC Staff Welcome New Gulf Coast Vulnerability Assessment Coordinator
  • MsCIP Public Workshop Held
  • NWRC Meets with Northrop Grumman to Discuss NWRC Aviation Plan
  • GCPO and GCP LCC Staff Work with States in the Ozarks to Integrate their State Wildlife Action Plans through the Ozark Highlands Comprehensive Conservation Strategy

March 27, 2014

  • New Online Tracking Map Enables Researchers and the Public to Track Paddlefish
  • Australian Agricultural Leaders Learn About NWRC Science
  • Wetlands Exhibit on Display at LSU Hill Memorial Library

March 20, 2014

  • Field Study Verifies Weather Radar Assessment of Bird Movements
  • Survey Examines Migratory Bird Use of Lands Enrolled in USDA Initiative
  • Map Depicts Vegetation Types in Coastal Louisiana
  • South Korean Delegation Visits U.S. to Learn about Nutria Research
  • Hurricane Sandy Research Principal Investigators Meet
  • GC-CESU Steering Committee Meets
  • GOMA Federal Work Group Meets
  • USGS Participates in State of the Gulf of Mexico Summit
  • NWRC Attends LWF Conservation Achievement Awards Banquet

March 13, 2014

  • USGS Scientists Deliver Keynote Address
  • Scientists Lead Wetland Restoration Workshop Session
  • NWRC Participates in GOMA PIT Meeting
  • Emeritus Discusses Science Communication Tools and Strategies
  • NWRC Recognized for Contributions to Educational Program
  • Partners Discuss State Wildlife Action Plan Revisions
  • Staff Attend State of the Coast Conference
  • Partners Meet on GCPO LCC Flow Characterization Project

March 6, 2014

  • Pollutants Pose Threat to Mekong Wetlands
  • ULL Architecture Students Visit NWRC
  • Federal Urban Waters Partnership
  • ASCE Acadiana Branch Meeting
  • University of Louisiana at Lafayette Professorial Candidates Visit

February 27, 2014

  • Work Examines Persistent Organic Pollutants in the Mekong Basin
  • Special Journal Feature on Asian Wetlands
  • Biogeo-optics Seminar
  • Scientist Participates in Long-Term Ecological Research Meeting
  • Scientist Attends State Department Meeting
  • USGS Contributes to Guidance Document
  • Science Examines Factors Influencing Driving Habits
  • Texas Chapter of The Wildlife Society Meeting
  • GOMA Federal Work Group Meeting
  • Research Exchange
  • Turnipseed Addresses 2014 MES Winter Meeting

February 20, 2014

  • Report Provides Historical Overview of Land Change
  • CWPPRA Technical Committee Meets
  • Climate Outreach Community of Practice Holds Discussions

February 13, 2014

  • Sediment Accretion Studied in Forests and Marshes
  • Stand Water Use in Coastal Wetland Forests Investigated
  • Marsh Soils Examined as Potential Sinks for Bacteroides
  • Annual Southern Hardwood Forest Research Group Convened
  • Louisiana Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit’s Annual Meeting Held
  • DOI Urban Waters Federal Partnership Teleconference Conducted
  • Priority Ecosystems Science Coordinator Welcomed
  • LWF Awards Panel Assembled

February 6, 2014

  • Feral Hog Research Presented to TNC Staff
  • GCP LCC Steering Committee Meets
  • LCC Coordinators Discuss Direction
  • USGS Participates in GOMA Federal Work Group Meeting
  • CWPPRA Celebrates World Wetlands Day
  • NWRC Participates in 15th Annual Career Connections Expo
  • BTNEP Holds Management Conference

January 23, 2014

  • NWRC Participates in Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill and Ecosystem Science Conference

January 16, 2014

  • Paper Notes Importance of Disturbances in Preserving Biodiversity
  • Study Investigates Amphibian Habitat Occupancy
  • Workgroup Seeks Answers to Amphibian Decline Drivers
  • Group Discusses Management of Buttonland Swamp’s Water and Vegetation
  • Ecologist Visits FWS Study Site on Cypress Creek NWR

December 19, 2013

  • GCVA Steering Committee Meets
  • Annual LAMP Meeting Held at NWRC
  • Officials with Qingdao Institute of Marine Geology Visit
  • Tribal Climate Change Profiles to Include USGS Efforts in Louisiana

December 12, 2013

  • Mangrove Forests Adjust to Rising Sea Level
  • NWRC Participates in GOMA Ecosystems Meeting
  • USGS Meets to Discuss NWRC Aviation Plan
  • LCA Holds Student Science Fair

December 5, 2013

  • NRCS State Technical Committee Meeting

November 28, 2013

  • SE Regional Director and Management Officer Visit LAWSC and NWRC

November 21, 2013

  • Scientists Study Influence of Invasive Nitrogen-fixing Trees on Tropical Streams

November 14, 2013

  • Scientists Survey Tree Communities Found in Tidal Freshwater Swamps
  • DOI Assists Tribal Governments with Planning for Climate Change Impacts
  • Lake Pontchartrain Urban Waters Federal Leads Meet
  • Lower Mississippi Valley Joint Venture Recaps Management Board Meeting
  • GOMA Federal Work Group Meets
  • NWRC Hosts 2013 Autumn Meeting of the Louisiana Engineering Society

November 7, 2013

  • Researchers Investigate Responses of Soil and Plant Communities to Acidification
  • Scientists Study Impacts of Rangeland Management Practices on Cheatgrass Invasion
  • Botanical Expertise Contributes to Biomedical Research
  • Ecologist Aids Investigation of Reported Invasive Apple Snails
  • Center for Visual and Decision Informatics Advisory Board Meets
  • NWRC Attends BTNEP Management Conference
  • Exhibit on Coastal Education Through Art Announced
  • NWRC Participates in SEJ Conference Planning Meeting
  • Research Scientist Lectures at Clemson University
  • USGS Contributes to Barrier Island Restoration Project Meeting

October 31, 2013

  • New Technique for Measuring Tree Growth Improves Efficiency
  • Paper Reviews Global Mangrove Expansion
  • Study Results Presented During CaGIS/ASPRS 2013 Specialty Conference
  • LCC Work Communicated Through 2013 Research Symposium
  • Wetland Remote Sensing and Wetland Photo-Interpretation Workshops
  • GOMA Federal Work Group Meeting

October 24, 2013

  • LCCs Meet with LSU to Discuss Research
  • International Officials Visit NWRC
  • South Central Climate Science Center Research Workshop

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