Product Type: Open-file Report
Author(s): Wilson, J.T. (Comp.)
Wilson, J.T. (Comp.). 2010. Fort Collins Science Center: Fiscal year 2009 science accomplishments: U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 2010-1148. 47 p.
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Public land and natural resource managers in the United States are confronted with increasingly complex decisions that have important ramifications for both ecological and human systems. The scientists and technical professionals at the U.S. Geological Survey Fort Collins Science Center—many of whom are at the forefront of their fields—possess a unique blend of ecological, socioeconomic, and technological expertise. Because of this diverse talent, Fort Collins Science Center staff are able to apply a systems approach to investigating complicated ecological problems in a way that helps answer critical management questions. In addition, the Fort Collins Science Center has a long record of working closely with the academic community through cooperative agreements and other collaborations. The Fort Collins Science Center is deeply engaged with other U.S. Geological Survey science centers and partners throughout the Department of the Interior. As a regular practice, we incorporate the expertise of these partners in providing a full complement of “the right people” to effectively tackle the multifaceted research problems of today’s resource-management world...