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Redwood Field Station Research
This portal provides information on the environmental issues and research projects being conducted in Redwood National and State Parks. The Redwood Field Station, part of the United States Geological Survey's (USGS) Western Ecological Research Center, is involved with restoration of the physical and biological landscapes in the parks, including inventory and monitoring of erosion, sediment transport, and stream temperatures; evaluating the effectiveness of various strategies for watershed restoration; and determining the influence of timber harvest and floods on riparian areas. Users will find links to individual project web pages, as well as a list of Redwood Field Station products and publications.
Intended for grade levels:
  • Middle (6-8)
  • High (9-12)
  • College (13-14)
  • General public
Type of resource:
  • Portal:
    • Government
  • Ecology
  • Environmental science
  • Forestry
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DLESE Catalog ID: USGS-ED-000-000-000-080
Resource contact / Creator / Publisher:
Publisher: United States Geological Survey (USGS)
Western Ecological Research Center

Contact: Joseph J. Kerski
Educational Resources
United States Geological Survey (USGS)

Contact: Mary Ann Madej
Redwood Field Station
United States Geological Survey (USGS)