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📙 Science for Decisionmaking: Coastal and Marine Geology at the U.S. Geological Survey (The compass series) by Committee to Review the USGS Coastal and Marine Geology Program, National Research Council — free epub


The coastlines of the United States are beautiful places to live, work and play. But, they are also very fragile areas whose ecosystems are vulnerable to mismanagement. There are many complex issues facing the ocean science community at the federal, state and local levels - this report reflects the conclusions and recommendations of the National Academies drawing on discussions with USGS as well as input from potential users, clients and collaborators of the Coastal and Marine Geology Program.

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