Fact Sheet 2010–3066
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is realigning its management and budget structure to further enhance the work of its science programs and their interdisciplinary focus areas related to the USGS Science Strategy as outlined in “Facing Tomorrow’s Challenges–U.S. Geological Survey Science in the Decade 2007–2017” (U.S. Geological Survey, 2007). In 2007, the USGS developed this science strategy outlining major natural-science issues facing the Nation and focusing on areas where natural science can make a substantial contribution to the well being of the Nation and the world. These areas include global climate change, water resources, natural hazards, energy and minerals, ecosystems, and data integration.
First posted August 16, 2010
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U.S. Geological Survey, 2010, Aligning USGS senior leadership structure with the USGS science strategy (ver. 7.0, November 23, 2010): U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2010–3066, 4 p., available only at http://pubs.usgs.gov/fs/2010/3066/