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U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2011–3059


Geographic Science for Public and Tribal Lands Management

By Alicia Torregrosa

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There are more than 650 million acres of U.S. public and Tribal lands, most found west of the Mississippi River. Scientists with the U.S. Geological Survey’s Western Geographic Science Center are working to increase the scientific information available for natural resource decision making, while continuing productive collaborations with Federal land managers, Tribal leaders, and local communities.

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Contact Information, Western Geographic Science Center
U.S. Geological Survey
345 Middlefield Road, MS 531
Menlo Park, California 94025

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Suggested citation:

Torregrosa, Alicia, 2011, Geographic science for public and Tribal lands management: U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2011-3059, 2 p.

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