Wildlife and Contaminants Online, Patuxent Wildlife Research Center, Biological Resources Division, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior

Data Center Description
Since the establishment of The Patuxent Wildlife Research Center in 1936, as
the nation's first wildlife experiment station, the Patuxent Wildlife Research
Center has been a leading international research institute for wildlife and
applied environmental research. The Center is a Federal research facility
directed by the Federal government to conduct research necessary to fulfill
Federal responsibilities, primarily, those of the Department of the Interior.

The Center develops and manages national inventory and monitoring programs and
is responsible for the North American Bird Banding Program. The Centers
mission is to enhance its accomplishments in generating, interpreting,
evaluating, and transmitting the scientific information needed to better
address the pressing problems of managing there nation's biological resources.

Website: http://www.pwrc.usgs.gov/contaminants-online/

[Summary provided by the USGS.]


Data Center URL
URL: http://www.pwrc.usgs.gov/contaminants-online/