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Cover, vol. 31, no. 2

 

The National Park Service Centennial Essay Series
Professionalism and its Discontents
Diane Barthel-Bouchier

Letter from Woodstock
An Urban Parks Agenda for Everyone?
Rolf Diamant

Our Shared Conservation Legacy: Past, Present, and Future—The First Legacy Organization Workshop
Ryan L. Sharp



NPS–USGS Collaboration to Support Science and Resource Management in the National Parks

Vincent L. Santucci, guest editor

Introduction
Vincent L. Santucci

Interagency Partnership to Assess and Restore a Degraded Urban Riverine Wetland: Dyke Marsh Wildlife Preserve, Virginia
Brent W. Steury, Ronald J. Litwin, Erik T. Oberg, Joseph P. Smoot, Milan J. Pavich, Geoffrey Sanders, and Vincent L. Santucci

USGS Ecosystem Research for the Next Decade: Advancing Discovery and Application in Parks and Protected Areas through Collaboration
Charles van Riper III, James D. Nichols, G. Lynn Wingard, Jeffrey L. Kershner, James Cloern, Robert B. Jacobson, Robin P. White, Anthony D. McGuire, Byron K. Williams, Guy Gelfenbaum, and Carl D. Shapiro

Climate Change and Plant Community Cormposition in National Parks of the Southwestern US: Forecasting Regional, Long-Term Effects to Meet Management Needs
Seth M. Munson, Jayne Belnap, Robert H. Webb, J. Andrew Hubbard, M. Hildegard Reiser, and Kirsten Gallo

Interagency Collaboration on an Active Volcano: A Case Study at Hawai‘i Volcanoes National Park
Jim Kauahikaua and Cindy Orlando

USGS Geologic Mapping and Karst Research in Ozark National Scenic Riverways, Missouri, USA
David J. Weary and Victoria M. Grant

Mercury in the National Parks
Colleen Flanagan Pritz, Collin Eagles-Smith, and David Krabbenhoft

Connecting the Dots: A Collaborative USGS–NPS Effort to Expand the Utility of Monitoring Data
James B. Grace, Donald R. Schoolmaster, Jr., E. William Schweiger, Brian R. Mitchell, Kathryn Miller, and Glenn R. Guntenspergen

The US Geological Survey–National Park Service Water Quality Partnership
Alan C. Ellsworth, Mark Nilles, and Gary Rosenlieb

Synthesis of Thirty Years of Surface Water Quality and Aquatic Biota Data in Shenandoah National Park: Collaboration between the US Geological Survey and the National Park Service
Karen C. Rice, John D. Jastram, John E.B. Wofford, and James P. Schaberl

Collaborative Socioeconomic Tool Development to Address Management and Planning Needs
Leslie Richardson, Chris Huber, Cathy Thomas, Liz Donovan, and Lynne Koontz

Park Break: Collaborative Opportunity Established for Graduate Students
Robin P. White, John Donahue, and Debbie O’Leary