A rugged, whitewater river flowing northward through deep canyons, the New River is among the oldest rivers on the continent. New River Gorge National River in West Virginia encompasses over 70,000 acres of land along the New River, is rich in cultural and natural history, and offers an abundance of scenic and recreational opportunities.
DOINews: Inaugural Alaska Climate Science Center Summer School
July 16-27: the DOI/USGS Alaska Climate Science Center (AK CSC) hosted its first ever Climate Summer School at the University Alaska Fairbanks and the International Arctic Research Center. Graduate students and post-doctoral researchers from across the eight regional Climate Science Center examined the development and application of climate projections, with an emphasis on their use in resource management. The students will were joined by a host of nationally- and internationally-recognized experts in climate science that served as classroom mentors and field instructors during the two-week course.