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.
Big Southern Butte is one of two domes rising from a sea of basalt near the center of the eastern Snake River Plain in Idaho. The butte is one of the largest volcanic domes in the world, but at 300,000 years old it is also one of the youngest. Hikers who trek to the 7,550-foot high summit are rewarded with spectacular panoramic views. Photo by Devin Englestead, BLM Upper Snake Wildlife Biologist.
First light at Bosque del Apache National Wildlife Refuge in New Mexico. Established in November 22, 1939, the refuge has provided a critical stopover and wintering spot for thousands of sandhill cranes, geese and other waterfowl for 75 years. Bosque del Apache's sandhill crane population has multiplied from 18 birds in the 1840s to more than 20,000 birds today. Photo by Kim Hang Dessoliers (www.sharetheexperience.org).
DOINews: Director of the Pacific Islands CSC Needed - Recruitment Closed
Are you a Biologist, or Ecologist, or Physical Scientist, interested in working in collaboration with other scientists in the program development of a ground-breaking approach to scientific research on the impact climate has on fish, wildlife, habitats & cultural resources? Are you a dynamic speaker who can easily understand and explain scientific research findings to individuals with varying degrees of scientific knowledge and education. Do you find joy in the challenges and rewards that comes with being a supervisor? If you answered "yes" to these questions, then this is the job for you! Come join the USGS and start doing the job you've always dreamed of!
As a Scientist within the National Climate Change and Wildlife Science organization, and as Director for the Pacific Islands Climate Science Center, some of your specific duties will include:
Develop and implement climate based science strategies for cultural and natural resources for the Pacific Islands.
Establish resource management partnerships and develop research needs and priorities.
Supervise a staff of up to five research scientists, students, post-doctoral appointments and other support positions.
Identify and develop national climate change science needs relative to the impact on regional natural and physical science resources.
Chair a regional Climate Science Center (CSC) implementation board ensuring decisions made on science priorities at the regional level are communicated and implementation in a timely manner.
To learn more about this position, or to apply, please visit the following pages: