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The mission of U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Mine Drainage Activities web site is to promote communication, cooperation, and collaboration among USGS scientists working on problems related to mining and the environment. The group is interdisciplinary and includes members from all USGS regions and disciplines (Water, Geology, Biology, and Geography.)


Full membership in the U.S. Geological Survey Mine Drainage Interest Group is open to all employees of the U.S. Geological Survey. Associate Membership is open to the general public.


DO - Director's Office
   CR Dir - Central Region Director's Office
   ER Dir - Eastern Region Director's Office
   OPC Dir - Office of Planning and Coordination 
   WR Dir - Western Region Director's Office

BRD - Biological Resources Discipline
   CSC - California Science Center (Dixon, CA)
   ECRC - Environmental and Contaminants Research Center (Columbia, MO)
   LSC - Leetown Science Center (Leetown, WV)
   MERC- Midcontinent Ecological Research Center (Fort Collins, CO) 

GD - Geologic Discipline      
   OCG - Office of the Chief Geologist

   ERP - Energy Resources Program 
   MRP - Mineral Resources Program

NMD - National Mapping Discipline
   MAC - Mapping Application Center
   BSA - Branch of Science and Applications

WRD - Water Resources Discipline
   OCH - Office of the Chief Hydrologist
   OGW - Office of Ground Water
OHR - Office of Hydrologic Research BRR - Branches of Regional Research (National Research Program) CR - Central Region, Branch of Regional Research ER - Eastern Region, Branch of Regional Research WR - Western Region, Branch of Regional Research OSW - Office of Surface Water
OWQ - Office of Water Quality
TSHP - Toxic Substances Hydrology Program YMPB - Yucca Mountain Project Branch Offices of Regional Hydrologists CR - Central Region District Offices (CO,IA,KS,MN,MT,NE,NM,ND,OK,SD,TX,WY) NR - Northeast Region District Offices (CT,IL,IN,KY,MA,MD/DE,ME,MI,NH/VT,NJ,NY,OH, PA,RI,VA,WV,WI) SR - Southeast Region District Offices (AL,AR,FL,GA,LA,MO,MS,NC,PR,SC,TE) WR - Western Region District Offices (AK,AZ,CA,HI,ID,NV,OR,UT,WA)
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