U.S. - Mexico Border Environmental Health Initiative (BEHI)


BEHI Description

Maps & Data

   Internet Mapping Service

   Data Download

   Static Map Library

   Data Tables



Acknowledgements & Links


The Border Environmental Health Initiative project is committed to the following goals:

1. Develop and maintain a US.-Mexico Border Transboundary Geographic Information System and natural resource databases to help researchers, government officials, planners, and concerned citizens make decisions concerning the U.S.-Mexico Border region.

The site currently provides:

a) U.S.-Mexico Border Geographic Information System - Internet Map Service

b) U.S.-Mexico Border Geographic Information System - Data Download Page

2. Investigate linkages between the condition of the physical environment and environmental and health issues

USGS researches and their collaborators are currently studying the:

a) Relationship Between Environmental Changes, Contaminant Trends, and Human and Wildlife Health Along the Rio Grande from Laredo, Texas, to the Gulf of Mexico - Project_Description

b) Contaminants in the Upper Santa Cruz Basin - Project Description



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