For the more information about the natural resources of the National Park Service, please visit http://www.nature.nps.gov/.


Social Science

Kenai Fjords National Park is a vibrant place, bursting with life whether in the sky, on the rocks, associated with vegetation or in the air.
Kenai Fjords National Park is vibrantly bursting with life in the sky, on the rocks, and in the water. NPS photo by John Pritz.

The Environmental Quality Division’s Social Science Branch carries out a variety of roles for the National Park Service, including:

  • Providing leadership and direction to NPS social science activities.
  • Coordinating social science activities with other NPS programs.
  • Acting as liaison with the United States Geological Survey Biological Resources Discipline and other federal agencies on social science activities.
  • Providing technical support to parks, regions, and program offices.
  • Supporting a program of applied social science research related to the NPS's national research need.

Please visit the social science section of this website for more information.

Last Updated: April 26, 2012