Effects of Changing Flow Regimes on Stream Physical Habitat

Climate-induced changes in streamflow will alter physical stream habitats, including their timing, size, and connectivity. New technologies are developing for examining these changes.

Presenter

Jim McKean

Contributors

Producer - Michael Furniss <br/> Videography - Freshwaters Illustrated
Technical production - Jeffrey Guntle

Video Length

20:19

Publication Date

02/28/2011

You should gain an understanding of:

How expected stream changes, like lower base flows, may affect aquatic habitat.

Uncertainties and areas of future research on climate change change effects on stream habitat.

New tools and technologies available for studying these changes.