Stream Thermal Regimes and Aquatic Ecosystems in a Changing Climate

A stream with low flow

Temperature is one of the most important conditions for aquatic biota - climate change is imperiling aquatic ecosystems.

Dan Isaak
USDA Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station
USDA Forest Service Boise Aquatic Sciences Laboratory

Producer - Michael Furniss
Videography - Patricia Asteinza
Technical production - Jeffrey Guntle

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Expected changes in water temperature and changes in hydrologic regimes, and their direct and indirect effects on aquatic ecosystems.

Evidence of current stream warming and biological responses.

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