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Science You Can Use Bulletin: Climate change, crowd-sourcing, and conserving aquatic biotas in the Rocky Mountains this century

Publications Posted on: March 04, 2015
Climate change is causing rapid changes to stream habitats across the Rocky Mountains and Pacific Northwest as warmer air temperatures and changes in precipitation increase stream temperatures, alter stream hydrology, and increase the extent and magnitude of natural disturbances related to droughts and wildfires.

A national stream internet

Documents and Media Posted on: January 23, 2015
Accurate, high resolution information does not exist regarding the status and trends of water quality and aquatic biotas throughout the 2,000,000 kilometers of river and stream networks in the U.S. Without this information, prioritization of limited conservation resources within and among resource agencies proceeds inefficiently.Document Type: Briefing Papers