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Wyoming Basin Rapid Ecoregional Assessment: Aquatic Ecosystems

Duration

June 2012 - September 2014

Narrative

This study is a component of the USGS Fort Collins Science Center led Rapid Ecoregional Assessment for the Wyoming Basin and will focus on understanding the key attributes of aquatic ecosystems and specific fish species and how disturbance will impact them. Specific objectives that are being addressed include:
1. Identify key ecological attributes of aquatic conservation elements
2. Identify primary change agents affecting aquatic conservation elements
3. Assess how change agents (fire, development, invasive species, and climate change) will affect the distribution and key ecological attributes of aquatic conservation elements

 

Current Staff

Federal Staff: 99

Masters Students: 225

Phd Students: 143

Post Docs: 53

University Staff: 247

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 658

Scientific Publications: 1872

Presentations: 4186

 

Personnel

Funding Agencies

  • U.S. Geological Survey

Links

Cooperative Research Units Program Headquarters Cooperators

  1. U.S. Geological Survey