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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: 101

Masters Students: 235

Phd Students: 161

Post Docs: 57

University Staff: 261

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 685

Scientific Publications: 1884

Presentations: 4375

 

Personnel

Funding Agencies

  • U.S. Geological Survey

Links

Cooperative Research Units Program Headquarters Cooperators

  1. U.S. Geological Survey