New Mexico Project
Effects of thermal tolerance limits on the distribution of southwest native fishes
November 2008 - August 2011
- Region II Climate Change Program
- Science Support Partnership
- T&E, Inc.
This is a joint research project with the Arizona Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit (Dr. Scott Bonar). The reserach is underway in Dr. Bonar’s thermal testing facility at the University of Arizona. Funding was obtained from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Southwest Region for Climate Change to conduct a thorough review of historical and current thermal data for two important watersheds in New Mexico, Comanche Creek and the Pecos River. Further funding was obtained from T&E, Inc to purchase additional dataloggers.
|Technical Publications||Publication Date|
|Zeigler, M.P. and C.A. Caldwell. 2010. Evidence of climate change within the current range of Rio Grande cutthroat trout (Oncorhynchus clarki virginalis): Comanche and upper Pecos River watersheds of New Mexico. Final Report to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. 38 pp.||July 2010|
|Zeigler, M. and C.A. Caldwell. 2009. Assessment of the vulnerability of high-value Rio Grande cutthroat trout populations to climate variables. Rio Grande Cutthroat Trout Range-wide Meeting, 8 December. Taos, NM.||December 2009|
|Zeigler, M. and C.A. Caldwell. 2009. Recent climate change within the Pecos and Costilla Creek basins. Rio Grande Cutthroat Trout Work Group Meeting, Santa Fe, NM. 12 November.||November 2009|