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Grinnell Glacier 2013
December 31, 2013

Grinnell Glacier 2013

Grinnell Glacier 2013 

Image of Blake Hossack
December 31, 2013

Image of Blake Hossack

USGS scientist Blake Hossack demonstrates swabbing the skin of a boreal toad to detect the amphibian chytrid fungus, to the Conservation Ecology class from the University of Montana.

Invasive New Zealand mud snails as seen under a microscope.
December 31, 2013

Invasive New Zealand mud snails as seen under a microscope.

Invasive New Zealand mud snails as seen under a microscope.

Sampling for invasive northern pike in south central Alaska.
December 31, 2013

Sampling for invasive northern pike in south central Alaska.

Sampling for invasive northern pike in south central Alaska.

Image: At the Glacier's Mouth
September 18, 2013

At the Glacier's Mouth

USGS Aquatic Entomologist Joe Giersch stands at the outlet of Grinnell Glacier in Glacier National park, the main locality the western glacier stonefly (Zapada glacier).

Glacial fed alpine stream in Glacier National Park.
August 8, 2013

Glacial fed alpine stream in Glacier National Park.

Scientists sample for alpine insects in streams like this near Blackfoot Glacier in Glacier National Park. Alpine streams environments in the northern Rocky Mountains are especially vulnerable to climate change due to rapid warming resulting in loss of glaciers and snowpack. Glacier National Park is iconic of the combined impacts of climate change and snow and ice loss –

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A glacier stonefly (Zapada glacier) on a snowy backdrop in Glacier National Park.
July 24, 2013

Western glacier stonefly on a snowy backdrop in Glacier National Park

A glacier stonefly (Zapada glacier) on a snowy backdrop in Glacier National Park. The species is threatened by climate warming induced glacier and snow loss and has been petitioned for protection under the U.S. Endangered Species Act due to climate-change-induced habitat loss.

Boulder Glacier - Terminus - 2012
December 31, 2012

Boulder Glacier - Terminus - 2012

Boulder Glacier - Terminus - 2012

Elk on a feedground in Wyoming.
December 31, 2012

Elk on a feedground in Wyoming.

Elk on a feedground in Wyoming.

Image: Female Grizzly Bear with Cub
April 30, 2012

Female Grizzly Bear with Cub

A female grizzly with a cub. Adult females are considered the most important segment of the Greater Yellowstone grizzly population and consequently are a major focus of USGS research and monitoring.