WERC Map of Evolutionary Hotspots in Mojave

Map of "evolutionary hotspots" in the Mojave Desert

Detailed Description

This map identifies the “evolutionary hotspots” in the Mojave Desert and whether they overlap with land at risk for construction and development (Figure 3 from Vandergast et al. 2013). Study led by Dr. Amy Vandergast, geneticist with the USGS Western Ecological Research Center.


Image Dimensions: 915 x 711

Location Taken: US