PubTalk 10/2011 — Migratory Connectivity in a Changing Climate

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by Susan Haig, Wildlife Ecologist

 

  • Scientists are studying global migratory animal movements throughout their annual cycles to improve conservation efforts
  • Changing climate conditions have accentuated this need, as species movements and their ranges are fluctuating every year
  • Technology being used to study the migratory patterns ranges from leg bands to satellite telemetry and isotopic markers
  • The USGS and the Smithsonian Institution have partnered to form the Migratory Connectivity Project to address this issue

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Image Dimensions: 200 x 150

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Length: 01:05:38

Location Taken: Menlo Park, CA, US

Transcript

Contact wmcesic@usgs.gov for transcript.