Faculty Sponsor

Mark Jordan

Document Type

Presentation

Department/Program

Department of Biology

University Affiliation

Indiana University – Purdue University Fort Wayne

IPFW Sigma Xi (Scientific Research Honor Society) Student Research Competition

Yes

Abstract

Amphibians have declined dramatically in the United States and many other areas of the world. These declines seem to have worsened recently and amphibians are now more threatened than many other vertebrate taxa. Agricultural run-off is a possible cause of population decline in amphibians. The effects of agricultural run-off have been identified in many studies, but investigation on the community structure of amphibian populations in running water systems are quite minimal relative to ponds and wetlands.

Presentation Date

4-10-2010

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Biology Commons

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