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USD summer fieldwork conducting aquatic invertebrate surveys

Kate Boersma, Assistant professor at the University of San Diego has taken her students to the reserve and state park to conduct aquatic invertebrate surveys. Photos and a few captions from Kate’s Twitter account reproduced below.

Conducting aquatic invertebrate surveys

The full moon rose over Borrego Valley as we finished evening sampling (Pena Spring).
Conducting aquatic invertebrate surveys
Summer fieldwork in the desert means we get to see both dawn and dusk… Dawn in Coyote Creek.
Conducting aquatic invertebrate surveys
Learning about endangered unarmored threespine stickleback from fisheries managers in Anza Borrego Desert State Park.

 

Conducting aquatic invertebrate surveys
Documenting aquatic invertebrate communities in isolated desert springs: undergraduate research in Anza Borrego Desert State Park.

 

Conducting aquatic invertebrate surveys