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Phrynosoma platyrhinos - Genetic divergence landscape, in the Mojave and Sonoran Deserts

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Original Data Basin Creation Date
2013-02-07 18:23:43
Original Data Basin Modified Date
2013-03-04 16:37:06

Summary

Utility scale renewable energy development projects are currently proposed across the deserts of the Southwestern United States. Agencies that manage biological resources must understand the potential impacts of these projects and infrastructure (e.g., transmission corridors, substations, access roads, etc.) in order to select appropriate development sites and to mitigate for anticipated effects. Of major concern is determining how future development will impact wildlife movement and genetic exchange among core protected areas and whether increased fragmentation will impact species' abilities to adapt to changing environmental conditions. The adaptive and evolutionary potential of a species is ultimately dependent upon the amount and [...]

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Ken Nussear
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U.S. Geological Survey
Harvested on Fri May 23 09:36:31 MDT 2014 from Data Basin Service

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UniqueKey Data Basin 7f156e06a4d642bd91315a300f720a04

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