glaciers http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Study examines effects of receding glaciers on streams http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/study-examines-effects-receding-glaciers-streams <p>A study, published in the journal Western North American Naturalist, examines how receding glaciers are affecting stream ecosystems in the Wind River Range.</p><p>Report co-author Craig Thompson says they studied bugs and other small organisms living in high alpine streams, and they looked at what happens when floods, caused by melting glaciers, wash the organisms downstream.</p> Mon, 03 Jun 2013 21:10:23 +0000 Willow Belden 41721 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Study examines effects of receding glaciers on streams