Temporal and Spatial Dynamics of Small Mammal Populations

Small Mammal Population Dynamics

Small Mammal Population Dynamics
Terri Koontz removing a spotted ground squirrel (Spermophilus spilosoma) from a trap at the Five Points Black Grama Grassland site. Photo taken 2004.

Small Mammal Population Dynamics

Small Mammal Population Dynamics
Terri Koontz processing a spotted ground squirrel (Spermophilus spilosoma). Terri is demonstrating the correct technique for processing and weighing the small mammals of the Sevilleta.  Photo taken April, 10, 2003.

Small Mammal Population Dynamics

Small Mammal Population Dynamics
Karen Wetherill chasing a loose rodent at the Blue Grama Grassland site.  Photo taken May 13, 2003.

Small Mammal Population Dynamics

Small Mammal Population Dynamics
Karen Wetherill determining the sex of a Ord's kangaroo rat (Dipodomys ordii) at the Five Points Black Grama Grassland.  Photo taken 2004.

Small Mammal Population Dynamics

Small Mammal Population Dynamics
Seth Munson processing a kangaroo rat on a rodent web at the Five Points Black Grama Grassland site.  Photo taken September 2002.

Small Mammal Population Dynamics

Small Mammal Population Dynamics
Terri Koontz showing how to weigh rodents on a mammal trapping web at the Five Points Black Grama Grassland site.  Photo taken September 2002.

Hantavirus Study

Hantavirus Study
The Small Mammal Population Study on the Sevilleta initiated a decade long Hantavirus study that was conducted and funded by the NSF, CDC, BIA, and NIH.  Photo taken October 3, 2005.

Small Mammal Population Dynamics

Small Mammal Population Dynamics
Karen Wetherill weighing a small rodent.  Photo taken October 27, 2003.

Small Mammal Population Dynamics

Small Mammal Population Dynamics
Small mammal crew processing rodents.  Photo taken June 1997.

Rodent Web Layout

Rodent Web Layout
Layout of rodent web. 

Study Site Map

Study Site Map
Map of original and current sites for Small Mammal Population Dynamic Study. 

Small Mammal Population Dynamics

Small Mammal Population Dynamics
Yang Xia procesing a rodent at the Rio Salado rodent site.  Photo taken 2005.

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