In less time than it takes a barista to make a latte, you can locate the confirmed presence of chinook salmon in Western Washington and Oregon, or the distribution of bull trout throughout the Pacific Northwest. In the coming months, you can search for the locations of slimy sculpin in freshwater streams and grizzly bear. With its interactive interface and
crowdsourcing approach, the eDNAtlas is providing researchers with an unprecedented opportunity to determine where organisms are located on the landscape.
U.S. Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station
May 2020 | Science You Can Use (in 5 minutes)