Coldwater Researchers (IMAGE) Ecological Society of America Caption These coldwater researchers study streams to evaluate them for traits that buffer against the effects of climate change, acting as climate refugia for important species and resources. Photo courtesy of Rebecca Quiñones. Credit Rebecca Quiñones Usage Restrictions Courtesy of Rebecca Quiñones License Licensed content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.