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Megan Boldenow (Abby Powell)

Trailer T-5 (BW Grads)
907.474.6052
M.S. Wildlife Biology and Conservation
Broadly, I am interested in the ecology and conservation of Arctic-breeding shorebirds. My research focuses on whether and how winter-time stress may carry over to affect reproductive success in individuals. I am also looking at connections between breeding and wintering populations to see whether individuals from one population experience similar levels of stress versus those from other populations.
Iris Cato (Diana Wolf, Roger Ruess)

M.S. Biology
Adam DuBour (Mark Lindberg)

208 Irving 1
907.474.6602
M.S. Wildlife Biology and Conservation
Feeding ecology of Lesser scaup ducklings on the Yukon Flats NWR and their vulnerability to trophic mismatch. Generally, I am interested in wetland ecology and conservation; avian ecology, conservation and management; stable isotope ecology; avian energetics; aquatic entomology; land management; climate change.
Graham Frye (Mark Lindberg)

208 Irving 1
907.474.6602
Ph.D. Biological Sciences (Wildlife)
Population ecology of ptarmigan; Application of quantitative methods to ecological questions; Population ecology; Community ecology; Behavioral ecology; Wildlife resource selection/space use; Avian ecology
Daniel Govoni (Mark Wipfli)

Ph.D. Biological Sciences (Biology)
Hyporheic habitats may play a major role in shaping stream food webs and are likely very susceptible to warming temperatures. Climate change and resource development could alter the trophic linkages between surface and subsurface habitats upon which stream food webs depend. Understanding these linkages better, in the face of increasing resource development and climate change, will help inform aquatic resource management. The objectives of my research are to determine 1) how water temperature influences invertebrate community assemblage, density, and diversity at the stream surface-subsurface interface, and 2) how hyporheic communities and processes influence stream food webs.
Jesse Grunblatt (Mark Wipfli)

Ph.D. Biological Sciences (Biology)
Joelle Hepler (Brad Griffith)

417 Irving 1
M.S. Wildlife Biology and Conservation
I am studying parturition rates, calf survival, and date/location of calf birth for the Porcupine Caribou Herd. My surveys are done from a plane looking for collared female caribou and their calves in the spring above the Brooks Range. I did my undergrad in Fisheries and Wildlife Biology at Oregon State University with a specialization in Mammal Biology and Conservation. I have experience working with salmonids, black-tailed deer, bighorn sheep, waterfowl, telemetry, GPS collars, and more!
Genevieve Johnson (J. Andrés López)

M.S. Fisheries
Philip Joy (Mark Wipfli)

Ph.D. Fisheries
I am investigating how marine-derived nutrients from spawning salmon affects the growth and productivity of juvenile coho and Chinook salmon rearing in freshwater environments.
Christopher Latty (Tuula Hollmen)

Ph.D. Fisheries
Jason Leppi (Mark Wipfli)
Ph.D. Fisheries
Benjamin Meyer (Mark Wipfli)

M.S. Fisheries
Kristin Neuneker (Jeffrey Falke)

213 Irving 1
907.474.7264
M.S. Fisheries
Spawning migration energetics of Chinook salmon.
Kelly Overduijn (Abby Powell)

Trailer T-10
907.474.7735
M.S. Wildlife Biology and Conservation
Breeding ecology of American and Pacific Golden-plovers
Vijay Patil (Brad Griffith, Eugenie Euskirchen)

sites.google.com/a/alaska.edu/vijay-patil-s-uaf-homepage/
102 Irving 2
907.978.9698
Ph.D. Biological Sciences (Biology)
Understanding the effects of climate change in northern ecosystems using a combination of modeling and field-based methods
Matthew (Matt) Sexson (Abby Powell)

alaska.usgs.gov/science/biology/seaducks/spei/index.php
USGS Alaska Science Center, No Campus Office
907.786.7177
Ph.D. Biological Sciences (Wildlife)
Sea duck ecology and conservation
Wilhelm Wiese (Mark Lindberg)

208 Irving 1
M.S. Wildlife Biology and Conservation
Breeding ecology of common eiders in the Beaufort Sea.

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