International Arctic Research Center

Leadership
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Hajo Eicken IARC Director
Professor of Geophysics
Email Hajo Eicken
+1 907 474 7280
423 E/F Akasofu Building
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Scott Rupp SNAP Director
AK CASC Principal Investigator
IARC Deputy Director
Professor
Email Scott Rupp
+1 907 474 7535
405 Akasofu Building
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John Walsh Chief Scientist Email John Walsh
+1 907 474 2677
406 A1 Akasofu Building
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Elena Sparrow Education Outreach Director
Research Professor
Email Elena Sparrow
+1 907 474 7699
203 F Akasofu Building
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Kim Cox Executive Officer Email Kim Cox
+1 907 474 1586
423 C Akasofu Building
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Faculty
Contact Research Websites
Syun-Ichi Akasofu IARC Founding Director
Professor Emeritus
Email Syun-Ichi Akasofu
+1 907 474 6012
415 P/R Akasofu Building
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Vladimir Alexeev Research Professor Email Vladimir Alexeev
+1 907 474 6430
406 A6 Akasofu Building
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Uma Bhatt Chair,
Atmospheric Sciences
Professor
Email Uma Bhatt
+1 907 474 2662
307 Akasofu Building
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Peter Bieniek Research Assistant Professor Email Peter Bieniek
+1 907 474 5813
406 A4 Akasofu Building
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Bob Bolton Bob Bolton Research Associate Professor Email Bob Bolton
+1 907 474 6421
408 A Akasofu Building
Amy Breen Research Assistant Professor Email Amy Breen
+1 907 474 6927
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Nancy Fresco Associate Director, CIFAR
Research Assistant Professor
Email Nancy Fresco
+1 907 474 2405
415 A1 Akasofu Building
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Georgina Gibson Research Assistant Professor Email Georgina Gibson
Claudine Hauri Research Assistant Professor Email Claudine Hauri
+1 907 474 7059
203 C Akasofu Building
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Personal website
Inspiring Girls
Donna Hauser Research Assistant Professor Email Donna Hauser
+1 907 474 1553
203 B Akasofu Building
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Personal website
Brita Irving Research Scientist Email Brita Irving
+1 907474 5966
207 C Akasofu Building
Go Iwahana Research Assistant Professor Email Go Iwahana
+1 907 474 2444
408 B Akasofu Building
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Meibing Jin Research Professor Email Meibing Jin
+1 907 474 2442
408 F Akasofu Building
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Brendan Kelly Professor Marine Biology Email Brendan Kelly
+1 907 474 1950
408 E Akasofu Building
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Nathan Kettle Research Assistant Professor Email Nathan Kettle
+1 907 474 5574
406 A2 Akasofu Building
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Yongwon Kim Research Associate Professor Email Yongwon Kim
+1 907 474 2674
207 D Akasofu Building
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Olivia Lee Research Assistant Professor Email Olivia Lee
+1 907 474 6832
203 D Akasofu Building
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Amy Lauren Lovecraft Director, CAPS
Professor
Email Amy Lauren Lovecraft
+1 907 474 2688
+1 907 474 6958
602 A Gruening Building
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Center for Arctic Policy Studies
Andrey Pnyushkov Research Assistant Professor Email Andrey Pnyushkov
+1 907 474 2683
408 C Akasofu Building
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Igor Polyakov Professor: IARC/CNSM Email Igor Polyakov
+1 907 474 2686
408 G Akasofu Building
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Robert Rember Research Assistant Professor Email Robert Rember
+1 907 474 2795
408 H Akasofu Building
Katie Spellman Research Assistant Professor Email Katie Spellman
+1 907 474 1554
203 Akasofu Building
ResearchGate
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Sarah Trainor ACCAP, Director
AFSC, Principal Investigator
Associate Professor
Email Sarah Trainor
+1 907 474 7878
370 O'Neill Building
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Alaska Center for Climate Adaptation & Policy
Alaska Fire Science Consortium
Gabriel Wolken Gabriel Wolken Research Assistant Professor Email Gabriel Wolken
415 A2 Akasofu Building
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Xiangdong Zhang Professor: IARC/CNSM Email Xiangdong Zhang
+1 907 474 2675
313 Akasofu Building
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Personal website
Research Associates and Postdoctoral Fellows
Contact Research Websites
Alec Bennett Computational Modeler Email Alec Bennett
+1 907 474 6938
415 A12 Akasofu Building
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Brian Brettschneider Brian Brettschneider Research Associate Academic Email Brian Brettschneider
+1 907 952 7650
Anchorage, AK
Josephine-Mary (Josie) Sam Program Scientist Email Josephine-Mary (Josie) Sam
+1 907 474 1946
207 F Akasofu Building
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Rick Lader Richard Lader Jr. Postdoctoral Fellow Email Richard Lader Jr.
+1 907 474 2445
406 A3 Akasofu Building
Erin Trochim Erin Trochim Postdoctoral Fellow Email Erin Trochim
+1 907 474 2416
408 I Akasofu Building
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Hisatomo Waga Postdoctral Fellow Email Hisatomo Waga
+1 907 474 7413
415 F Akasofu Building
Students
Contact Research Websites
Till Baumann Graduate Student
Research Assistant
Email Till Baumann
+1 907 474 2672
408 C6 Akasofu Building
Casey Brown Graduate Student
Research Assistant
Email Casey Brown
+1 907 474 2418
408 C1 Akasofu Building
Sarah Liben Graduate Student
Research Assistant
Email Sarah Liben
408 C1 Akasofu Building
ResearchGate
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Marc Oggier Graduate Student
Research Assistant
Email Marc Oggier
+1 907 474 1953
415 C12 Akasofu Building
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Liran Peng Graduate Student
Research Assistant
Email Liran Peng
+1 907 474 1115
415 C12 Akasofu Building
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Alyssa Rodrigues Graduate Student Email Alyssa Rodrigues
Naresh Saravanan Graduate Student
Research Assistant
Email Naresh Saravanan
408 4 Akasofu Building
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Zachary Sauve Graduate Student
Research Assistant
Email Zachary Sauve
+1 907 474 2418
408 C1 Akasofu Building
Molly Tedesche Graduate Student
Research Assistant
Email Molly Tedesche
+1 907 754 3499
Anchorage, AK
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Kristin Timm Graduate Student
Research Assistant
Center for Climate Change Communication
Email Kristin Timm
George Mason University
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Yang Yang Graduate Student Email Yang Yang
415 Akasofu Building
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Staff
Contact Research Websites
Matt Barkdull Network Manager Email Matt Barkdull
+1 907 474 7281
415 L Akasofu Building
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Wanda Bezona Fiscal Manager Email Wanda Bezona
+1 907 474 2697
423 B Akasofu Building
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Travis Brinzow Travel Coordinator Email Travis Brinzow
+1 907 474 1960
415 S Akasofu Building
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Christina (Christi) Buffington Education & Outreach Specialist Email Christina (Christi) Buffington
+1 907 474 2794
203 E Akasofu Building
Bob Busey Research Engineer Email Bob Busey
+1 907 474 2792
207 B Akasofu Building
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Tina Buxbaum ACCAP Program Manager Email Tina Buxbaum
+1 907 474 7812
406 A7 Akasofu Building
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Bruce Crevensten Senior Software Engineer Email Bruce Crevensten
Sarah Garcia Major Research Programs Financial Manager Email Sarah Garcia
+1 907 474 5698
Akasofu Building
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Lindsey Heaney Science Communicator Email Lindsey Heaney
+1 907 474 1939
415 A17 Akasofu Building
Krista Heeringa Coordinator, CPS Email Krista Heeringa
+1 907 474 1880
415 A9 Akasofu Building
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Community Partnerships for Self Reliance
Megan Hillgartner Research Intern/Graduate Email Megan Hillgartner
406 A Akasofu Building
Randi Jandt Science/Management Liasion, AFSC
Fire Ecologist
Email Randi Jandt
+1 907 474 5088
Akasofu Building
ResearchGate
Alaska Fire Science Consortium
Mette Kaufman Research Technician Email Mette Kaufman
+1 907 474 5431
207 C Akasofu Building
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Christine Keill Education & Outreach Assistant Email Christine Keill
203 Akasofu Building
Tom Kurkowski Operations Lead, SNAP Email Tom Kurkowski
+1 907 474 5539
415 A7 Akasofu Building
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Mimi Lesniak Administrative Assistant Email Mimi Lesniak
+1 907 474 7127
406 Akasofu Building
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Amy Macpherson Data Manager & Analyst, SNAP
Data Steward, AK CASC
Email Amy Macpherson
+1 907 474 7062
415 A12 Akasofu Building
Heather McFarland Science Communication Lead Email Heather McFarland
+1 907 474 6286
415 A9 Akasofu Building
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Dorothy Parkerson Special Projects Email Dorothy Parkerson
415 T Akasofu Building
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Carolyn Rosner Carolyn Rosner Designer and Web Developer Email Carolyn Rosner
+1 760 920 3721
ResearchGate
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Design Portfolio
Tohru Saito Special Events Manager Email Tohru Saito
+1 907 474 1544
415 O Akasofu Building
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Sorina Seeley Research Intern/Graduate Email Sorina Seeley
406 A Akasofu Building
Amber Smith Executive Assistant Email Amber Smith
+1 907 474 6016
423 C Akasofu Building
Rick Thoman Rick Thoman Alaska Climate Specialist Email Rick Thoman
+1 907 474 2415
408 D Akasofu Building
Cory Whiteley Fiscal Professional Email Cory Whiteley
+1 907 474 2642
415 Q Akasofu Building
Jane Wolken Program Coordinator, AK CASC Email Jane Wolken
+1 907 474 7410
415 A8 Akasofu Building
ResearchGate
Alison York Coordinator, Alaska Fire Science Consortium Email Alison York
+1 907 474 6964
406 A8 Akasofu Building
ResearchGate
Alaska Fire Science Consortium
Emily Youcha Research Professional Email Emily Youcha
+1 907 474 2713
435 Duckering Building
Robert (Zeke) Ziel Fire Behavior Analyst Email Robert (Zeke) Ziel LinkedIn
Affiliate Faculty
Contact Research Websites
Lilian Na'ia Alessa Professor Email Lilian Na'ia Alessa
University of Idaho
ResearchGate
David Atkinson Associate Professor Email David Atkinson
+1 250 721 7332
University of Victoria, B.C., Canada
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Jenny Baeseman Professor Email Jenny Baeseman
+1 715 203 0072
Baeseman Consulting & Services LLC
Madison, WI
ResearchGate
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Roman Bekryaev Visiting Scientist Email Roman Bekryaev Google Scholar
Katrina Bennett Assistant Research Professor Email Katrina Bennett
+1 505 664 0698
Los Alamos National Laboratory Albuquerque, NM
Google Scholar
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Carl Benson Professor Emeritus Email Carl Benson
+1 907 474 7450
410 C ELV
Lawson Brigham Lawson Brigham Distinguished Professor Email Lawson Brigham
+1 907 474 7763
Eagle River, AK
Kaja Brix Associate Professor Email Kaja Brix
+1 907 474 2462
National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration
406 A 5 Akasofu Building
Terry Chapin, III Professor Emeritus Email Terry Chapin, III
+1 907 590 9672
Fairbanks, AK
410 A IRV I
ResearchGate
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Jessie Cherry Associate Research Professor Email Jessie Cherry
National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration
Anchorage, AK
Keith Cunningham Keith Cunningham Research Associate Professor
USMC
Email Keith Cunningham
+1 202 730 5583
Los Angeles, CA
ResearchGate
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ArcticFire
V-ADAPT
Clara Deal Research Associate Professor Email Clara Deal
+1 317 902 9676
Indiana
Google Scholar
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Aimee Devaris Director, USGS
AK Region
Email Aimee Devaris
+1 907 786 7091
Anchorage, AK
John Eichelberger Professor Emeritus Email John Eichelberger
415 A3 Akasofu Building
Fairbanks, AK
Google Scholar
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ResearcherID
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Oceana Francis Associate Professor Email Oceana Francis
+1 808 956 6555
University of Hawaii, Manoa
ResearchGate
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S. Craig Gerlach Professor Email S. Craig Gerlach
+1 403 220 6193
Alberta, Canada
University of Calgary
ResearchGate
Stephen Gray Director, USGS/DOI Email Stephen Gray
+1 907 786 6780
Anchorage, AK
Koichiro Harada Associate Professor Email Koichiro Harada
81-22-245-1434
Miyagi University, Japan
Yoshinobu Harazono Visiting Researcher Email Yoshinobu Harazono
Osaka Prefecture University
Osaka, Japan
ResearchGate
Amy Holman Coordinator, NOAA Email Amy Holman
Anchorage, AK
Kris Hundertmark Kris Hundertmark Associate Professor Emeritus Email Kris Hundertmark
New River, Arizona
Jennifer Hutchings Professor Email Jennifer Hutchings
OSU, Corvallis
Corvallis, OR
ResearchGate
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Vladimir Ivanov Visiting Research Associate Professor Email Vladimir Ivanov
AARI
St. Petersburg, RU
ResearchGate
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Hiroki Iwata Assistant Professor Email Hiroki Iwata
+1 907 474 7337
Shinshu University, Matsumoto, Japan
ResearchGate
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kathy jacobs Kathy Jacobs Professor Email Kathy Jacobs
+ 1 520 405 7395
University of Arizona, Tucson
Mikhail Kanevskiy Research Assistant Professor Email Mikhail Kanevskiy
+1 907 474 1905
237 Duckering Building
Takashi Kikuchi Team Leader, AOCS Email Takashi Kikuchi
81-46-867-9486
JAMSTEC Yokosuka Headquarters
Japan
Andrew Kliskey Professor Email Andrew Kliskey
+1 208 885 6499
University of Idaho
Moscow, ID
Jeremy Littell Research Ecologist, USGS Email Jeremy Littell
+1 907 786 6776
Anchorage, AK
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Philip Loring Philip Loring Assistant Professor Email Philip Loring
+1 907 474 7163
501 Duckering Building
Gerald McBeath Professor Emeritus Anchorage, AK
Molly McCammon Molly McCammon Director, AOOS Email Molly McCammon
Anchorage, AK
Maribeth Murray Director, AINA
Professor
Email Maribeth Murray
+1 403 220 7516
Alberta, Canada
University of Calgary
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Taro Nakai Research Assistant Professor Email Taro Nakai
National Taiwan University
Google Scholar
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John Nevadomsky Director, PPUTRC Email John Nevadomsky
+1 907 455 2017
307 Akasofu Building
Kyotaro Noguchi Senior Researcher Email Kyotaro Noguchi
+1 907 474 2453
FFPRI, Kochi, Japan
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Chien-Lu Ping Professor Emeritus Email Chien-Lu Ping
+1 907 746 9462
Palmer, AK
ResearchGate
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Cheryl Rosa Cheryl Rosa Deputy Director, USARC Email Cheryl Rosa
Anchorage, AK
Kazuyuki Saito Senior Research Scientist Email Kazuyuki Saito
81-45-778-5536
JAMSTEC, Japan
Igor Semiletov Research Professor Email Igor Semiletov
Tomsk Polytechnic University, Siberia
Mike Sfraga Professor Email Mike Sfraga
+1 907 474 1597
Center for Arctic Policy Studies
Washington, D.C.
Natalia Shakhova Research Professor Email Natalia Shakhova
Glenn Shaw Professor Emeritus Email Glenn Shaw
+1 907 474 7625
Fairbanks, AK
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Yvette Spitz Research Assistant Professor Email Yvette Spitz
OSU, Corvallis, OR
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Konosuke Sugiura Professor Email Konosuke Sugiura
81-76-445-6648
University of Toyama, Japan
ResearchGate
Adrienne Tivy Researcher Email Adrienne Tivy
+1 613 949 4176
Canadian Ice Service, ECCC
Ottowa, Canada
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Ryan Toohey Physical Scientist
USGS
Email Ryan Toohey
+1 907 786 6774
Anchorage, AK
ResearchGate
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Gerd Wendler Professor Emeritus
UAF
Fairbanks, AK LinkedIn
Daqing Yang Research Professor Email Daqing Yang
+1 306 975 6483
NHRC, Canada
ResearchGate
Bernard Zak Senior Research Scientist Email Bernard Zak
NMSU, Albeuquerque, NM
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Collaborating Faculty
Contact Research Websites
Ana Maria Aguilar-Islas Associate Professor Email Ana Maria Aguilar-Islas
+1 907 474 1524
CFOS, Fairbanks, AK
335A IRV II
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Research Gate
CFOS
Chris Arp Christopher Arp Research Associate Professor Email Christopher Arp
+1 907 223 8839
WERC, UAF, Fairbanks
Allison Bidlack Associate Professor Email Allison Bidlack
+1 907 796 6269
University of Alaska Southeast
Juneau, AK
Google Scholar
ResearchGate
Greg Breed Greg Breed Assistant Professor Email Greg Breed
+1 907 474 1835
IAB, Biology & Wildlife/CNSM
401 IRV I
Todd Brinkman Research Assistant Professor Email Todd Brinkman
+1 907 474 7139
IAB/CNSM
323 B Murie Building
Catherine Cahill Professor, Director/ACUASI Email Catherine Cahill
+1 907 474 6905
303, 331 Akasofu Building
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Malinda Chase Tribal Liaison +1 907 474 2768
415 H Akasofu Building
Fairbanks, AK
Douglas Cost Assistant Professor Email Douglas Cost
+1 907 474 1556
SOE
714 D Gruening Building
Google Scholar
ResearchGate
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Davin Holen Coastal Community Resilience Specialist
Assistant Professor
Email Davin Holen
+1 907 274 9697
Anchorage, AK
Carl Dierking Carl Dierking Research Scientist & NOAA Liaison Email Carl Dierking
Anchorage, AK
Larry Duffy Professor Email Larry Duffy
+1 907 474 7525
246 WRRB
ResearchGate
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Tim Howe Timothy Howe Deputy Director, ASTF Email Timothy Howe
+1 907 474 7826
483, 446 Lab, Duckering Building
Falk Huettman Falk Huettmann Professor Email Falk Huettmann
+1 907 474 7882
IAB, Biology & Wildlife
419 - EWHALE Lab - IRV I
Mark Johnson Professor Email Mark Johnson
+1 907 474 6933
CFOS, IMS, Fairbanks, AK
111 O'Neill Building
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Glenn Juday Professor Email Glenn Juday
+1 907 474 6717
161 ARCT
Google Scholar
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Mandy Keogh Term Assistant Professor Email Mandy Keogh
+1 907 786 4795
WERC
218 BMH
Knut Kielland Professor Email Knut Kielland
+1 907 474 7164
IAB, Biology & Wildlife
406, 408, 409 IRV I
Anna Liljedahl Research Associate Professor Email Anna Liljedahl
+1 907 474 1951
457 Duckering Building
Google Scholar
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Mark Lindberg Professor Email Mark Lindberg
+1 907 474 6598
IAB, Biology & Wildlife
307 IRV I
Jenifer McBeath Professor Email Jenifer McBeath
+1 907 474 7431
130 ARCT
LinkedIn
Dave McGuire Professor of Ecology Email Dave McGuire
+1 907 474 6242
211 A IRV I
Google Scholar
Andrew Metzger Associate Professor Email Andrew Metzger
+1 410 293 6448
Anchorage, AK
nicole misarti Nicole Misarti Interim WERC Director Email Nicole Misarti
+1 907 474 7813
WERC
458 Duckering Building
Matthew Nolan Research Associate Professor Email Matthew Nolan
+1 907 455 6288
WERC
525 Duckering Building
Gary Pasternak Email Gary Pasternak
WERC, UAF, Fairbanks
Jim Powell Jim Powell Research Faculty Email Jim Powell
+1 907 796 6409
Jumeau, AK
Lorrie Rea Research Professor Email Lorrie Rea
+1 907 474 7572
WERC
465 Duckering Building
Jessie Robertson Research Assistant Professor Email Jessie Robertson
+1 907 474 1553
SNRE, AFES
Extreme Ecohydrology
Vladimir Romanovsky Professor Email Vladimir Romanovsky
+1 907 474 7459
408 E ELV
ResearchGate
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Carven Scott Regional Director
NWS
Email Carven Scott
Anchorage, AK
Ken Tape Kenneth Tape Research Associate Professor Email Kenneth Tape
+1 907 474 2775
WERC, GI
460 Duckering Building
Martin Truffer Professor Email Martin Truffer
+1 907 474 5359
GI
401 D ELV
Google Scholar
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Donald Walker Professor
Dir, AKGC
Email Donald Walker
+1 907 474 2460
IAB, Biology & Wildlife/CNSM
254, 262, 252 ARCT
ResearchGate
Matt Wooller Matthew Wooller Professor Email Matthew Wooller
+1 907 474 6738
CFOS
461 Duckering Building
Kenji Yoshikawa Research Professor Email Kenji Yoshikawa
+1 907 474 6090
WERC
453 Duckering Building
ResearchGate