Alaska Quaternary Center

373 Reichardt Building
900 Yukon Dr.
PO Box 75-5940
University of Alaska Fairbanks
Fairbanks, AK 99775-5940

Phone: (907) 474-5433
Fax: (907) 474-5101



Interim Director:  Nancy Bigelow, Alaska Quaternary Center, UAF

Community Representative: Jeff Rasic, National Park Service

Agency Representative: De Anne Stevens, Alaska Division of Geological and Geophysical Surveys

Marine Science Representative:  Chris Maio, Geosciences, UAF

Social Science Representative: Joshua Reuther, Anthropology and UA Museum of the North

Life Science Representative: Nicole Misarti, Water and Environmental Research Center, UAF

Physical Science Representative: Pat Druckenmiller, Geosciences and UA Museum of the North

Student Representative: Louise Farquharson, Geophysical Institute, UAF


Claire Alix: Wood and charcoal identification, wood use, Arctic archaeology and ethnoarchaeology
Val Barber: Forest Sciences
Mary E. Edwards: Vegetation history, biogeography, climate history
Sarah Fowell: Palynology and biostratigraphy
• S. Craig Gerlach, <>: Zooarcheology, taphonomy, Holocene environments
• William D. Harrison, <>: Glaciology, terrestrial and subsea permafrost
Glenn P. Juday: Ecology of northern forests
• Dale Guthrie, <>: Ecology and evolution of Quaternary mammals, natural history of paleolithic art, ecological archaeology
David R. Klein: Evolutionary ecology and management of northern ungulates
• Andrea Krumhardt<>: Palynology, conodont biostratigraphy and carbonate sedimentology
Paul Layer: AR40-39 dating of Quaternary lavas and tephras
Daniel H. Mann: Geomorphology, glacial geology, paleoecology
• Owen K. Mason <>: Coastal geomorphology, geoarcheology, alluvial history
• Paul Matheus <>: Paleoecology of Quaternary mammals, stable isotope ecology, radiocarbon dating, bone chemistry
C. Peter McRoy: Marine ecology, biological oceanography
• David F. Murray , <> : Plant geography, plant systematics, circumpolar flora
Chien-Lu Ping: Soil genesis, classification, paleosols
Ben Potter: Paleoindian archaeology, paleoecology of interior Alaska
Jennifer Reynolds:  Submarine volcanism and sea floor mapping
• David Stone: Paleomagnetism and tectonics