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Stephen Okkonen

Research Associate Professor

Physical Oceanography
(907)283-3234
(907) 283-3234
Education
University of Alaska Fairbanks (Oceanography)
Ph.D.
1993
Publications
Grebmeier JM, BA Bluhm, LW Cooper, SL Danielson, KR Arrigo, AL Blanchard, JT Clarke, RH Days, KE Frey, RR Gradinger, M Kedra, B Konar, KJ Kuletz, SH Lee, JR Lavvorn, BL Norcross, SR Okkonen. 2015. Ecosystem characteristics and processes facilitating persistent macrobenthic biomass hotspots and associated benthivory in the Pacific Arctic. Progress in Oceanography. 136:92-114.

K. M. Stafford, S. R. Okkonen and J. T. Clarke. 2013. Correlation of a strong Alaska Coastal Current with the presence of beluga whales (Delphinapterus leucas) near Barrow, Alaska Mar. Ecol. Prog. Ser.. 474:287297. doi: 10.3354/meps10076

S. R. Okkonen, C. Ashjian, R. G. Campbell, J. T. Clarke, S. E. Moore and K. D. Taylor. 2011. Satellite observations of circulation features associated with a bowhead whale feeding 'hotspot' near Barrow, Alaska Remote Sensing of Environment. 115:2168-2174.

C. J. Ashjian, S. R. Braund, R. G. Campbell, J. C. George, J. Kruse, W. Maslowski, S. E. Moore, C. R. Nicolson, S. R. Okkonen, B. F. Sherr, E. B. Sherr and Y. H. Spitz. 2010. Climate Variability, Oceanography, Bowhead Whale Distribution, and Inupiat Subsistence Whaling near Barrow, Alaska Arctic. 63(2):179-194.

K. J. Clement, W. Maslowski and S. Okkonen. 2009. On the processes controlling shelf-basin exchange and outer shelf dynamics in the Bering Sea Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography. 56(17):1351-1362. doi: http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/B6VGC-4TWTT2V-8/2/3cda61610103c0e3ee670dc2688ef3f4

M. A. Janout, T. J. Weingartner, S. R. Okkonen, T. E. Whitledge and D. L. Musgrave. 2009. Some characteristics of Yakutat Eddies propagating along the continental slope of the northern Gulf of Alaska Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography. 56:2444-2459. doi: 10.1016/j.dsr2.2009.02.006 http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/B6VGC-4VW551W-4/2/57b9e0cdec

S. R. Okkonen, C. Ashjian, R.G. Campbell, W. Maslowski, J.L. Clement-Kinney and R. Potter. 2009. Intrusion of warm Bering/Chukchi waters onto the western Beaufort Shelf J. Geophys. Res. 114(C00A11) doi: 10.1029/2008JC004870

Weingartner, T. J., S. L. Danielson, J. L. Kasper and S. R. Okkonen . 2009. Circulation and Water Property Variations in the Nearshore Alaska Beaufort Sea. MMS. Contract M03PC00015:155.

S. R. Okkonen and C. Belanger. 2008. Annual period temperature and salinity signals of surface waters in Prince William Sound, Alaska Geophysical Research Letters. 35(14):-. doi: Artn L14604; Doi 10.1029/2008gl034456 <Go to ISI>://000257995500007

S. R. Okkonen and C. Belanger. 2008. A child's view of circulation in Prince William Sound, Alaska Oceanography. 21(2):54-57.

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