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Brenda Konar

Associate Dean of Research and Administration Director

Professor

Institute of Marine Science Director

Coastal Marine Institute Director

Marine Biology
Marine Invertebrates
Marine Mammals
Marine Plants
Scientific Diving
Institute of Marine Science
225 O'Neill
P.O. Box 757220
Fairbanks, AK 99775-7220
(907) 474-5028
(907) 474-5028
(907) 474-5804
Office Hours
Wed 10am - 11am
Publications
Bougeois L, B Williams, J Halfar, B Konar, W Adey, A Kronz, U Wortmann. 2015. Does the coralline alga Leptophytum foecundum (Kjellman) capture paleoenvironmental variability in the Arctic Ocean? Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research. 47:375-387.

Konar B, M Edwards and T Efird. 2015. Local habitat and regional oceanographic influence on fish distribution pattern in the diminishing kelp forests across the Aleutian Archipelago. Environmental Biology of Fishes. 98:1935-1951.

Stewart N, B Konar and MT Tinker. 2015. Testing the nutritional-limitation, predator-avoidance, and storm-avoidance hypotheses for restricted sea otter habitat use in the Aleutian Islands, Alaska. Oecologia. 177:645-655.

Ravelo AM, Konar B, Bluhm BA . 2015. Spatial variability of epibenthic communities on the Alaska Beaufort Shelf Polar Biology. doi: DOI 10.1007/s00300-015-1741-9

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.

Konar B, A Ravelo, L Cooper, J Grebmeier and J Trefry. 2014. Influence of environmental parameters on the size frequencies of key epibenthic organisms in the Chukchi Sea Deep Sea Research II. 102:107-118.

Konar B, MS Edwards, JA Estes. 2014. Changes in ecosystem production and benthic biodiversity following the widespread loss of an ecosystem engineer Hydrobiologia. 724:91-107.

Stewart N, B Konar and A Doroff. 2014. Sea otter (Enhydra lutris) foraging habitat use in a heterogeneous environment in Kachemak Bay off Alaska. Bulletin of Marine Science. 90:921-939.

Fox AL, EA Hughes, RP Trocine, JH Trefry, SV Schonberg, ND McTigue, BK Lasorsa, B Konar and LW Cooper. 2014. Mercury in the northeastern Chukchi Sea: Distribution patterns in seawater and sediments and biomagnification in the benthic foodweb Deep-Sea Res. II.. 102:56-67. doi: dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr2.2013.07.012i

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