Projects

 
Listed below are the current and past projects funded through the NWA-CESU. The projects are organized by funding agency. Follow the link for additional project information including the principal investigator, start dates, and objectives.
 

National Park Service (NPS)

 

Black bear ecology and response to human activity in Kenai Fjords National Park

Factors affecting multi-scale resource selection of calving moose in Western Arctic National Parklands

Applications of permafrost temperature measurements for documenting long-term chances in permafrost regime

Visitor preferences for interpretation in the Kennecott Mill Town, Wrangell - St. Elias National Park & Preserve

Alaska Resident Statistics Program

Eelgrass habitat and associated fauna including grass shrimp Hippolyte clarki, in Sitka National Historic Park

Alternative analysis of trend data

Status, distribution and effects of sport hunting on cottontails at the Cape Cod National Seashore

Investigate and understand causes for declining East Alsek River sockeye fishery

Data compilation and review of freshwater research in National Park Service

Protocol development to remotely monitor ice and surface water dynamics of shallow lakes in the Central Alaska Network

Revise, edit and reformat Gaunt Beauty - A Historic Resources Study for the Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve

Assessing disease status and select toxicants in a declining population of harbor seals in Glacier Bay National Park

Historic resources study for Bering Land Bridge National Preserve

Climate and Hydrology scoping in Arctic Network (ARCN) of National parklands

IMPROVE (relocation of interagency arctic air quality monitoring site

Monitoring populations of Brown bears (ursus arctos) within the Artic network park units - technique development and implementation

Archeology and Museum Management Mentor: a joint project between UA Museum & Gates of the Artick National Park & Preserve

Dalton Highway Jukebox Project

Developing Internet-based tools for information dissemination by the Central Alaska network

Eelgrass in Artic Alaska: status of the resource in the Bering Land Bridge National Preserve and Cape Krusenstern National Monument

Field course in NRM, cooperative venture with UAF and Tusegee University

Identify and curate Southwest Alaska vascular and non-vascular plants

Evaluate nutrition conditon of Arctic ungulates

Obtaining baseline data to assess the potential for treeline and shrubling advance in Gates of the Arctic Park & Preserve and Noatak National Preserve

Voucher specimans for LT vegetation monitoring in the Central Alaska network

Historic resource study of Cape krunsenstern National Monument, Kobuk Valley National Park and Noatak National Preserve

Technical assistance for South East Alaska I&M Network

Technical assistance for the Alaska Region I&M Network

Herbarium study of plant samples from the Arctic Network of National Parks (ARCN)

Archeological Survey in the Chignik and Meshik Rivers Region

Determining and Evaluating Variables Contributing to the Spread of Fire in Alaska

Bureau of Land Management (BLM)

 

Alaska Resident Statistics Program

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

 
 

U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)

 

Glacier Bay National Park Landslide Hazards

Surface-atmosphere methane fluxes in the context of ebullition and energy balance with rapid permafrost degradation in a northern peatland

U.S.D.A. Forest Service (USDA FS)

 
 

Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS)

 

Alaska Weed and Plant Distribution

Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement (BOEMRE)

 

Characterization of the Circulation on the Continental Shelf Areas of the Northeast Chukchi and Western Beaufort Seas

The Study of Sharing Networks to Assess the Vulnerabilities of Local Communities to Oil and Gas Development Impacts in Arctic Alaska

Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS)

 

Thermokarst Lake Drainage - Vulnerability to Climate Change and Prediction of Future Lake Habitat Distribution on the North Slope

Data Rescue and Inventory of Hydrology-Related Data in Arctic Alaska

Linking North Slope Climate, Hydrology, and Fish Migration

Development of biome shift predictions

Develop the Conceptual Model and Framework to integrate existing disturbance, permafrost and vegetation change models

US Army Corps of Engineers

 

Tanana Flats Training Area Moose Study

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