Brenda Konar

Brenda Konar

Associate Dean of Research and Administration

Director, Institute of Marine Science

Director, Coastal Marine Institute

Professor

Marine Biology
Marine Invertebrates
Marine Mammals
Marine Plants
Scientific Diving


College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences
225 O'Neill
PO Box 757220
Fairbanks, AK 99775-7220
907-474-5028
907-474-5804 (fax)
bhkonar@alaska.edu

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Selected Publications

* = student author

Edwards, M., B. Konar, J-H Kim, S. Gabara, G. Sullaway, T.A. McHugh, M. Spector, and S.L. Small. 2020. Marine deforestation leads to widespread loss of ecosystem function. PLoS ONE. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0226173

Ulaski,* B.P., B. Konar, and E.O. Otis. 2020. Seaweed reproduction and harvest rebound in southcentral Alaska: implications for wild stock management. Estuaries and Coasts. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12237-020-00740-1

Bland,* A., B. Konar, and M. Edwards. 2019. Spatial trends and environmental drivers of epibenthic shelf community structure across the Aleutian Islands. Continental Shelf Research 175:12–29. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.csr.2019.01.006

Metzger,* J.R., B. Konar, and M.S. Edwards. 2019. Assessing a macroalgal foundation species: community variation with shifting algal assemblages. Marine Biology 166:156. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00227-019-3606-1

Duffy, J.E., L. Benedetti-Cecchi, J. Trinanes, F.E. Muller-Karger, R. Ambo-Rappe, C. Boström, A.H. Buschmann, J. Byrnes, R.G. Coles, J. Creed, L.C. Cullen-Unsworth, G. Diaz-Pulido, C.M. Duarte, G.J. Edgar, M. Fortes, G. Goni, C. Hu, X. Huang, C.L. Hurd, C. Johnson, B. Konar, et al. 2019. Toward a coordinated global observing system for seagrasses and marine macroalgae. Frontiers in Marine Science 6:317. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmars.2019.00317

Konar, B., T.J. Mitchell,* K. Iken, H. Coletti, T. Dean, D. Esler, M. Lindeberg, B. Pister, and B. Weitzman.* 2019. Wasting disease and static environmental variables drive sea star assemblages in the Northern Gulf of Alaska. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology 520:151209. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jembe.2019.151209

Ebert, T.A., L.M. Barr, J.L. Bodkin, D. Burcham, D. Bureau, H.S. Carson, N. Caruso, J.E. Caselle, J.T. Claisse, S. Clemente, K. Davis, et al. 2018. Size, growth, and density data for shallow‐water sea urchins from Mexico to the Aleutian Islands, Alaska, 1956–2016. Ecology 99(3): 761–761. https://doi.org/10.1002/ecy.2123