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Arny Blanchard

Research Professional

Fisheries Population and Biometry
Marine Biology
Marine Invertebrates
College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences
127 O'Neill
905 N. Koyukuk Drive
Fairbanks, AK 99775
(907) 474-1123
University of Alaska Fairbanks
Ph.D. Marine Biology
University of Alaska Fairbanks
M.S. Statistics
University of Alaska Fairbanks
B.S. Biological Sciences
Curriculum Vitae
Gray, B.P., B.L. Norcross, A.H. Beaudreau, A.L. Blanchard and A.C. Seitz. 2017. Food habits of Arctic staghorn sculpin (Gymnocanthus tricuspis) and shorthorn sculpin (Myoxocephalus scorpius) in the northeastern Chukchi and western Beaufort Seas. Deep Sea Research II. 135:111-123. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr2.2016.05.013

Beatty, W.S., C.V. Jay, A.S. Fischbach, J.M. Grebmeier, R.L. Taylor, A.L. Blanchard and S.C. Jewett. 2016. Space use of a dominant Arctic vertebrate: Effects of prey, sea ice, and land on Pacific walrus resource selection. Biological Conservation. 203:25-32. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2016.08.035

Blanchard, A.L. . 2015. Variability of macrobenthic diversity and distributions in Alaskan sub-Arctic and Arctic marine systems with application to worldwide Arctic Systems. Marine Biodiversity. 45(4):781795. doi: https://doi.org/10.1007/s12526-014-0292-6

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.

Tu, K.L., Blanchard, A.L., Iken, K. Horstmann-Dehn, L. 2015. Small-scale spatial variability in benthic food webs in the northeastern Chukchi Sea. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 528:19-37. doi: 10.3354/meps11216

Blanchard, A.L., and H.M. Feder. 2014. Interactions of habitat complexity and environmental characteristics with macrobenthic community structure at multiple spatial scales in the northeastern Chukchi Sea. Deep Sea Research II. 102:132143. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr2.2013.09.022

Blanchard, A.L., C.L. Parris, A.L. Knowlton, and N.R. Wade. 2013. Benthic ecology of the northeastern Chukchi Sea. Part II. Spatial variation of megafaunal community structure, 20092010. Continental Shelf Research. 67:67-76. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.csr.2013.04.031

Blanchard, A.L., C.L. Parris, A.L. Knowlton, and N.R. Wade. 2013. Benthic ecology of the northeastern Chukchi Sea. Part I. Environmental characteristics and macrofaunal community structure, 20082010. Continental Shelf Research. 67:5266. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.csr.2013.04.021

A. S. Naidu, A. L. Blanchard, D. Misra, J. H. Trefry, D. H. Dasher, J. J. Kelley and I. Venkatesan. 2012. Historical Changes in Trace Metals and Hydrocarbons in Nearshore Sediments, Alaskan Beaufort Sea, Prior and Subsequent to Petroleum-related Industrial Development: Part I. Trace Metals Marine Pollution Bulletin. 64:2177-2189. doi: 10.1016/j.marpolbul.2012.07.037

Blanchard, A.L., H.M. Feder, and D.G. Shaw. 2011. Associations between macrofauna and sediment hydrocarbons from treated ballast water effluent at a marine oil terminal in Port Valdez, Alaska. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment. 178:461476.

  • Environmental Statistics
  • Benthic Ecology
  • Invertebrate Taxonomy
Current Research Projects
  • American Statistical Association
  • Sigma Xi
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