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Brenda Konar

Associate Dean of Research and Administration

Director of Institute of Marine Science

Director of Coastal Marine Institute


Marine Biology
Marine Invertebrates
Marine Mammals
Marine Plants
Scientific Diving
College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences
Institute of Marine Science
225 O'Neill, PO Box 757220
Fairbanks, AK 99775-7220
(907) 474-5028
(907) 474-5804 (fax)
Office Hours
Wed 10am – 11am
Konar, B., and K. Iken. 2018. The use of unmanned aerial vehicle imagery in intertidal monitoring. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography. 147:79–86. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr2.2017.04.010

Traiger,* S.B., and B. Konar. 2018. Mature and developing kelp bed community composition in a glacial estuary. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 501:26–35. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jembe.2017.12.016

Fox,* A.L., J.H. Trefry, R.P. Trocine, K.H. Dunton, B.K. Lasorsa, B. Konar, C.J. Ashjian, and L.W. Cooper. 2017. Mercury biomagnification in food webs of the northeastern Chukchi Sea, Alaskan Arctic. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography. 144:63–77. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr2.2017.04.020

Groί,* J., B. Konar, T. Brey, and J.M. Grebmeier. 2017. Size-frequency distribution, growth, and mortality of snow crab (Chionoecetes opilio) and Arctic lyre crab (Hyas coarctatus) in the Chukchi Sea from 2009 to 2013. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography. 144:142–155. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dsr2.2017.04.021

Konar, B., L. Frisch, and S.B. Moran. 2017. Development of best practices for scientific research vessel operations in a changing Arctic: A case study for R/V Sikuliaq. Marine Policy. 86:182–189. doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.marpol.2017.09.021

Konar, B., M.S. Edwards, A. Bland,* J. Metzger,* A. Ravelo,* S. Traiger,* and B. Weitzman*. 2017. A swath across the great divide: Kelp forests across the Samalga Pass biogeographic break. Continental Shelf Research. 143:78–88. doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.csr.2017.06.007

Lind,* A.C., and B. Konar. 2017. Effects of abiotic stressors on kelp early life-history stages. Algae. 32(3):223–233. doi: https://doi.org/10.4490/algae.2017.32.8.7

Ravelo,* A., B. Konar, B. Bluhm, and K. Iken. 2017. Growth and production of the brittle stars Ophiura sarsii and Ophiocten sericeum (Echinodermata: Ophiuroidea). Continental Shelf Research. 139:9–20.

Traiger,* S.B., and B. Konar. 2017. Supply and survival: glacial melt imposes limitations at the kelp microscopic life stage. Botanica Marina. 60(6):603–617. doi: https://doi.org/10.1515/bot-2017-0039

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