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Roy Churchwell

Research Interests

Use of coastal lagoons of the Beaufort Sea by shorebirds

Research Publications

  • Churchwell, R. T., S. J. Kendall, A. L. Blanchard, K. H. Dunton, and A. N. Powell. 2015. Natural disturbance shapes benthic intertidal macroinvertebrate communities of high latitude river deltas. Estuaries and Coasts. DOI 10.1007/s12237-015-0028-2
  • Nolan, M., R. Churchwell, J. Adams, J. McClelland, K. D. Tape, S. Kendall, A. Powell, K. Dunton, D. Payer, and P. Martin. Predicting the impact of glacier loss on fish, birds, floodplains, and estuaries in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, p. 49-55. In C. N. Medley, C. N., G. Patterson, and M. J. Parker [eds.], Observing, Studying, and Managing for Change - Proceedings of the Fourth Interagency Conference on Research in the Watershed. US Geological Survey Scientific Investigations Report 2011-5169, Reston, VA.


  • Ornithology (2010)

Alaska Other Professional Positions and Memberships

  • Roy ChurchwellOrganized the symposium Advances in Shorebird Conservation at the AOU Meeting February 2010, San Diego, CA. (October 2009 - February 2010)

Current Staff

Federal Staff: 4

Masters Students: 14

Phd Students: 6

Post Docs: 4

University Staff: 8

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 31

Scientific Publications: 125

Presentations: 265


Contact Information

Tel: (907) 474 - 6052


Alaska Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Cooperators

  1. Alaska Department of Fish and Game
  2. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  3. U.S. Geological Survey
  4. University of Alaska Fairbanks
  5. Wildlife Management Institute