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Dr. Brad Griffith

Research Publications

  • Gustine D, Barboza P, Adams L, Griffith B,
    Cameron R, Whitten K (2017) Advancing the
    match-mismatch framework for large herbivores in
    the Arctic: Evaluating the evidence for a trophic
    mismatch in caribou. PLoS ONE 12(2): e0171807.
    doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0171807
    Abstract | 
  • Roach, J. and B. Griffith. 2015. Climate-induced lake drying causes heterogeneous reductions in waterfowl species richness. Landscape Ecology 30:1005–1022.
  • Halm, D.R., and Griffith, Brad, 2014, Water-quality data from lakes in the Yukon Flats, Alaska, 2010–2011: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2014–1181, 6 p., http://dx.doi.org/10.3133/ofr20141181.
  • Nicol, S., B. Griffith, J. Austen, and C. Hunter. 2014. Optimal strategies for managing water levels on riverine national wildlife refuges in a changing climate. Climatic Change. DOI 10.1007/s10584-013-1033-8
  • Cameron, R. D., B. Griffith, L. S. Parrett, and R. G. White. Efficacy of calf:cow ratios for estimating calf production of arctic caribou. Rangifer, 33, Special Issue No. 21, 2013:27-34.
  • Nicholson, C. R., M. D. Berman, C. T. West, G. P. Kofinas, B. Griffith, S. Russell, D. Dugan. Linking Seasonal Climatic Conditions to Caribou Availability: Modeling Sequential Movement Using Satellite-Relocation Data. Ecology and Society, http://dx.doi.org/10.5751/ES-05376-180201 Abstract | 
  • Roach, J. K., B. Griffith, and D. Verbyla. Landscape influences on climate-related lake shrinkage at high latitudes. Global Change Biology doi: 10.1111/gcb.12196 Abstract |  Download  | 
  • Nicol, S., J. K. Roach, and B. Griffith. Spatial heterogeneity in power to detect changes in lake area in Alaskan National Wildlife Refuges. Landscape Ecology. DOI 10.1007/s10980-013-9853-5 Abstract | 
  • Meretsky, V.J., L.A. Maguire , F.W. Davis , D.M. Stoms, J.M. Scott , D. Figg, D.D. Goble, B. Griffith, S.E. Henke, J. Vaughn, and S.L. Yaffee. 2012. A State-Based National Network for Effective Wildlife Conservation. BioScience 62(11):970-976. DOI: 10.1525/bio.2012.62.11.6 Abstract |  Publisher Website | 
  • Roach, J.K., B. Griffith, and D. Verbyla. 2012. Comparison of three methods for long-term monitoring of boreal lake area using Landsat TM and ETM+ imagery. Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing 38(4): 427-440. Abstract |  Publisher Website | 
  • Roach, J., B. Griffith, D. Verbyla, and J. Jones. 2011. Mechanisms influencing changes in lake area in the Alaska boreal forest. Global Change Biology 17:2567-2583. doi: 10.1111/j.1365-2486.2011.02446.x Abstract |  Download  |  Publisher Website | 
  • Belant, J.R., B. Griffith, Y. Zhang, E.H. Follmann, and L.G. Adams. 2010. Population-level resource selection by sympatric brown and American black bears in Alaska. Polar Biology 33:31-40. DOI 10.1007/s00300-009-0682-6.
  • Griffith, B., C. Cuyler, R. G. White, L. G. Adams, D. E. Russell, D. C. Douglas, A. Gunn, and R. D. Cameron. 2010. No evidence of trophic mismatch for caribou in Greenland. Science. http://www.sciencemag.org/cgi/eletters/325/5946/1355 Publisher Website | 
  • Griffith, B., J.M Scott, R. Adamcik, D. Ashe, B. Czech, R. Fischman, P. Gonzalez, J. Lawler, A.D. McGuire, and A. Pidgorna. 2009. Climate change adaptation options for the US National Wildlife Refuge System. Environmental Management. DOI 10.1007/s00267-009-9323-7 Publisher Website | 
  • Baron, J.S., S.H. Julius, J.M. West, L.A. Joyce, G. Blate, C.H. Peterson, M. Palmer, B.D. Keller, P. Kareiva, J.M. Scott and B. Griffith. 2008. Some guidelines for helping natural resources adapt to climate change. International Human Dimensions Programme on Global Environmental Change Update 2:46-52.
  • CCSP (Climate Change Science Program). 2008. Preliminary Review of Adaptation Options for Climate-Sensitive Ecosystems and Resources. A Report by the U. S. Climate Change Science Program and the Subcommittee on Global Change Research. [S. H. Julius and J. M. West (eds. ), J. S. Baron, B. Griffith, L. A. Joyce, P. Kareiva, B. D. Keller, M. A. Palmer, C. H. Peterson, and J. M. Scott (authors)]. U. S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC. 873 pp.
  • Griffith, B., and A.D. McGuire. 2008. National Wildlife Refuges Case Study: Alaska and the Central Flyway. Annex A: Case Studies. Pages A-36 to A-46 in: Preliminary Review of Adaptation Options for Climate-Sensitive Ecosystems and Resources. A Report by the U.S. Climate Change Science Program and the Subcommittee on Global Change Research [S.H. Julius and J.M West (eds. ), J.S. Baron, B. Griffith, L.A. Joyce, P. Kareiva, B.D. Keller, M.A. Palmer, C.H. Peterson, and J.M. Scott (authors)]. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC.
  • Julius, S.H., J.M. West, J.S. Baron, B. Griffith, L.A. Joyce, B.D. Keller, M.A. Palmer, C.H. Peterson, and J.M. Scott. 2008. Annex A: Case Studies. Pages A-1 to A-170 in: Preliminary review of adaptation options for climate-sensitive ecosystems and resources. A Report by the U.S. Climate Change Science Program and the Subcommittee on Global Change Research S.H. Julius and J.M. West (eds.), J.S. Baron, B. Griffith, L.A. Joyce, P. Kareiv, B.D. Keller, M.A. Palmer, C. H. Peterson, and J. M. Scott (authors)]. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC.
  • Julius, S.H., J.M. West, J.S. Baron, B. Griffith, L.A. Joyce, B.D. Keller, M.A. Palmer, C.H. Peterson, and J.M. Scott. 2008. Annex B: Confidence Estimates for SAP 4. 4 Adaptation Approaches. Pages B-1 to B-36 in: Preliminary Review of Adaptation Options for Climate Sensitive Ecosystems and Resources. A Report by the U.S. Climate Change Science Program and the Subcommittee on Global Change Research. [S.H. Julius and J.M. West (eds. ), J.S. Baron, B. Griffith, L.A. Joyce, P. Kereiva, B.D. Keller, M.A. Palmer, C.H. Peterson, and J.M. Scott (authors)]. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC.
  • Scott, J.M., B. Griffith, R.S. Adamcik, D.M. Ashe, B. Czech, R.L. Fischman, P. Gonzalez, J.J. Lawler, A.D. McGuire, and A. Pidgorna. National Wildlife Refuges. 2008. National Wildlife Refuges. Pages 5-1 to 5-100 in: Preliminary Review of Adaptation Options for Climate-Sensitive Ecosystems and Resources. A Report by the U.S. Climate Change Science Program and the Subcommittee on Global Change Research [S.H. Julius and J.M West (eds. ), J.S. Baron, B. Griffith, L.A. Joyce, P. Kareiva, B.D. Keller, M.A. Palmer, C.H. Peterson, and J. M. Scott (authors). U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Washington, DC.
  • White, R.G., D.E. Russell, B. Griffith, and R.D. Cameron. 2007. Nutritional controls over caribou growth and reproduction in the Arctic: Is the “selfish cow” syndrome an Arctic adaptation? Symposium of the Comparative Nutrition Society 6:213-220.
  • White, R. G., D. E. Russell, B. Griffith, and R. D. Cameron. 2006. Nutritional controls over caribou growth and reproduction in the Arctic: Is the "selfish cow" syndrome an arctic adaptation? Symposium of the Comparative Nutrition Society 6:213-220.
  • McNeil, P. A., D. E. Russell, B. Griffith, A. Gunn, and G. P. Kofinas. 2005. Where the wild things are: Seasonal variation in caribou movements in relation to climate change. Proceedings 10th North American Caribou Workshop. Rangifer Special Issue 19:51-63.
  • Thomas, D. L., D. Johnson, and B. Griffith. 2006. A Bayesian random effects discrete-choice model for resource selection: Population level selection inference. Journal of Wildlife Management 70(2):404-412.
  • Hinzman, L. D, N. D. Bettez, W. R. Bolton, F. S. Chapin, M. B. Dyurgerov, C. L. Fastie, B. Griffith, R. D. Hollister, A. Hope, H. P. Huntington, A. M. Jensen, G. J. Jia, T. Jorgenson, D. L. Kane, D. R. Klein, G. Kofinas, A. H. Lynch, A. H. Lloyd, A. D. McGuire, F. E. Nelson, W. C. Oechel, T. E. Osterkamp, C. H. Racine, V. E. Romanovsky, R. S. Stone, D. A. Stow, M. Sturm, C. E. Tweedie, G. L. Vourlitis, M. D. Walker, D. A. Walker, P. J. Webber, J. M. Welker, K. S. Winker, and K. Yoshikawa. 2005. Evidence and implications of recent climate change in northern Alaska and other Arctic regions. Climatic Change 72:251-298.
  • Cameron, R. D., W. T. Smith, R. G. White, and B. Griffith. 2005. Central Arctic caribou and petroleum development: Distributional, nutritional and reproductive implications. Arctic 58(1):1-9.
  • Inkley, D. B., M. G. Anderson, A. R. Blaustein, V. R. Burkett, B. Felzer, B. Griffith, J. Price, and T. L. Root. 2004. Global climate change and wildlife in North America. The Wildlife Society Technical Review 04-2. 26pp.
  • Kruse, J. A., R. G. White, H. E. Epstein, B. Archie, M. D. Berman, S. R. Braund, F. S. Chapin III, J. Charlie Sr., C. J. Daniel, J. Eamer, N. Flanders, B. Griffith, S. Haley, L. Huskey, S. James, B. Joseph, D. Klein, G. P. Kofinas, S. Martin, S. M. Murphy, W. Nebesky, C. Nicolson, K. Peter, D. E. Russell, J. Tetlichi, A. Tussing, M. D. Walker, and O. R. Young. 2004. Assessing the Sustainability of Arctic Communities: An Interdisciplinary Collaboration of Researchers and Local Knowledge Holders. Ecosystems 7(8):815-828
  • Stow, D., A. Hope, A. D. McGuire, D. Verbyla, J. Gamon, K. Huemmrich, S. Houston, C. Racine, M. Sturm, K. Tape, K. Yoshikawa, L. Hinzman, C. Tweedie, B. Noyle, C. Silapaswan, D. Douglas, B. Griffith, G. Jia, H. Epstein, D. Walker, S. Daeschner, A. Petersen, L. Zhou, and R. Myneni. 2004. Remote sensing of vegetation and land-cover changes in Arctic tundra ecosystems. Remote Sensing of Environment 89:281-308.
  • Johnstone, J., D. Russell, and B. Griffith. 2002. Variations in plant forage quality in the range of the Porcupine caribou herd. Rangifer 22(1):65-74.
  • Cameron, R. D., W. T. Smith, R. G. White, and B. Griffith. 2002. The Central Arctic caribou herd. Pages 38-45 in D. C. Douglas, P. E. Reynolds, and E. B. Rhode, editors. Arctic Refuge coastal plain terrestrial wildlife research summaries. U. S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Biological Science Report USGS/BRD BSR-2002-0001.
  • Griffith, B., D. C. Douglas, N. E. Walsh, D. D. Young, T. R. McCabe, D. E. Russell, R. G. White, R. D. Cameron, and K. R. Whitten. 2002. The Porcupine caribou herd. Pages 8-37 in D. C. Douglas, P. E. Reynolds, and E. B. Rhode, editors. Arctic Refuge coastal plain terrestrial wildlife research summaries. U. S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Biological Science Report USGS/BRD BSR-2002-0001. http://alaska. usgs. gov/BSR-2002/usgs-brd-bsr-2002-001. html
  • Young, D. D., T. R. McCabe, R. Ambrose, G. W. Garner, G. W. Weiler, H. V. Reynolds, M. S. Udevitz, D. J. Reed, and B. Griffith. 2002. Predators. Pages 51-53 in D. C. Douglas, P. E. Reynolds, and E. B. Rhode, editors. Arctic Refuge coastal plain terrestrial wildlife research summaries. U. S. Geological Survey, Biological Resources Division, Biological Science Report USGS/BRD BSR-2002-0001.
  • Griffith, B., D. C. Douglas, D. E. Russell, R. G. White, T. R. McCabe, and K. R. Whitten. 2001. Effects of recent climate warming on caribou habitat and survival. Pages 17-19 in R. E. Green, M. Harley, M. Spalding, and C. Zockler, eds. Impacts of Climate Change on Wildlife. Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, Sandy, United Kingdom.
  • Russell, D., G. Kofinas, and B. Griffith. 2000. Need and opportunity for a North American caribou knowledge cooperative. Polar Research 19:117-129.
  • Wolfe, S. A., B. Griffith, and C. A. G. Wolfe. 2000. Response of reindeer and caribou to human activities. Polar Research 19:63-73.
 

Current Staff

Federal Staff: 4

Masters Students: 5

Phd Students: 5

Post Docs: 2

University Staff: 2

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 25

Scientific Publications: 129

Presentations: 225

 

Contact Us

Alaska Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Fairbanks, AK 99775-7020 Phone: (907) 474 - 7661 Fax: (907) 474 - 7872 Our University Web Site

Unit Leader

Brad Griffith

Brad Griffith joined the Alaska Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit as one of the Assistant Leaders Wildlife in May 1996. He was selected as Unit Leader in February 2011. He holds a joint appointment as an Associate Professor of Wildlife Biology with the Department of Biology and Wildlife and the Institute of Arctic Biology, University of Alaska Fairbanks.

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