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Shorebird Ecology in North Slope Coastal Habitats


August 2008 - December 2010


Determine use of coastal habitats by shorebirds on Alaska's North Slope to assist managers in protecting coastal resources and mitigating climate change and anthropogenic stressors.


Current Staff

Federal Staff: 2

Masters Students: 5

Phd Students: 4

Post Docs: 0

University Staff: 2

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 9

Scientific Publications: 24

Presentations: 47



  • Abby PowellPrincipal Investigator
  • Roy ChurchwellStudent

Funding Agencies

  • Shell Oil Company


Florida Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit Cooperators

  1. Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission
  2. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
  3. U.S. Geological Survey
  4. University of Florida
  5. Wildlife Management Institute