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Implications of climate change for biodiversity in Yukon River Basin wetlands: Yukon Flats National Wildlife Refuge as a test case

Duration

June 2009 - May 2014

Narrative

The overall goal of the biological component of the Yukon River Basin (YRB) science plan is to estimate the potential effects of climate induced lake change on terrestrial and aquatic species richness and abundance that is relevant to local and national users.

Research Products and Activities

Peer Reviewed Publications

  • 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  | 
  • Roach, J. and B. Griffith. 2015. Climate-induced lake drying causes heterogeneous reductions in waterfowl species richness. Landscape Ecology 30:1005–1022.
 

Current Staff

Federal Staff: 99

Masters Students: 225

Phd Students: 143

Post Docs: 53

University Staff: 247

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 658

Scientific Publications: 1872

Presentations: 4186

 

Personnel

  • Brad GriffithPrincipal Investigator
  • Eugenie EuskirchenStudent
  • Elizabeth GreenStudent
  • Vijay PatilStudent

Funding Agencies

  • Global Change

Links

Cooperative Research Units Program Headquarters Cooperators

  1. U.S. Geological Survey