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Habitat and Avian Communities as Indicators of Environmental Changes in the Boreal Forest of Interior Alaska


June 2010 - May 2011


Provide a local scale assessment of climate-induced change in an area that is poorly understood: the interior Alaska boreal forest ecosystem.

Research Products and Activities


  • Tauzer, L. and A. Powell. 2012. Ecosystem shift in an Alaskan boreal forest: is there evidence of change in avian communities? Poster, 5th North American Ornithological Conference, Vancouver, B.C.
  • Tauzer, L., A. N. Powell, and S. Sharbaugh. 2012. Ecosystem shift in an Alaskan boreal forest: evidence that succession drives avian population change. 23 October. 15th Annual Alaska Bird Conference, Anchorage, AK.

Current Staff

Federal Staff: 95

Masters Students: 239

Phd Students: 142

Post Docs: 53

University Staff: 240

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 701

Scientific Publications: 1936

Presentations: 4260



Funding Agencies

  • NASA


Cooperative Research Units Program Headquarters Cooperators

  1. U.S. Geological Survey