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Circumarctic Rangifer Monitoring


November 2008 - March 2011


Initiate a study to determine how projected changes in abundance and quality of caribou forage plants will effect seasonal changes in body weight and fat and protien composition in caribou and reindeer.

Research Products and Activities

Peer Reviewed Publications

  • Roach JK, Griffith B, Euskirchen ES, McGuire AD, Finstad GL (2015) Biogeochemical vegetation models project warming related increases in caribou forage and population sizes. Ecological Applications

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

  • Yukon College


Cooperative Research Units Program Headquarters Cooperators

  1. U.S. Geological Survey