2003

Refereed Publications:

Dutta, U., N. Biswas, A. Martirosyan,  A. Papageorgiou, and S.Kinoshita. 2003. Estimation of earthquake source parameters and site response in Anchorage, Alaska from strong motion network  data using generalized inversion method. Phys. Earth and Planet. Inter. 137, 13-29.

Hansen, T. F., C. Pélabon, W. S. Armbruster, and M. L. Carlson. 2003. Evolvability and genetic constraint in Dalechampia blossoms: components of variance and measures of evolvability.  Journal of Evolutionary Biology 16: 754-766.

Hansen, T. F., W. S. Armbruster, M. L. Carlson, and C. Pélabon. 2003. Evolvability and genetic constraint in Dalechampia blossoms: Genetic correlations and conditional evolvability.  Journal of Experimental Zoology 296(B): 23-39. http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/cgi-bin/abstract/104085403/ABSTRACT

Schimel, J. S., Bilbrough, C. B. and Welker, J. M. 2003. The effect of changing snow cover on year-round soil nitrogen dynamics in Arctic tundra ecosystems.  Soil Biology and Biochemistry 36: 217-227.

Bowling, D. R., McDowell, N. G., Welker, J. M., Bond, B. J., Law, B. E., Ehleringer, J. R. 2003. Oxygen isotope content of CO2 in nocturnal ecosystem respiration. 1. Observations in forests along a precipitation transect in Oregon, U. S. A. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 17: 4, 1120.

Bowling, D. R., McDowell, N. G., Welker, J. M., Bond, B. J., Law, B. E., Ehleringer, J. R. 2003. Oxygen isotope content of CO2 in nocturnal ecosystem respiration. 2. Short-term dynamics of foliar and soil component fluxes in an old-growth ponderosa pine forests. Global Biogeochemical Cycles 17, 4, 1124.

Sturm, M., Schimel, J., Michelson, G., Welker, J., Oberbauer, S., Liston, G., Fahnestock, J., and Romanovsky, V. 2003. Are winter biological processes important in converting arctic tundra to shrubland? Bioscience (in press).

Welker, J. M., Raybeck, S. and Henry, G. 2003.  Isotopic (d18O and d13C) characteristics of Cassiope tetragona growth segments record shifts in the Arctic and North Atlantic Oscillation. Nature (submitted).

Welker, J. M., Jonsdottir. I and Fahenstock, J. T.  2003. Isotopic  (d13C and d15N) characteristics of Carex plants and populations along the Eurasian Coastal Arctic.  Polar Biology 27: 29-37.

Reports and Other Publications:

Bogan, D. 2003. Development of Fisheries for the Future Environmental Issues Forum, World Wildlife Fund, Washington, D.C.

* Boggs, K., S. C. Klein, J. Grunblatt and B. Koltun. 2003. Landcover classes, ecoregions and plant associations of Katmai National Park and Preserve. Alaska Natural Heritage Program, Environment and Natural Resources Institute, University of Alaska Anchorage, 707 A Street, Anchorage, AK 99501. 274 p.

Carlson, M. L., and I. Lapina. 2003. Introduced plants in the Matanuska and Susitna Valleys: surveys and status.  28 pp. Report on file with the U.S. Forest Service, State and Private Forestry, Forest Health Section, Anchorage, Alaska.

Carlson, M. L. and R. Lipkin. 2003. Alagnak Wild River & Katmai National Park Vascular Plant Inventory, Annual Technical Report. 69 pp.  Cooperative Agreement between National Park Service, Southwest Alaska Network and Alaska Natural Heritage Program, UAA.

* Gotthardt, T. 2003. Monitoring the distribution of amphibians in the Cook Inlet watershed 2002. Final report. Prepared for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. Alaska Natural Heritage Program, Environment and Natural Resources Institute, University of Anchorage, Anchorage, AK. 29 pp.

* Major, .E B., D. J. Rinella, and D. L. Bogan. 2003. 2002 Alaska Biological Monitoring and Water Quality Assessment Program Report.  Prepared for the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation.  Environment and Natural Resources Institute, University of Alaska Anchorage, Anchorage, AK.  July 2003.

Rinella, D. J. and D. L. Bogan. 2003. Ecological Impacts of Three Lower Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, ATV Stream Fords.  Prepared for the Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation.  Environment and Natural Resources Institute, University of Alaska Anchorage, Anchorage, AK.  November 2003.

Tande, G.F. and R. Lipkin. (with contributions from D.F. Murray). 2003. Wetland sedges of Alaska. Alaska Natural Heritage Program, Environment and Natural Resources Institute, University of Alaska Anchorage. Prepared for U.S. Environ. Prot. Agency, Kenai River Center, 514 Funny River Road, AOO/Kenai, AK. 99669. 138p. http://aknhp.uaa.alaska.edu/aksedges/AKSedges_Guide.htm

Tande, G. 2003. Delineation and classification of wetland vegetation: Sections 21, 22, 27-31 T31S, R19W, and Section 6 T32S, R19W, Narrow Cape, Kodiak Island, Alaska. Prep. for: Environmental Compliance, Space and Missile Defense Command (SMDC), 106 Wynn Drive, Huntsville, AL 35807-3801. Alaska Natural Heritage Program, Environ. and Nat. Resources Inst., Univ. of Alaska Anchorage.

Conference Proceedings and Presentations:

Kelly, M.D. et al.  2003. Native American Fish and Wildlife Society Water Quality and Aquatic Environment Workshops. Presented at 30th Annual Meeting, Alaska Chapter, American Fisheries Society, November 3-6, 2003, Fairbanks, AK.