2006

Refereed Publications:

Boucher, T. and B. Mead. 2006. Vegetation change and forest regeneration on the Kenai Peninsula, Alaska following a spruce beetle outbreak, 1987-2000. Forest Ecology and Management 227: 233-246.

Peters S.C., Blum, J.D., Karagas, M., Chamberlain, C.P., and Sjostrom, D.J. 2006. Sources and exposure of the New Hampshire population to arsenic in public and private drinking water supplies: Chemical Geology 228: 72-84.

Schimel, J.P., Fahnestock, J.T., Michaelson, G., Milkan, C., Ping, C.L., Romanovsky, V.E. and Welker, J.M. 2006. A microbial activity based model of cold-season CO 2 fluxes in Arctic tundra communities. Arctic, Antarctic and Alpine Research 38: 1-9.

Sjostrom, D J., Hren, M. T., Horton, T.W., Waldbauer, J. R., and Chamberlain, C. P. 2006. Stable isotopic evidence for an Early Tertiary elevation gradient in the Great Plains - Rocky Mountain region: in Willett, S., Hovius, N., Fisher, D., and M. Brandon, eds. Tectonics, Climate, and Landscape Evolution, Geological Society of America Special Paper 398, p. 309-319.

Reports and Other Publications:

*Carlson, M.L. 2006. Natural threats to the rare arctic primrose, Primula tschuktschorum: Goose grazing and reproductive interference with its sister species. Project funded by: National Fish and Wildlife Foundation & Alaska Natural Heritage Program, UAA. 20p.

*Carlson, M. , Cortés-Burns, H., Flagstad, L.,and Lipkin, R. 2006. Rare vascular plant species of the North Slope: A review of the taxonomy, distribution and ecology of 33 rare plant taxa that occur in Alaska North Slope region. Final report for the Bureau of Land Management, Northern Field Office, Fairbanks, AK. 133p.

Conference Proceedings and Presentations:

Helen Cortes-Burns , AKNHP Assistant Botanist and Ruth Gronquist, BLM presented: "Summary of Burned Area Emergency response, Invasive Plant Surveys" at the 6th Annual Noxious & Invasive Plants Workshop, October 25 and 26, Fairbanks Princess Riverside Lodge, Fairbanks, Alaska.

Matt Carlson , AKNHP Program Botanist and Irina Lapina, AKNHP Botany Assistant, presented a workshop on the "Overview of 2005 Heritage Program Activities, and Looking to the Future..." at the 6th Annual Noxious & Invasive Plants Workshop, October 25 and 26, Fairbanks Princess Riverside Lodge, Fairbanks, Alaska.