Research Conducted in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) Coastal Plain (1002 Area)

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Selected Bibliography of Research Involving USGS and Conducted in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) Coastal Plain (1002 Area)

Compiled as of 12/17/2018

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Caribou

Gustine, D.D., T.J. Brinkman, M. A. Lindgren, J.I. Schmidt, T.S. Rupp, and L.G. Adams. 2014. Climate-driven effects of fire on winter habitat for caribou in the Alaskan-Yukon Arctic. PLoS One 9:e100588. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0100588

Gustine, D.D., L.G. Adams, M.E. Whalen, and J.M. Pearce. 2014. Changing Arctic Ecosystems – Resilience of caribou to climatic shifts in the Arctic. USGS Fact Sheet 2014-3103, 2 p. https://doi.org/10.3133/fs20143103 

Energy Resources

Attanasi, E.D. 2017. Undiscovered oil resources in the Federal portion of the 1002 Area of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge: an economic update. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2005-2017, 33 p. https://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2005/1217/pdf/2005-1217.pdf

Attanasi, E.D. 2005. Economics of 1998 U.S. Geological Survey’s 1002 Area regional assessment: an economic update. U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2005-1359. 14 p. https://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2005/1359/OF2005-1359.pdf

Fish

Dunmall, K.M., N.J. Mochnacz, C.E. Zimmerman, C.F. Lean, and J.D. Reist. 2016. Using thermal limits to assess establishment of fish dispersing to high-latitude and high-elevation watersheds. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 73(12):1750-1758.   https://doi.org/10.1139/cjfas-2016-0051

Human Dimensions

Kruse, J.A., R.G. White, H.E. Epstein, B. Archie, M. Berman, S.R. Braund, F.S. Chapin, J. Charlie, C.J. Daniel, J. Eamer, N. Flanders, B. Griffith, S. Haley, L. Huskey, B. Joseph, D.R. Klein, G.P. Kofinas, S.M. Martin, S.M. Murphy, W. Nebesky, C. Nicolson, D.E. Russell, J. Tetlichi, A. Tussing, M.D. Walker, and O.R. Young. 2004. Modeling sustainability of Arctic communities: An interdisciplinary collaboration of researchers and local knowledge holders. Ecosystems 7(8): 815-28. http://www.jstor.org/stable/3658938

Landscape Dynamics

Erikson, L.H., A.E. Gibbs, B.M. Richmond, C.D. Storlazzi, and B.M. Jones. 2012. Modeling Arctic barrier island-lagoon system response to projected Arctic warming: Arctic Landscape Conservation Cooperative Progress Report at http://arcticlcc.org/projects/geophysical/barrier-island-lagoon-systems/

Nolan, M., R. Churchwell, J. Adams, J. McClelland, K.D. Tape, S. Kendall, A. Powell, K. Dunton, D. Payer, and P. Martin. 2011. Predicting the impact of glacier loss on fish, birds, floodplains, and estuaries in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. In Observing, Studying, and Managing for Change. Eds. C.N. Medley, G. Patterson, and M.J. Parker. Proceedings of the Fourth Interagency Conference on Research in the Watersheds. USDOI and USGS Scientific Investigations Report 2011-5169. https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/sir20115169

Swarzenski, P.W., C.D. Johnson, T.D. Lorenson, C.H. Conaway, A.E. Gibbs, L.H. Erikson, B.M. Richmond, and M.P. Waldrop. 2016. Seasonal electrical resistivity surveys of a coastal bluff, Barter Island, North Slope Alaska. Journal of Environmental and Engineering Geophysics 21(1): 37–42. https://doi.org/10.2113/JEEG21.1.37

Migratory Birds

Brackney, A.W. and J.W. Hupp. 1993. Autumn diet of lesser snow geese staging in northeastern Alaska. Journal of Wildlife Management 57:55-61. https://doi.org/10.2307/3809000

Flint, P.L., J.A. Reed, D.L. Lacroix, and R.B. Lanctot. 2016. Habitat use and foraging patterns of molting long-tailed ducks in lagoons of the central Beaufort Sea, Alaska. Arctic 69(1). https://doi.org/10.14430/arctic4544

Hupp, J.W., D.G. Robertson, and A.W. Brackney. 2002. Snow Geese. Pages 71-74 in D.C. Douglas, P.E. Reynolds, and E.B. Rhode, (eds.). Arctic coastal plain terrestrial wildlife research summaries. USGS Biological Science Report USGS/BRD/BSR-2002-0001 https://pubs.er.usgs.gov/publication/70187586

Hupp, J.W. and D.G. Robertson. 1998. Forage site selection by lesser snow geese during autumn staging on the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Wildlife Monographs 138:1-40.  https://www.jstor.org/stable/3830845

Hupp, J.W., R.G. White, J.S. Sedinger, and D.G. Robertson. 1996. Forage digestibility and intake by lesser snow geese: effects of dominance and resource heterogeneity. Oecologia 108:232-240. https://doi.org/10.1007/BF00334646

Hupp, J.W., D.H. Ward, M.E. Whalen, and J.M. Pearce. 2015. Changing Arctic Ecosystems - What is causing the rapid increase of Snow Geese in northern Alaska?. USGS Fact Sheet 2015-3062, 2 p. https://doi.org/10.3133/fs20153062

Robertson, D.G., A.W. Brackney, M.A. Spindler, and J.W. Hupp. 1997. Distribution of autumn-staging lesser snow geese on the northeast coastal plain of Alaska. Journal of Field Ornithology 68(1):124-134. https://www.jstor.org/stable/4514202

Sedinger, J.G., R.G. White, and J.W. Hupp. 1995. Metabolizability and partitioning of energy and protein in green plants by lesser snow geese. Condor 97:116-121. https://doi.org/10.2307/1368989 

Overview Documents

Pearce, J.M., P.L. Flint, T.C. Atwood, D.C. Douglas, L.G. Adams, H.E. Johnson, S.M. Arthur, and C.J. Latty. 2018. Summary of wildlife-related research conducted on the Arctic Coastal Plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, 2002-17: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2018–1003, 36 p., https://doi.org/10.3133/ofr20181003

Polar Bears

Wilson, R.R., E.V. Regehr, M. St. Martin, T.C. Atwood, E. Peacock, S. Miller, and G. Divoky. 2017. Relative influence of climate change and human activity on the onshore distribution of polar bears. Biological Conservation 214:288-294. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.biocon.2017.08.005 [Pub Brief]

Durner, G.M., and Atwood, T.C., 2018, A comparison of photograph-interpreted and IfSAR-derived maps of polar bear denning habitat for the 1002 Area of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 2018–1083, 12 p., https://doi.org/10.3133/ofr20181083