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Data Supporting Studies of Waterbird and Arctic Lake Ecosystems within the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska, 1974-1992

April 26, 2022

This data package presents raw legacy data collected during 1974-1992 on the Arctic Coastal Plain (primarily in the National Petroleum Reserve - Alaska; NPR-A). The data were collected in support of a long-term multi-species wetland ecosystem study that aimed to provide an understanding of occurrence and densities of bird, mammal, fish, invertebrate, and plant species. The study included the Teshekpuk Lake Special Area (TLSA), as well as focused studies on individual lakes or regions within the special area, including: East Long Lake, West Long Lake, Goose Lake, Island Lake, Square Lake, Meade River (Singiluk), Point Storkersen, and Icy Cape. The study included 10 primary objectives: 1) complete daily weather records, 2) chart avian phenology, 3) census large and small bird species, 4) map bird nests and record success, 5) record caribou movements, 6) sample wetlands for aquatic macroinvertebrates, 7) establish a small mammal trapline, 8) observe activity and feeding habits of molting geese, 9) map vegetation trend plots for ground truth, and 10) record fox observations and den sites. Not all objectives were completed in all years and at all locations. The data are provided as digital scans (PDF format for documents and JPG format for photographs) of original field data sheets, notebooks, tables, figures, maps, and photographs (scanned film and slides). All data are organized in folders by topic and study site location. Since the data are in original form and were not digitized at the time of data collection, the data have not undergone formal Quality Assurance/Control Quality (QA/QC). Additional documentation of project field methods are limited for most years and locations of study, however, reports summarizing data collected at several locations are listed in the Cross Reference section. These are scanned originals and replications and some text may be illegible.

About the Legacy Data Collection

Map with study site locations for waterbird and Arctic lake ecosystem research on the Arctic Coastal Plain of Alaska.
The Teshekpuk Lake region was designated as a Special Area in 1977 by the Secretary of the Interior, Cecil Andrus. The map shows the approximate boundary of the Special Area in 2008, 2013, and 2020. Due to differences in reporting procedures prior to 2000, the boundaries of Teshekpuk Lake Special Area were not well defined and therefore, are not shown on this map.

Between 1974-1992, biologists with the USFWS Special Studies Program (precursor to USFWS Alaska Region departments and ultimately the Ecosystems Office at the USGS) collected biological and phenological information on waterbirds, mammals, and plants on the North Slope of Alaska within the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska (NPR-A).

This U.S. Geological Survey Data Release is a collection of original and scanned field data, field notes, maps, figures, tables, and photographs. All documents and photos have been digitally scanned in PDF or JPG format and are archived along with original physical copies at the USGS Alaska Science Center.

Data Constraints

Field data, figures, tables, maps, notes, and photographs are available for download upon request by contacting ascweb@usgs.gov. Not all research objectives were accomplished in all years and locations of these studies and therefore, some data may be missing and/or unavailable. Also, not all years of the research were conducted at a single location and data may have been combined into a single document (e.g., raw data for Large Species Surveys). Therefore, it is suggested that related documents from all locations be requested. All available data, figures, tables, maps, and field notes are in PDF document format and have not been checked for accuracy or completeness. Several documents are poor quality scans and may contain sections that are illegible. Further, all PDF documents are provided “as is” and do not follow 508 compliance standards. All photographs are archived in PDF or JPG files and include information such as the photographer’s name, location of photo and date taken, when available. Lastly, documents and photographs included in the Teshekpuk Lake Special Area section of the inventory lists (see below), includes data for all lakes within the designated area boundary. East Long Lake, West Long Lake, Goose Lake, Island Lake and Square Lake are located within the special area boundary and data related to these lakes may be contained within the overarching Teshekpuk Lake Special Area section.

Please note: All bird species checklists have been submitted to the eBird database hosted by the Cornell Lab of Ornithology (eBird.org). Checklists are also available as a data download from USGS Alaska Science Center under the “Northern” region (Bird Species Checklists from USGS Alaska Science Center Field Camps)

Collection Metadata (Zip)

Suggested Citation: U.S. Geological Survey, Alaska Science Center, 2022, Data supporting studies of waterbird and Arctic lake ecosystems within the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska, 1974-1992: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/P99Z0F3M.

Data Inventory

Teshekpuk Lake Special Area

  • All Fauna
    • Birds and Mammals
      • Species Lists
        • RAW DATA: List of species observations on Lakes of Teshekpuk Special Area [1987] [1 document]
  • Birds
    • All Avian Species
      • Activity
        • RAW DATA: Avian species migrations [1988] [1 document]
      • Broods
        • MAPS: Brood observations [1978] [1 document]
      • Chronology
        • NOTES: Nest monitoring including egg counts [1978] [1 document]
        • RAW DATA: Abundance and arrival dates of adults [1977, 1978[ [4 documents]
      • Habitat Use
        • NOTES: Wetland use of avian species [1978] [1 document]
      • Nests
        • RAW DATA: Nest habitat associations and nest success [1977, 1978] [3 documents]
      • Observations
        • NOTES: Related to presence/absence and nest initiation [1978] [1 document]
      • Surveys
        • MAPS: Avian census area [1978] [1 document]
    • Goose Species
      • Abundance
        • RAW DATA: Flock sizes of waterfowl [1977] [1 document]
      • Observations
        • MAPS: Daily locations of geese in the East Long Lake region [1977] [1 document]
        • NOTES: Daily goose surveys at Teshekpuk Lake Special Use Area [1978] [1 document]
        • RAW DATA: Daily goose surveys at Teshekpuk Lake Special Use Area [1978] [1 document]
      • Presence and Absence
        • ANALYSIS: Spearman Rank Test results for Brant and Canada Goose abundance [1976-1987] [2 documents]
        • FIGURES: Presence of goose species throughout June-August at Teshekpuk Lake Special Area [1977] [1 document]
        • MAPS: Goose counts [1975] [1 document]
        • TABLES: Goose species density and composition [1977] [1 document]
    • Black Brant
      • Banding
        • NOTES: New band summary [1988] [1 document]
        • RAW DATA: New banding and recapture records [1987, 1988] [4 documents]
      • Overflights
        • RAW DATA: Air traffic and Brant response in Teshekpuk Lake Special Area [1978] [1 document]
    • Loon Species
      • Nesting
        • MAPS: Nesting locations in Long Lake region [1978] [1 document]
    • Phalarope Species
      • Observations
        • RAW DATA: Presence and abundance of phalarope species [1977] [1 document]
    • Large Species
      • Species List
        • RAW DATA: Large species surveys, includes waterfowl, gulls, and raptors [1977, 1978] [2 documents]
    • Snowy Owl
      • Observations
        • RAW DATA: Abundance and home range locations of Snowy Owl [1987] [1 document]
    • Short-eared Owl
      • Observations
        • RAW DATA: Abundance and home range locations of Short-eared Owl [1988] [1 document]
    • Small Species
      • Species Lists
        • RAW DATA: Small species surveys, includes shorebirds and passerines [1977, 1978] [2 documents]
  • Mammals
    • Caribou
      • Observations
        • RAW DATA: Counts of cows and calves [1977, 1978] [2 documents]
    • Arctic Fox
      • Den Sites
        • MAPS: Active and inactive fox den locations [1988] [1 document]
  • Vegetation
    • Sampling
      • Collection
        • RAW DATA: Ice wedge pool habitat and plant sampling [1977, 1978] [2 documents]
      • Stratum and Cover
        • RAW DATA: Vegetation plot sampling including, species, stratum, and cover [1988] [1 document]
    • Habitat
      • Classification
        • MAPS: Classification by lake [1978] [1 document]
        • TABLES: Composition of wetland habitat across Teshekpuk Lake Special Area [1978] [1 document]
  • Invertebrates
    • Sampling
      • Field and Lab
        • RAW DATA: Classification of invertebrates sampled in ponds [1977] [2 documents]
  • Weather
    • Weather Conditions
      • Daily
        • RAW DATA: Daily conditions [1977, 1978] [2 documents]
  • Field Notes
    • Accomplishments
      • Summaries
        • NOTES: Daily notes and accomplishments at Teshekpuk Lake Special Area [1977, 1987] [2 documents]
    • Notebooks
      • Daily Observations
        • NOTES: Daily fieldwork notes [1977] [2 documents]
  • Logistics
    • Protocols
      • PROTOCOL: Fieldwork plans and general procedures [1978, 1989] [2 documents]
    • Camp
      • MAPS: Field camp locations [1977] [1 document]
  • Photographs
    • Landscape
      • SLIDES: Numbered lakes in Teshekpuk Lake Special Area [1991, 1992] [56 photos, 16.5 MB]
    • Aerial Landscape
      • SLIDES: Landscape during aerial surveys [1988, 1989, 1991] [73 photos, 23.0 MB]
    • Habitat
      • SLIDES: Goose foraging habitat including erosion and overgrazing [1988, 1991, 1992] [84 photos, 49.2 MB]
    • Stratum and Cover
      • SLIDES: Plant species stratum and cover [1989] [95 photos, 52.2 MB]
    • Plants
      • SLIDES: Specific plant species [1991] [22 photos, 11.2 MB]
    • Mammals
      • SLIDES: Caribou near Kogru River [1989] [1 photo, 450 KB]
    • Goose Banding
      • SLIDES: Banding corral [1989] [1 photo, 291 KB]
    • Biologists
      • SLIDES: Biologists working in the field [1989, 1991} [3 photos, 1.01 MB]
    • Field Camp
      • SLIDES: Camp structures and landscape [1991, 1992] [13 photos, 4.83 MB]

 

East Long Lake

  • Birds
    • Waterbirds
      • Activity
        • TABLES: Goose foraging activity [1980] [1 document]
      • Habitat Use
        • RAW DATA: Wetland use [1978] [1 document]
      • Observations
        • MAPS: Brood observations [1987] [1 document]
        • NOTES: Goose observations and chronology [1980] [2 documents]
    • Black Brant
      • Activity
        • FIGURES: Feeding duration and habitat [1980] [4 documents]
        • FIGURES: Flock activity and movements [1980] [3 documents]
        • NOTES: General activity [1980, 1987] [2 documents]
        • RAW DATA: Flock activity and movements [1980] [2 documents]
        • TABLES: Feeding duration and metabolism [1980] [2 documents]
        • TABLES: Flock activity and movements [1980] [7 documents]
      • Banding
        • FIGURES: Ninth primary growth rate [1980] [4 documents]
        • REPORTS: Banding summary [1980] [1 document]
        • TABLES: Body molt assessment [1980] [1 document]
        • TABLES: Ninth primary growth rate [1980] [2 documents]
      • Counts
        • FIGURES: Observations and counts [1980] [2 documents]
        • TABLES: Observations and counts [1980] [4 documents]
        • TABLES: Human observer schedules [1980] [1 document]
      • Habitat Use
        • FIGURES: Habitat associations [1980] [2 documents]
        • FIGURES: Transect and blind locations [1980] [1 document]
        • TABLES: Shoreline use [1980] [1 document]
    • Canada Goose
      • Observations
        • FIGURE: Presence and absence [1980] [1 document]
        • RAW DATA: Observations and activity [1980] [1 document]
    • Long-tailed Duck
      • Collection
        • RAW DATA: Specimen collection [1980] [2 documents]
      • Field Season
        • NOTES: Daily journal of activities [1980] [3 documents]
    • Large Species
      • Species Lists
        • NOTES: Peregrine Falcon observations [1987] [1 document]
  • Fish
    • Whitefish
      • Sampling
        • RAW DATA: Sampling [1980] [1 document]
  • Vegetation
    • Sampling
      • Ground Truthing
        • CODE: Analyses and code [1987] [6 documents]
        • MAPS: Habitat type key [1987] [2 documents]
        • NOTES: Habitat classification definitions [1987] [1 document]
        • PHOTOS: Spot ground data [1976] [15 photos]
        • RAW DATA: Habitat sampling [1987] [3 documents]
        • TABLES: Summary of ground truth [1987] [2 documents]
      • Sampling and Phenology
        • RAW DATA: Sampling of invertebrates and plants [1980] [3 documents]
        • RAW DATA: Plant phenology [1980] [1 document]
      • Sampling Transects and Plots
        • NOTES: Trend plot habitat zones and transect notes [1977, 1989] [2 documents]
        • RAW DATA: Vegetation sampling plots [1988, 1989] [10 documents]
    • Ice Extent
      • Melt Rate
        • MAPS: Ice extent [1977] [1 document]
  • Weather
    • Weather Conditions
      • Daily
        • RAW DATA: Daily conditions [1980] [1 document]
        • TABLE: Daily air temperatures [1980] [1 document]
  • Field Notes
    • Notebooks
      • Daily Observations
        • NOTES: Field notes and observations [1980, 1987, 1989] [3 documents]
  • Logistics
    • Flight Schedules
      • Overflights
        • SUMMARIES: Proposed overflights as part of Brant disturbance study [1988] [1 document]
  • Photographs
    • Wetland Classification
      • SLIDES: Wetland classification by plot and date [1988] [119 photos, 70.2 MB]
    • Habitat
      • SLIDES: General habitat photos at nearby Horseshoe Lake [1989] [6 photos, 2.69 MB]
    • Plants
      • SLIDES: Close-up plant photos at nearby Horseshoe Lake [1989] [2 photos, 529 KB]
    • Overflights
      • SLIDES: Aerial photos of East Long Lake region [1989] [54 photos, 18.4 MB]

 

West Long Lake

  • Birds
    • All Avian Species
      • Chronology
        • MAPS: Locations of avian nests [1987] ]1 document]
        • RAW DATA: Avian arrival dates and presence/absence [1987] [2 documents]
  • Vegetation
    • Sampling
      • Exclosure
        • RAW DATA: Plants sampled inside exclosures [1977] [2 documents]
      • Ground Truthing
        • CODE: Characteristics of habitat pixels [1987] [4 documents]
        • MAPS: Color key of habitat classifications [1986] [1 document]
        • RAW DATA: Plant and habitat samples [1987] [6 documents]
  • Weather
    • Weather Conditions
      • Daily
        • RAW DATA: Daily ambient temperatures [1987] [1 document]
  • Photographs
    • Landscape
      • SLIDES: General landscape photos [1988] [5 photos, 1.82 MB]
    • Habitat
      • SLIDES: Erosion and goose overgrazing photos [1988] [14 photos, 8.00 MB]
    • Mammals
      • SLIDES: Caribou photo [1988] [1 photo, 520 KB]

 

Goose Lake

  • Birds
    • All Avian Species
      • Activity
        • RAW DATA: Goose species migration timing [1979] [1 document]
      • Chronology
        • RAW DATA: Goose breeding chronology and nest chronology [1979] [4 documents]
      • Feces
        • NOTES: Goose feces counts [1979] [1 document]
      • Observations
        • RAW DATA: Bird species brood observations [1979] [1 document]
    • Black Brant
      • Banding
        • FIGURES: Brant capture locations for banding [1979] [1 document]
        • RAW DATA: Brant recapture records [1979] [1 document]
    • Arctic Loon (Pacific Loon)
      • Nesting
        • MAPS: Locations of Arctic Loon nesting locations [1979] [1 document]
    • Large Species
      • Species Lists
        • RAW DATA: Large species surveys, includes waterfowl, gulls, and raptors [1979] [1 document]
    • Small Species
      • Species Lists
        • RAW DATA: Small species surveys, includes shorebirds and passerines [1979] [1 document]
  • Mammals
    • Caribou
      • Observations
        • RAW DATA: Sightings of cows, calves, and bulls [1979] [1 document]
  • Fish
    • Least Cisco
      • Sampling
        • RAW DATA: Measurements, stomach, and scale sampling [1979] [3 documents]
  • Invertebrates
    • Aquatic
      • Sampling
        • RAW DATA: Invertebrate sampling from ice wedge ponds [1979] [1 document]
  • Vegetation
    • Wetland Classification
      • Collection
        • RAW DATA: Plant collection and measurements [1979] [1 document]
      • Exclosure
        • RAW DATA: Cover of moss and sedge inside exclosure zones [1979] [4 documents]
      • Sampling
        • FIGURES: Wetland sampling to determine plant species composition [1979] [1 document]
        • RAW DATA: Wetland classification categories based on percentage of wetlands present [1979] [1 document]
  • Aircraft
    • Disturbance
      • Records
        • RAW DATA: Date and type of aircraft and avian response [1979] [1 document]
  • Weather
    • Weather Conditions
      • Daily
        • NOTES: Daily weather conditions at Goose Lake [1979] [1 document]
        • RAW DATA: Daily ambient temperature and conditions [1979] [1 document]
        • TABLE: Ambient temperature table for Goose Lake [1979] [1 document]
  • Field Notes
    • Notebooks
      • Daily Observations
        • NOTES: Field notes and observations [1980, 1987, 1989] [3 documents]

 

Island Lake

  • Birds
    • Goose Species
      • Observations
        • RAW DATA: Surveys of waterfowl abundance [1987] [1 document]
    • Large Species
      • Species Lists
        • RAW DATA: Large species surveys, includes waterfowl, gulls, and raptors [1978] [1 document]
    • Small Species
      • Species Lists
        • RAW DATA: Small species surveys, includes shorebirds and passerines [1978] [1 document]
  • Vegetation
    • Sampling
      • Vegetation Plots
        • RAW DATA: Stratum and cover of plant species within sampling plots [1988, 1989] [4 documents]
  • Field Notes
    • Notebook
      • Observations
        • NOTES: Fieldwork itinerary and end-of-season notes [1978, 1989] [2 documents]
  • Photographs
    • Aerial
      • FILM/LANDSAT: General landscape photos [1978] [5 photos, 1.66 MB]
    • Habitat
      • SLIDES: Erosion and goose overgrazing photos [1988] [127 photos, 43.7 MB]
    • Wetland Class
      • SLIDES: Wetland classification [1988] [67 photos, 37.7 MB]
    • Stratum Cover
      • SLIDES: Plant species stratum and cover classification [1989] [28 photos, 15.7 MB]
    • Field Camp
      • FILM: Habitat and people near camp [1978] [6 photos, 1.84 MB]

 

Square Lake

  • Birds
    • All Avian Species
      • Density
        • TABLES: Breeding bird density proportions [1978] [1 document]
    • Waterfowl
      • Density
        • FIGURES: Count of waterfowl presence [1978] [1 document]
    • Small Species
      • Species Lists
        • RAW DATA: Small species surveys, includes shorebirds and passerines [1978] [1 document]
  • Vegetation
    • Classification
      • Habitat
        • MAPS: Habitat classification polygons [1978] [1 document]
        • NOTES: Wetland classifications by water depth and vegetation [1978] [3 documents]
      • Water Depth
        • MAPS: Indication of water depths across lakes around Square Lake [1978] [1 document]
  • Logistics
    • Field Plans
      • NOTES: Itinerary of project components and people working on each project [1978] [1 document]
  • Photographs
    • Habitat
      • FILM: Black and white images of Willow Creek, field camp and small bird plots [1978] [186 photos, 76.8 MB]

 

Meade River (Singiluk)

  • Birds
    • All Avian Species
      • Activity
        • RAW DATA: Flock size and direction of flock movement [1977] [1 document]
      • Census
        • MAPS: Locations of large and small avian survey plots [1977] [4 documents]
      • Chronology
        • NOTES: Abundance and timing of avian species [1977] [1 document]
        • RAW DATA: Dates of species arrival and abundance [1977] [1 document]
    • Large Species
      • Species Lists
        • RAW DATA: Large species surveys, includes waterfowl, gulls, and raptors [1977] [1 document]
    • Small Species
      • Species Lists
        • RAW DATA: Small species surveys, includes shorebirds and passerines [1977] [1 document]
  • Vegetation
    • Classification
      • Habitat
        • MAPS: Habitat classification polygons [1977] [1 document]
        • NOTES: Water conditions and pond/wetland classifications [1977] [3 documents]
        • TABLES: Water conditions and vegetation cover [1977] [1 document]
  • Photographs
    • Aerial Landscape
      • FILM: Landscape surrounding the Meade River near Singiluk [1977] [16 photos, 4.28 MB]
    • Habitat
      • FILM: Habitat associated with bird surveys [1977] [191 photos, 84.2 MB]
    • Trend Plots
      • FILM: Trend plots surrounding the Meade River near Singiluk [1977] [80 photos, 33.3 MB]
    • Birds
      • FILM: Shorebird, tern and jaeger chicks and adults [1977] [8 photos, 2.23 MB]
    • Mammals
      • FILM: Caribou and bears [1977] [8 photos, 2.75 MB]
    • Field Camp
      • FILM: Field camp breakdown at the Singiluk camp [1977] [12 photos, 4.72 MB]

 

Point Storkersen

  • Logistics
    • Flight Plan
      • Surveys
        • MAPS: Landing locations for fixed-wing aircraft [1978] [1 document]
        • NOTES: Pre-flight plan and flight log [1977, 1978] [2 documents]
    • Study Site
      • Lakes
        • MAPS: Labeled map of numbered lakes around Pt. Storkersen [1977] [1 document]
  • Photographs
    • Aerial Landscape
      • FILM: Landscape from an airplane [1978] [118 photos, 42.8 MB]
    • Landscape
      • FILM: On-the-ground landscape images [1978] [78 photos, 56.1 MB]
    • Trend Plots
      • FILM: Vegetation trend plots [1978] [43 photos, 25.1 MB]
    • Wetland Classification
      • FILM: Wetland classification types [1978] [20 photos, 8.93 MB]
    • Plants
      • SLIDES: Individual plant species [1978] [13 photos, 6.44 MB]
    • Birds
      • SLIDES: Shorebird and waterfowl adults, chicks, and nests [1978] [86 photos, 47.1 MB]
    • Mammals
      • SLIDES: Caribou, Arctic fox, and lemmings [1978] [20 photos, 10.9 MB]
    • Infrastructure
      • SLIDES: Oil and gas development including gas flaring [1978] [14 photos, 5.67 MB]
    • LANDSAT
      • POSITIVES: LANDDSAT aerial imagery [1989] [1 document]

 

Icy Cape

  • Birds
    • All Avian Species
      • Checklists
        • NOTES: Observations and counts of avian species [1980] [6 documents]
        • RAW DATA: Avian species checklists [1980] [5 documents]
      • Aerial Surveys
        • MAPS: Transects and locations of aerial surveys [1980] [7 documents]
        • RAW DATA: Avian species observed during aerial surveys [1980] [6 documents]
      • Ground Surveys
        • MAPS: Survey routes [1980] [7 documents]
        • RAW DATA: Inlet watch and tundra survey avian species data [1980] [25 documents]
        • TABLES: Average number of birds per habitat type [1980] [1 document]
      • Zodiac Surveys
        • MAPS: Route and locations of birds observed during surveys by zodiac [1980] [3 documents]
      • Metadata
        • DATA DICTIONARY: Describes species codes, behavior, and migratory codes [1980] [3 documents]
  • Field Notes
    • Notebooks
      • NOTES: Field notes and observations of migration [1980] [13 documents]
  • Logistics
    • Itinerary
      • NOTES: Detailed explanation of field activities and timing [1980] [1 document]
  • Photographs
    • Landscape
      • SLIDES: Tundra and ocean landscape [1980] [36 photos, 12.9 MB]
    • Habitat
      • SLIDES: General habitat photos of the tundra near Icy Cape [1980] [14 photos, 11.2 MB]
    • Birds
      • SLIDES: Waterfowl flocks on the ocean [1980] [203 photos, 80.1 MB]
    • Mammals
      • SLIDES: Caribou, Arctic fox, and lemmings near Icy Cape [1980] [19 photos, 6.77 MB]
    • Biologists
      • SLIDES: Biologists conducting surveys or at the field camp [1980] [10 photos, 4.29 MB]
    • Infrastructure
      • SLIDES: Camp and town near Icy Cape [1980] [20 photos, 6.73 MB]
    • LANDSAT
      • POSITIVES: Aerial photos of the Icy Cape region [1972-1979] [2.62 MB]

Related Reports and Publications

The following is a list of documents (government reports, graduate dissertations, and peer reviewed scientific articles) that have presented or analyzed portions of the data provided in this data release. It is possible that other documents supported by these data exist but are not included in this list. Documents are available for download through ServCat (U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; DOI agencies only) or ARLIS (Alaska Resources Library & Information Services; https://www.arlis.org/).

Bergman, R.D. 1974. Use of lakes by waterbirds in the Prudhoe Bay oilfields, 12-13 August 1974: first annual report, 1974. Unpublished report, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service-Energy Delivery Systems, Anchorage, Alaska.

Bergman, R.D. 1974. Wetlands and waterbirds at Point Storkersen, Alaska. Ph.D. Dissertation, Iowa State University, Ames, Iowa.  https://doi.org/10.31274/rtd-180813-4752

Derksen, D.V., Jensen, M.S., and Weller, M.W. 1976. Evaluation of techniques used to study vegetation and avifauna in National Petroleum Reserve of Alaska: 1976 NPRA final report. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service-Office of Special Studies, Anchorage, Alaska.

Derksen, D.V., Eldridge, W.D., Rothe, T.C. 1977. Waterbird populations and habitat analysis of selected sites in NPRA. Unpublished report, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service-Office of Special Studies, Anchorage, Alaska.

Heinz, F.A., Koob, M.D. 1977. Investigations of Arctic coastal plain avifauna: 1977 Storkersen Point final report. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service-Office of Special Studies, Anchorage, Alaska.

King, R.J. 1977. Migratory bird populations of the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska (NPR-A) 1977. Unpublished report, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Anchorage, Alaska

Metzner, K.A., Todd, C.T. 1977. Investigations of interior Arctic coastal plain avifauna in National Petroleum Reserve of Alaska: 1977 Singiluk final report. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service-Office of Special Studies, Anchorage, Alaska.

Eldridge, W.D., Rothe, T.C. 1977.Waterbirds and wetland resources at the Meade River Delta, 1977. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service-Office of Special Studies, Anchorage, Alaska.

Bergman, R.D., Howard, R.L., Abraham, K.F., Weller, M.W. 1977. Waterbirds and their wetland resources in relation to oil development at Storkersen Point, Alaska. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Resource Publication 129. Washington, D. C. 38 pp.

King, R.J. 1978. Results of aerial surveys of migratory birds on NPR-A in 1977 and 1978. Unpublished report, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Migratory Bird Program, Anchorage, Alaska.

Markon, C.J. 1978. Final report on the 1977 35mm aerial photography program in National Petroleum Reserve of Alaska. Unpublished report, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Anchorage, Alaska.

Rothe, T.C., Ryan, M.R., Taylor, T.S. 1978. Waterbird populations and wetland habitats at Teshekpuk Lake study site: 1978 final report. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service-Office of Special Studies, Anchorage, Alaska.

Derksen, D.V. 1979. Summary of Teshekpuk Lake aerial goose surveys (1976-1978). Unpublished report, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service-Office of Special Studies, Anchorage, Alaska.

Markon, C.J. 1979. The 1978 35mm aerial photography program in National Petroleum Reserve of Alaska. Unpublished report, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service-Office of Special Studies, Anchorage, Alaska.

Markon, C.J., Heinz, F.A. 1979. Waterbirds and their Wetland Resources at Island Lake, NPR-A, 1978. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service-Office of Special Studies, Anchorage, Alaska.

McDonald, D., Kenyon, R.C. 1979. Waterbirds and their Wetland Resources in Relation to Oil Development at Storkersen Point, Alaska - 1978 Final Report. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service-Office of Special Studies, Anchorage, Alaska.

Weller, M.W., Derksen, D.V. 1979. The geomorphology of Teshekpuk Lake in relation to coastline configuration of Alaska’s coastal plain. Arctic 32:152-160

Simpson, S.G. 1980. East Long Lake study site, 1980. Unpublished report, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service-Office of Special Studies, Anchorage, Alaska.

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Citation Information

Publication Year 2022
Title Data Supporting Studies of Waterbird and Arctic Lake Ecosystems within the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska, 1974-1992
DOI 10.5066/P99Z0F3M
Authors Alaska Science Center U.S. Geological Survey
Product Type Data Release
Record Source USGS Digital Object Identifier Catalog
USGS Organization Alaska Science Center