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Craig Ely, Ph.D.

Evolutionary and behavioral ecology, waterfowl and wetlands, reproduction and energetics.

Professional Experience

  • 1988 - Present     Research Wildlife Biologist, USGS, Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, Alaska

  • 1985 - 1988          Research Associate, Alaska Cooperative Wildlife Research Unit, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, Alaska (stationed in Anchorage, AK)

Education and Certifications

  • Ph.D.     1992     University of California Davis, Davis, CA     Ecology

  • M.S.       1979     University of California Davis, Davis, CA     Ecology

  • B.S.        1976     University of California Davis, Davis, CA     Wildlife and Fisheries Biology

Affiliations and Memberships*

  • American Association for the Advancement of Science

  • American Ornithologists Union

  • American Society of Naturalists

  • Animal Behavior Society

  • Cooper Ornithological Society

  • The Wildlife Society

  • The Wildfowl Trust

  • American Society of Field Ornithologists

  • International Society of Behavioral Ecology

Science and Products

*Disclaimer: Listing outside positions with professional scientific organizations on this Staff Profile are for informational purposes only and do not constitute an endorsement of those professional scientific organizations or their activities by the USGS, Department of the Interior, or U.S. Government