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Daniel H Monson, Ph.D.

Retrospective and historical data analysis, nearshore ecology of marine systems; predator/prey dynamics; mammalian reproductive biology/ecology; marine food web dynamics and marine mammal foraging ecology; population biology.

Professional Experience

  • 1995 - Present                 Research Wildlife Biologist, USGS, Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, Alaska

  • 1995, 1996, 1998, 1999  Biologist, University of Minnesota, Antarctic Research Program, McMurdo, Antarctica

  • 1992 - 1995                    Graduate Research Assistant, University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, California

  • 1992 - 1995                    Statistical Assistant, NBS, Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, Alaska

  • 1987 - 1992                    Biological Technician, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Anchorage, Alaska

  • 1985 - 1987                    Research Assistant, University of Minnesota, Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center, Jamestown, North Dakota

  • 1983 - 1985                    Biological Technician, U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Kawishawi Field Station, Ely, Minnesota

Education and Certifications

  • Ph.D.  2009   University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA    Ecology and Evolutionary Biology

  • M.S.  1995    University of California Santa Cruz, Santa Cruz, CA    Marine Science

  • B.S.  1983      Luther College, Decorah, IA   Biology

Affiliations and Memberships

  • The Wildlife Society

  • American Association for the Advancement of Science

  • Ecological Society of America

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