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Daniel R Ruthrauff, Ph.D.

Reproductive and migration ecology of shorebirds; shorebird population demography

Professional Experience

  • 2002 - Present      Wildlife Biologist, U.S. Geological Survey, Alaska Science Center

  • 1999 - 2001           Biological Technician, Yukon Delta National Wildlife Refuge, Bethel, Alaska

  • 1996 - 1999           Biological Technician, U.S. Geological Survey / Alaska Science Center

  • 1995 - 1996           Volunteer Field Assistant, various projects

  • 1995                        Groundfish Observer, National Marine Fisheries Service, Alaska

  • 1991 - 1992            Freshwater Fisheries Extension Agent, United States Peace Corps, Togo, West Africa

Education and Certifications

  • Ph.D.  2014   University of Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands   Animal Ecology

  • M.S.   2002   Humboldt State University Arcata, California  Wildlife Management

  • B.A.   1991     University of Colorado, Boulder Environmental, Population, and Organismic Biology

Affiliations and Memberships*

  • Cooper Ornithological Society

  • Wader Study Group

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