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Layne Adams, Ph.D.

Population biology and predator/prey relationships of Alaskan large mammals.

Professional Experience

  • 2022 - Present  Research Wildlife Biologist Emeritus USGS, Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, Alaska

  • 1993 - 2022  Research Wildlife Biologist USGS, Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, Alaska

  • 1985 - 1993  Regional Research Wildlife Biologist, US National Park Service, Anchorage, Alaska

  • 1980 - 1985  Wildlife Management Biologist, Bureau of Land Management, Fairbanks, Alaska

Education and Certifications

  • Ph.D.  1996     University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN           Wildlife Conservation

  • M.S.      1981     Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, CO     Wildlife Biology

  • B.S.       1976     Colorado State University, Ft. Collins, CO     Wildlife Biology

Affiliations and Memberships*

  • IUCN Species Survival Commission, Wolf Specialist Group (2001-2013)

  • The Wildlife Society

  • Arctic Institute of North America

  • American Society of Mammalogists

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