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Vijay P Patil, Ph.D.

Population Ecology, Ecosystem Modeling, Arctic Climate Change, Ecohydrology, Trophic mismatch

Professional Experience

  • December 2015 – Present Wildlife Biologist, USGS, Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, AK

  • 2012 – 2015 Graduate Research Assistant, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK

  • 2010 – 2012 Field Crew Leader, Lab Supervisor, USGS Yukon River Basin Project

  • 2010 Research Technician, USFWS BSEIRP Project, St. George AK

  • 2007 – 2010 Teaching Assistant, Biology Department, University of Alberta

  • 2006 Research Technician, various projects, USFWS/USGS, AK and Greenland

  • 2005 – 2006 Intern, PRBO Conservation Science, Cape Crozier, Antarctica

  • 2005 Biological Science Technician, USNPS, King's Canyon Natl. Park, CA

Education and Certifications

  • Ph.D. 2018 University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, AK Biology and Wildlife

  • M.Sc. 2010 University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta Biological Sciences

  • B.S. 2005 Cornell University, Ithaca, NY Natural Resources

Affiliations and Memberships*

  • GLEON (Global Lake Ecology Observation Network)

  • Co-PI, GEISHA (Global Evaluation of the Impacts of Storms on Freshwater Habitat and Structure of Phytoplankton Assemblages), USGS Powell Center Working 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