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CO2 exchange along a hydrologic gradient in the Kenai Lowlands, AK: feedback implications of wetland drying and vegetation succession

CO2 exchange along a hydrologic gradient in the Kenai Lowlands, AK: feedback implications of wetland drying and vegetation … Read On

Effects of environmental variables on Giant Pacific octopuses

In review at Journal of experimental marine biology and ecology Lauren Bisson, MSES, 2011 We attached sonic transmitters to, and … Read On

Assessing dispersed campsites and exploring campers’ perceptions in western Prince William Sound, Alaska

Maryann Smith, MSES, 2010 Results of this U.S. Forest Service-sponsored research are intended to provide information to resource managers … Read On

Characterizing Eklutna Glacier’s Response to Climate Through Measurements of Mass Balance, Geometry, and Motion

Submitted to Journal of Glaciology Louis Sass, MSES, 2011 This work examined enhanced thinning in and near the accumulation zone on the … Read On

Survival rate of fecal coliforms in a glacial environment: Implications for human waste management on Mount McKinley, Alaska

Katie Goodwin on Kahiltna Glacier

In review at Arctic Antarctic and Alpine Research Katie Goodwin, MSES, 2011 Short- and longterm effects of crevassing human waste in a … Read On

Glacier science gets a thumbs-up from users of social media

Alaska Pacific University took part in a National Park Service experiment aimed at using social media to field questions about glaciers … Read On

Research by MSES students is showcased at gatherings of Earth Science professionals

Ann Marie Larquier at Eklutna

Master’s degree students in APU’s Environmental Science Department have been invited to present their thesis-related findings at several … Read On

APU’s Loso receives NSF funding for collaborative research on Arctic climate change

John Sykes

Alaska Pacific University is among a 10-university consortium contributing new high-resolution proxy climate records of the past 8,000 years … Read On

Determining Age and Growth Rates in Centroscyllium nigrum, Pacific Black Dogfish, Utilizing Fin Spine and Vertebrae Analysis

Seward Port Sampling: Photo by Krystal Fales

With my project, my goal is to determine whether or not age and growth rates can be determined in the species C. nigrum using dorsal fin … Read On

Comparing the Prevalence of Ichthyophonus in Organ Tissues of Pacific Halibut (Hippoglossus stenolepis)

Brad Tyler measuring the length of a Rockfish

                  My project will take place the summer of 2013, … Read On