Student projects supported by the Cooperative Institute for Arctic Research ("old CIFAR") through the Global Change Student Research Grant Competition
Matthew Klick, Resource Economics, “Corporate social responsibility and community resilience: A case study of Norway's Snohvit gas complex.”
Grant Shimer, Geology & Geophysics, “A paleoenvironmental analysis of lake sediments from Canyon Lake, Copper River basin, Alaska.”
Jason Amundson, Geology & Geophysics, “Investigating the climatic parameters influencing calving rates of Jakobshavn Isbrae, West Greenland.”
Stefanie Bourne, Atmospheric Science Program, “Dynamical downscaling over Alaska and its applications.”
Cody Strathe, Anthropology, “Variability in marine ecosystem productivity and effects on seal abundance, morphology, and subsistence hunting throughout the Holocene in the Shelikof Strait, Alaska.”
Jason Addison, Geology & Geophysics, “Late Quaternary environmental change in the Gulf of Alaska.”
Nathan Coutsoubos, Biology & Wildlife, “Tundra-nesting shorebirds in relation to landscape transformation and climate change.”
Dawn Magness, Biology & Wildlife, “A survey of management strategies linking global change to decision-making in the National Wildlife Refuge System.”
Shannon McNeeley, Anthropology, “Climate change and variability in interior Alaska: an interdisciplinary approach to data integration and synthesis for establishing regional patterns relevant to stakeholders.”
Blaine Spellman, Forest Sciences, “White sweetclover in Alaska: can this invasive affect the floodplain vegetative community?”
Katie Villano, Biology & Wildlife, “Assessing wildfire burn susceptibility to invasive plant colonization in black spruce forests of interior Alaska.”
Hannah Clilverd, Institute of Arctic Biology, “Surface-subsurface hydrologic exchange and nitrogen transformations in the hyporheic zone of the Tanana River in Interior Alaska.”
Carrin Halffman, Anthropology, “Tracking mercury levels in the arctic through time using archaeological bone: initial method validation.”
Holly McKinney, Anthropology, “Temporal variability of archaeologically deposited fish remains in the Gulf of Alaska: an assessment of human and natural impacts.”
Emily Molhoek, Geology & Geophysics, “An 8 ky record of vegetation cover, fire history, and moisture availability in north-central Mongolia: impacts of global warming and aridification.”
Pieter A.P. de Hart, School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, "Stable isotope analysis of Bowhead whale baleen as a biochemical recorder of shifts in migratory patterns during recent arctic environmental change"
Susan B. Vanek, Anthropology, "The regulation of time, space and classification"
Cory Williams, School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, "Tufted puffins as biological indicators of forage fish availability in the western Gulf of Alaska"