Journal Publications

2016

Barocas, A., H. N. Golden, M. W. Harrington, D. B. McDonald, and M. Ben-David. 2016. Coastal latrine sites as social information hubs and drivers of river otter fission-fusion dynamics. Animal Behavior. 120. 103-114.

Beamer, J. P. 2016 Regional scale modeling of climate, cryosphere, and freshwater discharge in changing coastal mountain environments. Ph.D. dissertation. Oregon State University. pp. 175.

Beamer, J. P., D. F. Hill, A. Arendt, and G. E. Liston, 2016. High-resolution modeling of coastal freshwater discharge and glacier mass balance in the Gulf of Alaska watershed. Water Resources Research. 52. Doi:10.1002/2015WR018457.

Bishop, M. A., J. B. Buchanan, B. J. McCaffery, and J. A. Johnson. 2016. Spring stopover sites used by the Red Knot Calidris canutus roselaari in Alaska, USA: connectivity between the Copper River Delta and the Yukon-Kuskokwim River Delta. Wader Study. 123. 143-152.

Danielson, S. L., E. L. Dobbins, M. Jakobsson, M. A. Johnson, T. J. Weingartner, W. J. Williams, and Y. Zarayskaya. 2015. Sounding the Northern Seas. Eos. 96.

Mosier, T. M., D. F. Hill, and K. V. Sharp. 2016. How much cryosphere model complexity is just right? Exploration using the conceptual cryosphere framework. The Cryosphere. 10. Doi:10.5194/tc-2016-17.

Saum, L. A. 2016. Petroleum-degrading bacteria community response to limiting nutrients in marine sediments and deser soil. Ph.D. dissertation, University of California Riverside. pp. 131.

Wang, D. W., H. W. Wijesekera, E. Jarosz, W. J. Teague, and W. S. Pegau. 2016. Turbulent diffusivity under high winds from acoustic measurements of bubbles. Journal of Physical Oceanography. 26. 1593-1613.

Weiser, E. L., R. B. Lanctot, S. C. Brown, J. A. Alves, P. F. Battley, R. Bentzen, J. Bety, MA. Bishop, M. Boldenow, L. Bollache, B. Casler, M. Christie, MA. Giroux, K. Gosbell, C. Hassell, J. Helmericks, A. Johnson, B. Katrinardottier, K. Koivula, E. Kwon, JF, Lamarre, J Lang, D. B. Lank, E.  Nol, VM. Pakanen, J. Perz, R. Porter, J. Rausch, J. Renerkens, N. Ronka, S. Saalfeld, N. Senner, B. Sittler, P.A. Smith, K. Sowl, A. Taylor, D. H. Ward, S. Yezerinac, and B. K. Sandercock. 2016. Movement Ecology. 4. Doi: 10.1186/s40462-016-0077-6.

 

2015

Hill, D. F., N. Bruhis, S. E. Calos, A. Arendt, and J. Beamer. 2015. Spatial and temporal variability of freshwater discharge into the Gulf of Alaska. Journal of Geophysical Research, 120. 634-646. doi.10.1002/2014JC010395

Kasper, J. L. and T. J. Weingartner. 2014. The Spreading of a Buoyant Plume Beneath a Landfast Ice Cover. Journal of Physical Oceanography. 45. 478-494. Doi 10.1175/JPO-D-14-0101.1

McGrath, D., L. Sass, Shad O’Neel, A. Arendt, G. Wolken, A. Gusmeroli, C. Kienholz, and C. McNeil. 2015. End-of-Winter Snow Depth Variability on Glaciers in Alaska. Journal of Geophysical Research. 120. 1530-1550. Doi:10.1002/2015JF003539.

Ravelo, A. M., B. Konar, B. A. Bluhm. 2015. Spatial Variability of Epibenthic Communities on the Alaska Beaufort Shelf. Polar Biology. 38. 1783-1804. Doi 10.1007/s003000-015-1741-9

Wilkinson, J. P., T. Boyd, B. Hagen, T. Maksym, S. Pegau, C. Roman, H. Singh, L. Zabilansky. 2015. Detection and Quantification of Oil under Sea Ice: The View from Below. Cold Regions Science and Technology. 109. 9-17.

 

2014

Conmy, R. N., P. G. Coble, J. Farr, A. M. Woods, K. Lee, W. S. Pegau, I. D. Walsh, C. R. Koch,  M. I. Abercrombie, M. S. Miles, M. R. Lewis, S. A Ryan, B. J. Robinson, T. L King, C. R. Kelble, and J. Lacoste. 2014. Submersible Optical Sensors Exposed to Chemically Dispersed Crude Oil: Tank Simulations for Improved Oil Spill Monitoring. Environmental Science and Technology. 48. 1803-1810.

Druckenmiller, M. L., H. Eicken, J. C. George, and L. Brower. 2013. Trails to the whale: reflections of change and choice on an Inupiat icescape at Barrow, Alaska. Polar Geography. 36. 5-29.

Halverson, M. J. 2014. Atmospheric and Tidal Forcing of the Exchange Between Prince William Sound and the Gulf of Alaska. Dynamics of Atmospheres and Oceans.  65. 86-106.

DeCola, E. G., R. L. Robertson, J. Robida, B. House, and W. S. Pegau. 2014. Oil Spill Simulants Workshop Process and Outcomes. International Oil Spill Conference Proceedings. 2014. 102-113.

Glickson, D., M. Grabowski, T. Coolbaugh, D. Dickins, R. Glenn, K. Lee, L. Majors, M. Myers, B. Norcross, M. Reed, R. Suydam, J. Tiedje, M-L Timmermans, and P. Wadhams. 2014. Responding to Oil Spills in the U. S. Arctic Marine Environment. International Oil Spill Conference Proceedings. 2014. 283740.

McFarlin, K., M. B. Leigh, and R. Perkins. 2014. Biodegradation of Oil and Dispersed Oil by Arctic Marine Microorganisms. International Oil Spill Conference Proceedings. 2014. 300317.

Merten, A. A., Z. Winters-Staszak, and N. E. Kinner. 2014. Incorporating Traditional Knowledge and Subsistence Mapping into the Arctic Environmental Response Management Application. International Oil Spill Conference Proceedings. 2014. 1512-1523.

Mosier, T. M., D. F. Hill, and K. V. Sharp. 2014. 30-Arcsecond Climate Projections for All Global Land Surfaces. Proceedings of DailyMeteo.org/2014 Conference. 73.

Pegau, W. S. 2014. OSRI Research on Arctic Oil Spill Topics. International Oil Spill Conference Proceedings. 2014. 299066.

Alford, J. B., M. S. Peterson, and C. C. Green eds., 2014. Impacts of Oil Spill Disasters on Marine Habitats and Fisheries in North America. CRC Press.

National Research Council. 2014. Responding to Oil Spills in the U. S. Arctic Marine Environment. The National Academies Press.

Thorne, R. E. and G. L. Thomas. 2014. The Exxon Valdez Oil Spill and the Collapse of the Prince William Sound Herring Stock: A Reexamination of Critical Biomass Estimates. Impacts of Oil Spill Disasters on Marine Habitats and Fisheries in North America. 199.

 

2013

Musgrave, D. L., M. J. Halverson, and W. S. Pegau. 2013. Seasonal surface circulation, temperature, and salinity in Prince William Sound. Continental Shelf Research. 53. 20-29.

Olsson, P. Q., K. P. Volz, and H. Liu. 2013. Forecasting near-surface weather conditions and precipitation in Alaska’s Prince William Sound with the PWS-WRF modeling system. Continental Shelf Research. 63. S2-S12.

Halverson, M. J., J. C. Ohlmann, M. A. Johnson, and W. S. Pegau. 2013. Disruption of a cyclonic eddy circulation by wind stress in Prince William Sound, Alaska. Continental Shelf Research. 63. S13-S25.

Halverson, M. J., C. Bélanger, and S. M. Gay III. 2013. Seasonal transport variations in the straits connecting Prince William Sound to the Gulf of Alaska. Continental Shelf Research. 63. S63-S78.

Colas, F. X. Wang, X. Capet, Y. Chao, and J. C. McWilliams. 2013. Untangling the roles of wind, run-off and tides in Prince William Sound. Continental Shelf Research. 63. S79-S89.

Schoch, G. C., and M. McCammon. 2013. Demonstrating the Alaska Ocean Observing System in Prince William Sound. Continental Shelf Research. 63. S149-S158.

Farrara, J. D., Y. Chao, Z. Li, X. Wang, X. Jin, H. Zhang, P. Li, Q. Vu, P. Q. Olsson, G. C. Schoch, M. Halverson, M. A. Moline, C. Ohlmann, M. Johnson, J. C. McWilliams, and F. A. Colas. 2013. A data-assimilative ocean forecasting system for the  Prince William Sound and an evaluation of its performance during Sound Predictions 2009. Continental Shelf Research. 63. S193-S208.

Kline, T. C. Jr. 2013. Mesoscale eddies as a climate-linked mechanism for driving inter-annual variability in ocean survival of Pink salmon. North Pacific Anadromous Fish Commission Technical Report. No. 9. 205-208.

Konar, B., and A. M. Ravelo. 2013. Epibenthic community variability on the Alaskan Beaufort Sea continental Shelf. Final Report to OCS study BOEM 2013-01148. pp.43.

 

2012

Colas, F., X. Wang, X. Capet, Y. Chao, and J. C. McWilliams. 2012. Untangling the roles of wind, run-off and tides in Prince William Sound. Continental Shelf Research.

Druckenmiller, M. L., H. Eicken, J. C. “Craig” George, and L. Brower. 2012. Trails to the whale: reflections of change and choice on Inupiat icescape at Barrow, Alaska. Polar Geography.

Halverson, M. J., C. Bélanger, and S. M. Gay III. 2012. Seasonal transport variations in the straits connecting Prince William Sound to the Gulf of Alaska. Continental Shelf Research.

Kasper, J. L., and T. J. Weingartner. 2012. Modeling winter circulation under landfast ice: The interaction of winds with landfast ice. Journal of Geophysical Research.

Schoch, G. C., and M. McCammon. 2012. Demonstrating the Alaska Ocean Observing System in Prince William Sound. Continental Shelf Research.

Seymour, M. S., K. E. Ott, D. A. Guertin, H. N. Golden, D. B. McDonald, and M. Ben-David. 2012. Early Holocene glacial retreat isolated populations of river otters (Lontra Canadensis) along the Alaskan coast. Canadian Journal of Zoology. 90. 1136-1148.

West, C. F., S. Wischniowski, and C. Johnson. 2012. Pacific cod (Gadus macrocephalus) as a pleothermometer: otolith oxygen isotope reconstruction. Journal of Archaeological Science. 39. 3277-3283.


2011

Halverson, M. J., J. C. Ohlmann, M. A. Johnson, and W. S. Pegau. 2011. Disruption of a cyclonic eddy circulation by wind stress in Prince William Sound, Alaska. Continental Shelf Research.

Streever, B., R. Suydam, J. F. Payne, R. Shuchman, R. P. Angliss, G. Balogh, J. Brown, J. Grunblatt, S. Guyer, D. L. Kane, J. J. Kelley, G. Kofinas, D. R. Lassuy, W. Loya, P. Martin, S. E. Moore, W. S. Pegau, C. Rea, D. J. Reed, T. Sformo, M. Sturm, J. J. Taylor, T. Viavant, D. Williams, and D. Yokel. 2011. Environmental change and potential impacts: Applied research priorities for Alaska’s North Slope. Arctic. 64. 390-397.

Crawford, R. E., S. Vagle, E. C. Carmack. 2011. Water mass and bathymetric characteristics of polar cod habitat along the continental shelf and slope of the Beaufort and Chukchi seas. Polar Biology.

Wu, X. 2011. Transport through Prince William Sound: numerical study in a nowcast/forecast system. Ocean Dynamics. 61: 449-462.


2010

Bishop, M. A., B. F. Reynolds, and S. P. Powers. 2010. An in situ, individual-based approach to quantify connectivity of marine fish: ontogenetic movements and residency of lingcod. PLoS ONE. 5:

Druckenmiller, M. L., H. Eicken, J. C. George, and L. Brower. 2010. Assessing the shorefast ice: Iñupiat whaling trails off Barrow, Alaska. in SIKU: knowing our ice. Kupnik I., Apora C., Gearheard S., Laidler G.J., and Keilsen Holm L. (Eds.).  Springer, 203-228.

Kline, T. C. Jr. 2010. Stable carbon and nitrogen isotope variation in the northern lampfish and Neocalanus, marine survival rates of pink salmon, and meso-scale eddies in the Gulf of Alaska. Progress in Oceanography. 87: 49-60.

Reynolds, B. F., S. P. Powers, and M. A. Bishop. 2010. Application of acoustic telemetry to assess residency and movements of rockfish and lingcod at created and natural habitats in Prince William Sound. PLoS ONE. 5:

Singhal, G., V. G Panchang, and J. L. Lillibridge. 2010. Reliability assessment for operational wave forecasting system in Prince William Sound, Alaska. Journal of Waterway, Port, Coastal, and Ocean Engineering. 136: 337-349.

Webler, T., and F. Lord. 2010. Planning for the human dimensions of oil spills and spill response. Environmental Management. 45: 723-738.


2009

Karlsson, J. 2009. Oil movement in sea ice: A laboratory study of fixation, release rates and small scale movement of oil in artificial sea ice. Masters thesis. 199 pp. University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen.

Kline, T. C. Jr. 2009. Characterization of carbon and nitrogen stable isotope gradients in the northern Gulf of Alaska using terminal feed stage copepodite-V Neocalanus cristatus, Deep-Sea Research II. 56: 2537-2552. DOI: 10.1016/j.dsr2.2009.03.004

Ott, K. E. 2009. Recolonization or local reproduction? An assessment of river otter recovery in previously-oiled areas of coastal Alaska via non-invasive genetic sampling. Master thesis. 66 pp. Department of Zoology and Physiology, University of Wyoming, Laramie.

Hansen, H., D. B. McDonald, P. Groves, J. A. K. Maier, and M. Ben-David. 2009. Social networks and the formation and maintenance of river otter groups. Ethology. 115: 384-396.

Mooers, C. N. K., X. Wu, and I. Bang. 2009. Performance of a nowcast/forecast system for Prince William Sound, Alaska. Continental Shelf Research. 29: 42-60.


2008

Kline, T. C. Jr., J. L. Boldt, E. V. Farley Jr., L. J. Haldorson, and J. H. Helle. 2008. Pink salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha) marine survival rates reflect early marine carbon source dependency. Progress in Oceanography. 77: 194-202.

Okkonen, S., and C. Belanger. 2008. A child’s view of circulation in Prince William Sound, Alaska? Oceanography. 21: 62-65.

Thorne, R. E, and G. L. Thomas. 2008. Herring and the “Exxon Valdez” oil spill: an investigation into historical data conflicts. – ICES Journal of Marine Science, 65: 44-50.

Liu, H., P. Q. Olsson, and K. Volz. 2008. SAR observation and modeling of gap winds in the Prince William Sound of Alaska. Sensors 8: 4894-4914 DOI: 10.3390/s8084894.

Okkonen, S.R., and C. Bélanger. 2008. Annual period temperature and salinity signals of surface waters in Prince William Sound, Alaska. Geophysical Research Letters. 35. L14604. DOI: 10.1029/2008GL034456.

Taylor, A. R., and M. A. Bishop. 2008. Stopover site fidelity of a Western Sandpiper on the copper River Delta, Alaska. Waterbirds. 31:2 294-297.

Travis, J. 2008. Science by the masses. Science. 319:5871. 1750-1752
2007

Hansen, H., M. Ben-David, and D. B. McDonald. 2007. Effects of genotyping protocols on success and errors in identifying individual river otters (Lontra Canadensis) from their faeces. Molecular Ecology Notes. doi: 10.1111/j.1471-8286.2007.01992.x

Kline, T. K., C. A. Woody, M. A. Bishop, S. P. Powers, and E. E. Knudsen. 2007. Assessment of marine-derived nutrients in the Copper River Delta, Alaska using natural abundance of the stable isotopes of nitrogen, sulfur, and carbon, p. 51-72. In C. A. Woody [ed.], Sockey salmon evolution, ecology and management. American Fisheries Society.

Mooers, C. N. K., X. Wu, and I. Bang. 2007. Performance of a nowcast/forcast system for Prince William Sound, Alaska. Continental Shelf Research doi:10.1016/j.csr.2007.09.008.


2006

Bishop, M. A., N. Warnock, and J. Y. Takekawa. 2006. Spring migration patterns in Western Sandpipers Calidris mauri, p. 545-550. In G. C. Boere, C. A. Galbraith, D. Scott, D. A. Stroud and L. G. Underhill [eds.], Waterbirds Around the World. The Stationery Office. Edinburgh, U.K.

Liu, H., P. Q. Olsson, K. P. Volz, and H. Yi. 2006. A climatology of mesoscale model simulated low-level wind jets over Cook Inlet and Shelikof Strait, Alaska. Estuarine, Coastal and Shelf Science 70: 551-556.

Powers, S. P. M. A. Bishop, J. Grabowski, and C. H. Peterson. 2006. Distribution of the invasive bivalve Mya arenaria L. on intertidal flats of southcentral Alaska. Journal of Sea Research 55: 207-216.


2005

Bang, I., S.L. Vaughan, and C.N.K. Mooers, 2005: Initial Steps Toward Validation of a Seasonal Cycle Simulation for Prince William Sound Circulation (Flow and Mass) Fields. Cont. Shelf Res., 25: 901-934.

Churnside, J. H., and R. E. Thorne. 2005. Comparison of airborne lidar measurements with 420 kHz echo sounder measurements of zooplankton. Applied Optics 44: 5504-5511.


2004

Churnside, J.H., and J.J.Wilson. 2004. Airborne lidar imaging of salmon, Appl. Opt., 43: 1416-1424.

Johnson, O.W., C.D. Adler, M.A. Bishop, J.E. Doster, P.M. Johnson, R.J. Kienholz, and S.E. Savage, 2004. Radio-tagged Pacific Golden Plovers: Further insight concerning the Hawaii-Alaska migratory link, Wilson Bull., 116: 158-162.

Warnock, N., J.Y. Takekawa, and M.A. Bishop, 2004. Migration and stopover strategies of individual Dunlin along the Pacific coast of North America, Can. J. Zool., 82: 1687-1697.


2003

Clarke E.D., Spear, L.B., McCracken, M.L., Borchers, D.C., Marques, F.F.C., Buckland, S.T., and Ainley, D.G. 2003. Application of generalized additive models to estimate size of seabird populations and temporal trend from survey data collected at sea. J. Appl. Ecol., 40: 278-292

Mooers, C.N.K. and I. Bang. 2003. The influence of several factors controlling the interactions between Prince William Sound, Alaska, and the Northern Gulf of Alaska, J. Phys. Oc. 33: 19-36.

Thomas, G.L., and R.E. Thorne, 2003. Acoustical-optical assessment of Pacific herring and their predator assemblage in Prince William Sound, Alaska. Aquat. Living Resour., 16: 247-253.


2002

Ben-David, M., G.M. Blundell, and J.E. Blake. 2002. Post-release survival of river otters: effects of exposure to crude oil and captivity. Journal of Wildlife Management 66: 1208-1223.

Powers, S.P., M.A. Bishop, J.H. Grabowski, C.H. Peterson. 2002. Intertidal benthic resources of the Copper River Delta, Alaska, U.S.A. Journal Sea Research 47: 13-23.
Thomas, G.L, J. Kirsch and R.E. Thorne. 2002. Ex situ target strength measurements of Pacific herring and Pacific sand lance, North American Journal of Fisheries Management 22:1136-1145.

2001

Ben-David, M, L.K. Duffy and R.T. Bowyer. 2001. Biomarker responses in river otters experimentally exposed to oil contamination. Journal of Wildlife Diseases 37: 489-508.

Bishop, MA. and S.P. Green.
2001. Predation on Pacific herring (Clupea pallasi) spwan by birds in Prince William Sound, Alaska. Fisheries Oceanography 10 (Supply.1): 149-158.

Churnside, J.H., J.J. Wilson and V.V. Tatarskii. 2001. Airborne lidar for fisheries applications, Opt. Eng. 40, 406-414.
Cooney, R.T., J.R. Allen, MA. Bishop, D.L. Eslinger, T. Kline, B.L. Norcross, C.P. McRoy, J. Milton, J. Olsen, V. Patrick, A.J. Paul, D. Salmon, D. Scheel, G.L.

Thomas, S.L. Vaughan, T.M. Willette, 2001. Ecosystem controls of juvenile pink salmon (Onchorynchus gorbuscha) and Pacific herring (Clupea pallasi) populations in prince William Sound, Alaska. Fisheries Oceanography, 10 (Suppl. 1), 1-13.

Gay III, S.M. and S.L. Vaughan, 2001: Seasonal Hydrography and Tidal Currents of Bays and Fjords in Prince William Sound, Alaska. Fisheries Oceanography, 10 (Suppl. 1), 159-193.

Mooers, C.N.K., I. Bang, and S.L. Vaughan, 2001: Experience with the Prince William Sound Nowcast/Forecast System. In: Proceedings of the Fourth American Meteorological Conference on Coastal Atmospheric and Oceanic Prediction and Processes, Nov. 6-9, 2001, St. Petersburg, FL, pp J9 – J12.

Thomas, G.L. and R.E. Thorne. 2001. Night-time predation by Steller sea lions. Nature 411:1013. June 28, 2001.

Vaughan, S.L., C.N.K. Mooers, and S.M. Gay III, 2001: Physical Variability in Prince William Sound during the SEA Study (1994-1998) Fisheries Oceanography, 10 (Suppl. 1), 58-80.

Wang, J., Jin, M., Patrick, E.V., Allen, J.R., Eslinger, D.L., Mooers, C.N.K., and Cooney, R.T., 2001. Numerical simulations of the seasonal circulation patterns and thermohaline structures of Prince William Sound, Alaska. Fisheries Oceanography, 10 (Suppl. 1), 132-148.

Willette, T.M., R.T. Cooney, V. Patrick, D.M. Mason, G.L. Thomas and D. Scheel. 2001. Ecological processes influencing mortality of juvenile pink salmon (Oncorhynchus gorbuscha) in Prince William Sound, Alaska. Fisheries Oceanography, Vol. 10, Suppl. 1, p. 14-41.


2000

Kirsch, J., G.L. Thomas, and R. T. Cooney, 2000. Acoustic estimates of zooplankton distributions in Prince William Sound, spring 1996.  Fisheries Res. 47: 245-260.

Thomas, G.L. and W. Cox. 2000. A nowcast-forecast information system for Prince William Sound. Proceedings of the 23rd Arctic and Marine Oilspill Program (AMOP) Technical Seminar, Environment Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Vol. 1: 247-255.

Thomas, G.L. and J. Kirsch. 2000. Nekton and plankton acoustics: an overview. Fisheries Res. 47: 107-113.