Supporting UAF student research focusing on the arctic and subarctic
Global Change Student Grant Competition Awardees for 2014
Undergraduate student awards
Uyanga Mendbayar, Department of Geological Engineering: Investigation and quantification of water track networks in boreal regions using remote sensing and geophysical data
Graduate student awards
Kyle Dilliplaine, School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences: Sea ice meiofauna in an ice free Arctic summer; who is present and where will they go?
Yasmeen Hossain, College of Liberal Arts/Resilience and Adaptation Program: Adapting to global change: Are highly energy efficient homes economically viable in Alaska?
Diane Huebner, Department of Biology and Wildlife: Seedling recruitment and germination capacity of tundra disturbed by thermokarst
Amanda Meyer, College of Liberal Arts/School of Natural Resources and Extension: Exploring community climate change discourses in Nome, Alaska using Q-methodology
Kyoko Okano, Department of Biology and Wildlife: How do white spruce (Picea glauca (Moench) Voss) seedlings respond to changing climate?
Justin Olnes, Department of Biology and Wildlife: Vulnerability of white spruce to climate change and herbivory by snowshoe hares: a retrospective analysis
Kelly Overduijn, Department of Biology and Wildlife: Reproductive success of arctic-breeding shorebirds in a changing climate
Charlotte Regula-Whitefield, School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences: Nutrition and reproduction in the California sea cucumber (Parastichopus californicus)
Alexander Sacco, Department of Geology and Geophysics: Sea ice conditions and walrus migration near St. Lawrence Island: Integrating local knowledge for assessing change and interpreting satellite data
Tanja Schollmeier, School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences: Effects of sea ice algal loss on benthic communities using biomarker analysis
Lisa Strecker, Department of Anthropology/Resilience and Adaptation Program: Global change in Kamchatka (RF): Evaluating vulnerability of geothermal springs to plant invasions
Kimberly (Tweet) DeGrandpre, Department of Geology and Geophysics: Relative sea level change in western Alaska as constructed from repeat tide gauge and GPS measurements
Chris Waigl, Department of Geology and Geophysics: Boreal forest fire severity and area assessment using mid- and thermal infrared remote sensing and field observations