Management & Conservation

  Arctic Ecosystem Integrated Survey 
   Arctic Tracer Release Experiment (ARCTREX): Applications for Mapping Spilled Oil in Arctic Waters
   Assessing the impacts of hydrokinetic turbines on fishes in Alaska
  Behavior and migration of Atlantic halibut
   Causes and ecological consequences of hatchery chum salmon straying in Southeast Alaska
Characterization of resident rainbow trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) seasonal habitats in Willow Creek, Alaska.
   Collective navigation during the spawning migrations of Pacific salmon
   Development of an Inseason Model to Predict Bristol Bay Sockeye Salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) Migration Timing
   Dispersal Patterns and Summer Ocean Distribution of Adult Dolly Varden Char in the Chukchi Sea, evaluated with pop-up satellite tags
   Early marine ecology and regional discrimination of chum salmon

 Ecological causes and consequences of straying: stress and competition on the spawning grounds between wild and hatchery-produced chum salmon (Oncorhynchus keta)

My project investigates how stress encountered during development may influence straying rates of hatchery reared chum salmon, and how stress affects spawning behaviors of hatchery and wild adults in a natural environment.

   Ecology and genetic diversity of burbot in western Siberia and Alaska: reconstructing post-Beringian history and differentiation
   Electrofishing Theory and Practice
Estimating the distribution of juvenile Chinook salmon (Oncorhynchus tshawytscha) using habitat modeling and eDNA in an interior Alaska river basin.
   Evaluation of growth, survival, and recruitment of Chinook salmon in the Stikine and Chilkat rivers
   Evaluation of growth, survival, and recruitment of Chinook salmon in the Taku and Unuk rivers
   Experts Workshops to Comparatively Evaluate Coastal Currents and Ice Movement in the Northeastern Chukchi Sea

 Fisheries Privatization, Sociocultural Transitions, and Well-Being in Kodiak, Alaska

This project explores how the privatization of fishing rights is remaking fishery systems in the diverse fishing community of Kodiak, Alaska.


 Fishery, Climate, and Ecological Effects on Pacific Halibut Size-at-age

This collaborative project seeks to determine potential human and natural causes for a long-term decline in size-at-age of Pacific halibut since the 1980s


 Graying of the Fleet in Alaska's Fisheries: Defining the Problem and Assessing Alternatives

This study explores issues of access to Alaska's fisheries for the next generation of Alaska fishermen.

   Impacts of humpback whale predation at salmon hatchery release sites on net foraging gain and hatchery economics.
   Interdisciplinary Assessment of the Skate Fishery in the Gulf of Alaska
   Lamprey diet and its impact on pollock and on incidental catch from groundfish fisheries
   Mapping Steller sea lion reproduction
   Marine entry timing and growth rates of juvenile chum salmon in Alaskan waters of the Chukchi and Northern Bering seas
   Migration and behavior of Dolly Varden in the Beafort Sea, examined with pop-up satellite tags
   Pacific halibut migration and behavior
  Movements, site fidelity, and activity of northern pike in Minto Lake, Alaska.
   Multi-scale movement of demersal fishes in Alaska
   Oceanic Dispersal and Behavior of Chinook Salmon in the Bering Sea
   Resilience and adaptive capacity of arctic marine systems under a changing climate (RACArctic)
   Sablefish Stock Assessment
   Seasonal Ice Zone Observing Network (SIZONET)
   Spawner-recruit relationship of Chinook salmon in the Kuskokwim River drainage
   Spawning coho salmon habitat associations in Susitna River tributaries, Alaska
   Species discrimination and life history of lampreys in interior Alaska rivers
   Steller sea lion diet, stress, and pregnancy
   The Effects of Salmon Abundance and Run Timing on the Performance of Management by Emergency Order
The role of environmental processes in structuring the distribution of Chinook salmon spawning and rearing habitats across a large Alaska river basin
  Time-varying Natural Mortality of Groundfish
   Using a stage structured population dynamics model to determine key environmental and fishery-related drivers of AYK Chinook salmon survival
   Using pop-up satellite archival tags for understanding Pacific halibut movement in and around Glacier Bay National Park
   Vertical movement patterns and habitat use of burbot in Tanada and Copper Lakes, Alaska
Watching Walrus


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