Publications, Presentations and Posters
Fire and Ice researchers share their research in the forms of publications, presentations, and posters. Listed below are products from across the project, including a special section for our annual All-Hands Meetings.
Bieniek, P.A., Bhatt, U.S., York, A., Walsh, J.E., Lader, R., Strader, H., Ziel, R., Jandt, R.R. and Thoman, R. (2020). “Lightning variability in dynamically downscaled simulations of Alaska’s present and future summer climate.” J. Appl. Meteor. Climatol., 59, 1139–1152. https://doi.org/10.1175/JAMC-D-19-0209.1. , , , & (2020). Modeling present and future permafrost distribution at the Seward Peninsula, Alaska. Journal of Geophysical Research: Earth Surface, 125, e2019JF005355. https://doi.org/10.1029/2019JF005355
Ziel, R.H., Bieniek, P.A., Bhatt, U.S., Strader, H., Rupp, T.S. and A. York. (2020). “A comparison of fire weather indices with MODIS fire days for the natural regions of Alaska forests.” Forests, 11(5): 516. https://doi.org/10.3390/f11050516
- Bhatt, Uma, Bieniek, Peter, Borries-Strigle, Cece and Jonathan Chriest. EPSCoR updates: Update on the path to constructing a seasonal outlook for wildland fire in Alaska. Alaska Fire Science Consortium Spring Workshop, April 9, 2020. (Also available as a video.)
- Badola, Anushree, Panda, Santosh, Smith, Chris and Chris Waigl. Updates from EPSCoR Boreal Fires remote sensing team: Active fire/post-fire analyses, and using hyperspectral data to improve fuel mapping. Alaska Fire Science Consortium Spring Workshop, April 9, 2020. (Also available as a video.)
- Schmidt, Jen. Wildfire Risk in Anchorage. Community Forum on Wildfire Prevention in Anchorage, March 5, 2020. (Also available as a video; Schmidt's presentation begins at 36:09.)
- Bieniek, Peter. Climate-scale predictability and variability of Alaska wildfires. UAF Climate Physics Journal Club, June 2019. (Also available as a video.)
- Bhatt, Uma. Towards Developing Useful Seasonal Forecast Products for Alaska Wildland Fire. Alaska Interagency Fall Fire Review, Fairbanks, Alaska, October 9, 2018.
- Sampath, Akila. Application of CFSv2 Hindcasts of Canadian Fire Weather Indices to Develop Outlooks for Fire Managers in Alaska. American Meteorological Society Annual Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona, January 9, 2019.
- Bieniek, Peter. Improving Seasonal Forecasting of Alaska wildfires. NOAA Climate Diagnostics and Prediction Workshop, Santa Barbara, Calif., October 23-25, 2018.
- Bieniek, Peter, Ziel, Robert, Bhatt, Uma and T. Scott Rupp. Evaluating fire weather indices to support fire management decisions in Alaska. Northwest Climate Conference, Portland, Ore., October 8-10, 2019.
- Bhatt, Uma. Employing Seasonal Climate Forecasts to Develop Useful Products for Fire Managers in Alaska. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, Washington, D.C., December 11, 2018.
- Bhatt, Uma. Seasonal Climate Forecasts Applied to Products for Fire Managers in Alaska. NOAA General Modeling Meeting and Fair, College Park, Maryland, September 10, 2018.
Hauri, C., Schultz, C., Hedstrom, K., 3, Danielson, S., Irving. B., Doney, S.C., Dussin, R., Curchitser, E.N., Hill, D.F. and Charles A. Stock. A regional hindcast model simulating ecosystem dynamics, inorganic carbon chemistry and ocean acidification in the Gulf ofAlaska. Biogeosciences, 17, 3837-3857. https://doi.org/10.5194/bg-17-3837-2020
Hood, E., Fellman, J., Edwards, R.T., D’Amore, D.V., Scott, D. (2019). Salmon-derived nutrient and organic matter fluxes from a coastal catchment in southeast Alaska. Freshwater Biology, 64: 1157-1168. DOI: 10.1111/fwb.13292
Konar, B., Mitchell, T.J., Iken, K., Coletti, H., Dean, T., Esler, D., Lindeberg, M., Pister, B. and B Weitzman. (2019). Wasting disease and static environmental variables drive sea star assemblages in the Northern Gulf of Alaska. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology, 520: 151209.
Pitman, K.J, Moore, J.W., Sloat, M.R., Beaudreau, A.H., Bidlack, A.L., Brenner, R.E., Hood, E.W., Pess, G.R., Mantua, N.J., Milner, A.M., Radic, V., Reeves, G.H., Schindler, D.E. and D.C. Whited. (2020). Glacial retreat and Pacific salmon. BioScience, 7(3): 220–236. doi: 10.1093/biosci/biaa015
Ulaski, B.P., Konar, B. and E.O. Otis. (2020). Seaweed reproduction and harvest rebound in Southcentral Alaska: Implications for wild stock management. Estuaries and Coasts. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12237-020-00740-1
- McCabe, Katie. Intertidal community structure and drivers actross a glacial gradient. UAF College of Fisheries & Ocean Sciences seminar, Fairbanks, Alaska, October 16, 2019.
- Washburn, Marina and Amanda Kelley. Impact of elevated, variable pCO2 on the Pacific razor clam (Siliqua patula)in Alaska. Alaska Marine Society Symposium, Anchorage, Alaska, January 2019.
- Prakash, Anupma. Opening presentation from EPSCoR Mentoring Workshop. Fairbanks, Alaska, October 4, 2019.
- Sesko, Amanda. Stereotyping and stereotype threat effects on STEM performance and evaluation. Fairbanks, Alaska, September 10, 2019.
- Phillips, Cassidy, Hutchquist, Naomi and Tom Moran. Communicating Climate Science through Virtual Reality Environments. Poster, Alaska NSF EPSCoR National Conference, October 28, 2019.
- Truskowski, Conner, Rudolf, Margaret and Cassidy Phillips. Virtual Reality Modeling of the CRREL Permafrost Tunnel, Alaska. Poster, UAF Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Day, Fairbanks, Alaska, April 9, 2019.
- Veazey, Pips. Team Science in High Latitudes: Managing Complex Programs. American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, Washington, D.C., December 11, 2018.
In June 2020 Alaska NSF EPSCoR held its first-ever Game Jam, in which participants from across the world competed to design video games on a Fire & Ice theme. EPSCoR ultimately received 7 entries, of which 5 are currently playable or downloadable online. The first place winner was Extended Care Unit Room 19B, a text-based medical mystery by user "Ambrosio." Second was Climatic, a climate-based strategy game from "Blue Birdy. Third was a side-scrolling data-gathering adventure, Alaska DataQuest, by "casperquincy," which also won the "Best Use of Theme" award.