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science_collared_caribouBiological Staff Publications

Peer-reviewed publications (in alphabetical order)

Aguon, C. F., E. W. Campbell, III, and J.M. Morton.  2002.  Efficacy of electrical barriers used to protect Mariana crow nests.  Wildlife Society Bulletin 30:703-708.

Amidon, F.A., C.A. Haas & J.M. Morton. 2004.  Breeding biology of the endangered Rota bridled white-eye.  Wilson Bulletin 116:342-346. doi:10.1676/04-037

Anderson, R.S., D.J. Hallett, E. Berg, R.B. Jass, J.L. Toney, C.S. de Fontaine & A. DeVolder. 2006. Holocene development of boreal forests and fire regimes on the Kenai Lowlands of Alaska.  The Holocene 16:791-803.  doi:10.1191/0959683606hol966rp

Archambault, W.A., D. Birch, M. Briggs, G.A. Carowan, Jr., G. Chase, T. Eagle, B. Giese, J. Gill, B. Goldstein, R. Gooch, J. Halpin, L. Krey, L. Latino, L. Marin, J.M. Morton, N.E. Olson, B. Perry, R. Packett, J. Podgurski, L. Roberts, P. Rooney, L. Shaffer, R. Stone, A. Torres, K. Weaver & B. Zinni, Jr.  2006.  Chesapeake Marshlands National Wildlife Refuge Complex: Comprehensive Conservation Plan.  USFWS, Division of Planning, Hadley, MA.  231pp. http://library.fws.gov/CCPs/CMC/cmc_index_final.html

Bailey, T. N. 1978. Moose populations on the Kenai National Moose Range, Alaska. Proceedings, North American Moose Conference and Workshop 14:1-20. http://www.fws.gov/uploadedFiles/Bailey_TN_1978.pdf

Bailey, T. N. 1981. Characteristics, trapping techniques and views of trappers on a wildlife refuge in Alaska. Pages 1904-1918 in Worldwide Furbearer Conference proceedings: August 3-11, 1980, Frostburg, Maryland, USA, Volume 3. http://www.fws.gov/uploadedFiles/Bailey_TN_1981.pdf

Bailey, T. N. 1981. Factors influencing furbearer populations and harvest on the Kenai National Moose Range, Alaska. Pages 249-272 in Worldwide Furbearer Conference proceedings: August 3-11, 1980, Frostburg, Maryland, USA, Volume 1. http://www.fws.gov/uploadedFiles/Bailey_TN_1981b.pdf

Bailey, T. N. 2008. Sap feeding on birch tees by American three-toed woodpeckers Western Birds 39:171-175. https://sora.unm.edu/sites/default/files/journals/wb/v39n03/p0171-p0175.pdf 

Bailey, T. N. and E. E. Bangs. 1980. Moose calving areas and use on the Kenai National Moose Range, Alaska. Proceedings, North American Moose Conference and Workshop 16:289-313. http://www.fws.gov/uploadedFiles/Bailey_TN_and_EE_Bangs_1980.pdf

Bailey, T. N., E. E. Bangs, and V. D. Berns. 1980. Back carrying of young by Trumpeter swans. Wilson Bulletin 92:413. https://sora.unm.edu/sites/default/files/journals/wilson/v092n03/p0413-p0413.pdf

Bailey, T. N., E. E. Bangs, W. W. Larned, A. J. Loranger, T. V. Pornter, T. V. Schumacher, and E. Jozwiak. 1990. Nesting and wintering bald eagle population parameters on and adjacent to the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska, 1979-1990. Pages 210-224 in Bald Eagles In Alaska. University of Alaska, Southeast and the Bald Eagle Research Institute, Juneau, Alaska. http://raptors.hancockwildlife.org/BEIA/PAGES/Section-24.pdf

Bailey, T. N., E. E. Bangs, and R. O. Peterson. 1995. Exposure of wolves to canine parvovirus and distemper on the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, 1976-1988. Pages 441-446 in L.N. Carbyn, S. H. Fritts, and D. R. Seip, editors. Ecology and conservation of wolves in a changing world. Canadian Circumpolar Institute. http://www.fws.gov/uploadedFiles/Bailey_TN_et_al_1995.pdf

Bailey, T. N., E. E. Bangs, and M. F. Portner. 1986. Trumpeter Swan surveys and studies on the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge and Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, 1957-1984. Pages 64-65 in Proceedings and Papers of the Ninth Trumpeter Swan Society Conference, 5-8 September 1984, West Yellowstone, Montana. http://www.fws.gov/uploadedFiles/Bailey_TN_et_al_1986b.pdf

Bailey, T. N., E. E. Bangs, M. F. Portner, J. C. Malloy, and R. J. McAvinchey. 1986. An Apparent Overexploited Lynx Population on the Kenai Peninsula, Alaska. The Journal of Wildlife Management 50:279-290. http://www.jstor.org/stable/3801914

Bailey, T. N., and A. W. Franzmann. 1983. Mortality of Resident vs. Introduced Moose in Confined Populations. The Journal of Wildlife Management 47:520-523. http://www.jstor.org/stable/3808527

Bailey, T. N., A. W. Franzmann, P. D. Arneson, and J. L. Davis. 1983. An Evaluation of Visual Location Data from Neck-Collared Moose. The Journal of Wildlife Management 47:25-30. http://www.jstor.org/stable/3808048

Bailey, T. N., M. F. Portner, E. E. Bangs, W. W. Larned, R. A. Richey, and R. L. Delaney. 1988. Summer and migratory movements of trumpeter swans using the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska. Pages 72-81 in D. Compton, editor. Proceedings and Papers of the 11th Trumpeter Swan Society Conference, Everett, Washington. http://www.fws.gov/uploadedFiles/Bailey_TN_et_al_1988.pdf

Bangs, E. E., and T. N. Bailey. 1980. Interrelationships of weather, fire, and moose on the Kenai National Moose Range. Proceedings, North American Moose Conference and Workshop 16:255-274. http://www.fws.gov/uploadedFiles/Bangs_EE_and_TN_Bailey_1980.pdf 

Bangs, E. E., T. N. Bailey, and V. D. Berns. 1982. Ecology of nesting bald eagles on the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska. Pages 47-54 in Raptor management and biology in Alaska and western Canada, February 17-20, 1981, Anchorage, Alaska: proceedings of a symposium and workshop. U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service, Alaska Region, Anchorage, Alaska. http://www.fws.gov/uploadedFiles/Bangs_EE_et_al_1982b.pdf

Bangs, E. E., T. N. Bailey, R. L. Delaney, M. B. Hedrick, R. K. Johnston, N. Olson, and J. Freidersdorff. 1986. Land-use planning on the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska. Pages 412-422 in Transactions of the 51st North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference. Wildlife Management Institute, Washington, DC.

Bangs, E. E., T. N. Bailey, and M. F. Portner. 1984. Bull moose behavior and movements in relation to harvest on the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. Alces 20:187-207. http://www.fws.gov/uploadedFiles/Bangs_EE_et_al_1984b.pdf

Bangs, E. E., T. N. Bailey, and M. F. Portner. 1989. Survival Rates of Adult Female Moose on the Kenai Peninsula, Alaska. The Journal of Wildlife Management 53:557-563. http://www.jstor.org/stable/3809176

Bangs, E. E., V. D. Berns, and T. N. Bailey. 1981. Leech parasitism of Trumpeter swans in Alaska. Murrelet 62:24-26 http://www.jstor.org/stable/3534449

Bangs, E. E., S. A. Duff, and T. N. Bailey. 1985. Habitat differences and moose use of two large burns on the Kenai Peninsula, Alaska. Alces 21:17-35. http://www.fws.gov/uploadedFiles/Bangs_EE_et_al_1985.pdf

Bangs, E. E., T. H. Spraker, T. N. Bailey, and V. D. Berns. 1982. Effects of increased human populations on wildlife resources of the Kenai Peninsula, Alaska. Pages 605-616 in K. Sabol, editor. Transactions of the Forty-Seventh North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference. http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1035&context=usfwspubs

Barber, V., Juday, G.P., E. Berg & M. Wilmking.  2002. Assessment of recent and possible future forest responses to climate in boreal Alaska.  In S.,Kankaanpää, L.  Müller-Wille, P. Susiluoto & M-L. Sutinen (eds.).  Northern Timberline Forests:  Environmental and Socio-economic Issues and Concerns. The Finnish Forest Research Institute, Research Paper 862.

Beever, E. A., J. O'Leary, C. Mengelt, J. M. West, S. Julius, N. Green, D. Magness, L. Petes, B. Stein, A. B. Nicotra, J. J. Hellmann, A. L. Robertson, M. D. Staudinger, A. A. Rosenberg, E. Babij, J. Brennan, G. W. Schuurman, and G. E. Hofmann. 2015. Improving Conservation Outcomes with a New Paradigm for Understanding Species’ Fundamental and Realized Adaptive Capacity. Conservation Letters. doi:10.1111/conl.12190

Bella, E.M.  2011.  Invasion prediction on Alaska trails: distribution, habitat, and trail use.  Invasive Plant Science and Management 4(3): 296-305. doi:10.1614/IPSM-D-10-00083.1

Berg, E.E. 2000. Studies in the wilderness areas of the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge: fire, bark beetles, human development and climate change.  In S.F. McCool, Cole, D.N., Borrie, W.T. and O’Loughlin, J. (eds.).  Wilderness science in a time of change conference.  RMRS-P-0-VOL-3, Ogden, UT. http://www.treesearch.fs.fed.us/pubs/21969

Berg, E.E., & R.S. Anderson.  2006.  Fire history of white and Lutz spruce forests on the Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, over the last two millennia as determined from soil charcoal.  Forest Ecology and Management 227:275-283. doi:10.1016/j.foreco.2006.02.042 

Berg, E.E., J.D. Henry, C.L. Fastie, A.D. De Volder & S. M. Matsuoka.  2006.  Spruce beetle outbreaks on the Kenai Peninsula, Alaska, and Kluane National Park and Reserve, Yukon Territory: Relationship to summer temperatures and regional differences in disturbance regimes.  Forest Ecology and Management 227:219-232. doi:10.1016/j.foreco.2006.02.038

Berg, E.E., K.M. Hillman, R. Dial & A. DeRuwe. 2009. Recent woody invasion of wetland on the Kenai Peninsula Lowlands, south-central Alaska: a major regime shift after 18,000 years of wet Sphagnum–sedge peat recruitment.  Canadian J. Forest Research 39:2033-2046. doi:10.1139/X09-121

Bowser, M. L. 2014. Notes on the biology of the cixiid planthopper Cixius meridionalis (Hemiptera: Fulgoroidea). Psyche 2014:769021. doi:10.1155/2014/769021

Bowser, M. L. 2014. Pre-flight mapping of defoliation using eMODIS data. Pages 12-13 in R10-FHP, editors. Forest Health Conditions in Alaska - 2013. USDA Forest Service, Alaska Region, Anchorage, Alaska. http://www.fs.usda.gov/Internet/FSE_DOCUMENTS/stelprd3797075.pdf

Bowser, M. L. 2015. First record of a cluster fly (Calliphoridae: Pollenia) in Alaska. Newsletter of the Alaska Entomological Society 8:1-2. http://www.akentsoc.org/doc/AKES_newsletter_2015_I.pdf

Bowser, M. L. 2015. Two new Lepidoptera host plant relationships. Newsletter of the Alaska Entomolgical Society 8:9-14. http://www.akentsoc.org/doc/AKES_newsletter_2015_I.pdf

Bowser, M. L., and J. M. Morton. 2009. Modeling terrestrial arthropod diversity on the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. In W. McWilliams, G. Moisen & R. Czaplewski (eds.).  Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) Symposium, 21-23 October 2008, Park City, UT.  Proc. RMRS-P-56CD. USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Fort Collins, CO. 23pp. http://www.treesearch.fs.fed.us/pubs/33333  

Brainerd, S., H. Andren, E. Bangs, E. Bradley, J. Fontaine, W. Hall, Y. Iliopoulos, M. Jimenez, E. Jozwiak, O. Liberg, C. Mack, T. Meier, C. Niemeyer, H. Pedersen, H. Sand, R. Schultz, D. Smith, P. Wabakken & A. Wydeven.  2008.  The effects of breeder loss on wolf packs.  J. Wildlife Management 72:89-98. doi:10.2193/2006-305

Chapin, F.S., III, V.T. Eviner, L.M. Talbot, B.A. Wilcox, D.R. Magness, C.A. Brewer & D.S. Keebler.  2007.  Disease effects on landscape and regional systems: A resilience framework. Pages 284-303 in R. Ostfeld, F.Keesing & V.T. Eviner (eds.).  The Ecology of Infectious Diseases.  Princeton University Press.

Czech, B., S. Covington, T. M. Crimmins, J. A. Ericson, C. Flather, M. Gale, K. Gerst, M. Higgins, M. Kaib, E. Marino, T. Moran, J. M. Morton, N. Niemuth, H. Peckett, D. Savignano, L. Saperstein, S. Skorupa, E. Wagener, B. Wilen, B. Wolfe. 2014. Planning for climate change on the National Wildlife Refuge System. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, National Wildlife Refuge System, Washington, DC. http://www.treesearch.fs.fed.us/pubs/49201

Dial, R. J., E. E. Berg, K. Timm, A. McMahon & J. Geck.  2007. Changes in the alpine forest-tundra ecotone commensurate with recent warming in southcentral Alaska: Evidence from orthophotos and field plots, J. Geophys. Res. 112:G04015.  doi:10.1029/2007JG000453

Ernst, R., J. Selinger, J. Childers, D. Lewis, G. Olson & Lt. S. Bear.  2007.  Wildlife mitigation and human safety for Sterling Highway MP 58-79, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska.  Pages 500-504 in "Bridging the Gaps, Naturally", Proc. 2007 International Conf. Ecology & Transportation, Little Rock, AR.  http://escholarship.org/uc/item/9t8263tr

Gipson, P.S., E.E. Bangs, T.N. Bailey, D.K. Boyd, H. D. Cluff, D. W. Smith & M.D. Jiminez.  2002.  Color patterns among wolves in western North America.  Wildlife Society Bulletin 30:821-830.  http://www.jstor.org/stable/3784236

Golden, H.N., J.D. Henry, E.F. Becker, M.I. Goldstein, J.M. Morton, D. Frost, Sr. & A.J. Poe.  2007.  Estimating wolverine Gulo gulo population size using quadrat sampling of tracks in snow.  Wildlife Biology 13 (Suppl. 2):52-61. doi:10.2981/0909-6396(2007)13[52:EWGGPS]2.0.CO;2

Ha, R.R., J.M. Morton, J.C. Ha, L. Berry & S. Plentovich.  2011.  Nest site selection and consequences for reproductive success of the endangered Mariana crow (Corvus kubaryi).  Wilson J. Ornithology 123:236-242.

Ives, S. L., P. F. Sullivan, R. Dial, E. E. Berg, and J. M. Welker.  2011.  CO2 exchange along a hydrologic gradient in the Kenai Lowlands, AK: feedback implications of wetland drying and vegetation succession.  Ecohydrology. doi:10.1002/eco.274

Jarnevich, C. S., T. R. Holcombe, E. M. Bella, M. L. Carlson, G. Graziano, M. Lamb, S. s. Seefeldt, and J. Morisette. 2014. Cross-Scale Assessment of Potential Habitat Shifts in a Rapidly Changing Climate. Invasive Plant Science and Management 7:491-502. doi:10.1614/IPSM-D-13-00071.1

Jozwiak, E.A., W.F. Andelt & T.N. Bailey.  2007.  Accuracy of GPS and map-plotted aerial telemetry locations on the Kenai Peninsula, Alaska.  Northwest Science 80:239-245. http://www.vetmed.wsu.edu/org_NWS/NWSci%20journal%20articles/2006%20files/Issue%204/01%20Jozwiak.pdf

Jozwiak, E.A., D. Smith, & C. Glassmaker. 2010. The implementation and use of an avian protection plan to reduce bird collisions and electrocutions on the Kenai Peninsula. Proceedings of the International Conference on Overhead Lines. March 29 - April 1, 2010 Fort Collins, Colorado USA.  EDM International,  Fort Collins, CO.

Juday, G.P., V. Barber, P. Duffy, H. Linderholm, S. Rupp, S. Sparrow, E. Vaganov, J. Yarie, E. Berg, R. D’Arrigo, O. Eggertsson, V.V. Furyaev, E. H. Hogg, S. Huttunen, G.Jacoby, V. Y. Kaplunov, S. Kellomaki, A.V. Kirdyanov, C. E. Lewis, S. Linder, M.M. Naurzbaev, F.I. Pleshikov, U. T. Runesson, Y.V. Savva, O.V. Sidorova, V.D. Stakanov, N.M. Tchebakova, E.N. Valendik, E.F. Vedrova & M. Wilmking.  2005.  Pages 781-862 in The Arctic Climate Impact Assessment- The Scientific Report, Chapter 14: Forests, Land Management and Agriculture.  Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK. http://www.acia.uaf.edu/PDFs/ACIA_Science_Chapters_Final/ACIA_Ch14_Final.pdf

Kaufman, D.S., R.S. Anderson, F.S. Hu, E. Berg & A. Werner. 2010. Evidence for a variable and wet Younger Dryas in southern Alaska.  Quaternary Science Reviews 29:1445-1452. doi:10.1016/j.quascirev.2010.02.025

Klein, E., E.E. Berg & R. Dial.  2005.  Wetland drying and succession across the Kenai Peninsula Lowlands, south-central Alaska.  Canadian J. Forest Research 35:1931-1941. doi:10.1139/X05-129

Klein, E.S., E.E. Berg & R. Dial.  2011.  Reply to comment by Gracz on “Wetland drying and succession across the Kenai Peninsula Lowlands, south-central Alaska”.  Canadian J. Forest Research 41:425-428. doi:10.1139/X10-216

Landres, P., S. Boutcher, L. Merigliano, C. Barns, D. Davis, T. Hall, S. Henry, B. Hunter, P. Janiga, M. Laker, A. McPherson, D.S. Powell, M. Rowan & S. Sater.  2005.  Monitoring selected conditions related to wilderness character: a national framework.  Gen. Tech. Rep. RMRS-GTR-151.   USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Fort Collins, CO. 38pp. http://www.treesearch.fs.fed.us/pubs/9459

Lisuzzo, N. and M. L. Bowser. 2015. An unusual year for Alaska’s birch trees. 2015. Pages 54-56 in FS-R10-FHP. Forest Health Conditions in Alaska - 2014. Publication R10-PR-32. United States Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Alaska Region. http://www.fs.usda.gov/Internet/FSE_DOCUMENTS/stelprd3830191.pdf

Loranger, A. J., T. N. Bailey, and W. W. Larned. 1991. Effects of forest succession after fire in moose wintering habitats on the Kenai Peninsula, Alaska. Alces 27:100-110. http://www.fws.gov/uploadedFiles/Loranger_AJ_et_al_1991.pdf

Magness, D.R., A.L. Lovecraft & J.M. Morton. 2012. Factors influencing individual management preferences for facilitating adaptation to climate change within the National Wildlife Refuge System.  Wildlife Society Bulletin; doi:10.1002/wsb.156

Magness, D.R., J.M. Morton, F. Huettmann, F.S. Chapin III & A.D. McGuire.  2011.  A climate-change adaptation framework to reduce continental-scale vulnerability across conservation reserves.  Ecosphere 2(10):212. doi:10.1890/ES11-00200.1

Magness, D.R., J.M. Morton & F.Huettmann. 2010.  How spatial information contributes to the conservation and management of biodiversity. Pages 429-444 in S.A.Cushman & F. Huettmann (eds).  Spatial Complexity, Informatics, and Wildlife Conservation.  Springer Publ.,Tokyo.  464pp.

Magness, D.R., F. Huettmann & J.M. Morton. 2008. Using Random Forests to provide predicted species distribution maps as a metric for ecological inventory & monitoring programs.  Pages 209-229 in T.G. Smolinski, M.G. Milanova & A-E. Hassanien (eds.).  Applications of Computational Intelligence in Biology: Current Trends and Open Problems.  Studies in Computational Intelligence, Vol. 122, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg. 428pp. doi:10.1007/978-3-540-78534-7_9

Magness, D.R., R.N. Wilkins & S.J. Hejl.  2006.  Quantitative relationships between Golden-cheeked Warbler occurrence and landscape, size, composition, and structure.  Wildlife Society Bulletin 34:473-479.

Millard, M.J.,  C.A. Czarnecki, J.M. Morton,L.A. Brandt, J.S. Briggs, F.S. Shipley, R. Sayre, P.J. Sponholtz, D. Perkins, D.G. Simpkins & J. Taylor. 2012. A National Geographic Framework for Guiding Conservation on a Landscape Scale. Journal of Fish and Wildlife Management 3(1):175-183; e1944-687X. doi:10.3996/052011-JFWM-030

Morton, J.M.  2002.  Effects of human disturbance on wintering American black ducks.  Pages 11-16 in M.C. Perry (ed.).  Black ducks and their Chesapeake Bay habitats: proceedings of a symposium.  Information and Technology Report USGS/BRD/ITR 2002-005.  USGS, BRD, Reston, VA.  44pp. 

Morton, J.M., & G.J. Wiles.  2002.  Observations of Mariana fruit bats (Pteropus mariannus) on southern Guam.  Micronesica 34:155-163. http://www.uog.edu/up/micronesica/dynamicdata/assetmanager/images/vol34/morton_155-163.pdf

Morton, J.M., F.A. Amidon. &  L. R. Quinata.  2000.  Structure of a limestone forest on northern Guam.  Micronesica 32:229-244. http://www.uog.edu/up/micronesica/dynamicdata/assetmanager/images/vol32/morton.pdf

Morton, J.M., E. Berg, D. Newbould, D. MacLean & L.O’Brien. 2006. Wilderness fire stewardship on the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska.  International J. Wilderness 12:14-17.

Morton, J., M. Bowser, E. Berg, D. Magness & T. Eskelin. 2009. Long Term Ecological Monitoring Program on the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge: An FIA adjunct inventory.  In W. McWilliams, G. Moisen, R. Czaplewski (eds.). Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) Symposium, 21-23 Oct 2008, Park City, UT. Proc. RMRS-P-56CD. USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Fort Collins, CO.  17pp. http://www.treesearch.fs.fed.us/pubs/33332

Morton, J. M., G. C. White, G. D. Hayward, D. Paetkau, and M. Bray. 2015. Estimation of the brown bear population on the Kenai Peninsula, Alaska. The Journal of Wildlife Management. doi:10.1002/jwmg.1002

Mullet, T. C., S. H. Gage, J. M. Morton, and F. Huettmann. 2015. Temporal and spatial variation of a winter soundscape in south-central Alaska.  Journal of Landscape Ecology. doi:10.1007/s10980-015-0323-0

Murphy, K. F.Huettmann, N. Fresco & J. Morton. 2010. Connecting Alaska Landscapes into the Future:  Results from an interagency climate modeling, land management and conservation project. U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Anchorage, AK, and University of Alaska, Fairbanks.  96pp. http://www.snap.uaf.edu/attachments/SNAP-connectivity-2010-complete.pdf

Nichols, J.D., M.D. Koneff, P.J. Heglund, M.G. Knutson, M.E. Seamans, J.E. Lyons, J.M. Morton, M.T. Jones, G.S. Boomer & B.K. Williams.  2011. Climate change, uncertainty, and natural resource management.  J. Wildlife Management 75:6-18.  doi:10.1002/jwmg.33

Peterson, R. O., T. N. Bailey, and J. D. Woolington. 1983. Wolf management and harvest patterns on the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska. Pages 96-99 in L. N. Carbyn, editor. Wolves in Canada and Alaska. Canadian Wildlife Service Report Series No. 45. http://www.fws.gov/uploadedFiles/Peterson_RO_et_al_1983.pdf

Peterson, R. O., J. D. Woolington, and T. N. Bailey. 1984. Wolves of the Kenai Peninsula, Alaska. Wildlife Monographs 88:1-52. http://www.jstor.org/stable/3830728

Plentovich, S., J.M. Morton, J. Bart, R.J. Camp, M. Lusk, N. Johnson & E. Vanderwerf.  2005.  Population trends of Mariana crows Corvus kubaryi on Rota, Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands.  Bird Conservation International 15:211-224.  doi:10.1017/S095927090500016X

Ruthrauff, D. & T. Eskelin. 2009. Observations of body-icing on rock sandpipers during winter in upper Cook Inlet, Alaska. International Wader Study Group Bulletin 116:88-90.  http://www.waderstudygroup.org/pubs/wsgbull/v116i2/116_088.pdf

Reed, R.N., J.M. Morton & G.F. Desy.  2000.  Use of monofilament snare traps for capture of Varanid lizards.  Micronesica 33:99-104.  http://www.uog.edu/up/micronesica/dynamicdata/assetmanager/images/vol33/reed_etal.pdf

Reger, R.D., A.G. Sturmann, E.E. Berg & P.A.C. Burns.  2007.  A guide to the late Quaternary history of the northern and western Kenai Peninsula, Alaska.  State of Alaska, Dept. Natural Resources, Div. Geological and Geophysical Surveys.  118pp.  http://www.dggs.dnr.state.ak.us/pubs/id/15941

Saltmarsh, D. M., M. L. Bowser, J. M. Morton, S. Lang, D. Shain, and R. Dial.  2016. Distribution and abundance of exotic earthworms within a boreal forest system in southcentral Alaska. NeoBiota 28:67-86. http://neobiota.pensoft.net/articles.php?id=5503

Sherriff, R.L., E.E. Berg & A.E. Miller. 2011. Climate variability and spruce beetle (Dendroctonus rufipennis) outbreaks in south-central and southwest Alaska.  Ecology 92:1459-1470.  doi:10.1890/10-1118.1

Stark, S. C., D. D. Breshears, E. S. Garcia, D. J. Law, D. M. Minor, S. R. Saleska, A. L. S. Swann, J. C. Villegas, L. E. O. C. Aragão, E. M. Bella, L. S. Borma, N. S. Cobb, M. E. Litvak, W. E. Magnusson, J. M. Morton, and M. D. Redmond. 2015. Toward accounting for ecoclimate teleconnections: intra- and inter-continental consequences of altered energy balance after vegetation change. Landscape Ecology. doi:10.1007/s10980-015-0282-5

Sturm, H. & M. Bowser. 2004. Notes on some Archaeognatha (Insecta, Apterygota) from extreme localities and a complementary description of Petridiobius (P.) arcticus (Paclt, 1970).  Entomologische Mitteilungen aus dem Zooligischen Museum Hamburg 14:197-203.

Talbot, S. S., M. B. Shasby, and T. N. Bailey. 1985. Landsat-facilitated vegetation classification of the Kenai National Wildlife and adjacent areas, Alaska. Pages 333-345 in Pecora 10, remote sensing in forest and range resource management: proceedings, August 20-22, 1985, Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado. http://www.fws.gov/uploadedFiles/Talbot_SS_et_al_1985.pdf

Torres, A., B. Goldstein, B. Giese, B. Zinni, Jr., D. Birch, G. Chase, G.A. Carowan, Jr., J. Podgurski, J. Halpin, J. Gill, J.M. Morton, K. Weaver, L. Latino, L. Roberts, L. Shaffer, L. Krey, M. Briggs, N. Olson, P. Rooney, R. Gooch, R. Stone, T. Eagle & W. Archambault.  2006.  Chesapeake Marshlands National Wildlife Refuge Complex:  Comprehensive Conservation Plan and Environmental Assessment.  USFWS, Div. Planning, Hadley, MA.  661pp.

West, R. L., D. Rundle, J. Takekawa, D.G. Holle & S. Kallin.  2003.  The National Wildlife Refuge System:  The next 100 years.  Pages 80-92 in Transactions of the 68th North American Wildlife and Natural Resources Conference.   

West, R. L.  2009. Moose conservation in the National Wildlife Refuge System.  Alces 45:59-66.  http://alcesjournal.org/index.php/alces/article/download/14/12

West, R.,  J. Hall, D. Staller, C. Caldes, J. Morton, B. Kent, J. Schmidt, A. Tovar, D. Newbould, M. Laker, R. Johnston, P. Wikoff, R. Campellone, B. Glaspell, B. Palach, B. McCutcheon, S. Taylor & J. Bierdermann. 2010. Comprehensive Conservation Plan: Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service, Region 7, Anchorage, Alaska.  http://alaska.fws.gov/nwr/planning/pdf/kenai/01_Kenai_Front.pdf

Zarones, L., A. Sussman, J. M. Morton, S. Plentovich, S. Faegre, C. Aguon, A. Amar, and R. R. Ha. 2014. Population status and nest success of the Critically Endangered Mariana Crow Corvus kubaryi on Rota, Northern Mariana Islands. Bird Conservation International 25:220-233. doi:10.1017/S0959270914000045

Theses  & dissertations (in order of completion)

Mullet, T.  2014.  Effects of snowmobile noise and activity on a boreal ecosystem in Southcentral Alaska.  Ph.D. dissertation, University of Alaska, Fairbanks. https://scholarworks.alaska.edu/bitstream/handle/11122/4816/Mullet_uaf_0006E_10256.pdf

Ulman, S.E.G. 2012. Migratory shorebird and vegetation evaluation of Chickaloon Flats, Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska. M.S. thesis. Dept. Entomology and Wildlife Ecology, University of Delaware, Dover.  166 pp. http://www.fws.gov/uploadedFiles/Ulman_SEG_2012.pdf

Saltmarsh, D. M. 2012.  Distribution and abundance of exotic earthworms (Oligochaeta: Lumbricidae) within the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge in southcentral Alaska.  M.S. thesis. Environmental Science, Alaska Pacific University, Anchorage. 33 pp. http://www.fws.gov/uploadedFiles/Saltmarsh_DM_2012.pdf

Zulueta, R.S.  2012.  Residential perceptions of brown and black bears and human-bear conflict mitigation on the Kenai Peninsula of Alaska. M.S. thesis. Conservation Biology & Sustainable Development and Wildlife Ecology, University of Wisconsin, Madison.  119 pp. http://www.fws.gov/uploadedFiles/Zulueta_RS_2012.pdf

Watson, A.  In progress. Tree drought stress and vulnerability to spruce bark beetle attack, as determined from carbon isotope ratios in tree-rings.  M.S. thesis.  University of Alaska, Fairbanks.

Ives, S.  2010.  Seasonal and inter-annual variation in CO2 exchange along a hydrologic gradient in the Kenai Lowlands: feedback implications of wetland drying and vegetation succession.  M.S. thesis.  Alaska Pacific University, Anchorage. 

Baltensperger, A.  2009.  Behavior and distribution of American marten (Martes americana) in relation to snow and forest cover on the Kenai Peninsula, Alaska. M.S. thesis. Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado. http://hdl.handle.net/10217/23123

Bowser, M.  2009. Terrestrial arthropod biodiversity on the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska.  M.S. thesis.  University of Alaska, Fairbanks. http://www.fws.gov/uploadedFiles/Bowser_ML_2009.pdf

Magness, D .R.  2009. Managing the National Wildlife Refuge System with climate change: The interaction of policy, perceptions, and ecological knowledge.  Ph.D. dissertation.  University of Alaska, Fairbanks.

Sager, K. 2009.  Habitat of three forest birds surveyed by the Long Term Ecological Monitoring Program, Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska.  M.S. thesis.  Alaska Pacific University, Anchorage.

McDonnell, K.  2007. Wetland vegetation change in response to climate change effects on the Kenai Peninsula, Alaska.  M.S. thesis.  Alaska Pacific University, Anchorage.

DeRuwe,  A.  2007.  An analysis of Late Quaternary eruption frequency as recorded by tephra-fall records from 25 sedge-Sphagnum peat cores recovered from the Kenai Peninsula, Alaska.  M.S. thesis. Alaska Pacific University, Anchorage.

Ervest, K.  2006.  Alpine vegetation in the western Kenai Mountains of South-Central Alaska: Past trends and future possibilities.  M.S. thesis.  Alaska Pacific University, Anchorage.

McMahon, A.C.  2006. Vegetation changes along treeline in a permafrost-free zone of south-central Alaska.  M.S. thesis.  Alaska Pacific University, Anchorage.

Slemmons, C. R.  2005.  Survey of invasive, exotic and noxious flora for U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service at Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska.  Graduate internship report for M.S. (Environmental Sciences), Miami University, Oxford, OH.  106pp.

Klein, E. S. 2004.  Wetland drying and succession across the Kenai Peninsula Lowlands, Southcentral Alaska.  M.S. thesis.  Alaska Pacific University, Anchorage.  66pp.

Miner, B.  2000.  Forest regeneration and use of browse by moose in large-scale wildfires and managed habitat areas, Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska.  M.S. thesis.  Alaska Pacific University, Anchorage.  188pp.

Paez, C. E. 1991. Alpine vegetation of areas utilized by introduced populations of caribou (Rangifer tarandus) on the Kenai Peninsula, Alaska. M.S. Thesis, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, Wisconsin. 261pp. http://www.fws.gov/uploadedFiles/Paez_CE_1991.pdf

Reports 

Farley, S., G. Hildebrand, G. Del Frate, T. Bailey, R. Ernst, L. Suring, W. Shuster, M. Tetreau, J. Schoen, and K.L. Lew. 2001. A Conservation Assessment of the Kenai Peninsula Brown Bear. Interagency Brown Bear Study Team. vii + 48pp. http://www.fws.gov/uploadedFiles/Farley_SF_et_al_2001.pdf

Morton, J.M., B. N. Blackburn, E. Bella, M. Steffy, C. Anderson, R. Massengill, J. Blackwell, L. Ka'aihue, R. Zulueta, J. Chumley, M. Aranquiz, and C. Rich. 2014. Integrated pest management plan for eradicating elodea from the Kenai Peninsula, version 4.1.  Elodea Subcommittee of the Kenai Peninsula Cooperative Weed Management Area, Homer, Alaska. http://www.fws.gov/uploadedFiles/Integrated_Pest_Management_Plan_for_Eradicating_Elodea_ver4_1.pdf

Schumacher, T. V., T. N. Bailey, M. F. Portner, E. E. Bangs, and W. W. Larned. 1989. Marten ecology and distribution on the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, Alaska Kenai National Wildlife Refuge, Soldotna, Alaska. http://ecos.fws.gov/ServCatFiles/reference/holding/2340

Pamphlets/brochures 

Eskelin, T.E. and J. O'Conner.  2008.  Flying Wild Over the Kenai: A checklist of the birds of the Kenai Peninsula, Alaska (brochure).  Kenai Watershed Forum , Soldotna, AK.  http://www.kenaiwatershed.org/images/Bird_checklist.pdf 

Morton, J.M., & C. Slemmons.  2006.  Invasive Flora of the Kenai Peninsula (brochure). U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Branch of Printing & Publishing, Arlington, VA.

West, G.C., T.D. Eskelin, R. Kleinleder & D. Erikson.  2008.  Kenai Peninsula: Sterling Highway from Tern Lake to Homer.  Pages 301-346 in G.C. West, A Birder's Guide to Alaska.  American Birding Association, Asheville, NC.  662pp.

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