NTC Publications

The following list contains published peer-reviewed articles, chapters, or major reports related to Northern Test Case research from July 2012-April 2019.

1. Arp, C.D., Whitman, M.S., Jones, B.M., Grosse, G., Gaglioti, B.V. & Heim, K.C. (2015). Distribution and biophysical processes of beaded streams of Arctic permafrost landscapes. Biogeosciences, 12, 1-19.

2. Arp, C.D, Whitman, M.S., Jones, B.M., Nigro, D.A.,  Alexeev, V.A., Gädeke, A., Fritz, S., Daanen, R., Liljedahl, A.K., Adams, F.J., Gaglioti, B.V., Grosse, G., Heim, K.C., Beaver, J.R., Cai, L., Engram, M. and Hannah R. Uher-Koch (2019). Ice roads through lake-rich Arctic watersheds: Integrating climate uncertainty and freshwater habitat responses into adaptive management. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research, 51:1, 9-23. DOI: 10.1080/15230430.2018.1560839

3. Baggio, J.A., BurnSilver, S.B., Arenas, A., Magdanz, J.S., Kofinas, G.P., & De Domenico, M. (2016). Multiplex social ecological network analysis reveals how social changes affect community robustness more than resource depletion. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 113(48), 13708-13713. doi:10.1073/pnas.1604401113

4. Bali, A. and Kofinas, G. (2014). Voices of the caribou people: A participatory videography method to document and share local knowledge from the North American human-rangifer systems. Ecology and Society, 19(2), 16.

5. Berman, M., Kofinas, G., & BurnSilver, S. (2017). Measuring community adaptive and transformative capacity in the Arctic context. In Fondahl, G. & Wilson, G. N. (Eds.), Northern Sustainabilities: Understanding and Addressing Change in the Circumpolar World (pp. 59-75): Springer.

6. Blair, B., Lovecraft, A. & Kofinas, G. (2014). Meeting institutional criteria for social resilience: a nested risk system model. Ecology and Society, 19(4), 36.

7. Blair, B., Lovecraft, A.L., & Hum, R. (2018). The disaster chronotope: spatial and temporal learning in governance of extreme events. In G. Forino, S. Bonati, & L. M. Calandra (Eds.), Governance of Risk, Hazards and Disasters: Trends in Theory and Practice (pp. 69-90). New York, New York: Routledge.

8. Brinkman, T.J., Hansen, W.D., Chapin, F.S., Kofinas, G., BurnSilver, S., & Rupp, T.S. (2016). Arctic communities perceive climate impacts on access as a critical challenge to availability of subsistence resources. Climatic Change, 139(3-4), 413-427.

9. Brinkman, T.J. (2017). Hunter acceptance of antlerless moose harvest in Alaska: Importance of agency trust, proximity of hunter residence to hunting area, and hunting experience. Human Dimensions of Wildlife, 23(2), 129-145. doi:10.1080/10871209.2017.1399486

10. BurnSilver, S.B., Boone, R., Kofinas, G.P., & Brinkman, T.J. (2017). Tradeoffs in the mixed economies of village Alaska: Hunting, working and sharing in the context of change. In Hegmon, M. (Ed.), The Give and Take of Sustainability: Archaeological and Anthropological Perspectives on Tradeoffs (pp. 316). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

11. BurnSilver, S., Magdanz, J., Stotts, R., Berman, M. and Kofinas, G. (2016). Are Mixed Economies Persistent or Transitional? Evidence Using Social Networks from Arctic Alaska. American Anthropologist, 118, 121-129.

12. Chapin III, F.S., Knapp, C.N., Brinkman, T.J., Bronen, R., & Cochran, P. (2016). Community-empowered adaptation for self-reliance. Current Opinion in Environmental Sustainability, 19, 9. doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cosust.2015.12.008

13. Carothers, C., Brown, C., Moerlein, K.J., Lopez, J.A., Andersen, D.B., & Retherford, B. (2014). Measuring perceptions of climate change in northern Alaska: pairing ethnography with cultural consensus analysis. Ecology and Society, 19(4), 27.

14. Cherry, J.E., Knapp, C., Trainor, S., Ray, A.J., Tedesche, M., & Walker, S. (2017). Planning for climate change impacts on hydropower in the Far North. Hydrology and Earth System Sciences, 21(1), 133-151.

15. Colson, K. E., White, K.S. and Hundertmark, K.J. (2016). Parturition site selection in moose (Alces alces): evidence for social structure. Journal of Mammalogy, 10.

16. Christie, K.S., Lindberg, M.S., Ruess, R.W., & Schmutz, J.A. (2014). Spatio-temporal patterns of ptarmigan occupancy relative to shrub cover in the Arctic. Polar Biology, 37(8), 1111-1120.

17. Christie, K.S., Ruess, R.W., Lindberg, M.S., & Mulder, C.P. (2014). Herbivores influence the growth, reproduction, and morphology of a widespread arctic willow. Plos One, 9(7).

18. Euskirchen, E., Bennett, A., Breen, A., Genet, H., Lindgren, M., Kurkowski, T., McGuire, A., & Rupp, T. (2016). Consequences of changes in vegetation and snow cover for climate feedbacks in Alaska and northwest Canada. Environmental Research Letters, 11(10), 105003.

19. Euskirchen, E. S., Bret-Harte, M. S., Shaver, G. R., Edgar, C. W., & Romanovsky, V. E. (2016). Long-term release of carbon dioxide from arctic tundra ecosystems in Alaska. Ecosystems, 1-15. doi:10.1007/s10021-016-0085-9

20. Euskirchen, E.S., Carman, T.B., & McGuire, A.D. (2014). Changes in the structure and function of northern Alaskan ecosystems when considering variable leaf-out times across groupings of species in a dynamic vegetation model. Global Change Biology, 20(3), 963-978.

21. Forbes, Bruce C., Kofinas, G., Beach, H., Brattland, C., Kankaanpää, P., Keskitalo, C., Lennert, M., Meek, C.L., Metcalf, V.K., Robards, M.D. & Young, O.R. (2015). Resource Governance. In G. Fondal & J. Larsen (Eds.), Arctic Human Development Report II (ppg. 253-289.) Copenhagen: Nordisk Ministerråd.

22. Gädeke, A., Arp, C., Liljedahl, A., Daanen, R., Whitman, M., Cai, L., Alexeev, V.,  Jones, B., Wipfli, M. and Schulla, J. (2018). Analyzing how scenarios of climate extremes and lake water-use impact stream flows and connectivity in an Arctic Coastal Plain watershed in northern Alaska. Water Resources Research.

23. Gerlach, C., Loring, P., Kofinas, G., & Penn, H. (2017). Resilience to Rapid Change in Bering, Beaufort, and Chukchi Sea Communities. In Adaptation Actions for a Changing Arctic (AACA) Bering/Chukchi/Beaufort Region Report. Oslo, Norway: Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Progreamme (AMAP).

24. Hansen, W.D., Brinkman, T.J., Leonawicz, M.W., Chapin III, F.S. & Kofinas, G.  (2013). Changing daily wind speeds on Alaska’s North Slope: Implications for rural hunting opportunities. Arctic, 66(4), 448-58.

25. Heim, K.C., Wipfli, M.S., Whitman, M S., Arp, C D., Adams, J. and Falke, J.A. (2015). Seasonal cues of Arctic grayling movement in a small Arctic stream: the importance of surface water connectivity. Environmental Biology of Fishes, 99 (1), 49-65.

26. Heim, K.C., Arp, C.D., Whitman, M., and M. Wipfli. (2018). The complementary role of lentic and lotic habitats for Arctic grayling in a complex stream‐lake network in Arctic Alaska. Ecology of Freshwater Fish. DOI: 10.1111/eff.12444

27. Johnson, I., Brinkman, T., Britton, K., Kelly, J., Hundertmark, K., Lake, B., & Verbyla, D. (2016). Quantifying rural hunter access in Alaska. Human Dimensions of Wildlife, 21(3), 240-253. doi:10.1080/10871209.2016.1137109

28. Jones, B.M. and Arp, C.D. (2015). Observing a Catastrophic Thermokarst Lake Drainage in Northern Alaska. Permafrost and Periglacial Processes, 26 (2), 119-128.

29. Jones, C., Kielland, K. and Hinzman, L. (2015). Modeling groundwater upwelling as a control on river ice thickness. Hydrology Research, 46 (4), 566-577.

30. Jones, C.E., Kielland, K., Hinzman, L.D. and Schneider, W.S. (2015). Integrating local knowledge and science: economic consequences of driftwood harvest in a changing climate. Ecology and Society, 20 (1), 25.

31. Kettle, N.P., Sam, J-M, Trainor, S. and Glenn T. Gray. (2018). Supporting climate adaptation planning in Northwest Alaska. In Lachapelle, P.R. and Albercht, D.E. (eds.), Addressing Climate Change at the Community Level in the United States. New York: Routledge.

32. Kettle, Nathan. (2018). Knowledge co-production in contested spaces: An evaluation of the North Slope Borough-Shell Baseline Studies Program. Arctic, 72(1).

33. Knapp, C.N., Chapin, F. S. III, Kofinas, G.P., Fresco, N., Carothers, C., & Craver, A. (2014). Parks, people, and change: the importance of multistakeholder engagement in adaptation planning for conserved areas. Ecology and Society, 19(4).

34. Kofinas, G., Burnsilver, S., Magdanz, J., Stotts, R., & Okada, M. (2016). Subsistence sharing networks and cooperation: Kaktovik, Wainwright, and Venetie, Alaska (BOEM Report 2015-023DOI, AFES Report MP 2015-02).

35. Kofinas, G., Clark, D. & Hovelsrud, G.K. (2013). Adaptive and Transformative CapacityArctic Resilience Interim Report 2013  M. Davis and T. Gill. Stockholm Environment Institute and Stockholm Resi.  Stockholm, Sweden.  73.

36. Leppi, J., Lunde, M., Wipfli, M., & Rinella, D. (2017). In Search of Arctic Bonefish. Fisheries, 42(6), 315-319. doi:10.1080/03632415.2017.1323525

37. Liljedahl, A.K., Boike, J., Daanen, R.P., Fedorov, A.N., Frost, G V., Grosse, G., Hinzman, L D., Iijma, Y., Jorgenson, J.C., Matveyeva, N., Necsoiu, M., Raynolds, M.K., Romanovsky, V.E., Schulla, J., Tape, K.D., Walker, D.A., Wilson, C.J., Yabuki, H. and Zona, D. (2016). Pan-Arctic ice-wedge degradation in warming permafrost and its influence on tundra hydrology. Nature Geoscience, 9 (4), 312-318.

38. Neuswanger, J.R., Wipfli, M.S., Rosenberger, A.E., & Hughes, N.F. (2016). Measuring fish and their physical habitats: versatile 2D and 3D video techniques with user-friendly software. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 73(12), 1861-1873.

39. Neuswanger, Jason R., Wipfli, M., Rosenberger, A. & Hughes, N. (2014). Mechanisms of drift-feeding behavior in juvenile Chinook salmon and the role of inedible debris in a clear-water Alaskan stream. Environmental Biology of Fishes, 97(5), 489–503.

40. Neuswanger, J.R., Wipfli, M.S., Evenson, M.J., Hughes, N.F. and Rosenberger, A E. (2015). Low productivity of Chinook salmon strongly correlates with high summer stream discharge in two Alaskan rivers in the Yukon drainage. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences, 72 (8), 1125-1137.

41. Padilla, E. & Kofinas, G. (2014). “Letting the leaders pass:” Barriers to using traditional ecological knowledge in co-management as the basis of formal hunting regulations. Ecology and Society, 19(2), 7.

42. Payne, C., Panda, S., & Prakash, A. (2018). Remote Sensing of River Erosion on the Colville River, North Slope Alaska. Remote Sensing, 10(3), 397. doi:10.3390/rs10030397

43. Raynolds, M.K., Walker, D.A., Ambrosius, K.J., Brown, J., Everett, K.R., Kanevskiy, M., . . . Webber, P.J. (2014). Cumulative geoecological effects of 62 years of infrastructure and climate change in ice-rich permafrost landscapes, Prudhoe Bay Oilfield, Alaska. Global Change Biology, 20(4), 1211-1224.

44. Stuefer, S.L., Arp, C.D., Kane, D. L., & Liljedahl, A.K. (2017). Recent Extreme Runoff Observations From Coastal Arctic Watersheds in Alaska. Water Resources Research, 53(11), 9145-9163. doi:10.1002/2017wr020567

45. Tachibana, Y., Komatsu, K., Alexeev, V.A., Cai, L., and Y. Ando. (2019.) Warm hole in Pacific Arctic sea ice cover forced mid-latitude Northern Hemisphere cooling during winter 2017-18. Nature Scientific Reports, 9, 5567.

46. Tape, K.D., Gustine, D.D., Ruess, R.W., Adams, L.G., & Clark, J.A. (2016). Range expansion of moose in arctic Alaska Linked to warming and increased shrub habitat. Plos One, 11(4), e0152636.

47. Tape, K.D., Christie, K., Carroll, G. and O'Donnell, J.A. (2016). Novel wildlife in the Arctic: the influence of changing riparian ecosystems and shrub habitat expansion on snowshoe hares. Global Change Biology, 22 (1), 208-219.

48. Tape, K.D., Jones, B.M., Arp, C.D., Nitze, I. and G. Grosse. (2018). Tundra be dammed: Beaver colonization of the Arctic. Global Change Biology. DOI: /10.1111/gcb.14332

49. Zhang, W., Witharana, C., Liljedahl, A., and M. Kanevskiy. (2018). Deep convolutional neural networks for automated characterization of arctic ice-wedge polygons in very high spatial resolution aerial imagery. Remote Sensing, 10(9), 1487.

50. Zhou, J., Prugh, L., Tape, K. D., Kofinas, G., & Kielland, K. (2017). The role of vegetation structure in controlling distributions of vertebrate herbivores in Arctic Alaska. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research, 49(2), 291-304. doi:10.1657/aaar0016-058

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