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Research Biologist Position Open in Fairbanks Office for 2021 Field Season!

ABR has an immediate opening for an Avian Ecologist to conduct and support bird studies throughout Alaska. The ideal candidate for this position will have a broad background in wildlife biology, including shorebird studies, and experience with database management, statistical analyses, and preparation of technical reports. For more information, check out the job description.

ABR is Hiring Technicians for the 2021 Field Season!

ABR is hiring field technicians for the 2021 season.

Arctic riparian shrub expansion indicates a shift from streams gaining water to those that lose flow

ABR vegetation scientists Gerald (J.J.) Frost and Ina Timling are authors on a new publication exploring the link between permafrost thaw and tundra shrub expansion. The study was a collaboration with University of Alaska Fairbanks and Alaska Department of Natural Resources, funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF). Way to go J.J.!

Integrated terrain unit mapping on the Beaufort Coastal Plain, North Slope, Alaska, USA

Congratulations to @Aaron Wells and the rest of the ABR Ecological Land Survey (ELS) team on publishing an article that is the culmination of 3532.4 km² mapped over 26 years. Integrated Terrain Unit (ITU) mapping provides a baseline for planning and monitoring landscapes against a backdrop of climate change and ongoing industrial activity.

3 New Publications, Alex Prichard

Way to go Alex Prichard on three recent publications exploring various aspects of North Slope caribou! If you’re looking for some interesting reading this week, check them out:

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