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Southwest Alaska Network (SWAN)

Documents & Reports

gull on ice Kenai Fjords 2012.

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Reports, datasets, spatial information, and other records from SWAN and other National Park Service units can be accessed via IRMA, the Integrated Resource Management Application.


watermelon berry Katmai 2011.

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Inventory Reports, Species Lists, Species Guides

Landcover, Soils, and Base Cartography

brown bear on the Katmai 2012

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Monitoring Reports


waterfall Kenai Fjords 2012

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snow depth measure Lake Clark winter 2011

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Monitoring Plan


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Published Articles

External Publications
black oystercatcher in Kenai Fjords, 2012

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2013 Presentations and Posters


2012 Presentations and Posters

2012 Posters
  • Insect-related tree mortality in south-central Alaska may be controlled by prior drought stress as indicated by d13C and d18O in tree rings (Amy Miller, others; America Geophysical Uniion annual meeting December 2012)
  • Sample size, statistical power estimation and potential implications for a long-term marine nearshore monitoring program. (Griswold et al.) Alaska Marine Science Symposium, Anchorage, Alaska, January 16-20, 2012.
  • Long-term monitoring of marine conditions and Exxon Valdez Oil Spill-injured resources and services. (Holderied et al.) Alaska Marine Science Symposium, Anchorage, Alaska, January 16-20, 2012.
  • Changes in glacier extent and terminus position at national parks in southwest Alaska determined from satellite imagery and topographic maps. (Lindsay et al.) IGS International Symposium on Glaciers and Icesheets in a Warming Climate, Fairbanks, Alaska, June 24-29, 2012.
  • Tree growth and mortality responses to climate and disturbance across a broad forest gradient in southwest Alaska. (Sherriff et al.) Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, Portland, Oregon, August 6-10, 2012.
2012 Presentations
  • National Park Service Inventory and Monitoring Program - Southwest Alaska Network Overview. (Moore) Katmai National Park and Preserve Seasonal Interpretive Training, May 11, 2012, King Salmon, AK.
  • Notable lichen and bryophyte collections from Lake Clark and Katmai National Parks and Preserves: A starting point for future inventories. (Walton and Miller) Alaska Botany Forum, Anchorage, Alaska, April 26, 2012.
  • Southwest Alaska Science Symposium Take Home Points and relevant monitoring for a Kenai Peninsula Vulnerability Assessment. (Shephard) Joint Chugach National Forest, Kenai Refuge, and Kenai Fjords management team meeting. March 21, 2012.
  • Evaluation atmospheric and terrestrial disturbance in Southwest Alaska lake. (Moore) National Water Quality Council Meeting, Biennial Meeting, Portland, OR. April 30 – May 4, 2012.
  • Seedling establishment and temperature sensitivity of white spruce near the western forest margin, southwest Alaska. (Miller and Sherriff) Ecological Society of America Annual Meeting, Portland, Oregon, August 6-10, 2012.

2011 Southwest Alaska Science Symposium presentations


2011 Southwest Alaska Science Symposium Posters


Other 2011 Presentations and Posters

2011 Presentations and Posters
  • Coletti, H., J. Bodkin, T. Dean, and K. Kloecker. 2011. Evaluation of the southwest Alaska network nearshore monitoring program: synthesis, analysis and insight from the first 5 years. Alaska Marine Science Symposium, Anchorage, AK, January, 2011.[Poster]
  • Coletti, H., J. Bodkin, T. Dean, and K. Kloecker. 2011. Evaluation of the southwest Alaska network nearshore monitoring program: synthesis, analysis and insight from the first 5 years. George Wright Society, New Orleans, LA, March, 2011. [Poster]
  • Coletti, H. and J. Peterson. 2011. Structured Decision Making. 2011. Sea Otter Conservation Workshop, Seattle, WA, March 2011. [Invited Speaker]
  • Coletti, H., J. Bodkin T. Dean, and K. Kloecker. 2011. National Park Service Southwest Alaska Network Nearshore Monitoring: synthesis, analysis and insight from the first 5 years. Classroom for Climate, Anchorage, AK, May 2011. [Invited Speaker]
  • Engle K., D. Broderson, J. Zhu, D.K Swanson, C.L. Lindsay, P. Martyn and A.E. Miller. 2011. Automated processing and distribution of MODIS and AVHRR data through UAF-GINA: current products and monitoring applications for seasonal metrics. Alaska Surveying and Mapping Conference, Anchorage, AK, February 22-24, 2011. [Poster]
  • Lindsay C. and F. Klasner. 2011. A glacier monitoring strategy for Kenai Fjords National Park. Chugach National Forest Classrooms for Climate Conference, Anchorage, AK, May 4-7, 2011. [Poster]

2010 Presentations and Posters


2009 Presentations and Posters

2009 Posters

2008 Presentations and Posters

2008 Presentations

2007 Presentations and Posters


2005 Presentations and Posters

2005 Presentations
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