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William Simpson wrsimpson [at] alaska.edu

Geophysical Institute and Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

University of Alaska Fairbanks

907-474-7235 Geophysical Institute and Chemistry Department Fairbanks Alaska 99775 United States Professor

Our research group studies arctic atmospheric chemistry with the goal of better understanding of how the unique conditions of the arctic region affects the transformation of pollutants. Our methods use spectroscopy to probe chemical composition of air, liquids, and solids.

Atmospheric Chemistry, Remote Sensing, Trace Gases, Remote instrumentation

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William Simpson wrsimpson [at] alaska.edu

Geophysical Institute and Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry

University of Alaska Fairbanks

907-687-1247 Geophysical Institute and Chemistry Department Fairbanks Alaska 99775 United States Professor

Our research group studies arctic atmospheric chemistry with the goal of better understanding of how the unique conditions of the arctic region affects the transformation of pollutants. Our methods use spectroscopy to probe chemical composition of air, liquids, and solids.

Atmospheric Chemistry, Remote Sensing, Trace Gases, Remote instrumentation

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Taras Sipko sipkotp [at] mail.ru

The Russian Academy of Sciences

Institute of Problems Ecology and Evolution RAS

+7-8-903-707-8328 Leninskii pr. 33 Moscow 119071 Russian Federation

Capture and immobilize: muskox, moose, bison, reindeer Transportation of animals and their introduction into the wild. Creation and management of a population. Studying genetical aspects of muskox, moose, bison, and reindeer.

zoology, genetics, muskox

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Anna-Liisa Sippola alsippol [at] urova.fi

Arctic Centre

University of Lapland

+358-1634-1341 PO Box 122 Rovaniemi FIN-96101 Finland PhD, Senior Scientist

Conservation biology. Wilderness studies. Biodiversity in boreal forest ecosystems. Reindeer - predator relationships. Biodiversity and management in Finnish wilderness areas.

biodiversity, boreal forests

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Boris Sirenko marine [at] zin.ru

Laboratory of Marine Research

Zoological Institute RAS

+7-812-328-23-22 Universitetskaya nab 1 Saint-Petersburg 199034 Russian Federation Dr.Sc.

Biodiversity of Eurasian Arctic Seas and Basin. Biocenology of Arctic Seas, Taxonomy of Gastropods. Benthic ecology. collaborate: Univeristy of Alaska Fairbanks, University of Tennessee

benthic ecology, biodiversity, invertebrate ecology

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Anna Sirina vost [at] ipi.irkutsk.su

Department of Siberian Studies - Institute of Ethnology and Anthropology

Russian Academy of Sciences

+7-95-9385719 Leninskyi pr 32-A Moscow 117334 Russian Federation Visiting Fellow, Ph.D.

Conduct fieldwork in Northern Russia, in Irkutsk region, Buryat republic, Sakha (Yakutia) republic, Magadan region, Kamchatka region, among Evenks, Even, Kamchadal, Itelmen, Koryak peoples. Traditional culture. Cultural transformation. Modern socio-economic changes.

cultural anthropology, circumpolar cultures, Native studies

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Luc Sirois luc_sirois [at] uqar.uquebec.ca

Department of Biology

University of Quebec at Rimouski

+1-418-723-1986 300 Allee des Ursulines Rimouski Quebec G5L 3A1 Canada Professor

forest ecology

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Benoît Sittler sittler [at] ruf.uni-freiburg.de

Institut für Landespflege

Universität Freiburg

+49-761-2033-629 Freiburg D-79085 Germany

Long-term project on Lemming cycles in NE Greenland (Karupelv Valley Project started in 1988).

ecology, mammalogy, predation

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Gulamabas Sivjee sivjee [at] erau.edu

Physical Sciences Department

Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

386-226-6711 600 South Clyde Morris Boulevard Daytona Beach Florida 32114 United States Professor of Physics and Director, Space Physics Research Laboratory

Middle atmosphere and thermosphere composition, thermodynamics and dynamics. Impact on global circulation. Solar terrestrial effects onthe MLT region. Airglow and auroral studies. Precipitations of magneto sheath particles in the polar cusp and polar cap regions. Effects of IMF on these events. F region patches and associated effects in the ionosphere.

aeronomy, space physics, geophysics

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Anna Sjöblom anna.sjoblom [at] geo.uu.se

Department of Earth Sciences, Meteorology

Uppsala University

+46-184717180 Villav. 16 Uppsala 75236 Sweden Professor in Arctic Meteorology

Arctic meteorology, boundary layer meteorology and turbulence, air-ice-sea interaction, connection between weather and avalanches, local scale climate, wind energy, sound propagation

Arctic meteorology, boundary layer meteorology and turbulence, air-ice-sea interaction, connection between weather and avalanches, local scale climate, wind energy, sound propagation

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Janneche Skaare janneche.skaare [at] vetinst.no

National Veterinary Institute

The Norwegian School of Veterinary Science

+47-2321-6200 PO Box 8156 Oslo N-0033 Norway Professor, Deputy Director

Studies of POPs in marine food chains. Poosible effects of POPs in polar bears. Geograhpic and time strend studies of POPs.

environmental toxicology, marine mammals, aquatic toxicology

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Cal Skaugstad cskaugstad [at] fishgame.state.ak.us

Sport Fish Division

Alaska Department of Fish and Game

907-459-7249 1300 College Rd Fairbanks Alaska 99701 United States

Estimating abundance, exploitation, and other fishery parameters on populations of resident and anadromous game fish in interior Alaska. Creating and maintaining fisheries for stocked game fish in interior Alaska lakes. Enumerating populations of adult salmon returning to interior Alaska rivers.

fisheries, fish populations, freshwater fish

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Jay Skiles jskiles [at] mail.arc.nasa.gov

SETI Institute

National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

650-604-3614 Mail Stop 239-20 Moffett Field California 94035 United States Principal Investigator

Small watershed hydrology. Stochastic weather generation of model drivers.

computer simulation, ecology, ecosystem modeling

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Peter Sköld peter.skold [at] umu.se

Arctic Research Centre

Arctic Research Centre at Umeå University (Arcum)

+46-90786-6347 Petrus Laestadius väg 2 Umeå SE-901 87 Sweden Associate Professor

Demographic history of Swedish Sami.

demography, Native rights, religion/belief systems

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Annelie Skoog skoog [at] uconn.edu

Department of Marine Sciences

University of Connecticut

860-405-9220 1084 Shennecossett Road Groton Connecticut 06340 United States Assistant Professor

Dissolved organic material (DOM) in the Arctic ocean has the highest concentration in any ocean basin, and is potentially an important factor in supporting the net heterotrophic open ocean in the Arctic. However, this DOM is mostly unknown on the molecular level. As a part of the NSF supported Shelf-Basin Interaction program, our group does molecular level studies of DOM in the Arctic Ocean with the following goals: -determine whether the high DOC concentrations in the Arctic Ocean include a higher concentration of biologically labile components than are found in other oceans. -determine the relative biological lability of DOM from riverine inputs to the Arctic Ocean and compare that to relative lability of DOM formed in situ. -determine which biologically labile compounds in the Arctic have detectable concentrations, in order to carry out flux studies on a molecular level to calculate a reasonable heterotrophic incorporation efficiency for the Arctic Ocean during phase II of the SBI effort.

biogeochemistry

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Trond Skotvold trond.skotvold [at] akvaplan.niva.no

Department of Freshwater

Akvaplan-niva

+47-7775-0319 Tromsø N-9296 Norway Section manager

Deposition and fate of long-range transported contaminants in arctic areas.

limnology, environmental studies

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Henrik Skov hsk [at] dmu.dk

Atmospheric Environment

National Environmental Research Institute, Aarhus University

+45-4630-1162 Frederiksborgvej 399 Roskilde 399 Denmark

My main research activity is within "The fate of mercury in the Arctic". Furthermore I am head of your monitoring activities in Greenland, where we presently have a station at St. Nord. The following species are measured by a filter pack: SO2, and particle bound metals and NO3, NH4. We use monitors for Hg(0), NOx, O3. These data can be seen online on our website www.dmu.dk. Finally we have a high volume sampler for POP's as OC, brominated flame retardance and perfluoro telomer alcohols. The activities are part of AMAP and the station is contibuting to IPY-ATMOPOL.

air pollution, air-sea-ice interactions, atmospheric chemistry

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Eric Skyllingstad skylling [at] oce.orst.edu

College of Oceanic and Atmospheric Sciences

Oregon State University

541-737-5697 104 Oceanography Admin Building Corvallis Oregon 97331 United States Assistant Professor (Sr Res)

Boundary layer modeling with sea ice as part of SHEBA. Simulation of deep convection in an Arctic circulation model.

fluid mechanics, ocean-atmosphere interactions, ice modeling

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Charles Slaughter cslaugh [at] uidaho.edu

EcoHydraulics Research Group

Center for Ecohydraulics Research

208-284-5073 322 Front Street, Suite 340 Boise Idaho 83702 United States

Hydrology and resource management of snow-affected ecosystems. Subarctic hydrology.

hydrology, boreal forests, permafrost

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Karie Slavik kslavik [at] mbl.edu

Ecosystems Center

Marine Biological Laboratory (MBL)

508-548-7486 7 MBL Street Woods Hole Massachusetts 02543 United States

Arctic tundra LTER stream research. Kuparuk River long-term fertilization study.

stream ecology, ecosystem science, algae

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Ronald Sletten sletten [at] u.washington.edu

Quaternary Research Center

University of Washington

206-543-0571 Box 351360 Seattle Washington 98195 United States

Soil/plant interactions and chemical/physical processes in High Arctic soils. Ionic diffusion in frozen soils. Taxonomy of Arctic soils. Studies of surface stability in Antarctica.

soil science, environmental engineering, geochemistry

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Scott Slocombe sslocomb [at] wlu.ca

Department of Geography and Environmental Studies

Wilfrid Laurier University

519-884-0710 75 University Avenue West Waterloo Ontario N2L 3C5 Canada Professor

Ecosystem management, Integrated resource and environmental management , Regional integration of protected areas , Cumulative effects assessment and regional land use planning

social-ecological systems, natural resources management, land use planning, environmental assessment

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Gabrielle Slowey gslowey [at] sympatico.ca N/A Toronto Ontario M4E 2T1 Canada Doctoral Candidate (ABD)

Aboriginal Self-Determination in the New Political Economy: The Case of the Mikisew Cree First Nation.

Native governments, natural resources policy, social change

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Robert Small bob.small [at] alaska.gov

Division of Wildlife Conservation

Alaska Department of Fish and Game

907-465-6167 PO Box 25526 Juneau Alaska 99802 United States Ph.D. - Marine Mammals Coordinator

1) Passive acoustic monitoring of marine mammals, and ambient and anthropogenic noise in the eastern Chukchi Sea, 2) Satellite tagging of bowhead whales to examine migration and movements, and 3) Passive acoustic monitoring of beluga whales and ambient and anthropogenic noise in Cook Inlet

marine mammals, population ecology, endangered species

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Jeffrey Smart jeff.smart [at] jhuapl.edu

National Security Technology Department

Johns Hopkins University

240-228-4331 11100 Johns Hopkins Road Laurel Maryland 20723 United States Principal Physicist

Developing a JAVA-based graphical user interface to an Oracle relational database of arctic data for use by the U.S. Navy. The demo system is on-line at: http://wood.jhuapl.edu/soared (also have a CD-ROM that demos the use of the database) and is populated with the following SCICEX & historical data sets: 10,000 historical (NODC) temperature, salinity, and sound velocity profiles; 30 nmi spacing gridded temperature, salinity, and sound velocity profiles (GDEM); 250 segments of hi-res (1m spacing) and inflection-point-sampled ice keel data; and thousands of miles of along-track bathymetry data.

environmental sciences, data processing/analysis, oceanography

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