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First Name Last Name Email Department Organization Phone Address City State/Province Postal Code Country Title Current Research Science Specialties
Ronald Weaver ronald.weaver [at]

National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC)

University of Colorado

303-492-7624 University Campus Box 449 Boulder Colorado 80309 United States Scientific Manager

Earth Observation System Data and Information System (EOSDIS). Distributed Active Archive (DAAC) manager. Data reduction for submarine collected under-ice sonar draft data.

sea ice, remote sensing, data management

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John Weatherly john.w.weatherly [at]

Snow and Ice Division

Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory

603-646-4741 72 Lyme Road Hanover New Hampshire 03755 United States Research Scientist

Development of global climate models with better sea ice dynamics and thermodynamics. The role of the polar regions in global climate change and natural variability and its impact on lower latitudes. Model formulations on parallel and distributed processors.

climate modeling, sea ice modeling, climate change

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Jo Bea Way way [at]

Earth and Space Science Division

Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) - California Institute of Technology

818-354-8225 4800 Oak Grove Drive Pasadena California 91109 United States

Monitoring freeze-thaw status with imaging radar.

remote sensing, boreal forests, CO2 modeling

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Earle Waugh earle.waugh [at]

Family Medicine

University of Alberta

780-492-6424 901 College Plaza Edmonton Alberta T6G 2C8 Canada Professor

Traditional aboriginal religions. Cree language. Junior Cree Multimedia Dictionary.


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Michelle Watts michelle.watts [at]

Clayton H. Ridell Faculty of Environment, Earth and Resources

Centre of Earth Observation Science

(204) 272-1542 498 Wallace Building Winnipeg Manitoba R3T 2N2 Canada Schools on Board Program Coordinator


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David Watts davidawatts [at] N/A 323-633-8153 Fairbanks 99709 United States

terrestrial ecosystems, plant communities, biodiversity, community ecology, climate change

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Annette Watson wats0148 [at]

Department of Geography

University of Minnesota

612-889-7542 3539 15th Ave S Minneapolis Minnesota 55407 United States Ph.D. Student

Perception of Aleutian Islands and Alaska. Military in the polar regions. History of exploration and mapping of polar regions. History of field science in the north. Knowledge systems in the North as relates to environmental perception and assessment.

geography, history of science, cultural studies

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Alan Watson awatson [at] N/A

Aldo Leopold Wilderness Research Institute

406-542-4197 Box 8089 Missoula Montana 59807 United States Research Social Scientist

Compatibility and conflict between northern area wilderness values, including tourism, traditional relationships with nature, biodiversity protection, and recreation. Human and wildlife interaction. Watchable wildlife in wilderness.

human ecology, human/environment interaction, recreation

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Brenton Watkins ffbjw [at]

Geophysical Institute (GI)

University of Alaska Fairbanks

907-474-7479 Box 757320 Fairbanks Alaska 99775 United States

D and E-region incoherent scatter radar observations at Sondrestrom, Greenland.

space physics, ionospheric physics

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Paul Wassmann paul.wassmann [at]

Department of Arctic and Marine Biology

UiT The Arctic University of Norway

+47-77-64-44-59 Breivika Tromso N-9037 Norway Professor

Vertical flux. Plankton cycling, system ecology. Barents Sea, Eurasian Basin of Arctic Ocean

climate change
pelagic benthic coupling
C flux
plankton ecosytems

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Albert (Linc) Washburn

Quaternary Research Center

University of Washington

206-543-8140 Box 351360 Seattle Washington 98195 United States

Patterned ground research - Canadian Arctic. Mass wasting research - Canadian Arctic.

periglacial environment, frost action, permafrost

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Stephen Warren sgw [at]

Department of Atmospheric Sciences

University of Washington

206-543-7230 Box 351640 Seattle Washington 98195 United States Professor

climatology, snow characteristics, sea ice

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Lois Wardell wardell [at] N/A

Arapahoe SciTech

520-339-3322 1665 E 18th Street Tucson Arizona 85719 United States Director

Unmanned Aerial Systems, extremophllic organisms, technology development

climate change, remote sensing, airborne research

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Brent Ward bcward [at]

Department of Earth Sciences

Simon Fraser University

+1-778-782-4229 Burnaby British Columbia V5A 1S6 Canada Assistant Professor

Geochronology -The northern Cordilleran Ice Sheet over the last 300,000 years -Testing the role of moisture in arctic glaciation

Quaternary geology, sedimentology, glacial geomorphology

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Frank Wania frank.wania [at]

Division of Physical Sciences

University of Toronto

416-287-7225 1265 Military Trail Toronto Ontario M1C 1A4 Canada Assistant Professor

Long-range transport of persistent organic pollutants into polar regions. Environmental organic chemistry of snow and ice.

environmental chemistry, air pollution modeling, snow chemistry

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Jia Wang [at]

Great Lakes Environmental Research Lab (GLERL)

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

734-741-2281 4840 S. State Road Ann Arbor Michigan 48108 United States

Ocean dynamics. Modeling. Data assimilation. Climate change study. Air-sea-ice interaction.

physical oceanography, climatology, air-sea-ice interactions

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Muyin Wang [at]

Joint Institute for the Study of the Atmosphere and Ocean (JISAO)

University of Washington

206-526-4532 7600 Sandpoint Way NE Seattle Washington 98115 United States Research Scientist

The mechanism responsible for the warm anomalies in the Arctic during 1930s and 1990s; The large scale mode of variability; The change of the Arctic climate and its connection with lower latitude, particularly over the North Pacific region.

climate change, ecosystem impact, atmospheric sciences

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Ruixue Wang wangr [at]

Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering

Clarkson University

315-268-2333 8 Clarkson Avenue Potsdam New York 13699 United States Grad student

Ice production in the wave field

sea ice modeling, ice/structure interaction, ice physics

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Feiyue Wang wangf [at]

Clayton H. Ridell Faculty of Environment, Earth and Resources

Centre of Earth Observation Science

(204) 474-6250 466 Wallace Building Winnipeg Manitoba R3T 2N2 Canada Professor

Sea-ice Environmental Research Facility

air pollution modeling, ocean geochemistry

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Hanling Wang boalos [at]

Center for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea, Institute of International Law

Chinese Academy of Social Sciences

+861-0-68695376 15 Shatan Beijie Beijing 100720 China Professor

Arctic law, policy and strategy; the law of the sea


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Johanna Wandel jwandel [at]

Department of Geography

University of Guelph

+1-519-824-4120 Guelph Ontario N1G 2W1 Canada

My research interests are focused on human communities and adaptation in light of environmental change. Current projects include stresses between traditional and "southern" ways of life and management of environmental hazards.

Inuit, Indigenous knowledge, community sustainability

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James Walworth

Soil, Water and Environmental Science Department

University of Arizona

520-626-3364 PO Box 210038 Tucson Arizona 85721 United States Associate Professor

Nutrient requirements for bioremediation of petroleum-contaminated soils. Bioremediation designs and considerations for northern soils. Mineralization rates of municipal and processing wastes in northern soils. Nutrient requirements of northern crops. Soil and plant analysis. Soil chemical processes. Soil nutrient behavior. Fate of contaminants in soil systems.

soil science, bioremediation, agriculture

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Mike Walton mike.walton [at]

Ecological and Commemorative Integrity - Yukon Field Unit

Parks Canada

867-667-3824 #205 - 300 Main Street Whitehorse Yukon Territory Y1A 2B5 Canada Manager, Resource Conservation

Community based economic development leading to sustainable development strategies. Traditional ecological knowledge in western science and research.

ecosystem science, natural resources management, Native issues

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Laurel Walters N/A 156 Alpine Bishop California 93514 United States

Mosquito-transmitted viruses in Alaska. Leishmaniasis. Canine Dirofilariasis.

entomology, virology, parasitology

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James Walters james.walters [at]

Department of Earth Science

University of Northern Iowa

319-230-2572 142 Latham Hall Cedar Falls Iowa 50614 United States Emeritus Professor of Geology

Documentation and paleoclimatic significance of relict periglacial phenomena in northeast Iowa. Study of patterned ground features and permafrost characteristics in the Tangle Lakes, High Valley, and Maclaren Summit areas along the Denali Highway.

periglacial environment, geomorphology, permafrost

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