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First Name Last Name Email Department Organization Phone Address City State/Province Postal Code Country Title Current Research Science Specialties
Paul Whitfield paul.h.whitfield [at]

University of Saskatchewan

Meteorological Service of Canada/Service météorologique du Canada

+1-403 609-6606 127 Krizan Bay Canmore Alberta T1W 3G3 Canada Emeritus Scientist

Climate change impacts on hydrology in mountains and cold regions

hydrology, water quality, climatology

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Nia Whiteley n.m.whiteley [at]

School of Biological Sciences

Bangor University

+44-1248-388-080 Brambell Building - Deiniol Road Bangor Gwynedd LL57 2UW United Kingdom Lecturer in Animal Physiology

Physiological responses of aquatic organisms to environmental change. Particularly interested in the responses shown by cold-adapted ectotherms to climate change. Past projects have studied stress responses in Antarctic and Arctic fish, and the effects of latitudinal thermal gradients on the expression of myosin heavy chain isoforms in the muscles of marine crustaceans. Recent work has concentrated on latitudinal variations in metabolism and growth in congeneric species of gammarid amphipods.

crustacean biology, comparative physiology

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John Whitehead jwhitehead [at]

Department of Physical Oceanography

Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

508-289-2793 360 Woods Hole Road - MS #21 Woods Hole Massachusetts 02543 United States Senior Scientist

Convection. Thermohaline effects. Fronts. Mixing.

physical oceanography, modeling, fluid mechanics

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James White jwhite [at]

Institute of Arctic and Alpine Research (INSTAAR)

University of Colorado

303-492-5494 Campus Box 450 Boulder Colorado 80309 United States Associate Professor

Ice cores and climate change. Greenhouse gases, past and present.

paleoclimatology, biogeochemistry, climate change

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Robert White bob.white [at] N/A

University of Alaska Anchorage

907-497-6414 500 M Street #304 Anchorage Alaska 99501 United States Professor and Director Emeritus

Climate change Comparative physiology Muskox Physiological ecology Modeling caribou and muskox biology. Reproductive biology of caribou and muskoxen. Absorption and digestive function. Adaptation of animals to climate extremes. Sustainability of human communities dependent on subsistence resources. Human dimensions of global change.

nutritional ecology, animal physiology, caribou

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Kathleen White kwhite [at]

Ice Engineering Research Division

Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (CRREL)

603-646-4187 72 Lyme Road Hanover New Hampshire 03755 United States research hydraulic engineer

Ice jam formation, mitigation and control. Breakup jam prediction. Ice jam mitigation through project operation. Updating CRREL Ice Jam Database.

ice jams, river ice

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Daniel White uaf.chancellor [at] N/A

University of Alaska Statewide

907-474-7112 539 Duckering Building Fairbanks Alaska 99775 United States Chancellor

Impact of climate change on water resources, with particular emphasis on drinking water. Long-term study of drinking water vulnerability and human adaptive capacity.

climate change, drinking water, rural sanitation

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James White jwhite [at]

Geological Survey of Canada

Natural Resources Canada

403-292-7085 3303 - 33rd Street NW Calgary Alberta T2L 2A7 Canada Research Scientist

Cenozoic biostratigraphy and paleoclimatology.

palynology, biostratigraphy, paleoclimatology

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Joseph White clancy [at]

Geology Department

University of New Brunswick

+1-506-453-4803 PO Box 4400 Fredericton New Brunswick E3B 5A3 Canada Professor

Central Arctic Islands, Canada.

geology, tectonophysics, earthquakes

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Thomas White white [at]

Permafrost Environmental Consulting

Linden Research Group

613-746-4422 27 Lindenlea Road Suite 103 Ottawa Ontario K1M-1A9 Canada Principal Permafrost Scientist

Pipelines in Permafrost, Mackenzie Gas Pipeline Project, Contaminats in Permafrost affceted soils, Dewline Stations in NWT soil impact studies

pipelines, permafrost engineering, climate change

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John Whissel jwhissel [at]

Swan Research Program

Environmental Studies at Airlie

540-341-3239 7078 Airlie Road Warrenton Virginia 20187 United States Biologist

I am currently studying the migration of Tundra Swans breeding near the Colville River Delta on Alaska's North Slope using color coded neck/tarsus bands, satellite telemetry, and radio telemetry. I will be monitoring the migration in real-time, and using this monitoring to present a k-12 education program that will engage students in discussion with each other about the migration they are watching unfold.

waterfowl migration, wetland ecology, education

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Robert Wheelersburg wheelersburg [at]

Department of Sociology-Anthropology

Elizabethtown College

717-361-1188 14 Meadowbrook Lane Elizabethtown Pennsylvania 17022 United States

Scandinavia. Saami. Natural resource utilization. Transportation system development.

cultural anthropology, history, natural resources management

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Stephen Wheeler s.wheeler [at]

Ice Operations Sections/Polar Icebreaker Management

U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) Pacific Area

510-437-3850 1 Coast Guard Island Br Alameda California 94501 United States

Manages Coast Guard icebreaking assets (including CG icebreakers, USCGC Polar Star, and USCGC Polar Sea) as ice pilot, science liaison, etc. Facilitate all aspects of deployment planning and execution. Deploys annually to McMurdo Station for Antarctic operations.


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Robin Whatley riw [at]

Department of Geology

University College of Wales

+44-1970-622-635 Cardiganshire Aberystwyth SY23 3DB United Kingdom Professor

Distribution and ecology Quaternary and recent Ostracoda in Greenland waters, Spitzbergen, and Arctic Ocean.

micropaleontology, ecology

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Robert Wharton, Jr. rwharton [at]

Office of Research

Idaho State University

208-282-2714 1010 South 5th Pocatello Idaho 83209 United States Chief Research Officer, Chief Executive Officer

Effects of ice cover on lake ecosystem properties.

aquatic ecology, climatology

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Michael Whalen mtwhalen [at]

Department of Geosciences

University of Alaska Fairbanks

907-474-5302 PO Box 755780 Fairbanks Alaska 99775 United States Professor

Stratigraphy and depositional history of the Chicxulub impact crater-fill. Sequence stratigraphy of the marine Triassic of northern Alaska. Sequence and cyclo-stratigraphy of the Devonian of western Canada. Sequence stratigraphy of the Mississippian/Pennsylvanian Lisburne Group, northern Alaska.

carbonate sedimentology and stratigraphy, paleoceanography, paleogeography, paleoclimatology

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Mary Whalen mary_whalen [at]

Alaska Science Center - Biological Resources Division

U.S. Geological Survey

907-786-3496 1011 E Tudor Rd Anchorage Alaska 99503 United States Fish and Wildlife Biologist

Nearshore vertebrate predators. Dolly Varden population dynamics.

fisheries, freshwater fish

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Patricia Weyrick pweyrick [at]

Geological Sciences Division

Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (CRREL)

603-646-4466 72 Lyme Road Hanover New Hampshire 03755 United States

Geographic information system of Fort Richardson and Fort Wainwright, and FUD sites in Alaska.

geographic information systems, hydrology, water quality

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John Wettlaufer john.wettlaufer [at]

Physics and Geology & Geophysics and Mathematics

Yale University

203-432-0892 Yale University New Haven Connecticut 06520 United States A.M. Bateman Professor of Geophysics, Mathematics and Physics

The physics of ice surfaces: ice/vapor, ice/ice, ice/particle. Crystal growth. Sea ice.

physics, ice physics, sea ice thermodynamics

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Erling Westlien erling.westlien [at] N/A

Shell Exploration and Production

907-646-7124 3601 C Street Anchorage Alaska 99503 United States Environmental Toxicologist/Project Manager

Assessment and cleanup of environmental impact due to residual contamination associated with oil and gas exploration and other resource development activities in the arctic.

environmental toxicology, environmental assessment, water quality

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Dixie West dlwest [at]

Biodiversity Institute

University of Kansas

785-864-4103 620 Fraser Hall Lawrence Kansas 66045 United States Adjunct research professor

Collaborative research in the Islands of the Four Mountains, Aleutian Islands, Alaska.

climate change, human adaptation and resilience, subsistence,

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Vidar Wespestad vidar [at] N/A

Pacific Whiting Conservation Cooperative

425-672-7603 21231 8th Place West Lynnwood Washington 98036 United States

Population dynamics of Alaska pollock and other pelagic species in the Bering Sea. Estimation of harvest strategies for Alaska pollock and other species in the Bering Sea. Retrieval and analysis of Russian historic fisheries survey data from the eastern Bering Sea and Gulf of Alaska.

fish populations, fisheries, ecosystem modeling

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Jan Weslawski weslaw [at]

Department of Marine Ecology - Institute of Oceanology

Polish Academy of Sciences

+48-58551-7283 Powstancow Warszawy 55 Sopot 81-712 Poland

Sedimentology. BIODAFF - biodiversity and fluxes in Arctic glaciated fjords - cooperative, interdisciplinary project in Kongsfjorden, Svalbard. IAPP - International Arctic Polynya Project - NE and NW Greenland. APARD- Arctic Paleoriver Discharge. LITUS - Sandy littoral ecology of Bjornoya and Spitsbergen.

marine ecology, population ecology, benthic ecology

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Eugene Wescott rocket [at]

Geophysical Institute (GI)

University of Alaska Fairbanks

907-474-7576 PO Box 757320 Fairbanks Alaska 99775 United States

Shaped charge injection of field aligned Ba and Ca plasma to investigate the physics of mass-dependent ion acceleration. Fluorescent plasma tracer and perturbation experiments from sounding rockets. Barium, strontiu.m and calcium experiments from the CRRES satellite Red sprites and blue jets - middle atmospheric electrical breakdown above thunderstorms.

space physics, auroral studies, rockets and missiles

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Alan Werner awerner [at]

Department of Geology and Geography

Mount Holyoke College

413-538-2134 Mount Holyoke College South Hadley Massachusetts 01075 United States Professor of Geology

Holocene climate change,
Late Wisconsinan climatic change
Lacustrine records of environmental change.

glacial geology
Quaternary geology

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