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This article reviews social science research on Indigenous wildfire management in Australia, Canada and the United States after the year 2000 and explores future research needs in the field. In these three countries, social science research exploring contemporary Indigenous wildfire management has been limited although there have been interesting findings about how Indigenous culture and knowledge influences fire management. Research with Indigenous communities may be limited not because of a lack of interest by social scientists, but rather by obstacles to doing research with Indigenous communities, such as ethical and time concerns. Research needs on Indigenous wildfire management are presented, centred on the...
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Harbor porpoise, Phocoena phocoena vomerina, in Cook Inlet, Alaska, are managed as part of the Gulf ofAlaska (GOA) stock. It is not known if this population is distinct from porpoise in the GOA stock found outside Cook Inlet. No long- term dedicated studies of harbor porpoise have occurred in Cook In let. The objective here is to provide a summary of occurrence in Cook Inlet derived from archaeological data, anecdotal reports, and systematic surveys. Maps were created for each dataset. Therefore, each of these estimates is likely biased downward. In the last decade the region has seen expansion of the Port of Anchorage, proposals to build a bridge crossing Knik Arm, plans to develop mining operations and supporting...
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Nine native taxa including Carex oligosperma, C. pauciflora, C. pellita, Chimaphila umbellata ssp. occidentalis, Draba densifolia, x Elyleymus hirtiflorus, Eriophorum vaginatum ssp. spissum, Impatiens ? capensis, and Rhus radicans are reported new to the known flora of the Yukon Territory. Eight introduced taxa are also reported as new to the known flora. Significant range extensions within the Territory are reported for 180 native and 17 introduced taxa. Comments are presented on three native taxa and two native taxa are deleted from the Territory.
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We reconstructed late Holocene fluctuations of Kluane Lake in Yukon Territory from variations in bulk physical properties and carbon and nitrogen elemental and isotopic abundances in nine sediment cores. Fluctuations of Kluane Lake in the past were controlled by changes in climate and glaciers, which affected inflow of Slims and Duke rivers, the two largest sources of water flowing into the lake. Kluane Lake fluctuated within a narrow range, at levels about 25 m below the present datum, from about 5000 to 1300 cal yr BP. Low lake levels during this interval are probably due to southerly drainage of Kluane Lake to the Pacific Ocean, opposite the present northerly drainage to Bering Sea. Slims River, which today is...


map background search result map search result map New records of vascular plants in the Yukon Territory II Stock status of coho salmon in upper Cook Inlet: report to the Alaska Board of Fisheries, January 2005 Management Plan for Elk (Cervus elaphus) in the Yukon Isolation and Identification of Photobacterium phosphoreum from an Unexpected Niche: Migrating Salmon Cottonwood Creek Ecological Assessment Principal facts for gravity data collected in the Copper River basin area, southcentral Alaska Distribution, speciation, and transport of mercury in stream-sediment, stream-water, and fish collected near abandoned mercury mines in southwestern Alaska, USA Social science research on Indigenous wildfire management in the 21st century and future research needs Genetic variation in caribou and reindeer (Rangifer tarandus ) Extraordinary movements of the Denali caribou herd following the perfect storm Eagle River Flats pond pumping remediation project: fourth-year operations under the record of decision Lake Trout Population Assessment: Ethel Lake 2011 Timing and cause of water level fluctuations in Kluane Lake, Yukon Territory, over the past 5000 years White spruce regeneration following a major spruce beetle outbreak in forests on the Kenai Peninsula, Alaska Fishery Management Report for Sport Fisheries in the Arctic-Yukon- Kuskokwim Management Area, 2000-2001 Strategic Plan for Salmon Research in the Kuskokwim River Drainage Harbor Porpoise, Phocoena phocoena vomerina, in Cook Inlet, Alaska Monitoring Geohazards near Pipeline Corridors with an Advanced InSAR Technique and Geomechanical Modelling Cottonwood Creek Ecological Assessment Lake Trout Population Assessment: Ethel Lake 2011 Eagle River Flats pond pumping remediation project: fourth-year operations under the record of decision Timing and cause of water level fluctuations in Kluane Lake, Yukon Territory, over the past 5000 years White spruce regeneration following a major spruce beetle outbreak in forests on the Kenai Peninsula, Alaska Extraordinary movements of the Denali caribou herd following the perfect storm Principal facts for gravity data collected in the Copper River basin area, southcentral Alaska Distribution, speciation, and transport of mercury in stream-sediment, stream-water, and fish collected near abandoned mercury mines in southwestern Alaska, USA Harbor Porpoise, Phocoena phocoena vomerina, in Cook Inlet, Alaska Stock status of coho salmon in upper Cook Inlet: report to the Alaska Board of Fisheries, January 2005 Monitoring Geohazards near Pipeline Corridors with an Advanced InSAR Technique and Geomechanical Modelling Strategic Plan for Salmon Research in the Kuskokwim River Drainage Management Plan for Elk (Cervus elaphus) in the Yukon New records of vascular plants in the Yukon Territory II Genetic variation in caribou and reindeer (Rangifer tarandus ) Isolation and Identification of Photobacterium phosphoreum from an Unexpected Niche: Migrating Salmon Fishery Management Report for Sport Fisheries in the Arctic-Yukon- Kuskokwim Management Area, 2000-2001 Social science research on Indigenous wildfire management in the 21st century and future research needs