Fish Creek Watershed Observatory

Monitoring Arctic Aquatic Habitat in the Context of Land-use and Climate Change Impacts

Publications, Reports, and Presentations

  • Arp, C. D., M. S. Whitman, and B. M. Jones. 2015. Observing Arctic freshwater habitat dynamics in the Fish Creek Watershed, northern Alaska. Arctic Observing Open Science Meeting, Seattle, WA.
  • Arp, C. D., B. M. Jones, A. K. Liljedahl, K. M. Hinkel, and J. A. Welker. 2015. Depth, ice thickness, and ice-out timing cause divergent hydrologic responses among Arctic lakes. Water Resources Research. DOI:1002/2015WR017362
  • Leppi, J. C., C. D. Arp, and M. S. Whitman. 2015. Predicting late winter dissolved oxygen levels in Arctic lakes using morphology and landscape metrics. Environmental Management. DOI:10.1007/s00267-015-0622-x
  • Heim, K. C., M. S. Wipfli, M. S. Whitman, C. D. Arp, J. Adams, and J. A. Falke. 2015. Environmental cues of Arctic grayling seasonal movement in a small Arctic stream: the importance of surface water connectivity. Environmental Biology of Fishes DOI 10.1007/s10641-015-0453-x
  • Arp, C. D., M. S. Whitman, B. M. Jones, G. Grosse, B. V. Gaglioti, and K. C. Heim. 2015. Distribution and biophysical processes of beaded streams of Arctic permafrost landscapes. Biogeosciences 12: 1-19.
  • Arp, C. D., B. M. Jones, A. K. Liljedahl, M. S. Whitman, and M. S. Wipfli. 2014. Response of an Arctic freshwater ecosystem to climate and land-use change: interdisciplinary research in the Fish Creek Watershed, northern Alaska, U.S.A. Joint Aquatic Sciences Meeting, Portland, OR.
  • Arp, C. D. and M. S. Whitman. 2013. Hydrological analysis of catchments in the National Petroleum Reserve – Alaska prior to petroleum development. 19th International Northern Research Basins Symposium and Workshop, Southcentral Alaska, USA.
  • Jones, B. M., A. Gusmeroli, C. D. Arp, T. Strozzi, G. Grosse, B. V. Gaglioti, and M. S. Whitman. 2013. Classification of freshwater ice conditions on the Alaskan Arctic Coastal Plain using ground penetrating radar and TerraSAR-X satellite data. International Journal of Remote Sensing 34(23): 8253-8265.
  • Arp, C.D., B.M. Jones, Z. Lu, and M.S. Whitman. 2012. Shifting balance of thermokarst lake ice regimes across the Arctic Coastal Plain of northern Alaska. Geophysical Research Letters 39 (L16503):1-5.
  • Arp, C. D., M. S. Whitman, B. M. Jones, R. Kemnitz, G. Grosse, and F. E. Urban. 2012. Drainage network structure and hydrologic behavior of three lake-rich watersheds on the Arctic Coastal Plain, Alaska. Arctic, Antarctic, and Alpine Research 44(4):385-398.
  • Arp, C. D., B. Jones, F. E. Urban, G. Grosse, and M. Whitman. 2011. Shifting ice regimes of Arctic thermokarst lakes and implications for permafrost and surface-water dynamics American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting, San Francisco.
  • Whitman, M. S., C. D. Arp, B. Jones, W. Morris, G. Grosse, F. Urban, and R. Kemnitz. 2011. Developing a long-term aquatic monitoring network in a complex watershed of the Alaskan Arctic Coastal Plain. Pages 15-20 in C. N. Medley, G. Patterson, and M. J. Parker, editors. Proceedings of the Fourth Interagency Conference on Research in Watersheds: Observing, Studying, and Managing for Change. USGS, Reston.
  • Arp, C., B. Jones, R. Beck, M. Whitman, J. Derry, M. Lilly, and G. Grosse. 2010. Variation in snow-water equivalent (SWE) among tundra, lakes, and streams on the Alaskan Arctic Coastal Plain: implications for regional SWE estimates and ice-thickness. Annual Conference of the American Water Resources Association, Phillidelphia, PA.
  • Arp, C. D., M. Whitman, B. M. Jones, and G. Grosse. 2009. Headwater stream morphology, evolution, and feedbacks in a lake-rich, permafrost landscape of the Alaskan Arctic Coastal Plain in a changing climate.in American Geophysical Union Annual Fall Conference, San Francisco, CA.
  • Jones, B. M., C. D. Arp, K. M. Hinkel, R. A. Beck, J. A. Schmutz, and B. Winston. 2009. Arctic lake physical processes and regimes with implications for winter water availability and management in the National Petroleum Reserve Alaska. Environmental Management 43:1071-1084.
Deep dune-trough lake connected by beaded streams

Deep dune-trough lake connected by beaded streams