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Funding sources

The Brinkman Alaska Human Dimensions of Wildlife Lab is an inclusive and interdisciplinary research group that collaborates with many state & federal agencies, private companies, NGOs, and Tribal entities. Because of this, our research has a diversity of sponsors.

Year      Amount          Source & Project Title

2016    $93,941          Sealaska Corporation (PI)  Deer response to young growth forest treatments in Southeast Alaska

2016    $129,118        National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (PI)  Optimizing a technique for detecting and monitoring polar bear dens in the Arctic using unmanned aircraft systems  

2016    $10,400          Alaska Defenders of Wildlife (PI) Optimizing a technique for detecting and monitoring polar bear dens in the Arctic using unmanned aircraft systems

2015    $1,525,275     National Science Foundation - Coupled Natural-Human (PI) Adaptive coupling of human environment linkages in response to globally driven changes in subsistence in rural Alaska           

2015    $794,010        NASA ABoVE (PI) Biophysical characteristics and mechanisms of environmental disturbances influencing human access to ecosystem services in Boreal Alaska

2015    $1,024,116     NASA ABoVE (Co-PI) Assessing alpine ecosystem productivity to environmental change using Dall sheep as an iconic indicator species (PI, Dr. Laura Prugh, University of Washington)

2015    $50,000          USDA Forest Service (PI) Effects of wildfire on subsistence opportunities in Alaska  

2014    $55,000          Alaska Department of Fish and Game (PI) Alaska Sheep Hunter Survey

2014    $45,500          US Army (PI) Tanana Flats Training Area moose study

2012    $27,000          Council of Athabascan Tribal Governments (PI) Land use mapping project

2012    $40,000          USDA Forest Service (PI) Climate change and sustainable communities 

2012    $64,502          USDA Forest Service (PI) Tongass climate change vulnerability assessment

2010    $26,000          Alaska Department of Fish and Game (PI) Design and implementation of a monitoring program  for Sitka black-tailed deer on Chichagof Island

2007    $64,000          USDA Forest Service Inventory and Monitoring Program (Co-PI) Estimating deer abundance in Southeast Alaska (PI, Dr. Dave Person, ADFG)

2007    $15,000          Alaska Department of Fish and Game (Co-PI) Designing genetic primers for Sitka black-tailed deer (PI, Dr. Dave Person, ADFG)

2007    $2,142,115     National Science Foundation International Polar Year (Co-PI) Impacts of high-latitude change on ecosystem services and society (PI, Dr. Terry Chapin, UAF)

2005    $224,000        USDA Forest Service Wildlife Information Services (Co-PI) Estimating deer abundance in Southeast Alaska (PI, Dr. Dave Person, ADFG)


  




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