ABOUT THE ALASKA
USGS ALASKA DATA RESOURCES
OTHER ALASKA AREA
Gretchen H. Roffler
Title: Wildlife Biologist
Address: 4210 University Dr., Anchorage, AK 99508-4626
Phone: (907) 786-7095
Fax: (907) 786-7021
Education and/or Training
|M.S.||1999||Washington State University, Pullman, WA||Environmental Science|
|B.A.||1992|| University of Oregon, Eugene, OR||International Studies Program|
Areas of Specialization and/or Research Interests
Ecology, population dynamics, and genetic structure of Alaskan large mammals.
|2002 - Present||Wildlife Biologist USGS, Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, Alaska|
|Jan 2007 – Feb 2007||Volunteer Wildlife Biologist, Langoue Bai Research Station, Ivindo National Park, Gabon|
|1999 - 2002||Wildlife Biological Science Technician USGS, Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, Alaska|
|1996 - 1998||U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer, Cayambe-Coca Ecological Reserve, Ecuador|
|1994 - 1995||Wildlife Biological Science Technician NPS, Olympic National Park|
Professional Activities and/or Memberships
The Wildlife Society
The Wildlife Society, Alaska Chapter
Honors and/or Awards
2008 Murie Science and Learning Center Research Fellowship Program
2001 Star Award, U.S.G.S. Biological Resources Division
1999 College of Science Grant, Washington State University
1998 Lane Fellowship
Significant Recent Publications
Roffler, G. H., L. G. Adams, S. L. Talbot, G. K. Sage, and B. W. Dale. 2012. Range overlap and individual movements during breeding season influence genetic relationships of caribou herds in southcentral Alaska. Journal of Mammology, In Press.
Adams, L. G., S. D. Farley, C. A. Stricker, D. J. Demma, G. H. Roffler, D. C. Miller, and R. O. Rye. 2010. Are inland wolf-ungulate systems influenced by marine subsidies of Pacific salmon? Ecological Applications 20:251-262.
Roffler, G. H., L. G. Adams, G. Luikart, G. Sage, R. Schwanke, M. K. Schwartz, S. Talbot, and K. Pilgrim. 2008. Development of a technique to extract DNA from Dall’s sheep feces: Preliminary results. North American Wild Sheep and Goat Council 16th Biennial Symposium, Midway, Utah, April 27 – May 1, 2008, poster presentation.
Roffler, G., L. G. Adams, S. Talbot, and K. Sage. 2006. Evaluating the genetic relationships of the Mentasta and Nelchina caribou herds in Southcentral Alaska. 11th North American Caribou Conference. Jasper, Alberta, Canada. April 23-27, 2006, presentation.
Adams, L. G., T. Meier, P. Owens, and G. H. Roffler. 2006. Interrelationships of Denali’s large mammal community. Alaska Park Science 5(1):36-40.
Adams, L.G., B. W. Dale, and G. H. Roffler. 2005. Extraordinary movements of the Denali Caribou Herd following the perfect storm. Rangifer Special Issue 16:19-25.
Websites of Interest