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ABOUT THE ALASKA
SCIENCE CENTER

SCIENCE OFFICES

CONFERENCES

USGS ALASKA DATA RESOURCES

OTHER ALASKA AREA
SCIENCE OFFICES

Matthew Sexson

Title: Student Trainee (Biology)/Alaska Regional Safety Manager
Address: 4210 University Dr., Anchorage, AK 99508-4626
Phone: (907) 786-7177
Alt. Ph.: (907) 351-9413
Fax: (907) 786-7021
Email: msexson@usgs.gov

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Education and/or Training

Ph.DPresentUniversity of Alaska FairbanksBiology
M.S.2006Fort Hays State University, Hays, KansasBiology
B.S.2004Baker University, Baldwin City, KansasWildlife Biology

Areas of Specialization and/or Research Interests

Avian ecology and conservation. DOI and USGS safety program and emergency management.

Professional Experience

2006 - PresentWildlife Biologist, USGS Alaska Science Center, Anchorage
2004 - 2006Graduate Teaching and Research Assistant, Fort Hays State University, Kansas
2002 - 2004Various biological technician and wildland firefighting positions with federal, state, and academic entities

Professional Activities and/or Memberships

American Ornithologists' Union
Association of Field Ornithologists
Waterbird Society
Wilson Ornithological Society
Kansas Ornithological Society

Honors and/or Awards

2008, Star Award (2)
2007, Star Award

Significant Recent Publications

Sexson, M. G., D. M. Mulcahy, M. Spriggs, and G. E. Myers. 2014. Factors influencing immediate post-release survival of Spectacled Eiders following surgical implantation of transmitters with percutaneous antennae. Journal of Wildlife Management, In Press.

Cooper, L. W., M. G. Sexson, J. M. Grebmeier, R. Gradinger, C. W. Mordy, and J. R. Lovvorn. 2013. Linkages between sea-ice coverage, pelagic-benthic coupling, and the distribution of Spectacled Eiders: observations in March 2008, 2009 and 2010, northern Bering Sea. Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanogrpahy, ISSN 0967-0645, doi: 10.1016/j.dsr2.2013.03.009.

Sexson, M. G., and G. H. Farley. 2012. Snowy plover nest site selection in Kansas and effective management to counter negative effects of precipitation. J. Wildlife Management 76:1587-1596.

McCaffery, B. J., R. E. Gill, Jr., D. Melville, A. Riegen, P. Tomkovich, M. Dementyev, M. Sexson, R. Schuckard, and S. Lovibond. 2010. Variation in timing, behaviour, and plumage of spring migrant Bar-tailed Godwits on the Yukon-Kuskokwim Delta, Alaska. Wader Study Group Bull. 117(3):179-185.

Websites of Interest

Sea Duck Research at the Alaska Science Center

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