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Leslie E. Holland-Bartels

Title: Scientist Emeritus
Address: 4210 University Dr., Anchorage, AK 99508-4626
Phone: (907) 786-7055
Fax: (907) 786-7040

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Education and/or Training

Ph.D.1980Purdue UniversityAquatic Ecology, minor Statistics
M.S.1977Louisiana State UniversityFisheries-Experimental Statistics
B.S.1975Univ. of MassachusettsMarine Fisheries

Professional Experience

Aug. 2004 - PresentDeputy Regional Director and Director, Alaska Science Center, U.S. Geological Survey. Anchorage, AK.
May 1998 - Aug. 2004Director, Upper Midwest Environmental Sciences Center, U.S. Geological Survey. and Director, Long-term Resource Moinitoring Program (multi-state/federal partnership). LaCrosse WI.
Aug. 1992- May 1998Branch Chief, Marine and Freshwater Ecology Research , Alaska Biological Science Center, USGS. and DOI Science Liaison Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council. Anchorage, AK.
July 1990 - Aug. 1992Deputy Assistant Regional Director, Division of Fisheries and Federal Aid, SE Region, U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Atlanta, GA.
Oct. 1980 - July 1990River Ecology Section, National Fishery Research Center, U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service, La Crosse, WI. Section Leader/senior scientist

Professional Activities and/or Memberships

American Fisheries Society: Transactions of the American Fisheries Society: Science Editor, 95-98. Associate Editor, 87-89. Early Life History Section: Secretary, 87-89. Northcentral Representative, 84-85.
Alaska Fishery Research Bulletin: Science journal editorial board - 1997-1998
Mississippi River Research Consortium: Board of Directors, 1986-1987

Teaching and University Activities:
Affiliate Assistant Professor, University of Washington. 1995-2000.
Adjunct Faculty, University of Alaska-Fairbanks, 1993-98.
Adjunct Faculty, Iowa St. University, Grad. Dept. of Animal Ecology, 1987-91.
Adjunct Faculty, Univ.Wisconsin-La Crosse, Grad. Dept Biology/Microbiology, 1982-90.

Honors and/or Awards

Quality Step Increase Outstanding Sustained Performance, USGS 2003
USGS Excellence in Leadership June 27, 2002
Quality Step Increase Outstanding Sustained Performance USGS 2001
Quality Step Increase Outstanding Sustained Performance USGS 1999
Distinguished Service Award American Fisheries Society 1999
Department of the Interior Meritorious Service Award 1996
Quality Step Increase Outstanding Sustained Performance National Biological Service 1995
Special Achievement Awards USFWS work force diversification (1989), assessments navigation Mississippi River (87), outstanding research award (86), outstanding technical assistance (86)


Total pubs: 10

McNew, L. B., C. M. Handel, J. M. Pearce, A. R. DeGange, L. E. Holland-Bartels, and M. E. Whalen. 2013. Changing Arctic Ecosystems - The role of ecosystem changes across the Boreal-Arctic transition zone on the distribution and abundance of wildlife populations. USGS Fact Sheet 2013-3054, 2 p. [Details] [Full Publication]

Pearce, J. M., A. R. DeGange, P. L. Flint, T. F. Fondell, D. D. Gustine, L. E. Holland-Bartels, A. G. Hope, J. W. Hupp, J. C. Koch, J. A. Schmutz, S. L. Talbot, D. H. Ward, and M. E. Whalen. 2012. Changing Arctic Ecosystems - Measuring and forecasting the response of Alaska's terrestrial ecosystem to a warming climate. USGS Fact Sheet 2012-3144, 4 p. [Details] [Full Publication]

Holland-Bartels, L. E. and B. Pierceds. 2011. An evaluation of the science needs to inform decisions on Outer Continental Shelf energy development in the Chukchi and Beaufort Seas, Alaska. USGS Circular 1370, 278 p. [Details] [Full Publication]

Holland-Bartels, L. E. 2009. Western region: Alaska coastal and ocean science. USGS Fact Sheet 2009-3069, 4 p. [Details] [Full Publication]

Holland-Bartels, L. E. 2007. Alaska Science Center. USGS Fact Sheet 2007-3019. [Details] [Full Publication]

Peterson, C. H. and L. E. Holland-Bartels. 2002. Chronic impacts of oil pollution in the sea: Risks to vertebrate predators. Marine Ecology Progress Series 241:235-236. [Details]

Holland-Bartels, L. E. 2002. Mechanisms of Impact and Potential Recovery of Nearshore Vertebrate Predators Following the 1989 Exxon Valdez Oil Spill. Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Restoration Project Final Report, (Restoration Project 99025). Volume 1. U.S. Geological Survey, Alaska Science Center, Anchorage, Alaska. [Details]

Adkison, M. D., B. E. Ballachey, J. L. Bodkin, and L. E. Holland-Bartels. 1998. Integrating ecosystem studies: A Bayesian comparison of hypotheses. Pages 495-509 in Proceedings: International Symposium on fishery stock assessment models for the 21st century. Alaska Sea Grant College Program [Details]

Finn, J. E., C. V. Burger, and L. E. Holland-Bartels. 1997. Discrimination among populations of sockeye salmon with Fourier analysis of otolith banding patterns formed during incubation. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 126:559-578. [Details]

Burger, C. V., J. E. Finn, and L. E. Holland-Bartels. 1995. Pattern of shoreline spawning by sockeye salmon in a glacially turbid lake: evidence for subpopulation differentiation. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 124(1):1-15. [Details]

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