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Bronwen Wang

Title: Research Geologist
Address: 4210 University Dr., Anchorage, AK 99508-4626
Phone: (907) 786-7110
Fax: (907) 786-7401

Education and/or Training

Ph.D.1991University of California at DavisEnvironmental Chemistry
M.S.1988San Diego State UniversityChemistry
B.S.1983University of California at DavisChemistry

Areas of Specialization and/or Research Interests

Biogeochemistry, trace element cycling , weathering

Professional Experience

2000 - PresentResearch Geologist, USGS Alaska Science Center
1995 - 2000Water Quality Specialist, USGS Alaska District office
1991 - 1994Hydrologist, USGS California District office, Sacramento, CA

Professional Activities and/or Memberships

Associate editor, Applied Geochemistry
Member, International Association of Geochemistry
Member, Geological Society of America


Total pubs: 14

Zeglin, L. H., B. Wang, C. F. Waythomas, F. Rainey, and S. Talbot. 2016. Organic matter quantity and source affects microbial community structure and function following volcanic eruption on Kasatochi Island, Alaska. Environmental Microbiology 18(1):146-158. doi:10.1111/1462-2920.12924 [Details] [Full Publication]

Lee, G. K., D. B. Yager, J. L. Mauk, M. Granitto, P. D. Denning, B. Wang, and M. B. Werdon. 2016. The Geochemical Atlas of Alaska, 2016. USGS Data Series 908, 25 p., 272 sheets (11"x17"), GIS database. doi:10.3133/ds908 [Details] [Full Publication]

Jones, J. V., III, S. M. Karl, K. A. Labay, N. B. Shew, M. Granitto, T. S. Hayes, J. L. Mauk, J. M. Schmidt, E. Todd, B. Wang, M. B. Werdon, and D. B. Yager. 2015. GIS-based identification of areas with mineral resource potential for six selected deposit groups, Bureau of Land Management Central Yukon Planning Area, Alaska. USGS Open-File Report 2015-1021, 78 p., 4 appendixes, 12 pls. doi:10.3133/ofr20151021 [Details] [Full Publication]

Wang, B., L. P. Gough, R. B. Wanty, G. K. Lee, J. Vohden, J. M. O'Neill, and L. J. Kerin. 2013. Effect of Ultramafic Intrusions and Associated Mineralized Rocks on the Aqueous Geochemistry of the Tangle Lakes Area, Alaska. USGS Professional Paper 1795-C, 16 p. [Details] [Full Publication]

Walker, L. R., D. S. Sikes, A. R. DeGange, C. A. Jewett, G. Michaelson, S. L. Talbot, S. S. Talbot, B. Wang, and J. C. Williams. 2013. Biological legacies: Direct early ecosystem recovery and food web reorganization after a volcanic eruption in Alaska. Ecoscience 20(3):240-251. doi:10.2980/20-3-3603 [Details] [Full Publication]

Wang, B., S. H. Mueller, S. Stetson, E. A. Bailey, and G. K. Lee. 2011. Aqueous Geochemical Data from the Analysis of Stream-Water Samples Collected in June and July 2006—Taylor Mountains 1:250,000-scale Quadrangle, Alaska. USGS Open-File Report 2011-1011, 10 p. [Details] [Full Publication]

Gough, L. P., J. G. Crock, B. Wang, W. C. Day, D. D. Eberl, R. F. Sanzolone, and P. J. Lamothe. 2008. Substrate geochemistry and soil development in boreal forest and tundra ecosystems in the Yukon-Tanana upland and Seward Peninsula, Alaska. USGS Scientific Investigations Report 2008-5010, 18 p. [Details] [Full Publication]

Wang, B., R. R. Seal, S. J. Taggart, J. E. Mondragon, A. G. Andrews, J. K. Nielsen, J. G. Crock, and G. A. Wandless. 2007. Geochemical signatures as natural fingerprints to aid in determining Tanner crab movement in Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska. Pages 97-101 in J. F. Piatt and S. M. Gende, (eds.). Proceedings of the Fourth Glacier Bay Science Symposium. USGS Scientific Investigations Report 2007-5047, 246 p. [Details] [Full Publication]

Bailey, E. A., G. K. Lee, S. H. Mueller, B. Wang, Z. A. Brown, and G. A. Beischer. 2007. Major- and Trace-element Data from Stream-sediment and Rock Samples collected in the Taylor Mountains 1:250,000-scale Quadrangle, Alaska [revised]. USGS Open-File Report 2007-1196, v.1.1. [Details] [Full Publication]

Miller, M. L., E. A. Bailey, G. A. Beischer, D. C. Bradley, T. K. Bundtzen, R. J. Goldfarb, S. M. Karl, R. W. Saltus, and B. Wang. 2006. USGS mineral resource studies in the Taylor Mountains quadrangle, southwestern Alaska - new "AMRAP". Journal of the Alaska Miners Association 34(2):1, 6-7, 10, 12-15. [Details]

Wang, B., R. B. Wanty, and J. Vohden. 2005. Geochemistry of surface-waters in mineralized and non-mineralized areas of the Yukon-Tanana uplands. Proceedings: World Water Congress, May 2004. Anchorage, AK [Details]

Wang, B., R. B. Wanty, and J. Vohden. 2004. Geochemical processes and geochemical framework influencing surface-water and sediment chemistry in the Fortymile River watershed, east-central Alaska. In Gough, L. P., (ed.). Selected geochemical and biogeochemical studies of the Fortymile River watershed, Alaska. USGS Professional Paper 1685:3-19. [Details] [Full Publication]

Brabets, T. P., B. Wang, and R. H. Meade. 1999. Environmental and Hydrologic Overview of the Yukon River Basin, Alaska and Canada. USGS Water-Resources Investigation Report 99-4204. [Details] [Full Publication]

Wang, B. 1999. Spatial distribution of chemical constituents in the Kuskokwim River, Alaska. USGS Water-Resources Investigation Report 99-4177, 33 p. [Details] [Full Publication]

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