Amy S. Larsen, Ph.D.
Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve and Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve
4175 Geist Road
Fairbanks, AK 99709
Ph.D. University of Alaska Fairbanks, Botany, 1997
B.S. University of Oregon, 1990, Psychology
2003-Present: Aquatic Ecologist, National Park Service, Yukon Charley Rivers National Preserve and Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve, Fairbanks, AK
2001-2003: Botanist, Central Alaska Network, Fairbanks, AK
1999-2003: Adjunct Faculty, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK
1998-1999: Assistant Professor of Botany, St. Anselm College, Manchester, NH
1992-1997: Graduate Research Assistant, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, AK
Larsen, A., T. Schwoerer, T. Simmons, and J. Fulkerson. 2020. Elodea: Alaska’s first invasive aquatic plant continues to march across the state. Alaska Park Science 19(1): 92-99.
Larsen, A. S., J. A. O’Donnell, J. H. Schmidt, H. J. Kristenson, and D. K. Swanson 2017. Physical and chemical characteristics of lakes across heterogeneous landscapes in arctic and subarctic Alaska. J. Geophys. Res. Biogeosci., 122, 989-1008, doi:10.1002/ 2016JG003729
Campbell, M., Larsen, A., Collins, J., and Collins, M. 2014. Winterkill of Alaska blackfish (Dallia pectoralis) in methane discharging lakes of Denali National Park's Minchumina lake basin. Northwestern Naturalist 95 (2): 119-125.
Necsoiu, M., Dinwiddie., C., Walter, G.R., Larsen, A. and Stothoff, S. 2013. Multi-temporal image analysis of historical aerial photographs and recent satellite imagery reveals evolution of water body surface area and polygonal terrain morphology in Kobuk Valley National Park, Alaska. Environmental Research Letters, doi:10.1088/1748-9326/8/2/025007.
Arp, C.D. Jones, B.M., Whitman, M., Larsen, A., Urban, F.E. 2010. Lake temperature and ice cover regimes in the Alaskan Subarctic and Arctic: Integrated monitoring, remote sensing, and modeling. Journal of the American Water Resources Association 46 (4): 777-791.
Larsen, A., 2010. Shallow Lakes – Microcosms of Change. Alaska Park Science Volume 9, Issue 1: 32.
Last updated: June 16, 2020