Vera Alexander
School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences
University of Alaska Fairbanks
Fairbanks, Alaska 99775-7220

University of Wisconsin - B.A. (Zoology) - 1955 (Honors)
University of Wisconsin - M.S. (Zoology) - 1962
University of Alaska - Ph.D. (Oceanography) - 1965

American Society of Limnology and Oceanography
The Arctic Institute of North America (Fellow)
American Association for the Advancement of Science (Fellow)
The Oceanography Society
American Geophysical Union
Sigma Xi
Phi Kappa Phi
Explorers Club (Fellow)

Dean, School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, 1989-Present
Professor of Marine Science, 1974-present
Director, Institute of Marine Science, University of Alaska Fairbanks, 1980-1993
Dean, College of Environmental Sciences, University of Alaska Fairbanks, 1977-1978; 1983-1984
Visiting Professor, National Institute of Polar Research, Tokyo, Japan, Fall 1981
Visiting Professor, University of Turku, Finland, Spring 1976
Assistant/Associate Professor, University of Alaska Fairbanks, 1965-1974

U.S. Delegate to North Pacific Marine Science Organization (PICES), 1992-present
Member, Committee on Geophysical and Environmental Data, Board on Earth Science and Resources, National Research Council, 1993-present
Alaska State Secretary, Rhodes Scholar Selection Committee

Nutrient cycles in aquatic systems, primary productivity, arctic and subarctic limnology; biological oceanography with special emphasis on low trophic level biology; aquatic and terrestrial nitrogen fixation; dynamics of marine marginal ice zone ecosystems.

Experience in arctic and Antarctic sea-ice areas, with emphasis on ice biology, primary production and nitrogen dynamics; has been involved in the Arctic Research Vessel Design over the past five years; more than 70 papers published in the refereed literature, authored or co-authored.

Niebauer, H. J. and V. Alexander. 1985. Oceanographic frontal structure and biological production at an ice edge. Cont. Shelf Res. 2:367-88.

Müller-Karger, F. and V. Alexander. 1987. Nitrogen dynamics in a marginal sea-ice zone. Cont. Shelf Res. 7:805-823.

Alexander, V. and H. J. Niebauer. 1989. Recent studies of phytoplankton blooms at the ice edge in the Southeast Bering Sea. Rapp. P.-v. Reun. Cons. Int. Explor. Mer 188:98-107.

Niebauer, H. J., V. Alexander, and S. Henrichs. 1990. Physical and biological oceanographic interaction in the spring bloom at the Bering Sea marginal ice zone. J. Geophys. Res. 95:22229-22241.

Gu, B., D. M. Schell, and V. Alexander. 1994. Stable carbon and nitrogen isotope analysis of a plankton food web in a subarctic lake. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. (in press)

Niebauer, H. J., V. Alexander, and S. Henrichs. 1994. Time series of the spring bloom from the Bering Sea ice edge in spring. Cont. Shelf Res. (in press)

Binhe Gu
Robert Paul Marshall (Co-chairman)
John C. Mellor
Stephen Charles Whalen

Kristin Teje Bezdek (Co-chairman)
Margaret Mary Billington
Robert C. Clasby
Katherine M. Klingensmith
Binhe Gu
Frank Müller-Karger

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