Cooperative Research Units
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Ecology and Demographics of Chinook salmon


April 2010 - March 2011


This project is a comprehensive study of the relationship between ecological processes and the population dynamics of the Chinook salmon in the Chena and Salcha Rivers. This project will improve understanding of Chinook salmon and the ability to manage Chinook populations and their habitats for sustainability.


Current Staff

Federal Staff: 95

Masters Students: 239

Phd Students: 144

Post Docs: 55

University Staff: 239

5 Year Summary

Students graduated: 670

Scientific Publications: 1897

Presentations: 4202



  • Mark WipfliPrincipal Investigator
  • Jason NeuswangerStudent
  • Megan PerryStudent
  • Laura GutierrezStudent

Funding Agencies

  • AK Dept. of Fish and Game


Cooperative Research Units Program Headquarters Cooperators

  1. U.S. Geological Survey