Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Units Program: Alaska
Education, Research and Technical Assistance for Managing Our Natural Resources

Alaska Staff Member


Dr. Mark S Wipfli

Mark Wipfli, Assistant Leader Fisheries, Alaska CFWRU.

Assistant Unit Leader
Phone: (907) 474 - 6654
Email: mark.wipfli@alaska.edu

Education

  • Ph D Michigan State University 1992

Biography

Mark Wipfli joined the Alaska Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit as Assistant Leader Fisheries in December 2003. He holds a joint appointment as a Professor of Aquatic Ecology and Fisheries with the Department of Biology and Wildlife, the Institute of Arctic Biology, and the School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, University of Alaska Fairbanks.

Teaching Interest

Aquatic entomology, riverine ecology, freshwater foodwebs

Research Interest

Riverine ecology, riparian ecology and management, freshwater foodwebs, energy and nutrient flow among marine, freshwater, and terrestrial ecosystems, predator-prey interactions.

Research Publications Publication Date
Wotton, R. S., M. S. Wipfli, L. Watson, and R. W. Merritt. 1993. Feeding variability among individual aquatic predators in experimental channels. Canadian Journal of Zoology. 71: 2033-2037. 1993-03-31
Wipfli, MS, and JS Richardson. 2016. Riparian Management and the Conservation of Freshwater Ecosystems, In Conservation of Freshwater Fishes, eds GP Closs, M Krkosek, JD Olden, pp 270-291. 2016-01-31
Wipfli, M.S., J.P. Hudson, J.P. Caouette, N.L. Mitchell, J.L. Lessard, R.A. Heintz, and D.T. Chaloner. 2010. Salmon carcasses increase stream productivity more than inorganic fertilizer pellets: A test on multiple trophic levels in streamside experimental channels. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 139:824-839. 2010-03-31
Wipfli, M.S. and C.V. Baxter. 2010. Linking ecosystems, food webs, and fish production: Subsidies in salmonid watersheds. Fisheries 35(8):373-387. 2010-08-31
Wipfli, M.S. 2009. Food supplies of stream-dwelling salmonids. Pages 39-52 in Krueger, C.C. and Zimmerman, C.E. (eds.). Pacific Salmon: Ecology and Management of Western Alaska’s Populations. American Fisheries Society Symposium 70. 2009-12-31
Wipfli, M. S., and R. W. Merritt. 1994. Effects of Bacillus thuringiensis var. israelensis on non-target benthic insects through direct and indirect exposure. Journal of the North American Benthological Society. 13:190-205. 1994-04-30
Wipfli, M. S., and R. W. Merritt. 1994. Disturbance to a stream food web by a bacterial larvicide specific to black flies: feeding responses of predatory macroinvertebrates. Freshwater Biology. 32:91-103. 1994-07-31
Wipfli, M. S., and J. Musslewhite. 2004. Density of red alder (Alnus rubra) in headwaters influences invertebrate and organic matter subsidies to downstream fish habitats in Alaska. Hydrobiologia. 520:153-163. 2004-04-30
Wipfli, M. S., and D. P. Gregovich. 2002. Export of invertebrates and detritus from fishless headwater streams in southeastern Alaska: implications for downstream salmonid production. Freshwater Biology. 47:957-969. 2002-05-31
Wipfli, M. S., S. S. Petersen, D. B. Hogg, and J. L. Wedberg. 1992. Spatial analysis and optimum sample size for three plant bug (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Miridae) species associated with birdsfoot trefoil in Wisconsin. Environmental Entomology. 21: 1248-1252. 1992-06-30
Wipfli, M. S., R. W. Merritt, and W. W. Taylor. 1994. Low toxicity of the black fly larvicide Bacillus thuringiensis var. israelensis to early stages of brook trout, Salvelinus fontinalis; brown trout, Salmo trutta; and steelhead trout, Oncorhynchus mykiss following direct and indirect exposure. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 51:1451-1458. 1994-01-31
Wipfli, M. S., R. L. Deal, P. E. Hennon, A. C. Johnson, R. T. Edwards, T. L. De Santo, T. Gomi, E. H. Orlikowska, M. D. Bryant, M. E. Schultz, C. LeSage, R. Kimbirauskus, and D. V. D'Amore. 2003. Compatible management of red alder-conifer ecosystems in southeastern Alaska. In Monserud, R. A., Haynes, R., and Johnson, A. (eds. ). Compatible Forest Management. Kluwer Academic Publ., Dordrecht, The Netherlands. Pp. 55-81. 2003-05-31
Wipfli, M. S., J. S. Richardson, and R. J. Naiman. 2007. Ecological linkages between headwaters and downstream ecosystems: transport of organic matter, invertebrates, and wood down headwater channels. Journal of the American Water Resources Association 43: 72-85. 2007-01-31
Wipfli, M. S., J. P. Hudson, and J. P. Caouette. 2004. Restoring productivity of salmon-based food webs: Contrasting effects of salmon carcass and salmon analog additions on stream-resident salmonids. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society. 133:1440-1454. 2004-11-30
Wipfli, M. S., J. P. Hudson, and J. P. Caouette. 1998. Influence of salmon carcasses on stream productivity: response of biofilm and benthic macroinvertebrates in southeastern Alaska, USA. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 55:1503-1511. 1998-08-31
Wipfli, M. S., J. P. Hudson, J. P. Caouette, and D. T. Chaloner. 2003. Marine subsidies in freshwater ecosystems: salmon carcasses increase the growth rates of stream-resident salmonids. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society. 132:371-381. 2003-03-31
Wipfli, M. S., J. P. Hudson, D. T. Chaloner, and J. P. Caouette. 1999. Influence of salmon spawner densities on stream productivity in Southeast Alaska, USA. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 56:1600-1611. 1999-10-31
Wipfli, M. S., J. L. Wedberg, and D. B. Hogg. 1991. Screen barriers for reducing interplot movement of three adult plant bug (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Miridae) species in small plot experiments. Great Lakes Entomologist. 24: 169-172. 1991-01-31
Wipfli, M. S., J. L. Wedberg, and D. B. Hogg. 1990. Damage potentials of three plant bug (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Miridae) species to birdsfoot trefoil grown for seed in Wisconsin. Journal of Economic Entomology. 83: 580-584. 1990-06-30
Wipfli, M. S., J. L. Wedberg, and D. B. Hogg. 1990. Damage potentials of three plant bug (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Miridae) species to birdsfoot trefoil grown for seed in Wisconsin. Journal of Economic Entomology. 83: 580-584. 1990-06-30
Wipfli, M. S., J. L. Wedberg, and D. B. Hogg. 1990. Cultural and chemical control strategies for three plant bug (Heteroptera: Miridae) pests of birdsfoot trefoil in northern Wisconsin. Journal of Economic Entomology. 83: 2086-2091. 1990-09-30
Wipfli, M. S., J. L. Wedberg, D. B. Hogg, and T. D. Syverud. 1989. Insect pests associated with birdsfoot trefoil, Lotus corniculatus L., in Wisconsin. Great Lakes Entomologist. 22: 25-33. 1989-09-30
Wipfli, M. S., J. L. Wedberg, D. B. Hogg, and T. D. Syverud. 1989. Insect pests associated with birdsfoot trefoil, Lotus corniculatus L., in Wisconsin. Great Lakes Entomologist. 22: 25-33. 1989-06-30
Wipfli, M. S. 2005. Trophic linkages between headwater forests and downstream fish habitats: implications for forest and fish management. Landscape and Urban Planning. 72:205-213. 2005-02-28
Wipfli, M. S. 1997. Terrestrial invertebrates as salmonid prey and nitrogen sources in streams: contrasting old-growth and young-growth riparian forests in southeastern Alaska, USA. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 54:1259-1269. 1997-05-31
Wipfli, M. S. 1997. Book review. Comprehensive methods for stream ecologists. Review of Methods in Stream Ecology by F. R. Hauer and G. A. Lamberti. Ecology. 78:960. 1997-03-31
Shanley CS, S Pyare, MI Goldstein · PB Alaback, DM Albert, CM Beier, TJ Brinkman, RT Edwards, E Hood, A Mackinnon, MV McPhee, TM Patterson, LH Suring, DA Tallmon, MS Wipfli. Climate change implications in the northern coastal temperate rainforest of North America. Climatic Change. 2015-03-31
Schoen, E., Wipfli, M., and 15 other coauthors. 2017. Future of Pacific Salmon in the Face of Environmental Change: Lessons from One of the World's Remaining Productive Salmon Regions. Fisheries, 42 (10) 538-553. DOI:10.1080/03632415.2017.1374251 2017-10-31
Rosenberger, A.E., J.B. Dunham, M.S. Wipfli, and J.M. Buffington. 2011. Effects of wildfire and channel reorganization on drifting macroinvertebrates and predation by trout in central Idaho streams a decade after disturbance. Northwest Science 85(1):55-63. 2011-04-30
Rosenberger, A.E., J.B. Dunham, M.S. Wipfli, and J.M. Buffington. 2011. Effects of wildfire and channel reorganization on drifting macroinvertebrates and predation by trout in central Idaho streams a decade after disturbance. Northwest Science 85: 55-63. 2011-07-31
Roon, D, M Wipfli, J Kruse. 2018. Riparian defoliation by the invasive green alder sawfly influences terrestrial prey subsidies to salmon streams. Ecology of Freshwater Fish. 27:963–975. DOI: 10.1111/eff.12407 | Abstract 2018-09-30
Roon DA, Wipfli MS, Wurtz TL. Effects of invasive European bird cherry (Prunus padus) on leaf litter processing by aquatic invertebrate shredder communities in urban Alaskan streams. Hydrobiologia. 2016-06-30
Roon DA, Wipfli MS, Wurtz TL, Blanchard AL. Invasive European bird cherry disrupts stream-riparian linkages: effects on terrestrial invertebrate prey subsidies for juvenile coho salmon. 2016-07-31
Rinella, D.J., M.S. Wipfli, C.A. Stricker, and R. A. Heintz. 2011. Pacific salmon runs and consumer fitness: growth and energy storage in stream-dwelling salmonids increase with salmon spawner density. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 69:73-84. 2011-12-31
Rinella, D., Wipfli, M., Walker, C., Stricker, C., Heintz, R. 2013. Seasonal persistence of marine-derived nutrients in south-central Alaskan salmon streams. Ecosphere. 2013-10-31
Rine, K, M Wipfli, E Schoen, C Sticker, T Nightengale. 2016. Trophic pathways supporting juvenile Chinook and Coho salmon in the glacial Susitna River, Alaska: patterns of freshwater, marine, and terrestrial resource use across a seasonally dynamic habitat mosaic. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. | Abstract 2016-08-31
Richardson, N, AH Beaudreau, MS Wipfli, H Finkle. 2016. Temporal variation in diets and use of benthic resources by juvenile Sockeye Salmon and a potential competitor, Threespine Stickleback, in Afognak Lake, Alaska. Ecology of Freshwater Fish. 2016-08-31
Richardson, JS, MS Wipfli. 2016. Getting Quantitative about Consequences of Cross-Ecosystem Resource Subsidies on Recipient Consumers. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 2016-09-30
Powell, J, M Wipfli, K Criddle, E Schoen. 2018. Will Alaska’s Fisheries Regime Prove Resilient? Kenai River Fishery Management as a Model for Adaptive Governance. Fisheries 43: 26-30. 2018-01-31
Piccolo, J. J., and M. S. Wipfli. 2002. Does red alder (Alnus rubra) along headwater streams increase the export of invertebrates and detritus from headwaters to fish-bearing habitats in southeastern Alaska? Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 59:503-513. 2002-08-31
Peirce, J.M., E.O. Otis, M.S. Wipfli, and E.H. Follmann. 2011. Radio-telemetry as a tool for estimating stream life and predation by brown bears for chum salmon at McNeil River, Alaska. North American Journal of Fisheries Management 31(2):315-322. 2011-05-31
Peirce J.M., Otis E.O., Wipfli M.S., Follmann E.H. 2013. Interactions between brown bears and chum salmon at McNeil River, Alaska. Ursus 24(1):42-53. 2013-04-30
Orlikowska, E. H., R. L. Deal, P. H. Hennon, and M. S. Wipfli. 2004. Role of red alder in riparian forest structure along headwater streams in southeastern Alaska. Northwest Science. 78:111-123. 2004-05-31
Neuswanger, J, Wipfli, MS, Rosenberger, AE, and Hughes NF. 2016. Measuring fish and their habitats: Versatile 2-D and 3-D video techniques with user-friendly software. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 10.1139/cjfas-2016-0010. 2016-06-30
Neuswanger, J, Wipfli MS, Rosenberger AE, Hughes NF. Mechanisms of drift-feeding behavior in juvenile Chinook salmon and the role of inedible debris in a clear-water Alaskan stream. Environmental Biology of Fishes 97:489-503. 2014-01-31
Neuswanger, J, M Wipfli, M Evenson, N Hughes, A Rosenberger. 2015. High summer stream discharge strongly correlates with low productivity of stream-type Chinook salmon in two Alaskan rivers in the Yukon drainage. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 72:1125-1137. 2015-04-30
Merritt, R. W., M. S. Wipfli, and R. S. Wotton. 1991. Changes in feeding habits of selected nontarget aquatic insects in response to live and Bacillus thuringiensis var. israelensis-killed black fly larvae (Diptera: Simuliidae). Canadian Entomologist. 123: 179-185. 1991-03-31
Mellon, C.D., M.S. Wipfli, and J.L. Li. 2008. Forest fire effects on headwater stream subsidies in eastern Washington, USA: Movements of invertebrates to riparian and downstream habitats. Freshwater Biology 53: 2331-2343. 2008-10-31
Medhurst, R.B., M.S. Wipfli, K. Polivka, C. Binckley, P. Hessburg, and B. Salter. 2010. Headwater streams and forest management: Does ecoregional context influence logging effects on benthic communities? Hydrobiologia 641:71-83. 2010-01-31
McFarland J, M Wipfli, and M Whitman. 2016. Trophic pathways supporting Arctic Grayling in a small stream on the Arctic Coastal Plain, Alaska. Ecology of Freshwater Fish. 2017-02-28
Martin, A.E., M.S. Wipfli, and R. Spangler. 2010. Aquatic community responses to salmon analog and wood bundle additions in restored floodplain habitats in an Alaskan stream. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 139:1828-1845. 2010-11-30
Marcarelli A.M., Baxter C.V., Wipfli M.S. Nutrient additions to mitigate for loss of Pacific salmon: consequences for stream biofilm and nutrient dynamics. Ecosphere. 2014-05-31
Leppi, J, M Lunde, M Wipfli, D Rinella. 2017. In search of Arctic Bonefish. Report in Fisheries magazine. 2017-06-30
LeSage, C. M., R. W. Merritt, and M. S. Wipfli. In press. Headwater riparian invertebrate communities associated with red alder and conifer wood and leaf litter in southeastern Alaska. Northwest Science. 2005-08-31
Laske, SM, AE Rosenberger, WJ Kane, MS Wipfli, CE Zimmerman. 2017. Top-down control of invertebrates by Ninespine Stickleback in Arctic ponds. Freshwater Biology DOI: 10.1086/690675. 2017-01-31
Laske, S. M., A.E. Rosenberger, M.S. Wipfli, and C.E. Zimmerman. 2019. Surface water connectivity controls fish food web structure and complexity across local-and meta-food webs in Arctic Coastal Plain lakes. Food Webs https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fooweb.2019.e00123. | Abstract | Publisher Website 2019-12-31
Laske, S. M., A. E. Rosenberger, M. S. Wipfli, and C. E. Zimmerman. 2018. Generalist feeding strategies in Arctic freshwater fish: a mechanism for dealing with harsh environments. Ecology of Freshwater Fish 27: 767-784. DOI: 10.1111/eff.12391 (IP-088949) 2018-07-31
Laske, S, T Haynes, A Rosenberger, J Koch, M Wipfli, M Whitman, C Zimmerman. 2016. Surface water connectivity structures Arctic lake fish assemblages: Influence of local and regional drivers. Freshwater Biology 61:1090-1104. 2016-04-30
Lang, D. W., G. H. Reeves, J. Hall, and M. S. Wipfli. 2006. The influence of fall-spawning salmon on growth rate and production of juvenile coho salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) on the Copper River Delta, Alaska. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 63:917-930. 2006-03-31
Kohler, A., Kusnierz, P., Copeland, T., Venditti, D., Gable, J., Kinzer, R., Lewis, B., Lytle, D., Barnett, B., and Wipfli, M. 2013. Salmon-mediated nutrient flux in selected streams of the Columbia River Basin, USA. Can. J. Fish. Aquat. Sci. 70: 502-512. 2013-04-30
Koch, J.C., Gurney, K.E., Wipfli, M.S., and Schmutz, J.A. 2019, Physical, chemical, and invertebrate data from Chipp North pond manipulations, North Slope, Alaska, 2013: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/P9K5EV4N. 2019-11-30
Koch, J, Gurney, K, Wipfli M. 2014. Morphology-dependent water budgets and nutrient fluxes in arctic thaw ponds. Permafrost and Periglacial Processes. DOI: 10.1002/ppp.1804. 2014-05-31
Kliskey, A., L Alessa, S. Wandersee, P Williams, J Trammel, J Powell, J Grunblatt, M Wipfli. 2016. Integration in sustainability science: frameworks, components, and products in a place-based, integrative study. Sustainability Science. 2016-08-31
Joy, PJ, CS Stricker, W Jones, MS Wipfli, AC Seitz, M Tyers. 2019. Bridging the gap between salmon spawner abundance and marine nutrient use by juvenile salmon: seasonal cycles and landscape effects at the watershed scale. Ecosystems. 23: 338-358 doi.org/10.1007/s10021-019-00406-5 2019-06-30
Joy, PJ, CA Stricker, R Ivanof, SY Wang, MS Wipfli, AC Seitz, J Huang, MB Tyers. 2020. Juvenile coho and Chinook salmon growth, size, and condition linked to watershed-scale salmon spawner abundance. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society. 2020-03-31
IPCC, 2019: Chapter 3: Arctic Regions. In: IPCC Special Report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate [H.-O. Pörtner, D.C. Roberts, V. Masson-Delmotte, P. Zhai, M. Tignor, E. Poloczanska, K. Mintenbeck, M. Nicolai, A. Okem, J. Petzold, B. Rama, N. Weyer (eds.)]. 173 pages. 2019-09-30
Hicks, B. J., M. S. Wipfli, D. W. Lang, and M. E. Lang. 2005. Marine-derived nitrogen and carbon in freshwater-riparian food webs of the Copper River Delta, southcentral Alaska. Oecologia. 144:558-569. 2005-06-30
Hernandez, O., R. W. Merritt, and M. S. Wipfli. 2005. Benthic invertebrate community structure in headwater streams is affected by forest succession after clearcut logging in southeastern Alaska. Hydrobiologia. 533:45-59. 2005-03-31
Heintz, R.A., M.S. Wipfli, and J.P. Hudson. 2010. Identification of marine-derived lipids in juvenile coho salmon and aquatic insects through fatty acid analysis. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society 139:840-854. 2010-03-31
Heintz, R. A., B. D. Nelson, J. P. Hudson., M. Larsen, L. Holland, and M. S. Wipfli. 2004. Marine subsidies in freshwater: Effects of salmon carcasses on the lipid class and fatty acid composition of juvenile coho salmon. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society. 133:559-567. 2004-05-31
Heim, KC, TE McMahon, L Calle, MS Wipfli, JA Falke. 2019. Phenology of water as a life-history filter for fishes in temporary aquatic habitats. Fish and Fisheries. 20:802-816. doi.org/10.1111/faf.12386 2019-06-30
Heim, KC, MS Wipfli, M Whitman, C Arp, J Adams, J Falke. Environmental Correlates of Arctic Grayling Seasonal Movement on the Arctic Coastal Plain, Alaska. Environmental Biology of Fishes. 2015-09-30
Heim, KC, CD Arp, MS Whitman, MS Wipfli. 2018. The complimentary role of lentic and lotic habitats for Arctic Grayling in a complex stream-lake network in Arctic Alaska. Ecology of Freshwater Fish. 28:209-221. doi.org/10.1111/eff.12444 2018-12-31
Heim, K, M Wipfli, M Whitman, A Seitz. 2014. Body size and condition influence migration timing of Arctic grayling. Ecology of Freshwater Fish. DOI: 10.1111/eff.12199 2014-11-30
Haynes, T, T Jones, M Robards, J Lawler, A Whiting, M Tibbles, M Wipfli, P Neitlich. Understanding the Ecology of Arctic Coastal Lagoons through Fisheries Research and Monitoring. Alaska Park Science report, NPS. 2016-12-31
Grunblatt, J, BE Meyer, MS Wipfli. 2019. Riparian Vegetation Influences Aquatic Winged Adult Insect Contributions to Juvenile Salmon Diet in Three Alaska Steams. Journal of Freshwater Ecology. xx:xx-xx 2020-01-31
Gomi, T., A. C. Johnson, R. L. Deal, P. E. Hennon, E. H. Orlikowska, and M. S. Wipfli. 2006. Factors affecting distribution of wood, detritus, and sediment in headwater streams draining managed young-growth red alder-conifer forests in Southeast Alaska. Canadian Journal of Forest Research 36:725-737. 2006-06-30
Gende, S. M., R. T. Edwards, M. F. Willson, and M. S. Wipfli. 2002. Pacific salmon in aquatic and terrestrial ecosystems. BioScience. 52:917-928. 2002-10-31
Collins, SF, CV Baxter, AM Marcarelli, L Felicetti, S Florin, MS Wipfli, G Servheen. 2020. Reverberating effects of resource exchanges in stream-riparian food webs. Oecologia, 192:179–189. doi.org/10.1007/s00442-019-04574-y 2020-01-31
Collins, S. F., A.M. Marcarelli, C.V. Baxter, and M.S. Wipfli. 2015. A critical assessment of the ecological assumptions underpinning compensatory mitigation of salmon-derived nutrients. Environmental Management 3: 571-586. 2015-07-31
Collins, S, C Baxter, A Marcarelli, M Wipfli. Production of resident fish benefits from experimental salmon subsidies via direct and indirect pathways across stream-riparian boundaries. Submittted to Ecological Applications. 2016-03-31
Chaloner, D. T., and M. S. Wipfli. 2002. Influence of decomposing Pacific salmon carcasses on macroinvertebrate growth and standing stock in southeastern Alaska streams. Journal of the North American Benthological Society. 21:430-442. 2002-06-30
Chaloner, D. T., M. S. Wipfli, and J. P. Caouette. 2002. Mass loss and macroinvertebrate colonization of Pacific salmon carcasses in southeastern Alaska streams. Freshwater Biology. 47:263-273. 2002-02-28
Chaloner, D. T., K. M. Martin, M. S. Wipfli, P. H. Ostrom, and G. A. Lamberti. 2002. Marine carbon and nitrogen in southeastern Alaska stream food webs: evidence from artificial and natural streams. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 59:1257-1265. 2002-11-30
Chaloner, D. T., G. A. Lamberti, R. W. Merritt, N. L. Mitchell, P. H. Ostrom, and M. S. Wipfli. 2004. Variation in responses to spawning Pacific salmon in three southeastern Alaska streams. Freshwater Biology. 49:587-599. 2004-03-31
Binckley, C., M.S. Wipfli, R.B. Medhurst, K. Polivka, P. Hessburg, B. Salter, and J.Y. Kill. 2010. Ecoregion and land-use influence invertebrate and detritus transport from headwater streams. Freshwater Biology 55:1205-1218. 2010-02-28
Benson, E.R., M.S. Wipfli, J. Clapcott, and N.F. Hughes. 2012. Relationships between ecosystem metabolism, benthic macroinvertebrate densities, and environmental variables in an interior Alaska river. Hydrobiologia DOI 10.1007/s10750-012-1272-0 2012-09-30
Allan, J. D., M. S. Wipfli, J. P. Caouette, A. Prussian, and J. Rodgers. 2003. Influence of streamside vegetation on terrestrial invertebrate inputs to salmonid food webs. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences. 60:309-320. 2003-07-31
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Presentations Presentation Date
Wipfli, MS, K Heim, J McFarland, S Laske, M Whitman. 2015. How Important are Prey Subsidies for Fishes in Arctic Freshwater Ecosystems? American Fisheries Society national conference. Portland, OR 2015-08-18
Wipfli, M.S., D. Rinella, and P. Joy. 2013. Nutrient amendments vs salmon runs: What are we trying to accomplish and are we seeing the bigger picture? American Fisheries Society Western Division annual meeting, Boise, ID, Apr. 2013-04-16
Wipfli, M.S. Rivers to Oceans: Changing Fisheries. Indigenous Peoples Climate Change Workshop. Fairbanks, AK. Feb 16-18, 2016. 2016-02-17
Wipfli, M.S, and B. Lewis. 2012. Marine nutrients and nutrient supplements: ecological effects in streams. American Fisheries Society Alaska Chapter meeting, Kodiak, AK, 24-26 Oct. 2013-10-25
Wipfli, M. Patterns of Food Web Responses to Marine Nutrients in Stream Ecosystems. Western Division of the American Fisheries Society annual conference, Anchorage, Alaska, May 2018. 2018-05-24
Wipfli, M, K. Heim, J. McFarland, S. Laske, M. Whitman. 2015. Arctic Grayling Movement and Foraging Ecology in Arctic Alaska. Advances in the Population Ecology of Salmonids, Girona, Spain, May 25-29. 2015-05-27
Wipfli, M, J McFarland, K Heim, K Gurney, S Laske, M Whitmann, C Arp, J Adams, J Koch. 2014. Freshwater food web processes on the Arctic Coastal Plain, Alaska: Vulnerabilities in a changing environment. Joint Aquatic Sciences Meeting. Portland, OR. 2014-05-20
Wipfli, M, E Schoen, B Meyer. 2017. Variation in Resource Subsidies Along Ecological and Latitudinal Gradients in Alaska. American Fisheries Society annual meeting, Tampa, FL. 2017-08-23
Wipfli, M, E Schoen, B Meyer, S Laske, P Joy. 2017. Can we manage resource subsidies and food webs to benefit fishes and fisheries? WDAFS, Missoula, MT 2017-05-25
Sellmer, K, M Wipfli, E Schoen, A Lopez. 2015. Juvenile Chinook Salmon predation in freshwater within the AYK Region. AK AFS 2015-11-04
Schoen, ER, JR Neuswanger, CJ Volk, MS Wipfli, JW Savereide. 2020. Stream temperature and flow-related variability in invertebrate drift and Chinook Salmon growth in the Chena River, Alaska. Alaska Chapter American Fisheries Society annual meeting, Fairbanks, AK, March 2020. 2020-03-25
Schoen, E., K Sellmer, M Wipfli, A Lopez, R Ivanoff. 2017. Freshwater predation of juvenile Chinook Salmon in the Arctic-Yukon-Kuskokwim region of Alaska. AK AFS conference, Fairbanks, AK, March 2017. 2017-03-25
Schoen, E. M Wipfli, E Trammel, D Rinella, and 12 coauthors. Future of Salmon in the Face of Environmental Change. Western Division of the American Fisheries Society annual conference, Anchorage, Alaska, May 2018. 2018-05-24
Schoen, E, M Wipfli, K Rine, T Nightengale. 2015. Pulsed food subsidies across a habitat mosaic shape growth opportunities for rearing salmon in a glacial Alaskan river. American Fisheries Society national conference. Portland, OR. 2015-08-18
Schoen, E, M Wipfli, K Rine, T Nightengale. 2015. Pulsed food subsidies across a habitat mosaic provide heterogeneous growth opportunities for rearing salmon in a glacial Alaskan river. AK AFS. 2015-11-04
Schoen, E, M Wipfli, J Trammell, D Rinella, and 11 authors. 2017. Pacific Salmon in the Face of Climate and Landscape Change: Insights from the Kenai River. AK AFS conference, Fairbanks, AK, March 2017. 2017-03-25
Schoen, E, M Wipfli, E Trammel, D Rinella, A Floyd, J Grunblatt, et al. Future of Salmon in the Face of Change:  Lessons from One of the World's Remaining Productive Salmon Regions. Western Division of the American Fisheries Society annual conference, Anchorage, Alaska, May 2018. 2018-05-24
Schoen, E, M Wipfli, B Meyer, K Rine, K Sellmer. 2017. Future of Alaskan Salmon in the Face of Change: Bringing a Food-Web Perspective to Management and Conservation. WDAFS, Missoula, MT 2017-05-25
Rosenberger, A.E., J. Dunham, M. Wipfli, and J. Buffington. Effects of fire and subsequent channel disturbance on invertebrate drift and trout diet 10 years post-disturbance. Seminar, joint annual meeting of the North American Benthological Society and the American Geophysical Union, New Orleans, Louisiana in a symposium titled, “Interactions Between Physical and Biological Processes in Riverine Landscapes: Ecosystem Response to Physical Processes and Disturbance,” organized by J. Buffington, A. Rosenberger, and C. Baxter. September, 2005. 2005-09-01
Rosenberger, A.E., J. Dunham, M. Wipfli, and J. Buffington. Effects of fire and subsequent channel disturbance on invertebrate drift and trout diet 10 years post-disturbance. Department of Geosciences colloquium, Idaho State University. February, 2005. 2005-02-01
Roon, D.A., M.S. Wipfli, T.L. Wurtz, and J.J. Kruse. 2012. Effects of riparian invasives on prey resources for juvenile coho salmon in southcentral Alaskan streams. American Fisheries Society Alaska Chapter meeting, Kodiak, AK, 24-26 Oct. 2013-10-25
Rine, K, M Wipfli, E Schoen, C Stricker. 2014. Patterns of energy flow in salmonid food webs within a large glacial Alaskan river. Joint Aquatic Sciences Meeting. Portland, OR. 2014-05-20
Rine, K, M Wipfli, E Schoen, C Stricker, T Nightengale. 2015. Patterns of cross-ecosystem food subsidies to rearing salmonids within a large glacial Alaskan river. AK AFS 2015-11-04
Rine, K, M Wipfli, E Schoen, C Stricker, J Jones, T Nightengale. 2015. Patterns of Cross-Ecosystem Food Subsidies to Rearing Salmonids within a Large Glacial Alaskan River. American Fisheries Society national meeting. Portland, OR 2015-08-18
Perry, M.T., M.S. Wipfli, N.F. Hughes, J.R. Neuswanger, A.E. Rosenberger, and M.J. Evenson. 2012. Retrospective analysis of juvenile Chinook salmon growth in an interior Alaska river: insight into marine survival and density dependence. American Fisheries Society Alaska Chapter meeting, Kodiak, AK, 24-26 Oct. 2013-10-25
Neuswanger, JR, ER Schoen, CJ Volk, MS Wipfli, JW Savereide. 2020. Spatiotemporal and flow-related variability in invertebrate drift and Chinook Salmon growth in the Chena River, Alaska. Western Division American Fisheries Society annual meeting, Vancouver, BC, April 2020. 2020-04-15
Neuswanger, J.R., N.F. Hughes, M.S. Wipfli, and A.E. Rosenberger. 2012. Territoriality and shadow competition within schools of juvenile Chinook salmon. American Fisheries Society annual meeting, St. Paul, MN, Aug. 2013-08-22
Neuswanger, J.R., N.F. Hughes, M.S. Wipfli, and A.E. Rosenberger. 2013. 3-D territoriality and shadow competition within schools of juvenile chinook salmon. Oral presentation given to the Alaska Chapter of the American Fisheries Society. 2013-10-10
Neuswanger, J.R., M.S. Wipfli, M. Evenson, and N.F. Hughes. 2012. Effects of discharge on Chinook salmon recruitment in two interior Alaska rivers: population-level evidence and habitat-related mechanisms. American Fisheries Society Alaska Chapter meeting, Kodiak, AK, 24-26 Oct. 2013-10-25
Neuswanger, J., N. Hughes, M.S. Wipfli, and A.E. Rosenberger. The importance of drifting debris for drift-feeding juvenile Chinook salmon. Seminar, Midnight Sun Science Symposium, Fairbanks, AK (award received). February, 2012. 2012-02-05
Neuswanger, J., M. Wipfli, M. Evenson, A.E. Rosenberger, and N. Hughes. Flow-induced variability in the stock-recruitment relationships of two Interior Alaskan rivers, and related ecological mechanisms. Seminar, Arctic-Yukon-Kuskokwim Sustainable Salmon Initiative’s Chinook Salmon Synthesis Workshop, Anchorage, AK. February, 2012. 2012-02-15
Neuswanger, J, M Wipfli, A Rosenberger. Feeding Ecology of Juvenile Chinook Salmon in the Chena River, Interior Alaska. Western Division of the American Fisheries Society, Anchorage, Alaska, May 2018. 2018-05-24
Meyer, B., M Wipfli, D Rinella, E Schoen, J Falke. Growth and Foraging Patterns of Juvenile Chinook and Coho Salmon in Three Geomorphically Distinct Sub-Basins of the Kenai River. Western Division of the American Fisheries Society annual conference, Anchorage, Alaska, May 2018. 2018-05-24
Meyer, B, M Wipfli, D Rinella, E Schoen, J Falke. 2020. Landscape diversity filters climate change influence on juvenile Chinook and Coho salmon rearing habitat in the Kenai River. Alaska Chapter of the American Fisheries Society, Fairbanks, AK. 2020-03-25
Meyer, B, M Wipfli, D Rinella, E Schoen, J Falke. 2019. Climate warming effects on juvenile Chinook and Coho salmon growth are modulated by glacial-coverage in sub-basins of the Kenai River watershed. Mat-Su Salmon Symposium. Nov 2019, Palmer, AK. 2019-11-14
Meyer, B, M Wipfli, D Rinella, E Schoen, J Falke. 2017. Growth and Foraging Patterns of Juvenile Chinook and Coho Salmon in Three Geomorphically Distinct Sub-Basins of the Kenai River. Alaska Chapter AFS-AWRA, Fairbanks, AK 2017-03-23
Meyer, B, M Wipfli, D Rinella, E Schoen, J Falke. 2017. Growth and Foraging Patterns of Juvenile Chinook and Coho Salmon in Three Geomorphically Distinct Sub-Basins of the Kenai River. AFS, Missoula, MT 2017-05-25
Meyer, B, M Wipfli, D Rinella, E Schoen, J Falke. 2017. Growth and Foraging Patterns of Juvenile Chinook and Coho Salmon in Three Geomorphically Distinct Sub-Basins of the Kenai River. Society of Freshwater Science, Raleigh, NC 2017-06-07
Meyer, B, E Schoen, J Neuswanger, C Volk, M Wipfli, B McKenna. Short-term effects of wildfire on juvenile Chinook salmon in the Chena River. 2020 Mat-Su Salmon Symposium. 19 Nov 2020. 2020-11-19
Meyer, B, D Rinella, M Wipfli. 2015. Effects of temperature regime on juvenile Chinook and Coho salmon growth in three geomorphologically distinct sub-basins of the Kenai River. AK AFS 2015-11-04
McFarland, J.J., M.S. Wipfli, and M.S. Whitman. 2012. Feeding ecology of arctic grayling (Thymallus arcticus) in a small beaded stream on the Arctic Coastal Plain, Alaska. American Fisheries Society Alaska Chapter meeting, Kodiak, AK, 24-26 Oct. 2013-10-26
Marcarelli, A., J. Ebel, C. Baxter, A. Kohler, S. Collins, M. Wipfli. 2013. Integrating ecosystem science into fisheries-targeted nutrient enhancement programs aimed to mitigate for the loss of Pacific salmon. American Fisheries Society Western Division annual meeting, Boise, ID, Apr. 2013-04-16
Lewis, B, and M.S. Wipfli. 2012. A review of lake fertilization as a fisheries enhancement tool in Alaska. American Fisheries Society Alaska Chapter meeting, Kodiak, AK, 24-26 Oct. 2013-10-26
Leppi, JC, DJ Rinella, MS Wipfli, MS Whitman. 2019. Diverse foraging niches and habitat use by Broad Whitefish (Coregonus nasus) in Arctic Alaska. American Fisheries Society, Alaska Chapter. 2019-09-30
Leppi, JC, DJ Rinella, MS Wipfli, MS Whitman. 2019. Diverse foraging niches and habitat use by Broad Whitefish (Coregonus nasus) in Arctic Alaska. American Fisheries Society, Alaska Chapter. 2019-03-21
Leppi, J, M Wipfli, A Liljedahl, D Rinella, M Whitman. Potential Implications of Climate Change for Broad Whitefish (Coregonus nasus) in Arctic Alaska. Western Division of the American Fisheries Society, Anchorage, Alaska, May 2018. 2018-05-24
Laske, SM, AE Rosenberger, MS Wipfli, CE Zimmerman. 2016. Hydrology and fish composition drives lentic food web structure in Arctic Alaska. Society for Freshwater Science, Sacramento, CA, May 21-26. 2016-05-24
Laske, S.M., M.S. Wipfli, A.E. Rosenberger, and C.E. Zimmerman. 2012. Fish and invertebrate assemblages in ponds and lakes on the Arctic Coastal Plain, Alaska. American Fisheries Society Alaska Chapter meeting, Kodiak, AK, 24-26 Oct. 2013-10-26
Laske, S., A.E. Rosenberger, J.C. Koch, C.E. Zimmerman, and M.S. Wipfli. 2014. Feeding frenzy: Exploring the role of ninespine stickleback in Arctic freshwater food webs. Annual Meeting of the Society for Freshwater Science. Portland, OR. May, 2014. 2014-05-15
Laske, S., A. Rosenberger, M.S. Wipfli, and C. Zimmerman. 2017. Surface water connectivity among Arctic lakes drives patterns of fish species richness and composition, and food web structure. American Water Resources Association Spring Specialty Conference 2017, April 30 – May 3, 2017, Snowbird, UT. 2017-04-30
Laske, S. M., J. C. Koch, C. E. Zimmerman, M. S. Wipfli, and A. E. Rosenberger. Fish distribution in a warming Arctic: what current patterns may tell us about the future. Alaska Chapter of the American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting, Fairbanks, Oct. 2013. 2013-10-10
Laske, S, T Haynes, A Rosenberger, J Koch, M Wipfli, M Whitman, C Zimmerman. 2015. Influence of surface water connectivity on fish species richness and assemblages on the Arctic Coastal Plain, Alaska. American Fisheries Society national meeting. Portland, OR. 2015-08-18
Laske, S, A Rosenberger, W Kane, M Wipfli, C Zimmerman. 2015. Top-down effects of Ninespine Stickleback on invertebrate communities of small Arctic ponds: an experimental approach. AK AFS 2015-11-04
Laske, S, A Rosenberger, M Wipfli, C Zimmerman. 2017. Generalist feeding strategies of Arctic fishes stabilize lentic food webs. AK Chapter AFS-AWRA, Fairbanks, AK 2017-03-23
Laske, S, A Rosenberger, M Wipfli, C Zimmerman. 2014. Feeding frenzy: Exploring the role of ninespine stickleback in Arctic freshwater food webs. Joint Aquatic Sciences Meeting. Portland, OR. 2014-05-20
Koch, J, J Schmutz, K Gurney, S Laske, M Wipfli, T Fondell. 2014. The effect of ephemeral ponds, streams, and large lakes on nutrient fluxes, ecosystems and wildlife of the Arctic Coastal Plain of Alaska. Joint Aquatic Sciences Meeting. Portland, OR. 2014-05-20
Joy, P., M.S. Wipfli, C. Stricker, and W. Jones. 2012. Marine-nutrient assimilation in rearing coho and Chinook salmon in the Unalakleet River. American Fisheries Society Alaska Chapter meeting, Kodiak, AK, 24-26 Oct. 2013-10-26
Joy, P, W Jones, C Stricker, M Wipfli. 2015. Seasonal and landscape patterns of marine-nutrient assimilation in rearing juvenile Coho and Chinook salmon in western Alaska. AK AFS 2015-11-04
Heim, KC, TE McMahon, JA Falke, MS Wipfli. 2018. Unexpected places: the use of temporary aquatic habitats by fish, implications for conservation, and research needs. American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting, Atlantic City, NJ. 2018-08-22
Heim, K.C., M.S. Wipfli, M.S. Whitman, N.D. Sather, and M.B. Loewen. 2012. Seasonal movement patterns of arctic grayling (Thymallus arcticus) in a small beaded stream on the Arctic Coastal Plain, Alaska. American Fisheries Society Alaska Chapter meeting, Kodiak, AK, 24-26 Oct. 2013-10-26
Collins, S., C. Baxter, A. Marcarelli, and M. Wipfli. 2013. Spatiotemporal complexity in stream food web responses to salmon subsidies. American Fisheries Society Western Division annual meeting, Boise, ID, Apr. 2013-04-16
Collins, S, C Baxter, A Marcarelli, M Wipfli, M, S Florin, L Felicetti, G Servheen. 2014. Direct and indirect responses of stream and riparian organisms to experimental subsidies of salmon. Joint Aquatic Sciences Meeting. Portland, OR. 2014-05-20
Collins SF, Marcarelli AM, Baxter CV, Wipfli MS. 2018. A critical assessment of the ecological assumptions underpinning compensatory mitigation of salmon-derived nutrients. Special session: Habitat Enhancement for Conservation and Management in Marine and Freshwater Environments: Effects and Mechanisms of Response; American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting, Atlantic City, NJ. 2018-08-21
Arp, C.D., B.M. Jones, M.S. Whitman, and M.S. Wipfli. 2012. Shifting balance of lake ice regimes across the Alaskan arctic coastal plain and implications for future fish habitat. American Fisheries Society Alaska Chapter meeting, Kodiak, AK, 24-26 Oct. 2013-10-26
Arp, C, B Jones, A Liljedahl, M Whitman, M Wipfli, M. 2014. Response of an Arctic freshwater ecosystem to climate and land-use change: Interdisciplinary research in the Fish Creek watershed, northern Alaska, USA. 2014-05-20
Technical Publications Publication Date
Wipfli, M.S., N. Lisuzzo, T. Davis, J. Kruse, and D. Roon. 2011. Which invasive species are of greatest concern? Yukon Fisheries News - Newsletter of the Yukon River Drainage Fisheries Association. Summer 2011. 2011-05-31
Wipfli, M.S., J. Kruse, and N. Lisuzzo. 2010. Invasive species in Alaska. Yukon Fisheries News - Newsletter of the Yukon River Drainage Fisheries Association. Fall 2010 2010-09-30
Wipfli, M.S. 2011. Invasive species 101: Northern pike. Yukon Fisheries News - Newsletter of the Yukon River Drainage Fisheries Association. Spring 2011 2011-04-30
Wipfli, M.S. 2010. Nutrient and prey fluxes across ecosystem boundaries sustain freshwater fishes. Oncorhynchus - Newsletter of the Alaska Chapter American Fisheries Society 30:1-4. 2010-06-30
Wipfli, M. S., and R. L. Deal. 2004. Ecological payoffs from red alder in southeastern Alaska. Pacific Northwest Research Station Report - Science Findings. Issue 63. 2004-05-31
Wipfli, M. S., R. L. Deal, P. E. Hennon, A. C. Johnson, T. L. De Santo, T. A. Hanley, M. E. Schultz, M. D. Bryant, R. T. Edwards, E. H. Orlikowska, and T. Gomi. 2002. Managing young upland forests in Southeast Alaska for wood products, wildlife, aquatic resources, and fishes: problem analysis and study plan. General Technical Report PNW-GTR-558. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station, Portland, OR. 2002-01-31
Wipfli, M. S., P. E. Hennon, R. L. Deal, A. C. Johnson, T. L. De Santo, E. H. Orlikowska, T. Gomi, M. D. Bryant, R. T. Edwards, M. E. Schultz, and T. A. Hanley. 2002. Ecological role of red alder in even-aged conifer forests of Southeast Alaska, USA. In Proceedings of the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) conference on Forest Restoration in the Boreal and Temperate Zones, E.S. Gardiner and L.J. Breland Eds. Published by the Danish Center for Forest Landscapes and Planning, Report 11:124-125. 2002-04-30
Wipfli, M. S., P. E. Hennon, R. L. Deal, A. C. Johnson, T. L. De Santo, E. H. Orlikowska, T. Gomi, M. D. Bryant, R. T. Edwards, M. E. Schultz, and T. A. Hanley. 2002. Ecological role of red alder in even-aged conifer forests of Southeast Alaska, USA. In Proceedings of the International Union of Forest Research Organizations (IUFRO) conference on Forest Restoration in the Boreal and Temperate Zones, E.S. Gardiner and L.J. Breland Eds. Published by the Danish Center for Forest Landscapes and Planning, Report 2002-04-30
Wipfli, M. S. 2001. Food for fish, food for thought: Managing the invisible components of streams. Pacific Northwest Research Station Report - Science Findings. Issue 32. 2001-03-31
Musslewhite, J. and M. S. Wipfli. 2004. Effects of alternatives to clearcutting on invertebrate and detritus transport from headwaters in southeastern Alaska. General Technical Report PNW-GTR-602. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station, Portland, OR. 2004-04-30
McClellan, M. H., D. N. Swanston, P. E. Hennon, R. L. Deal, T. L. De Santo, and M. S. Wipfli. 2000. Alternatives to clearcutting in the old-growth forests of Southeast Alaska: study plan and establishment report. General Technical Report PNW-GTR-494. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station, Portland, OR. 48 pp. 2000-01-31
Hennon, P. E., M. S. Wipfli, R. L. Deal, A. C. Johnson, T. L. De Santo, M. E. Schultz, T. A. Hanley, E. H. Orlikowska, T. Gomi, M. D. Bryant, and R. T. Edwards. 2002. Mixed alder-conifer forests: managing upland ecosystems in Southeast Alaska for wood products, wildlife, and fish. Special Wood Compatibility Symposium, Hood River, OR. General Technical Report PNW-GTR-563. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station, Portland, OR. Number 5, Pp. 51-60. 2002-07-31
FS-R10-FHP. 2015. Forest Health Conditions in Alaska. Anchorage, Alaska. USDA Forest Service, Alaska Region. Publication R10-PR-32. 2015-05-31
Deal, R. L., M. S. Wipfli, A. C. Johnson, T. L. De Santo, P. E. Hennon, and T. A. Hanley. 2002. Does red alder enhance wildlife, aquatic and fisheries resources in young-growth western hemlock-Sitka spruce forests of southeast Alaska? In Beyond 2001: A silvicultural odyssey to sustaining terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems. Proceedings of the National Silviculture Workshop, Hood River, OR, May 6-10, 2001. Compiled by Parker, S. and Hummel-Stevens, S. PNW General Technical Report PNW-GTR-546. USDA Forest Service, PNW Research Station, Portland, OR. Pp. 93-102. 2002-05-31
Deal, R. L., M. S. Wipfli, A. C. Johnson, T. L. De Santo, P. E. Hennon, and T. A. Hanley. 2002. Does red alder enhance wildlife, aquatic and fisheries resources in young-growth western hemlock-Sitka spruce forests of southeast Alaska? In Beyond 2001: A silvicultural odyssey to sustaining terrestrial and aquatic ecosystems. Proceedings of the National Silviculture Workshop, Hood River, OR, May 6-10, 2001. Compiled by Parker, S. and Hummel-Stevens, S. PNW General Technical Report PNW-GTR-546. USDA Forest Serv 2002-05-31
Deal, R. L., E. H. Orlikowska, P. E. Hennon, M. S. Wipfli, A. C. Johnson, T. L. De Santo, M. E. Schultz, R. T. Edwards, and M. D. Bryant. 2002. Red alder as a tool for restoring forest ecosystems in young-growth western hemlock-Sitka spruce stands of southeastern Alaska. Proceedings of the Society of American Foresters, Winston-Salem, NC, Oct 5-9, 2002. Pp. 159-169. 2002-10-31