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Contact Information

School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences
17101 Point Lena Loop Road
Juneau, AK 99801
Phone: (907) 796-5455
Fax: (907) 796-5446
jason.waite@alaska.edu

Jason Waite

Biological Oceanography • Marine Mammals

Education

  • B.S. 1997 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Wildlife Management)
  • M.S. 2000 Texas A&M University (Wildlife Management)
  • M.S. 2010 University of Alaska Fairbanks (Statistics)
  • Ph.D. 2010 University of Alaska Fairbanks (Marine Biology)

Current Research Projects

  • Gulf of Alaska Integrated Ecosystem Research Project

Publications

Waite JN and Mueter FJ. 2013. Spatial and temporal variability of chlorophyll-a concentrations in the coastal Gulf of Alaska, 1998-2011, using cloud-free reconstructions of SeaWiFS and MODIS-Aqua data. Progress in Oceanography. xxx:xxx-xxx

Waite JN, Trumble SJ, Burkanov VN, and Andrews RD. 2012. Resource partitioning by sympatric Steller sea lions and northern fur seals as revealed by biochemical dietary analyses and satellite telemetry. Journal of Experimental Marine Biology and Ecology. 416-417:41-54 (2MB PDF)

Waite JN, Burkanov VN, and Andrews RD. 2012. Prey competition between sympatric Steller sea lions (Eumetopias jubatus) and northern fur seals (Callorhinus ursinus) on Lovushki Island, Russia. Canadian Journal of Zoology. 90:110-127 (700KB PDF)

Burkanov V, Gurarie E, Altukhov A, Mamaev E, Permyakov P, Trukin A, Waite J, and Gelatt T, 2011. Environmental and biological factors influencing maternal attendance patterns of Steller sea lions (Eumetopias jubatus) in Russia. Journal of Mammalogy. 92(2):352-366

Waite JN, Waits LP, Bozza M, and Andrews RD. 2011. Differentiating between Steller sea lion (Eumetopias jubatus) and northern fur seal (Callorhinus ursinus) scats through analysis of faecal DNA. Molecular Ecology Resources 11(1): 166-170 (234KB PDF)

Waite JN. 2010. Resource partitioning among sympatric Steller sea lions and northern fur seals on Lovushki Island, Russia. Ph.D. Dissertation. University of Alaska, Fairbanks AK (4.2MB PDF)

Waite JN and Mellish JE. 2009. Intra- and inter-researcher variation in Steller sea lion (Eumetopias jubatus) morphometric measurements. Polar Biology 32:1221-1225 (223KB PDF)

Waite JN, Schrader WJ, Mellish JE, Horning M 2007. Three-dimensional photogrammetry as a tool for assessing morphometrics and estimating body mass of Steller sea lions. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 64: 296-303 (618KB PDF)

Waite JN and Burkanov VN. 2006. Steller sea lion feeding habits in the Russian Far East, 2000-2003. In: Sea Lions of the World. Edited by AW Trites, SK Atkinson, DP DeMaster, LW Fritz, TS Gelatt, LD Rea, and KM Wynne. Alaska Sea Grant College Program, Anchorage AK pp. 223-234 (643KB PDF)

Waite JN. 2000. Three-dimensional photogrammetry as a tool for assessing morphometrics and estimating body mass of Steller sea lions. M.Sc. Thesis. Texas A&M University, College Station TX