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Distribution and movements of caribou in relation to the Kuparuk development area
Walter T. Smith
1986 by State of Alaska, Dept. of Fish and Game, Division of Game in Juneau, Alaska .
Written in English
|Other titles||Federal aid in fish and wildlife restoration (Alaska), Big game investigations.|
|Statement||by Walter T. Smith and Raymond D. Cameron.|
|Contributions||Cameron, Raymond D., Alaska. Division of Game.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||ii, 47 p. :|
|Number of Pages||47|
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DISTRIBUTION AND MOVEMENTS OF CARIBOU IN RELATION TO THE KUPARUK DEVELOPMENT AREA By Walter T. Smith and Raymond D. Cameron Final Report Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration Project W, W, W, W, W, WJob 3.'3o~ Persons intending to cite this material should obtain /wildlife/ caribou_pdf.
DISTRIBUTION AND MOVEMENTS OF CARIBOU IN RELATION TO THE KUPARUK DEVELOPMENT AREA. Raymond D. Cameron Walter T. Smith and Kenneth R. Whitten. Progress Report Federal Aid in Wildlife Restoration Project w and W, Job R.
Persons intending to cite this material should obtain DISTRIBUTION AND MOVEMENTS OF CARIBOU IN RELATION TO ROADS AND PIPELINES, KUPARUK DEVELOPMENT AREA, Walter T.
Smith Raymond D. Cameron and Daniel J. Reed Alaska Department of Fish and Game Wildlife Technical Bulletin No. 12 DISTRIBUTION AND MOVEMENTS OF CARIBOU IN RELATION TO ROADS AND PIPELINES, KUPARUK DEVELOPMENT AREA, Walter T. Smith. Raymond D.
Cameron. and. Daniel. Reed. State of Alaska Walter J. Hickel Governor. Department of Fish and Game Carl L. Rosier Commissioner. Division of Wildlife Conservation David G. Kelleyhouse, Director 1. The calving grounds of the Central Arctic Herd were surveyed systematically by helicopter in Juneand periodic surveys along the West Sak Road were conducted by light CARIBOU AND OIL DEVELOPMENT ON THE NORTH SLOPE By Kenneth R.
Whitten Retired research biologist, Alaska Department of Fish and Game Distribution and movements of caribou in relation to roads and pipelines, Kuparuk Development Area, AK. Dept. Fish and Game, Wildl. Tech. Bull. :// / that industrial development has resulted in changing caribou movements and distribution within the oil fields displacing caribou from the highest R.D.
Distribution and productivity of the Central Arctic Herd in relation to petroleum development: case history studies with a nutritional perspective.
Caribou in the Arctic National /publications/ suggested that caribou use of the oil field region at Prudhoe Bay had declined considerably from that noted by Child FIG.
Changes in mean relative distribution of caribou from the Central Arctic Herd in the Kuparuk Development Area, Alaska, during calving in –81, –86, and – Each transect segment was km 2 p Arctic).
Distribution and movements of caribou in relation to roads and pipelines, Kuparuk Development Area, Alaska Department of Fish and Distribution and movements of caribou in relation to the Kuparuk development area book Wildlife Technical Bulletin.
54pp. Whitten, K. R., and R. Cameron. Movements of collared caribou, Rangifer tarandus, in relation to petroleum development on the arctic slope of :// caribou in the area of the pipeline corridor both before (–) and after construction (–) (Lawhead and Prichard ). Methods Two methods were used to examine caribou distribution and movements.
Aerial surveys provided information on caribou distribution and radio-telemetry provided information on movements by individual :// The migratory woodland caribou refers to two herds of Rangifer tarandus (known as caribou in North America) that are included in the migratory woodland ecotype of the subspecies Rangifer tarandus caribou or woodland caribou that live in Nunavik, Québec, and Labrador: the Leaf River caribou herd (LRCH) and the George River caribou herd (GRCH) south of Ungava :// Calving success of female caribou in relation to body weight.
Canadian Journal of Zoology. ;71(3)–6. View Article Google Scholar Smith WT, Cameron RD, Reed DJ. Distribution and movements of caribou in relation to roads and pipelines, Kuparuk Development Area –?id=/ Studying the Central Arctic Caribou Herd: Predicting Oil Development Impact on PCH.
The United States Congress is debating whether or not to allow North Slope oil development to expand onto the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. The potential lease area lies within the calving grounds of the Porcupine Caribou :// Distribution and movements of caribou in relation to roads and pipelines, Kuparuk Development Area – Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Wildlife Technical Bulletin Studies of spatial distribution, disturbance, and crossing have been used to evaluate the response of caribou to man-madebarriers.
Single pipelines elevated >5 ft ( m) adjacent to roads with low levels of vehicular traffic are not barriers to caribou movements under most conditions. Caribou readily cross under ~ Avoidance of, and fewer movements within, the complex by female caribou are ostensibly in response to the dense network of production and support facilities, roads, above-ground pipelines, and the Unfortunately, this book can't be printed from the OpenBook.
If you need to print pages from this book, we recommend downloading it as a PDF. Visit to get more information about this book, to buy it in print, or to download it as a free PDF Changes in mean relative distribution of caribou from the Central Arctic Herd in the Kuparuk Development Area, Alaska, during calving in – 81, – 86, and – John W.
Schoen, Ph.D. Senior Scientist Audubon Alaska Although the significance of observed short-term effects on Arctic caribou from oil exploration and development is debated by the oil industry because some caribou still use habitats within the Prudhoe Bay and Kuparuk oil fields, particularly during the post-calving period (Cronin et al.
), the potential long-term and cumulative Caribou Abandonment of Study Area with Progressive Development. Although the central tenet of Noel et al. () was that there are no statistically significant differences between caribou distribution in relation to the Milne Point Road before its construction and recent post-road surveys, we contend they failed to accurately discuss what their data actually did ://( Actual response depends on many factors including season, sex, and previous exposure to development.
In the Alaska North Slope oil fields, studies show that barren-ground caribou can accommodate Distribution and movements of caribou in relation to roads and pipelines, Kuparuk Development Area, Alaska Department of Fish and Game Wildlife Technical Bulletin.
Cameron, R. and Whitten, K. () Distribution and movements of caribou in relation to the Kuparuk Develop- ment Area. Second Interim Report. Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Fairbanks, AK. Cameron, R.
D., Whitten, K. and Smith, W. (l) Distribution and movements of caribou in relation to the Kuparuk development :// Chapter 2B in M.A. Cronin (ed.) Arctic Coastal Plain caribou distribution, summer Unpublished report for BP Exploration (Alaska) Inc.
by LGL Alaska Research Associates, Inc., Anchorage, :// CARIBOU RESPONSES TO THE PIPELINE/ROAD COMPLEX IN THE KUPARUK OIL FIELD, ALASKA, FINAL REPORT Prepared for and funded by: ARCO Alaska, Inc.
P.O. Box Anchorage, Alaska Prepared by: James A. Curatolo and Stephen M. Murphy ALASKA BIOLOGICAL RESEARCH P.O. Box, Fairbanks, Alaska A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a figure, or views or downloads the :// In the s, caribou (Rangifer tarandus) populations were drastically declining across northern North that time, wolf (Canis lupus) predation, forest fires on winter ranges, and excessive native harvest were thought to be the primary causes of the early s widespread oil and gas exploration in the Canadian and Alaskan Arctic and the discovery of a giant oil field at The elders disagreed with each other regarding noise.
Caribou can be afraid of motor vehicle and chainsaw noise. However, if snowmobiles are used with their lights turned off, they can easily come close to the animal. Major work in a given area (e.g. La Romaine hydroelectric project north of Ekuanitshit) can have an impact on caribou :// 5.
Potential impact of future development on Dolphin and Union Caribou: Since Dolphin and Union Caribou winter in an area of high mineral potential where future mine sites and roads may be built, knowledge should be gathered focusing on the impact of these potential developments on herd resilience and population trend.
Medium priority: :// /management-plans/dolphin-union-caribouhtml. Distribution and Movements of Caribou in Relation to Roads and Pipelines, Kuparuk Development Area, – (Alaska State Dep. Fish Game Wildlife Technical Bulletin No. Effects of Petroleum Development on Terrain Preferences of Calving Caribou CHRISTIAN NELLEMANN1 and RAYMOND D.
CAMERON2 Kuparuk Development Area (KDA) (Cameron et al., ) Distribution of caribou calving in relation to the Prudhoe Bay oilfield. In: Martell, A.M., and Russell, D.E., eds. Proceedings of the First North American Caribou Opportunities to harvest caribou are highly dependent on caribou movement and distribution of the population in relation to human settlements.
At the beginning of the last century, the Dolphin and Union Caribou range was closely tied with the Dolphin and Union Strait, where caribou migrated from Victoria Island to the :// /barren-ground-caribou-dolphin-union-population/parthtml.
The Teshekpuk Lake Herd (TLH) ranges across the Arctic Coastal Plain west of the Colville River delta in the National Petroleum Reserve—Alaska (NPRA); the principal calving area is located around Teshekpuk Lake (Fig.
1).During –, the TLH was estimated at ∼– animals (Carroll, ).The first comprehensive census in tota caribou, and subsequent The range of the Central Arctic Caribou (Rangifer tarandus) Herd includes the oilfield complex in the Prudhoe Bay region in northern Alaska (Ballard et al.Murphy and Lawhead ).An important issue regarding oil development in this region is the potential for displacement and disturbance of caribou during the calving ://( The boreal woodland caribou (Rangifer tarandus caribou), also known as woodland caribou, boreal forest caribou and forest-dwelling caribou, is a North American subspecies of the reindeer (or the caribou in North America) with the vast majority of animals in the Porcupine caribou and barren-ground caribou, boreal woodland caribou are primarily, but not always, :// Job Title: Responses of Caribou to Petroleum-related Development on Alaska's Arctic Slope Period Covered: January 1, through Decem SUMMARY Results of aerial surveys in indicated good overwinter survival of the cohort of the Central Arctic Herd (CAH) on the distribution and movements of caribou.
46 MEMP PROJECT OVERVIEW NO. The buffalo of the North: caribou (Rangifer tarandus) and human developments.••.••. 48 MEMP PROJECT OVERVIEW NO.
Responses of caribou to ramps and pipelines in the west end of the Kuparuk Noatak grizzly bears in relation to human exploitation and mining development.
Final report. Alaska Department of Fish and Game. Fed. Aid in Wildl. Rest. Proj. W, W, and W Study Juneau. Ballard, W. Demographics, movements, and predation rates for wolves in northwest reindeer, ruminant mammal, genus Rangifer, of the deer family, found in arctic and subarctic regions of Eurasia and North America.
It is the only deer in which both sexes have antlers. The Eurasian reindeer, Rangifer tarandus, is a small deer, the male standing about 4 ft ( cm) high at the shoulder and weighing about lb ( kg), but it is extremely strong and has great powers of ://+caribou. The main aim of this study was to provide resource managers in the logging industry with information on population parameters, seasonal distribution and associated movements of reindeer in central Manitoba.
Population range, seasonal distribution and movements in relation to forestry concerns were monitored in 15 female reindeer in central Manitoba during to.
An overview is presented of the changing relationships, and their consequences, in the Russian Arctic and Sub-Arctic between people, industrial development, and wildlife. Our approach is to emphasize the ecosystem interactions that tie people to wildlife, and wildlife to the land, thus viewing industrial development in terms of its influence in As development expanded, the distribution of calving females shifted inland, reducing the number of calving caribou close to infrastructure (Noel et al.
). Such abandonment of habitat close to energy development has been similarly observed for pronghorn (Antilocapra americana ; Beckmann et al.
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