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Ecological Effects of Snowmachines

I am Tim Mullet, a Ph.D. Candidate in the Biology and Wildlife Department at UAF working under Falk Huettmann. My research focus is to determine how snowmachine activity affects wildlife, the soundscape, and vegetation in the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge. These findings are helpful for wildlife managers to make informed decisions when dealing with human disturbance and natural resources.

Winter field seasons are cold, dark, and long. Much of my field work lasts from November to April. However, the Kenai National Wildlife Refuge offers spectacular landscapes that make days of data collection in 20 below temperatures worth it.

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Grad Students:  Fall 2014

  • Sep 12: Deadline for adding classes, late registration and fee payment; 5 p.m. in person, midnight at UAOnline
  • Sep 15: Application for spring 2015 admission due
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  • Sep 19: Deadline for student & faculty-initiated drops
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  • Nov 10: Post-defense thesis due to Department/Program Chair
  • Nov 24: Post-defense thesis due to CNSM Dean
  • Dec 3: Post-defense thesis due to Graduate School
  • Dec 20: All other paperwork due to Graduate School

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