Journal References Sonar Site Brochures
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  Burwen, D. L., S. J. Fleischman, and J. D. Miller. 2010. Accuracy and precision of manual fish length measurements from DIDSON sonar images. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, 139:1306-1314.
  Mueller, A. M., D. L. Burwen, K. Boswell, and T. K. Mulligan. 2010. Tail Beat Patterns in DIDSON Echograms and their Potential Use for Species Identification and Bioenergetics Studies. Transactions of the American Fisheries Society, 139:900-910.
  Reynolds, J. H., C. A. Woody, N. E. Gove, and L. F. Fair. 2007. Efficiently estimating salmon escapement uncertainty using systematically sampled data. Sockeye salmon ecology, evolution, and management. American Fisheries Society, Symposium No. 54, Pages: 121-129.
  Burwen, D. L., Nealson, P. A., Fleischman, S. J., Mulligan, T. J., and Horne, J. K. 2007. The complexity of narrow band echo envelopes as a function of fish side-aspect angle. ICES Journal of Marine Science, 64: 1066 - 1074.
  Burwen, D. L., S. J. Fleischman, J. D. Miller, M. E. Jensen. 2003. Time-based signal characteristics as predictors of fish size and species for a side-looking hydroacoustic application in a river. ICES Journal of Marine Science. Volume 60, Issue 3, Pages: 662-668.
  Fleischman, S. J. and D. L. Burwen. 2003. Mixture models for the species apportionment of hydroacoustic data, with echo-envelope length as the discriminatory variable. ICES Journal of Marine Science. Volume 60, Issue 3, Pages: 592-598.
  Fleischman, S. J., and D. L. Burwen. 2000. Correcting for position-related bias in estimates of the acoustic back scattering cross-section. Aquatic Living Resources 13(5):283-290.
  Hinch, S. G. and P. S. Rand. 2000. Optimal swimming speeds and forward-assisted propulsion: energy-conserving behaviours of upriver-migrating adult salmon. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 57: 2470– 2478.
  Burwen, D. L., and S. F. Fleischman. 1998. Evaluation of side-aspect target strength and pulse width as potential hydroacoustic discriminators of fish species in rivers. Canadian Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 55:2492-2502.
   
ADF&G Publications
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  Annual Kenai River Chinook Sonar Reports:
    Miller, J. D., D. L. Burwen, and S. J. Fleischman. 2007. Estimates of Chinook salmon abundance in the Kenai River using split-beam sonar, 2005. Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Fishery Data Series No. 07-92, Anchorage.
    Miller, J. D., D. L. Burwen, and S. J. Fleischman. 2007. Estimates of Chinook salmon abundance in the Kenai River using split-beam sonar, 2004. Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Fishery Data Series No. 07-57, Anchorage.
    Miller, J. D., D. L. Burwen, and S. J. Fleischman. 2005. Estimates of Chinook salmon abundance in the Kenai River using split-beam sonar, 2003. Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Fishery Data Series No. 05-59, Anchorage.
    Miller, J. D., D. L. Burwen, and S. J. Fleischman. 2004. Estimates of Chinook salmon abundance in the Kenai River using split-beam sonar, 2002. Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Fishery Data Series No. 04-29, Anchorage.
    Miller, J. D., D. L. Burwen, and S. J. Fleischman. 2003. Estimates of chinook salmon abundance in the Kenai River using split-beam sonar, 2001. Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Fishery Data Series No. 03-03, Anchorage.
    Miller, J. D. and D. Burwen. 2002. Estimates of chinook salmon abundance in the Kenai River using split-beam sonar, 2000. Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Fishery Data Series No. 02-09, Anchorage.
    Miller, J. D., D. Bosch., and D. Burwen. 2002. Estimates of chinook salmon abundance in the Kenai River using split-beam sonar, 1999. Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Fishery Data Series No. 02-24, Anchorage.
    Bosch, D. and D. Burwen. 2000. Estimates of chinook salmon abundance in the Kenai River using split-beam sonar, 1998. Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Fishery Data Series No. 00-12, Anchorage.
    Bosch, D. and D. Burwen. 1999. Estimates of chinook salmon abundance in the Kenai River using split-beam sonar, 1997. Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Fishery Data Series No. 99-3, Anchorage.
    Burwen, D. and D. Bosch. 1998. Estimates of chinook salmon abundance in the Kenai River using split-beam sonar, 1996. Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Fishery Data Series No. 98-2, Anchorage.
    Burwen, D. L. and D. E. Bosch. 1996. Estimates of chinook salmon abundance in the Kenai River using split-beam sonar, 1995. Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Fishery Data Series No. 96-9, Anchorage.
    Burwen, D. L. and D. E. Bosch. 1995. Estimates of chinook salmon abundance in the Kenai River using split-beam sonar, 1994. Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Fishery Data Series No. 95-38, Anchorage, AK.
    Burwen, D. L. and D. E. Bosch. 1995. Estimates of chinook salmon abundance in the Kenai River using split- beam sonar, 1993. Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Fishery Data Series No. 95-31, Anchorage, AK.
  Sonar Related Research Reports:
    Maxwell S.L., A.V. Faulkner , L.F. Fair, and X. Zhang. 2011. A Comparison of Estimates from 2 Hydroacoustic Systems Used to Assess Sockeye Salmon Escapement in 5 Alaska Rivers. Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Fishery Manuscript Series No. 11­02, Anchorage.
    Burwen, D. L., Sl J. Fleischman, and J. D. Miller. 2007. Evaluation of a dual-frequency imaging sonar for estimating fish size in the Kenai River. Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Fishery Data Series No. 07-44, Anchorage.
    Burwen, D., J. Hasbrouck, and D. Bosch. 2000. Investigations of alternate sites for chinook salmon sonar on the Kenai River. Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Fishery Data Series No. 00-43, Anchorage.
    Hammarstrom, S. L. and J. J. Hasbrouck. 1999. Estimation of the abundance of late-run chinook salmon in the Kenai River based on exploitation rate and harvest, 1997. Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Fishery Data Series No. 99-8, Anchorage.
    Burwen, D. L., D. E. Bosch, and S. J. Fleischman. 1998. Evaluation of hydroacoustic assessment techniques for chinook salmon on the Kenai River, 1995. Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Fishery Data Series No. 98-3, Anchorage.
    Hammarstrom, S. L. and J. J. Hasbrouck. 1998. Estimation of the abundance of late-run chinook salmon in the Kenai River based on exploitation rate and harvest, 1996. Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Fishery Data Series No. 98-6, Anchorage.
    Burwen, D. L., D. E. Bosch, and S. J. Fleischman. 1995. Evaluation of hydroacoustic assessment techniques for chinook salmon on the Kenai River using split- beam sonar. Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Fishery Data Series No. 95-45, Anchorage, AK.
    Eggers, D. M., P. A. Skvorc II, and D. L. Burwen. 1995. Abundance estimates of chinook salmon in the Kenai River using dual-beam sonar. Alaska Fishery Research Bulletin 2(1): 1-22. Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Juneau.
    Eggers, D. M. 1994. On the discrimination of sockeye and chinook salmon in the Kenai River based on target strength determined with 420 kHz dual-beam sonar. Alaska Fishery Research Bulletin 1(2): 125-139. Alaska Department of Fish and Game, Juneau.
  Presentations:
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    Burwen, D. L., S. Maxwell, C. Pfisterer. 2004. "Counting Fish in Rivers Just Got a Lot Easier" (Article posted on the Acoustical Society of America's Meeting Press Room), 147th ASA Meeting, New York, NY.
Kenai River 8.6
Kenai River Mile 8.6 king salmon sonar site

Kenai Mile 19 and Kasilof RiverKenai River
Mile 19 sockeye salmon sonar site & Kasilof River sonar site

Anchor River

Anchor River sonar and weir site

Yentna River

Yentna
River sonar
site

Nushagak River

Nushagak
River sonar
site

Copper River

Copper River sonar site

Yukon River - Pilot Station


Yukon
River sonar
site

Alaska Fisheries Sonar

Sonar Basics in the Arctic-Yukon-Kuskokwim Region

UCI
Sonar 101
in the Upper Cook Inlet Region

Anvik and Sheenjek Rivers
Anvik and Sheenjek River sonar sites
Aniak River

Aniak River sonar site

Yukon Eagle River


Yukon River - Eagle sonar site
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