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Funding Recommendations

Scientific & Technical Advisory Committee (STAC) Recommendation: (Not Available)

Scientific & Technical Advisory Committee (STAC) Comments: (Not Available)

Chief Scientist Recommendation: Fund

Chief Scientist Comments: This project will analyze the large amount of data available from small-mesh trawl surveys on the northern Gulf of Alaska shelf in order to determine an optimal sampling program for detecting ecosystem change into the future.

Public Advisory Group (PAG) Recommendation: (Not Available)

Public Advisory Group (PAG) Comments: (Not Available)

Executive Director Recommendation: Fund

Executive Director Comments: Fund revised proposal, which limits FY 00 tasks to review of existing trawl data and development of a long-term sampling strategy. The other concepts contained in the original proposal (sampling of megafauna and phyto- and zooplankton) may have a role in the Trustee Council's long-term research and monitoring program (currently under development as GEM, Gulf Ecosystem Monitoring). However, these concepts are premature until GEM is further developed.

Trustee Council Decision: Fund

Trustee Council Comments: (Not Available)