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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: A potential reason for population changes in marine mammals in the North Pacific is long-term climate change. This study should provide some very unique and interesting information in this regard.

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 provides for project closeout in FY 01. This project is investigating the effect of diet on the health and body condition of harbor seals under controlled conditions at the Alaska SeaLife Center. The results of the study will enable scientists to test the validity of results from field tests. [NOTE: No work will be conducted at the Alaska SeaLife Center in FY 01.]

Trustee Council Decision: Fund

Trustee Council Comments: (Not Available)