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Title: Injury to Subtidal Sediments-Petroleum Hydrocarbon Induced Injury to Subtidal Marine Sediment Resources

Project Year and Number: 1989: AW02

Other Fiscal Years and Numbers for this Project: 1992: ST02-B, 1991: ST02-B, 1990: AW02

Principal Investigator (PI): Howard Feder, University of Alaska Fairbanks

Assisting Personnel: None

Research Location: All Spill Affected Areas

Restoration Category: Damage Assessment

Injured Resources Addressed: Sediments , Subtidal Organisms

Abstract: This project will evaluate the extent of subtidal hydrocarbon contamination in PWS, along the Lower Kenai Peninsula, and near Kodiak Island. The purpose of this study will be to determine to what depth petroleum hydrocarbons have been transported over the winter months of 1989/90, to continue the time-course of data acquisition necessary to answer the question of persistence of petroleum hydrocarbons in subtidal sediments, and to determine the impact of oiling upon subtidal resources.


Keywords

Geographic Regions Kodiak Island
Prince William Sound
Fields of Expertise Contaminants/Toxicology
Technological Methods Geographic information systems/Mapping

Proposal: PDF Not Available

Funding Recommendations: View

Funding Detail For: 1989

Quarterly Project Tasks For: 1989

Annual Report: 1989: Not Applicable

Final Report: See Project 1485

Publications from this Project: None Available

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Project Number Proposal Annual Reports Final Report Data
1992: ST02-B Not Available 1992: Not Applicable
View No datasets
1991: ST02-B View (PDF) 1991: Not Applicable
See Project ST02-B See Project ST02-B
1990: AW02 Not Available 1990: Not Applicable
See Project ST02-B See Project ST02-B