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Title: High Resolution Mapping of Intertidal and Shallow Subtital Shores in Kachemak Bay

Project Year and Number: 2004: 040556

Other Fiscal Years and Numbers for this Project: 2003: 030556, 2002: 02556

Principal Investigator (PI): Scott Pegau, Alaska Department of Fish & Game

Assisting Personnel: Carl Schoch

Research Location: Kachemak Bay/Lower Cook Inlet

Restoration Category: Research

Injured Resources Addressed: Intertidal Organisms , Subtidal Organisms

Abstract: This is a continuation of the field-mapping project started in FY02 by Dr. G. Carl Schoch. This proposal seeks funding to complete the field mapping and building a database of the geomorphology and physical attributes of shallow intertidal habitats for the Kachemak Bay area. We regard this as the foundation for developing a monitoring program to detect changes in nearshore communities resulting from shifts in watershed and marine processes. Other map tools such as the NOAA Environmental Sensitivity Index (ESI), and the Shore-zone Classification were developed for oil spill response planning and do not contain the data necessary for resolving small spatial scale features of the shoreline needed in ecological studies where biophysical linkages often occur at scales of less than one meter.

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Proposal: View PDF (65 KB)

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Funding Detail For: 2004

Quarterly Project Tasks For: 2004

Annual Report: 2004: Not Applicable

Final Report: Not Available - For Current Status Please Contact Us

Publications from this Project: None Available

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Project Number Proposal Annual Reports Final Report Data
2003: 030556 View (PDF) 2003: Not Available
See Project 040556 See Project 040556
2002: 02556 View (PDF) 2002: Not Applicable
Not Available - For Current Status Please Contact Us See Project 040556