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Title: Long-term monitoring: Environmental Drivers component - Long-term Monitoring of Oceanographic Conditions in the Alaska Coastal Current from Hydrographic Station GAK

Project Year and Number: 2015: 15120114-P

Other Fiscal Years and Numbers for this Project: 2018: 18120114-I, 2017: 17120114-I, 2016: 12120114-P, 2015: 12120114-P, 2014: 14120114-P, 2014: 12120114-P, 2013: 13120114-P, 2013: 12120114-P, 2012: 12120114-P

Principal Investigator (PI): Tom Weingartner

Assisting Personnel: None

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Injured Resources Addressed: Not Specified

Abstract: This project is a component of the integrated Long-term Monitoring of Marine Conditions and Injured Resources and Services submitted by McCammon et. al.

This program continues a 44-year time series of temperature and salinity measurements at hydrographic station GAK 1. The data set, which began in 1970, now consists of quasi-monthly CTDs and a mooring with 6 temperature/conductivity recorders throughout the water column. The project monitors four important Alaska Coastal Current ecosystem parameters that will quantify and help understand interannual and longer period variability in:

1. Temperature and salinity throughout the 250 m deep water column, 2. Near surface stratification, 3. Baroclinic transport in the Alaska Coastal Current In aggregate these variables are basic descriptors of the Alaska Coastal Current, an important habitat and migratory corridor for organisms inhabiting the northern Gulf of Alaska, including Prince William Sound.


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Project Number Proposal Annual Reports Final Report Data
2018: 18120114-I View (PDF) 2018: View (PDF)
Final Report Not Available - For Current Status Please Contact Us No datasets
2017: 17120114-I View (PDF) 2017: View (PDF)
Final Report Not Available - For Current Status Please Contact Us No datasets
2016: 12120114-P View (PDF) 2016: Due 09/01/2016
2015: View (PDF)
Final Report Not Available - For Current Status Please Contact Us No datasets
2014: 14120114-P Not Available 2014: View (PDF)
Final Report Not Available - For Current Status Please Contact Us No datasets
2014: 12120114-P View (PDF) 2014: View (PDF)
Final Report Not Available - For Current Status Please Contact Us No datasets
2013: 13120114-P Not Available 2013: Due 09/01/2013
Final Report Not Available - For Current Status Please Contact Us No datasets
2013: 12120114-P View (PDF) 2013: View (PDF)
2012: View (PDF)
Final Report Not Available - For Current Status Please Contact Us No datasets