Title: 3-D Ocean State Simulations for Ecosystem Applications from 1995-98 in PWS
Project Year and Number: 2000: 00389
Other Fiscal Years and Numbers for this Project: 2001: 01389
Principal Investigator (PI): Jia Wang, University of Alaska Fairbanks
Assisting Personnel: Meibing Jin
Research Location: Prince William Sound
Restoration Category: Research
Injured Resources Addressed: Not Specified
Abstract: Using the observed data collected from 1995-98 in Prince William Sound and the forcing of tide, coastal current inflow/outflow, freshwater discharge, and wind stress, a 3-D Prince William Sound model developed under the Sound Ecosystem Assessment project (SEA, /320) will be used to produce a continuous four year, 3-D fields of velocity, temperature, salinity and mixing coefficients for resource managers, fishing industry and biological applications (in SEA, only 1996 physical forcing has been provided). In addition, the interannual variability of Prince William Sound ocean circulation, temperature, and salinity due to interannually variable atmospheric forcing will be studied. This will allow identification of the key environmental parameters to be included in a long-term monitoring program to assist resource managers.
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Funding Detail For: 2000
Quarterly Project Tasks For: 2000
Annual Report: 2000: Not Available
Final Report: See Project 478
Publications from this Project: None Available
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