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Title: Evaluation of Oil Remaining in the Intertidal from EVOS

Project Year and Number: 2002: 02543

Other Fiscal Years and Numbers for this Project: 2001: 01543

Principal Investigator (PI): Jeff Short, NOAA

Assisting Personnel: Pat Harris, Mandy Lindeberg, Jacek Maselko, Jerome Pella, Jeep Rice

Research Location: Prince William Sound, Gulf of Alaska

Restoration Category: Research

Injured Resources Addressed: Intertidal Organisms , Sediments

Abstract: This project will assess the amount of oil remaining from the oil spill on shorelines within Prince William Sound in FY 01. During Summer 2001, a stratified random sample of shoreline was intensively sampled for surface and subsurface oil to estimate length of oiled shoreline, area and volume of oiled sediment, and volume of oil. Approximately 8 km were sampled by digging about 8,000 pits to discover and quantify subsurface oil. In FY 02, the project will perform data and chemical analysis, and prepare a final report and journal publications.


Keywords

Geographic Regions Gulf of Alaska
Prince William Sound
Fields of Expertise Contaminants/Toxicology
Geology
Management & Policy
Technological Methods Modeling
Toxicological Analysis
Professional Activity Field research and Data Collection
Ecosystems Marine – Nearshore

Proposal: View PDF (90 KB)

Funding Recommendations: View

Funding Detail For: 2002

Quarterly Project Tasks For: 2002

Annual Report: 2002: Not Available

Final Report: View

Publications from this Project: None Available

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Project Number Proposal Annual Reports Final Report Data
2001: 01543 View (PDF) 2001: Not Available
See Project 02543 See Project 02543