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Title: APEX: Alaska Predator Ecosystem Experiment in PWS and the GOA

Project Year and Number: 2001: 01163-CLO

Other Fiscal Years and Numbers for this Project: 2002: 02163, 2000: 00163, 1999: 99163, 1998: 98163, 1997: 97163, 1996: 96163, 1995: 95163, 1994: 94163

Principal Investigator (PI): David Duffy, Pacific Cooperative Studies Unit

Assisting Personnel: None

Research Location: Prince William Sound, Cook Inlet, Northern Gulf of Alaska

Restoration Category: Research

Injured Resources Addressed: Common Murres , Harbor Seals , Marbled Murrelets , Pacific Herring , Pigeon Guillemot

Abstract: This project will fund a second closeout year for Project /163, which is using seabirds as probes of the trophic (foraging) environment of Prince William Sound and Cook Inlet, comparing their reproductive and foraging biologies, including diet. These measurements are being compared with hydroacoustic, aerial, and net sampling of fish to calibrate seabird performance with fish distribution and abundance. This will allow a determination of the extent to which food limits the recovery of seabirds from the oil spill. Historical data from a variety of sources is being used to detect shifts in forage fish abundance and to test hypotheses explaining such shifts. In FY 01, APEX results will be produced and published as scientific papers.

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Proposal: View PDF (171 KB)

Funding Recommendations: View

Funding Detail For: 2001

Quarterly Project Tasks For: 2001

Annual Report: 2001: Not Available

Final Report: See Project 361

Publications from this Project: None Available

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Project Number Proposal Annual Reports Final Report Data
2002: 02163 View (PDF) 2002: Not Available
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2000: 00163 Not Available 2000: Not Available
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1999: 99163 Not Available 1999: Not Available
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1998: 98163 Not Available 1998: View (PDF)
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1997: 97163 Not Available 1997: View (PDF)
View No datasets
1996: 96163 Not Available 1996: View (PDF)
See Project 97163 See Project 97163
1995: 95163 Not Available 1995: View (PDF)
See Project 97163 See Project 97163
1994: 94163 Not Available 1994: View (PDF)
See Project 97163 See Project 97163