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Title: Evaluation of Yakataga Oil Seeps as Regional Background Hydrocarbon Sources in Benthic Sediments of the Spill Area

Project Year and Number: 2001: 01599-CLO

Other Fiscal Years and Numbers for this Project: 2000: 00599

Principal Investigator (PI): Jeff Short, NOAA

Assisting Personnel: John Kolak, Jim Payne, Gerald Van Kooten

Research Location: Gulf of Alaska

Restoration Category: Research

Injured Resources Addressed: Sediments

Abstract: This project will evaluate fluxes of crude oil from terrestrial oil seeps and of particulate coal near Yakataga into the northern Gulf of Alaska to delineate the extent of "natural oil pollution" in the area affected by the oil spill. In FY 01, a final report and manuscript will be prepared.

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Funding Detail For: 2001

Quarterly Project Tasks For: 2001

Annual Report: 2001: Not Available

Final Report: View

Publications from this Project: None Available

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Project Number Proposal Annual Reports Final Report Data
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