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Title: Database on the Marine Invertebrate Macrofauna of PWS: An Addition to the University of Alaska Museum's ARCTOS Network

Project Year and Number: 2003: 030642

Other Fiscal Years and Numbers for this Project: None

Principal Investigator (PI): Nora Foster, University of Alaska Fairbanks

Assisting Personnel: None

Project Website: http://www.uaf.edu/museum/marine_inverts/biodiv_PWS/index.html

Research Location: Prince William Sound

Restoration Category: Research

Injured Resources Addressed: Not Specified

Abstract: Data sets that present basic taxonomic and biogeographic information at the species level for 1,876 plant and animal species from Prince William Sound were compiled as part of research on potential introductions of nonindigenous species. This project will edit the data on the 1,343 invertebrate species, and make the literature and specimen records of their occurrences available on the University of Alaska Museum's ARCTOS web-accessible database.


Geographic Regions Prince William Sound
Fields of Expertise Management & Policy
Technological Methods Data base management
Professional Activity Data Management
Ecosystems Marine – Benthic
Marine – Nearshore
Marine – Pelagic

Proposal: View PDF (578 KB)

Funding Recommendations: View

Funding Detail For: 2003

Quarterly Project Tasks For: 2003

Annual Report: 2003: Not Available

Final Report: View

Publications from this Project: None Available