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Title: Research for Nutrient-Based Resource Management in Watersheds and Estuaries

Project Year and Number: 2004: 040712

Other Fiscal Years and Numbers for this Project: None

Principal Investigator (PI): Tom Kline, DOI

Assisting Personnel: None

Research Location: Prince William Sound

Restoration Category: Research

Injured Resources Addressed: Not Specified

Abstract: Proposal offers a strategy for developing a monitoring program for watersheds that would form the basis for a comprehensive understanding of water quality and biological production in relation to natural and human induced variability. Sampling strategy effectively leverages existing funding from Oil Spill Recovery Institute and North Pacific Research Board to minimize costs. Data derived on isotopic signatures of C, N, and S will be invaluable in designing monitoring throughout the GEM area. Important new information would be produced on effects of watersheds on productivities of nearshore environments, the feasibility of using sulfur as indicator of marine related effects, and the relation of MDN to freshwater residence time in juvenile salmon.


Keywords

Geographic Regions Prince William Sound
Species Fish - Halibut
Fish - Salmon
Microorganisims - Zooplankton
Plants - Nonvascular - Marine
Fields of Expertise Chemistry
Ecology
Hydrology
Resource Management

Proposal: View PDF (138 KB)

Funding Recommendations: View

Funding Detail For: 2004 , 2005 , 2006

Quarterly Project Tasks For: 2004 , 2005 , 2006

Annual Reports: 2004: View (42 KB) 2005: Not Applicable 2006: View (42 KB)

Final Report: View

Publications from this Project: None Available