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Title: Characterization of Upland Nesting Habitat of the Marbled Murrelet in EVOS Area

Project Year and Number: 1993: 93051-B1

Other Fiscal Years and Numbers for this Project: 1994: 94505, 1993: 93051-C, 1993: 93051-B, 1993: 93051-3, 1993: 93051

Principal Investigator (PI): Rob DeVelice, US Forest Service

Assisting Personnel: T. Boucher, D Davidson, Connie Hubbard, M Potkin

Research Location: PWS/KEN

Restoration Category: Habitat Protection

Injured Resources Addressed: Marbled Murrelets

Abstract: Between 9,500 and 14,000 marbled murrelets died from the direct effects of oiling after the EVOS. Presently, there is no known evidence of population recovery within the spill area. This study, a continuation and expansion of previous studies, will attempt to characterize the nesting habitat of marbled murrelets throughout the EVOS area so that habitat protection or acquisition options can be most effectively evaluated.

Marbeled murrelet sites will be examined and site characteristics will be recorded. Data will be entered into a Geographic Information System to evaluate the relationship between marbled murrelet activity and the pattern and composition of habitat patches. Models could then be applied toward identifying potential habitat areas for protection.


Keywords

Fields of Expertise Ecology
Technological Methods Geographic information systems/Mapping

Proposal: PDF Not Available

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Funding Detail For: 1993

Quarterly Project Tasks For: 1993

Annual Report: 1993: Not Applicable

Final Report: View

Publications from this Project: None Available

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1994: 94505 Not Available 1994: Not Available
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1993: 93051-C Not Available 1993: Not Applicable
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1993: 93051-B Not Available 1993: Not Applicable
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1993: 93051-3 Not Available 1993: Not Applicable
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1993: 93051 Not Available 1993: Not Applicable
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