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Title: Monitoring of Oiled Mussel Beds in PWS

Project Year and Number: 2000: 00090-CLO

Other Fiscal Years and Numbers for this Project: 1999: 99090, 1997: 97090-CLO, 1996: 96090, 1995: 95090, 1994: 94090, 1993: 93036, 1992: R103-1

Principal Investigator (PI): Mark Carls, NOAA/NMFS Auke Bay Laboratory

Assisting Personnel: Pat Harris

Research Location: Prince William Sound

Restoration Category: Monitoring

Injured Resources Addressed: Mussels , Sediments

Abstract: This project is assessing the recovery of 28 mussel beds in Prince William Sound that still had significant concentrations of oil when last sampled in 1995 or 1996. In FY 99, hydrocarbon concentrations are being measured in mussels, other invertebrates, and sediments and densities of mussels and other selected invertebrates are being monitored in these beds. Oiled sediments were replaced with clean sediments in 12 of the beds in 1994. Sampling in 16 beds that were not restored will document rates of natural recovery. In FY 00, the chemical analysis of samples collected in FY 99 will be completed and a final report prepared.

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Proposal: PDF Not Available

Funding Recommendations: View

Funding Detail For: 2000

Quarterly Project Tasks For: 2000

Annual Report: 2000: Not Available

Final Report: View

Publications from this Project: None Available

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Project Number Proposal Annual Reports Final Report Data
1999: 99090 Not Available 1999: Not Available
See Project 00090-CLO See Project 00090-CLO
1997: 97090-CLO Not Available 1997: Not Available
See Project 95090 See Project 95090
1996: 96090 Not Available 1996: Not Available
See Project 95090 No datasets
1995: 95090 Not Available 1995: Not Available
View No datasets
1994: 94090 Not Available 1994: View (PDF)
See Project 95090 No datasets
1993: 93036 Not Available 1993: View (PDF)
See Project 95090 No datasets
1992: R103-1 Not Available 1992: Not Applicable
See Project 95090 No datasets