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Title: A Monitoring Program for Near-Surface Temp, Salinity, and Fluorescence Fields in the northeast Pacific Ocean: Transition to an Operational Program

Project Year and Number: 2004: 040614

Other Fiscal Years and Numbers for this Project: 2003: 030614, 2002: 02614

Principal Investigator (PI): Stephen Okkonen, University of Alaska Fairbanks

Assisting Personnel: None

Research Location: Northern Gulf of Alaska

Restoration Category: Monitoring

Injured Resources Addressed: Not Specified

Abstract: This proposed project responds to the Gulf Ecosystem Monitoring and Research Program invitation category F.2. (Alaska Coastal Current / Collecting physical and biological observations from non-AMHS ships-of-opportunity). Funds are requested to continue (1) the maintenance and operation of a thermosalinograph (TSG) that was installed on the tanker vessel Polar Alaska in July 2002 and (2) the analyses of the collected data. The TSG was originally funded as a pilot project by the EVOS Trustee Council in FY02.


Geographic Regions Gulf of Alaska
Prince William Sound
Species Microorganisims - Phytoplankton
Fields of Expertise Ecology
Technological Methods Geographic information systems/Mapping
Remote sensing – In Situ

Proposal: View PDF (303 KB)

Funding Recommendations: View

Funding Detail For: 2004 , 2005 , 2006

Quarterly Project Tasks For: 2004 , 2005 , 2006

Annual Reports: 2004: View (30 KB) 2005: View (32 KB) 2006: View (42 KB)

Final Report: In Review Prior to Publication - For More Information Please Contact Us

Publications from this Project: None Available

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Project Number Proposal Annual Reports Final Report Data
2003: 030614 View (PDF) 2003: View (PDF)
See Project 040614 See Project 040614
2002: 02614 View (PDF) 2002: View (PDF)
See Project 040614 See Project 040614