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Chukchi Sea information update

Chukchi Sea information update

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Ocean Service, Office of Oceanography and Marine Assessment, Ocean Assessments Division, Alaska Office, U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Minerals Management Service, Alaska OCS Region in Anchorage, Alaska .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Offshore oil industry -- Environmental aspects -- Alaska -- Chukchi Sea.,
  • Continental shelf -- Environmental aspects -- Chukchi Sea.,
  • Chukchi Sea.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDavid A. Hale, editor.
    SeriesOCS study
    ContributionsHale, David A., Outer Continental Shelf Environmental Assessment Program., United States. Ocean Assessments Division. Alaska Office., United States. Minerals Management Service. Alaska OCS Region.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 106 p. :
    Number of Pages106
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17640297M

    (Credit: Jannelle Trowbridge, USGS. Public domain.) Thumbnail Medium Original. Detailed Description. Sea ice in the Chukchi Sea. Details. An Updated Trophic Model of the Eastern Chukchi Sea itehouse1,2*#and#Kerim#Aydin2 1#JointIns:tute#for#the#Study#of#the#Atmosphere#and#Ocean,#University#of#Washington,#Seale,#WA,#USA# 2#NOAA#AlaskaFisheries#Science#Center,#Seale,#WA,#USA# *#[email protected]# Acknowledgements!! Thank#you#to#all#Arc:c#Eis#scien:sts#collec:ng#dataand#specimens#in#the#field.#Thanks#to#R.#Hibpshman,C.#Robinson,S.

    The sea is approximately , Km which makes it a little larger than Madagascar and a little smaller than Ukraine. It is a fairly shallow sea, the average depth is only 50 meters. The Chukchi Sea is only navigable four months out of the year, the rest of the time it is covered in ice. “Scientific Drilling in the Chukchi Sea: Linking North Pacific and Arctic Ocean History” March, Columbus, Ohio Executive Summary This workshop funded by the Ocean Leadership and IODP-MI brought together members of various research groups involved in .

      Polar bear numbers in the Chukchi Sea between Russia and Alaska have climbed to 3, (but climate change could still starve them to death) Polar bears are listed as a . This was a Joint Industry Project (JIP) to update the results of an earlier study (Project No. ), on the feasibility and cost of transporting oil and gas from potential discoveries in the Chukchi two modes of transport considered were pipelines and tankers, as well as combinations of the two. The update followed the methodology in the original study, but incorporated the results of.


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Chukchi Sea information update Download PDF EPUB FB2

Chukchi Sea information update. Anchorage, Alaska ( Anchorage ): U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Ocean Service, [] (OCoLC) The sea has an approximate area ofkm 2 (, sq mi) and is only navigable about four months of the year.

The main geological feature of the Chukchi Sea bottom is the kilometre-long ( mi) Hope Basin, which is bound to the northeast by the Herald Arch. Depths less than 50 meters ( ft) occupy 56% of the total area. The Chukchi Sea has very few islands compared to other seas Basin countries: Russia, United States.

Chukchi Sea, also spelled Chukchee, Russian Chukotskoye More, part of the Arctic Ocean, bounded by Wrangel Island (west), northeastern Siberia and northwestern Alaska (south), the Beaufort Sea (east), and the Arctic continental slope (north).

It has an area ofsquare miles (, square km) and an average depth of feet (77 m). The sea is navigable between July and October both. The Chukchi, or Chukchee (Russian: Чукчи, sg.

Чукча), are an indigenous people inhabiting the Chukchi Peninsula and the shores of the Chukchi Sea and the Bering Sea region of the Arctic Ocean within the Russian speak the Chukchi Chukchi originated from the people living around the Okhotsk ing to recent genomic research, the Chukchi are the Estonia: Chukchi Sea Watch.

January 7 at PM "Kivalina is located on a small island once guarded by sea ice, which is now melting due to global warming. While the sea threatens to wipe the village off the face of the Earth, its inhabitants refuse to give up their lives and traditions. Inthe residents of Kivalina filed a lawsuit against Followers: K.

Chukchi, people inhabiting the northeasternmost part of Siberia, the Chukotskiy (Chukotka) autonomous okrug (district) in Russia. They numbe in the late 20th century and are divided into two chief subgroups, reindeer Chukchi and maritime Chukchi.

The reindeer Chukchi inhabit the interior. Chukchi Sea. The Chukchi Sea is a rather small southern extension of the Arctic Ocean. The sea is bordered in the west by Russia's Wrangel Island and the East Siberian Sea; in the east by Alaska and the Beaufort Sea, and in the south it ends on the edge of the Bering Strait.

The northern border is a mapping opinion of Graphic Maps. Chukchi Sea (Roushie: Чуко́тское мо́ре) is a marginal sea o the Arctic is boondit on the wast bi the De Long Strait, aff Wrangel Island, an in the east bi Pynt Barrow, Alaska, beyond which lies the Beaufort Bering Strait fairms its soothrenmaist leemit an connects it tae the Bering Sea an the Paceefic principal port on the Chukchi Sea is Uelen in Roushie.

@article{osti_, title = {Geologic framework and petroleum potential of United States Chukchi shelf north of Point Hope, Alaska}, author = {Grantz, A. and May, S.D.}, abstractNote = {A reconnaissance grid of channel seismic-reflection data indicates that most of the United States Chukchi shelf north of Point Hope, Alaska, is prospective for petroleum.

The Chukchi Sea forms part of the Arctic Ocean, bordered in the east by northwestern Alaska between the Seward Peninsula and Barrow, and the west by Wrangel Island and northeastern Siberia.

Estimates of oil and gas reserves on the US portion of the Continental Shelf, including both the Chukchi and the neighboring Beaufort Sea, range up to 30 billion barrels of oil equivalent, a reserve even. Study the Science: Physical Oceanography The primary objective of the physical oceanography study is to describe spatial and seasonal characteristics of the water masses and circulation in the northeastern Chukchi Sea.

Data are collected through instrumentation on the vessel. Chukchi Sea is a marginal sea of the Arctic is bounded on the west by the De Long Strait, off Wrangel Island, and in the east by Point Barrow, Alaska, beyond which is the Beaufort Bering Strait forms its southernmost limit and connects it to the Bering Sea and the Pacific main port on the Chukchi Sea is Uelen in Russia.

The International Date Line crosses the Chukchi. Shell today provides an update on the Burger J exploration well, located in Alaska’s Chukchi Sea. The Burger J well is approximately miles from Barrow, Alaska, in about feet of water. Shell safely drilled the well to a total depth of feet this summer in a basin that demonstrates many of the key attributes of a major petroleum basin.

UPDATE OF SELECT ENVIRONMENTAL INFORMATION FOR NORTON BASIN, CHUKCHI SEA/HOPE BASIN AND COOK INLET PLANNING AREAS FOR THE ALASKA OUTER CONTINENTAL SHELF (OCS) REGION. FINAL REPORT Submitted by LGL Alaska Research Associates, Inc. East 76th Avenue, Suite B Anchorage, Alaska Prepared For 28 February Last update: 9 May pm AKDT: More Information: Local Forecast Office More Local Wx 3 Day History Mobile Weather Hourly Weather Forecast.

Detailed forecast for Chukchi Sea Coast. Tonight. Partly cloudy. Lows in the lower 30s. East winds 10 to 20 mph. Sunday.

Partly sunny. Highs in the mid to upper 40s. East winds 5 to 15 mph. The Chukchi Sea finally has a polar bear population estimate.

According to survey results from only recently made public, about bears () currently inhabit the region, making this the largest subpopulation in the Arctic.

This is exciting news — and a huge accomplishment — but the US Fish and Wildlife Service responsible for the work. @article{osti_, title = {ISHTAR: Inner shelf transport and recycling in the Bering/Chukchi Seas}, author = {Medeiros, W.H. and Wirick, C.D.}, abstractNote = {ISHTAR is a multi-disciplinary, multi-university ecosystem study designed to test the hypothesis that interannual changes of atmospheric forcing on water transport through the Bering Strait result in a two-fold to four-fold.

The Chukchi Sea Environmental Studies Program (CSESP) is a multi-year, multi-discipline marine science research program in the northeastern Chukchi Sea. Through this website, you can discover details about the science, view photos, meet the team, listen to marine mammal sounds, and download maps, presentations, and other documents about the.

Chukchi Sea (chək`chē), part of the Arctic Ocean N of the Bering Strait, between Siberia and Alaska, Wrangell Island lies to the west and the Beaufort Sea lies to the east.

The sea has an approximate area ofsq mi (, sq km) and is only navigable about four months of the year. Chukchi Sea a marginal sea of the Arctic Ocean along the coast.

The Recruitment Processes Program had a busy summer field season in the eastern Bering and Chukchi Seas.

The program collaborated on an age-0 walleye pollock and ecosystem survey in the eastern Bering Sea with the AFSC Ecosystem Monitoring and Assessment and the Midwater Assessment and Conservation Engineering Programs and the Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory’s Ocean.

Notably, sea ice within the Chukchi Sea retreated earlier than seen at any other time in the satellite data record. By the third week in May, open water extended all the way to Barrow, Alaska (Figure 4a).

Figure 4b shows daily ice extent for May from onward in the Chuckchi Sea. The rapid retreat in .The Chukchi Sea, being fed by nutrient-rich waters from the south, is one of the most abundant marine ecosystems in the world, including whales and walrus, Waters from the Chukchi are an important source of nutrients, heat and freshwater for the Arctic Ocean.

The nutrients support Arctic ecosystems. The heat can influence the ice.Assess the distribution, relative abundance, diet, energy density, size, and potential predators of juvenile salmon, other commercial fish, and forage fish within the northeastern Bering Sea and Chukchi Sea. Evaluate the effect of climate change on the health and status of pelagic fishes within the northeastern Bering Sea and Chukchi Sea.