Cultural resources of the Chukchi and Beaufort Seas, shelf and shore
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Published by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management, Alaska Outer Continental Shelf Office in [Anchorage, Alaska] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Environmental impact analysis -- Alaska.,
  • Beaufort Sea -- Antiquities.,
  • Chukchi Sea -- Antiquities.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementEvert E. Tornfelt.
SeriesTechnical paper -- 6., Technical paper (Alaska Outer Continental Shelf Office) -- no. 6.
ContributionsAlaska Outer Continental Shelf Office.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17829823M

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  Recent model results suggest that the on-shelf flow in the Bering is distributed along the shelf-break, wind-dependant, focused by Zhemchug and Bering canyons and modified by shelf-break eddies. Similarly, the off-shelf flow in the Chukchi/Beaufort is mediated by canyons, shelf-break jets, eddies, and wind by: 6. In addition to their ecological significance, the Chukchi and Beaufort seas are important to the spiritual, cultural, and nutritional well-being of Iñupiat coastal communities. Any management decisions or regulations in the U.S. This book is a valuable resource for scientists and conservationists. The Alaskan Beaufort Sea: Ecosystems and Environments provides an interdisciplinary view into almost all aspects of the environment, with a detailed survey of the background literature. This book focuses on the Alaskan Beaufort Shelf environment.   In addition to their ecological significance, the Chukchi and Beaufort seas are important to the spiritual, cultural, and nutritional well-being of Iñupiat coastal communities. Any management decisions or regulations in the U.S. Arctic Ocean should be developed in consultation with local communities, governments, tribes, co-management bodies, and similar Alaska Native organizations.

@article{osti_, title = {Living marine resources of the Chukchi Sea: a resource report for the Chukchi Sea oil and gas lease sale Number Technical memo}, author = {Morris, B.F.}, abstractNote = {An area of the outer continental shelf of the northeastern Chukchi Sea is currently proposed by the Department of the Interior's Bureau of Land Management for oil and . Evert E. Tornfelt No description specified. (2 Records) Documents. Bering Sea Cultural Resources () Cultural Resources of the Chukchi and Beaufort Seas, Shelf and Shore () Related Creators. U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management. Chukchi Sea (Russian: Чуко́тское мо́ре, tr. Chukotskoye more, IPA: [tɕʊˈkotskəjə ˈmorʲɪ]), sometimes referred to as the Chuuk Sea, Chukotsk Sea or the Sea of Chukotsk, is a marginal sea of the Arctic is bounded on the west by the Long Strait, off Wrangel Island, and in the east by Point Barrow, Alaska, beyond which lies the Beaufort countries: Russia, United States.   WWF welcomes Shell’s decision, given the environmental and cultural values of the Beaufort and Chukchi seas—home to such wildlife as walrus, polar bears and whales. But the decision only provides temporary relief to a situation that could have implications for many generations to come.

There has been extensive sea ice loss in the Chukchi and Beaufort seas where two beluga whale (Delphinapterus leucas) populations occur between July-November. Chukchi Sea ecosystem (Weingartner, ). The Alaskan Beaufort Sea shelf is narrower than the Chukchi Sea shelf (80 km wide) and relatively flat; bottom depths increase gradu-ally from the coast to the 80 m isobath and then drop off rapidly along the shelfbreak and slope. Oceanographic characteristics ofFile Size: 6MB. Benthic productivity along part of the western shore of Alaska (i.e., along the eastern edge of the Chukchi Sea) is low because of the nutrient-poor waters of . U.S. Chukchi Sea and the vast majority of the U.S. Beaufort Sea – will provide critical protection for the unique and vibrant Arctic ecosystem which is home to marine mammals and other important ecological resources and marine species, and upon which many Alaska Native communities depend.