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Pacific Coast estuaries provide important rearing habitats leading to improved growth and survival for juvenile chinook salmon. However, research has suggested that juvenile salmon have little use for estuarine habitats in the Columbia River. To...
2004-08-03 (iso8601)
Interest groups have participated in the American political system since the signing of the U.S. Constitution. Environmental interest groups, a subsection of the American interest group society, have been especially active in national policies...
2001-05-24 (iso8601)
The suspension-feeding mud shrimp, Upogebia pugettensis, is a common inhabitant of intertidal mudflats in estuaries throughout the Pacific Northwest, where it develops extensive burrows. Also inhabiting the shrimps' burrow is the commensal...
2007-03-21T22:50:46Z (iso8601)
Conservation efforts have been increasing in recent years to help preserve threatened coastal and ocean resources. Marine protected areas (MPAs) are an important tool to protect and conserve ocean resources. The MPA Center was established to take...
2004 (iso8601)
Quantitative assessments of many West coast rockfish stocks of both major and minor importance to commercial fisheries have shown varying declines in abundances. The population sizes of less-abundant, co-occurring unassessed species may also be...
2003-08-05 (iso8601)
Outreach is a key element in natural resource public participation processes in order to create an engaging, thoughtful, and productive environment for citizen involved decision-making. This project examined the utility of a needs assessment as an...
2003-00-00 (iso8601)
Cruise KOK0510 consisted of three Pisces V dives to the submerged flanks of Tutuila, American Samoa, specifically the coral reef platform of Taema Bank, and the submerged caldera forming Fagatele Bay and Canyon. In addition, a night-time program...
2007-03-29T13:07:44Z (iso8601)
Many meteorologists rely heavily on their experience of past weather events to supplement their forecasting tools, such as using past experience to help decide between conflicting numerical weather prediction models. Experiential knowledge is an...
2007-04-12T22:52:21Z (iso8601)
One of the crucial components of marine and coastal resource management is using the best available data for decision-making. There are many facets however, to what makes data available and useable. Even though data may exist for many natural...
2003-00-00 (iso8601)
Subsistence hunting and fishing in Alaska is a political, social, and cultural issue. Since statehood in 1959 the state of Alaska has managed fish and wildlife resources on all its lands. But because the state has been unable to come into...
2003-02-07 (iso8601)
Nonpoint source pollution is currently the major source of water pollution in Oregon as well as the United States as a whole. The Environmental Protection Agency designated marinas as one of the sources of nonpoint pollution to coastal waters. In...
2005-06-09 (iso8601)
This study demonstrates the utility of combining available scientific data with local ecological knowledge in a Geographic Information System (GIS) to support community-based fisheries management. The approach used provides both the framework for...
2007-05-07T21:54:55Z (iso8601)
The fishing industry in the Pacific Northwest is a dynamic and highly competitive industry that must constantly respond to rapidly changing resource, regulatory and market forces. These forces have already had a significant impact on our...
2005-02-04 (iso8601)
This project, part of the Northeast Pacific GLOBEC Long Term Observation Project (NEPGLOBEC- LTOP), constitutes the first multi-year study of phytoplankton variability in the Oregon coastal environment. The work divides into two studies: analysis...
2004 (iso8601)
The particulate and dissolved organic carbon and nitrogen data included in this report are a complete version of all data for GLOBEC cruises 1997-2004. The nutrient and chlorophyll data that correspond to this data set can be found in “Nutrient...
2006-08 (iso8601)
As part of the U. S. GLOBEC NorthEast Pacific Program we made repeated seasonal hydrographic surveys in the northern California Current system between July 1997 and September 2003. These surveys included sampling along a pair of hydrographic...
2006-01 (iso8601)
Inner-shelf circulation and mechanisms of across-shelf transport of water masses were examined using seven years of observations collected by the Partnership for Interdisciplinary Studies of Coastal Oceans (PISCO) program, a long-term monitoring...
2007-05-24 (iso8601)
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