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    Data from three CTD surveys conducted during Outer Continental Shelf Environmental Assessment Program (OCSEAP) cruises in the central Bering Sea during fall 1989, spring 1990, and fall 1990 are used to examine circulation and property distributions. Geostrophic flow was quite variable, except in Pribilof and Zemchug Canyons where it was consistently westward. The variability of flow and small transports are difficult to reconcile with any permanent current system. The relatively cold temperatures near the temperature maximum suggest the absence of inflow through Amukta Pass near 172°W. The distributions of nutrients in fall 1989 and spring 1990 are also presented and discussed.[ Reference: Reed, R.K. (1991): Circulation and water properties in the central Bering Sea during OCSEAP studies, Fall 1989 - Fall 1990. NOAA Tech. Report ERL 446 - PMEL 41 (NTIS PB92-122878), 13 pp. ]

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    Data Type: Exxon Valdez Oil Spill; This dataset is the digital depiction of the Environmental Sensitivity Index (ESI) classification system for coastal morphology, or shoretype for oil vulnerability. This classification system was developed prior to the spill by Minerals Management Services and NOAA. The sensitivity classification divides shorelines into 10 categories 1 being least sensitive to 10 the most sensitive. This depiction has been mapped using ARC/INFO to classify shoreline for each of the three spill affected areas, Prince William Sound (PWS), Cook Inlet (CIK) and Kodiak Island region (KAP). The intended use of this data was for analysis purposes with other resource layers to attempt to model the potential effects of oiling.

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    Data Type: Exxon Valdez Oil Spill; The database records information collected during over flights of Prince William Sound following the Exxon Valdez oil spill. The dataset consists of automated maps and an associated database.

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    Data Type: Birds; Aerial telemetry locations for 47 radio tagged marbled murrelets tracked during the 1994 field season. Database record of survey observations. Data intended for research and management purposes.

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    Data Type: Exxon Valdez Oil Spill; This dataset digitally depicts the Exxon beach segment numbering system used to link work performed on beaches for the official record during the EVOS cleanup. Segments are divided into subsegments. This segmentation system was used as the geographic base for many response databases. This data was used to provide a standardized geographic base from which the response team could track oil spill cleanup activities.

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    Data Type: Exxon Valdez Oil Spill; Three zones assigned in Alaska defined by four criteria: 1)physical parameters, 2)biological parameters, 3)near shore human use activities and 4) time required to respond. These zones were used by DEC to determine spatially what oiled areas would be considered for use of oil dispersants in the response phase of EVOS. Boundaries of these zones should be considered general approximations.

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    Data Type: Exxon Valdez Oil Spill; This data set was used to track shoreline segments to be reassessed, signed off as clean, or those needing further work. All data is referenced to beach segment and subdivisions.

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    Data Type: Exxon Valdez Oil Spill; The dataset depicts all preliminary hydrocarbon sample sites conducted as a result of the Exxon Valdez oil spill.

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    Data Type: Subsistence/Traditional Knowledge; Food sample sites on beaches in the EVOS (Exxon Valdez Oil Spill) area.

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    Data Type: Exxon Valdez Oil Spill; Data set includes information about existing resources in the areas impacted by the Exxon Valdez oil spill in 1989. This database could be linked to the ADEC's GIS system.