Bering Strait -- A Vital and Variable Forcing of the Western Arctic Shelves, Slopes and Basings

Updated 2000-06-30

Maintain oceanographic moorings in the Bering Strait to monitor heat and mass flux into the Arctic Ocean; moorings will be augmented by nutrient samplers in 2001.

This is not a National Implementation Plan (NIP) project

Time frame

Status
Ongoing
Project time span
1999 - 2008
Data collection
1999 - 2008
Data processing
1999 - 2008
Data reporting
1999 - 2008

Contact information

Contact person
Knut Aagaard
Address
Applied Physics Laboratory University of Washington 1013 NE 40th St. Seattle WA 98105-6698 USA
Phone
+1-206-543-8942
Fax
+1-206-543-3521
Email
ude.notgnihsaw.lpa@draagaa

Parameters and Media

Parameter groups measured/observed/modelled
Media sampled/studied/modelled
Seawater/suspended particulate matter
Additional information or further specification of types of data / information collected, species / tissues / organs sampled, etc.

Parameters measured: Currents, conductivity, temperature (nutrients to be added later)

Geography

Regions studied
Bering Sea
Bering Strait

Data availability

Are data archived or planned to be archived at an AMAP Thematic Data Centre?
no
Samples/specimens archived in specimen banks?
No

Methods & Procedures

Not specified

Additional Information

Is this a bi- AND multi-lateral project (i.e. a project involving cooperation between different countries)?
No
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