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Climatic Atlas of the Outer Continental Shelf Waters and Coastal Regions of Alaska

National Climatic Data Center

Climatic Atlas of the Outer Continental Shelf Waters and Coastal Regions of Alaska

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Published by Aeidc University of Alaska .
Written in English

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  • Weather,
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    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages3
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    Open LibraryOL10107811M
    ISBN 100160004047
    ISBN 109780160004049

    Climatic Atlas of the North Pacific Seas Bering Sea, Sea of Okhotsk, and Sea of Japan. J. V. Gardner and Mayer, L. A., “ U.S. Law of the Sea Cruise to Map the Foot of the Slope and m Isobath of the Gulf of Alaska Continental Margin. Cruise Report ”, University of New Hampshire (UNH), Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping (CCOM)/Joint Hydrographic Center (JHC), Gardner_05_cruise_report_KMpdf ( MB). Landsat-1 and NOAA satellite imagery for the winter , and a variety of ice and sea-floor data were used to study sea-ice zonation and dynamics and their relation to bottom morphology and geology on the Beaufort Sea continental shelf of arctic Alaska. In early winter the location of the boundary between undeformed fast ice and westward-drifting pack ice of the Pacific Gyre . Introduction The U.S. Geological Survey has a long history of exploring marine geology in the Gulf of Alaska. As part of a cooperative program with other federal and state agencies, the USGS is investigating the relations between ocean-floor geology and benthic marine biohabitats. This bottom sediment map, compiled from published literature will help marine biologists develop .

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Climatic Atlas of the Outer Continental Shelf Waters and Coastal Regions of Alaska by National Climatic Data Center Download PDF EPUB FB2

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[William A Brower; National Climatic Data Center (U.S.); Arctic Environmental Information and Data Center (Alaska)]. Genre/Form: Maps Atlases Atlas: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Brower, William A. Climatic atlas of the outer continental shelf waters and coastal regions of Alaska.

Most widely held works about Outer Continental Shelf Environmental Assessment Program Climatic atlas of the outer continental shelf waters and coastal regions of Alaska by William A Brower United States.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Outer Continental Shelf Environmental Assessment Project Office. National Climatic Data Center. “Climatic Atlas of the Outer Continental Shelf Waters and Coastal Regions of Alaska,” 3 volumes, Asheville, NC.

National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Data Buoy Center. “NDBC Data Availability Summary,” Pub.Stennis Space Center. Size: KB. Climatic Atlas of the Outer Continental Shelf Waters and Coastal Regions of Alaska. Vol. 1: Gulf of Alaska. Arctic Environmental Information and Data Center, University of.

Climatic Atlas of the Outer Continental Shelf Waters and Coastal Regions of Alaska: Chukchi-Beaulort Sea, Vol. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administrabon/Outer Continental Shelf Environmental OCS DECISIONS: ALASKA Assessment.

The Seaweed Resources of Alaska. Climatic Atlas of the Outer Continental Shelf Waters and Coastal Regions of the aquaculture of Porphyra in. To evaluate the importance of large thaw lakes on the Alaska Coastal Plain for molting Pacific black brant Branta bernicla nigricans, distribution and life form of shoreline vegetation were assessed using several scales: satellite imagery, point-intercept transects, cover quadrats, and a parameter for water regime.

Brant population and distribution estimates from aerial surveys Cited by: 8. Brower WA, Searby HW, Wise JL, Diaz HF, Prechtel AS () Climatic atlas of the outer continental shelf waters and coastal regions of Alaska, vol 1.

Gulf of Alaska. Arctic Environmental Information and Data Center, University of Alaska, Anchorage Google ScholarCited by: STATE OF DEEP CORAL ECOSYSTEMS IN THE ALASKA REGION: GULF OF ALASKA, BERING SEA AND THE ALEUTIAN ISLANDS Robert P.

Stone and S. Kalei Shotwell I. INTRODUCTION Alaska is the largest state in the U. and contains more than 70% of the nation’s continental shelf habitat. The state km of tidal shoreline. Brower, W. A., Jr., Climatic Atlas of the Outer Continental Shelf Waters and Coastal Regions of Alaska,Superintendent of Documents (6/78) Director of Naval Oceanography and Meteorology, U.S.

Navy Marine Climatic Atlas of the World. North Pacific Ocean (Vol. 2),Superintendent of Documents (7/78). Alaska, which spans 20° of Latitude and 50° of Longitude, has one of the longest, most diverse, and irregularly-shaped coastlines of all major political units on earth (1).It has a general Climatic Atlas of the Outer Continental Shelf Waters and Coastal Regions of Alaska book of 10, kilometers and a tidal shoreline of 54, kilometers (United States Coast Pilot the U.S.

Army Corps of Engineers () reported the same general length for Alaska but. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration: Climatic atlas of the outer continental shelf waters, and coastal regions of Alaska / (Anchorage: Arctic Environmental Information and Data Center, University of Alaska ; Asheville, N.

C.: National Climatic Center, Environmental Data Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

CLIMATE OF ALASKA. TOPOGRPHIC FEATURES – Alaska is the westernmost extension of the North American Continent. Its east-west span covers a distance of 2, miles, and from north to south a distance of 1, miles.

The State’s coastline, 33, miles in length, is 50 percent longer than that of the conterminous United States.

In addition to the Aleutian Islands, hundreds of. Such environmental information for the three Alaskan marine and near-coastal areas is important for resource development of the outer continental shelf-The Gulf of.

Sea Ice Climatic Atlas for the East Coast Sea Ice Climatic Atlas for the East Coast The second climatic factor is the winter winds from west through north will nearly always be cold and dry whereas those from the southwest through south to northeast will tend to be mild and moist.

Ice appears in the coastal waters. in the inner and mid-shelf, regions previously established as having a significant wind-driven component. However, outer shelf agreement was less successful due to off-shelf influences on the outer shelf observations.

Lorenzzetti et al. [, ] used a two-layer shelf-scale model to examine the shelf upwelling response to summer conditions. Continental Shelf Delimitation Process Under the LOSC, all coastal states are entitled to a continental shelf extending to nautical miles (nm) from the baseline from which the territorial sea is 1 United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (LOSC), opened for signature 10 December21 ILMentered into force 16 November The climate of any given location in Alaska is largely determined by the climate region in which it lies.

The influence of the Northern Pacific is largely responsible for the climate of the South Central and South Eastern regions of the state.

The annual precipitation is very high in relation to the remainer of the state, and the lack of extreme cold or hot temperatures speak of the.

Buy Classification of the coastal environments of the world: the climatic regimes of western South America: a case study on FREE SHIPPING on qualified orders. This document provides an assessment of the status of ecological condition in coastal-ocean waters along the U.S.

continental shelf, from the Strait of Juan de Fuca, WA to the Mexican border, based on sampling conducted in June The project was a large collaborative effort by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the National Oceanic.

The NCA Education Resources for the Alaska Region features guiding questions, key figures, related resources, reviewed lesson plans, videos for all of the NCA key messages for each region. The site contains information that will help educators and students gain a deeper understanding of climate science and the implications for the nation.

the currently submerged continental shelf as a possible route of migration of plants from the region of Washington and Oregon and the Queen Char- lotte Islands to southern coastal Alaska immediately after glaciation. ON THE NORTHEAST GULF OF ALASKA CONTINENTAL SHELF* By R.

Muench1 and J. Schumacher Contributors: S.P. Hayes R. Charnel12 G. Lagerloef C. Pearson Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory ABSTRACT.

Circulation and hydrographic conditions on the north­ east Gulf of Alaska continental shelf between Yakutat and Prince William Sound. Origin and definition. The last glacial period is sometimes colloquially referred to as the "last ice age", though this use is incorrect because an ice age is a longer period of cold temperature in which year-round ice sheets are present near one or both poles.

Glacials are colder phases within an ice age in which glaciers advance; glacials are separated by interglacials. Coastal-Change and Glaciological Map of the Larsen Ice Shelf Area, Antarctica: – By Jane G. Ferrigno, 1 Alison J. Cook, 2 Amy M. Mathie, 3 Richard S.

Williams, Jr., 4 Charles Swithinbank, 5 Kevin M. Foley, 1 Adrian J. Fox, 2 Janet W. Thomson, 6 and Jörn Sievers 7. The Antarctic continental shelf is a geological feature that underlies the Southern Ocean, surrounding the continent of shelf is generally narrow and unusually deep, its edge lying at depths averaging meters (the global mean is around meters), with troughs extending as far as meters deep.

It is home to a thriving ecosystem of penguins and cold. Monthly climatology of the continental shelf waters of the South Atlantic Bight Brian O. Blanton, Alfredo Aretxabaleta, The coastal waters (shoreward of the m isobath) are significantly influenced by atmospheric fluxes, buoyancy fluxes from rivers, tides, mid- and outer shelf regions depending on the mechanisms determining the.

Year Published: Sculpted by water, elevated by earthquakes—The coastal landscape of Glacier Bay National Park, Alaska. Within Glacier Bay National Park in southeastern Alaska, the Fairweather Fault represents the onshore boundary between two of Earth’s constantly moving tectonic plates: the North American Plate and the Yakutat microplate.

in field operations supporting NOAA's Outer Continental Shelf Environmental Assessment Program (OCSEAP) in the Gulf of Alaska. One facet of this program was an exploratory field experiment in the Kodiak Island-Shelikof Strait region (Fig.

1) that included current-metermoor­ ings and conductivity and temperature versus depth (CTD) measurements. The seafloor of the Antarctic continental shelf and coastal zone (Fig. bottom), and to some extent that of Greenland as well, consists of a series of elongate troughs that cross the shelf in a transverse direction and some coast parallel troughs that run along (or near to) the present coast (Holtedhal, ; Anderson, ; Domack, Author: E.W.

Domack, R. Powell. Coastal temperate rainforests along the Gulf of Alaska are experiencing high rates of glacier mass loss, primarily due to changes in climate.

The high sensitivity of glaciers to climate forcing results in strong impacts on freshwater runoff from glacierized basins. Miscellaneous hydrologic and geologic observations on the inner Beaufort Sea Shelf, Alaska P.

Barnes, E. Reimnitz, D. Drake, L. Toimil Introduction As part of a multidisciplinary program to assess the impact of development on the continental shelves of the United States, we have engaged in studies of the Alaskan Beaufort by: 3.

THE CLIMATIC ATLAS OF THE OUTER CONTINENTAL SHELF WATERS COASTAL REGIONS OF ALASKA should available in January atlas covexs the area from to N, I. The Gulf of Alaska, The Bering to W and consists of three volumes: Sea, and The Chukchl and Beaufort Seas. The atlas was compiled golntly by the. Pacific Ocean, largest and deepest ocean, c, sq mi (, sq km), occupying about one third of the earth's surface; named by the explorer Ferdinand Magellan Magell.

CHINA-ITALY BILATERAL SYMPOSIUM ON THE COASTAL ZONE AND CONTINENTAL SHELF EVOLUTION TREND October- Bologna (Italy) 5 The Adriatic Sea coastal zone The upper Adriatic coast of Italy, from the Po river delta up to the Ancona promontory, is a good example of high grade of environment destabilization.

Over the past 60 years, Alaska has warmed more than twice as rapidly as the rest of the U.S., with average annual air temperature increasing by 3°F and average winter temperature by 6°F, with substantial year-to-year and regional variability.

3 Most of the warming occurred around during a shift in a long-lived climate pattern (the Pacific Decadal Oscillation) from a cooler.

Intersea Research Corporation Oceanographic Conditions for Offshore Operations in Lower Cook Inlet. Alaska, [] W.A. Brower Climatic Atlas of the Outer Continental Shelf Waters and Coastal Regions of Alaska, Vol. II, Bering Sea. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, [].

climatic atlas of the outer continental shelf waters and coastal regions of alaska, beaufort/chukchi; noaa/ocseap, boulder, colo. pages. RU. POSTGLACIAL DISTRIBUTION PATTERNS OF MAMMALS IN THE SOUTHERN COASTAL REGIONS OF ALASKA* David R.

Kleinf the Wisconsin glaciation the present land areas of the coastal regions of Alaska bordering the Gulf of Alaska were virtually com- pletely overridden by ice. The now existing flora and fauna of the regionFile Size: 2MB.entitled to the continental shelf beyond nautical miles 4.

On the other hand, such a coastal state shall submit particulars of its proposed outer limits of the continental shelf beyond nautical miles to the Commis-sion on the Limits of the Continental Shelf (hereinafter “CLCS”) set up.Atlas of North Western coast of America from Bering straight to Cape Corientes and Aleutians Island.

Front page, content page, and Merkator map of Ice of the Bering Sea including North Western coast of America from cape Lisburn to Alaska Peninsula.