3 edition of Nearshore marine geologic investigations, Point Barrow to Skull Cliff, northeast Chukchi Sea found in the catalog.
Nearshore marine geologic investigations, Point Barrow to Skull Cliff, northeast Chukchi Sea
|Statement||by R. Lawrence Phillips and Thomas E. Reiss|
|Series||Open-file report -- 85-50, U.S. Geological Survey open-file report -- 85-50|
|Contributions||Reiss, Thomas E, Geological Survey (U.S.)|
|The Physical Object|
Marine geology of the Bering Sea; selected bibliography of U.S. Geological Survey studies (present) Open-File Report By: K.R. Evans. But there is no underlining or highlighting on the pages. There is a name written on the flyleaf. This book covers the broad spectrum of marine geology in a largely non-quantitative way: the rocks, sediments, geophysics, structure, microfossils, and stratigraphy and history of the ocean basins and their margins. The most northern feeding sites known for this species are located in the Chukchi Sea near Hanna Shoal and Point Barrow. The other cetacean species for which take is authorized are uncommon in Prudhoe Bay, and no known feeding or calving grounds occur in Prudhoe Bay for these species. Marine Mammal Distribution and Abundance Northeastern Chukchi Sea, Summer and Fall Olgoonik Fairweather ii 4 September Figure 4. On- and off-transect sampling effort (km) by month conducted in the Bering and Chukchi seas.
A bowhead whale feeding “hotspot” (Okkonen et al., ) commonly forms on the western Beaufort Sea shelf off Point Barrow in late summer and fall. Favorable conditions concentrate euphausiids and copepods, and bowhead whales congregate to exploit the dense prey (Ashjian et al., , Moore et al., ; Okkonen et al., ).
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Between August 1 and Augmarine geologic investigations were conducted on the inner shelf of the northeast Chukchi Sea from onboard the R/V Karluk. This report summarizes the results of the reconnaissance investigation of the Chukchi Sea shelf from 14 km north of Pt.
Barrow (71° 29') south to Skull Cliff (71° 08'), (figure 1).Cited by: 4. Get this from a library. Nearshore marine geologic investigations, Point Barrow to Skull Cliff, northeast Chukchi Sea. [R L Phillips; Thomas E Reiss; Geological Survey (U.S.)].
investigation of the Chukchi Sea shelf from 14 km north of Pt. Barrow (71" 29') south to Skull Cliff (71' 08'), (figure 1). The purpose of this study is to identify marine geologic hazards and locate potential sand and gravel deposits on the inner shel f of the Chukchi Sea.
the Chukchi Sea within the nearshore region (less than 30 m depth) from Icy Cape (70° 20' N) north to Wainwright (70° 36' N) (figure 1). The survey was conducted between August 1 and Aug The purpose of this investigation is to identify marine geologic hazards as well as locate potential shelf sand and gravel by: 1.
Marine Geology, 50 () 61 Elsevier Scientific Publishing Company, Amsterdam -- Printed in The Netherlands ACTIVE GEOLOGIC PROCESSES IN BARROW CANYON, NORTHEAST CHUKCHI SEA STEPHEN EITTREIM, ARTHUR GRANTZ and JONATHAN GREENBERG U.S. Geological Survey, Menlo Park, CA (U.S.A.) (Received March 1, ; revised and accepted ) Cited by: 7.
The nearshore shelf of the Beaufort Sea is defined by extreme physical and biological gradients that have a distinctive influence on its productivity and trophic structure. Nearshore Marine Geologic Investigations, Point Barrow to Skull Cliff, Northeast Chukchi Sea.
Open-file ReportUS Geological Survey, 22 pp. Phillips, R.L., P. Barnes, R.E. Hunter, T.E. Reiss, and D.M. Rearik. Geological Investigations in Cited by: 9. In anddetailed bathymetric and side-scan sonar surveys were made of an area of the sea floor north of Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, to study the changing characteristics of the seabed at the inner boundary of the stamukhi zone, the coast-parallel zone of grounded ice ridges that occurs in water depths between 15 and 50 m in the by: Marine debris is arguably the largest documented anthropogenic impact to the recovery of the endangered Hawaiian monk seal, Monachus schauinslandi (Donohue et al., a; Henderson, ).Breeding colonies of the Hawaiian monk seal are limited to six small islands and atolls in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands (NWHI) (Johanos and Baker, ) ().
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degree in geological sciences. UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR 1 GEOLOGICAL SURVEY Nearshore marine geologic investigations, Wainwright to Skull Cliff, northea st Chukchi Sea BY R.
Phillips, T. Reiss, E. Kempema and E. Rehnitz Open File report This report is preliminary and has not been reviewed for conforrrclty wlth U.S.
Geological Survey editoria 1 standards and stratigraphic. Coastal erosion since along the southeast Chukchi Sea, Alaska, based on both GIS and field measurements: 38th International Arctic Workshop, Univ.
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Written by a foremost authority in the Junior, Senior, Graduate level text for Marine Geology, Marine Stratigraphy and Sedimentology or plate tectonics.4/5. Spectacular geology draws majors to Chukchi The chips are on the table in the search for oil and gas under the remote Chukchi Sea, off Alaska’s northwest coast.
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SHELFZ project: benthic invertebrates from nearshore to offshore in and around Barrow Canyon in the northeastern Chukchi Sea Kimberly Rand1, Elizabeth Logerwell1, Seth Danielson2, and Leandra Sousa3 1NOAA Fisheries, Alaska Fisheries Science Center, Seattle, WA 2University of Alaska Fairbanks School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, Institute of Marine Science, Fairbanks, AK.
Coastal erosion threatens a variety of nearshore marine, terrestrial, and freshwater habitats, and may be accelerating with Arctic warming. To better understand impacts for national parks in northwestern Alaska, a collaborative study has begun to document coastal change in the southeast Chukchi Sea (Fig.
A field-based component includes. GMC Sherwood, K.W., and Amoco Oil Co.,geologic field investigations, Point Lay area, North Slope, Alaska: Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical. Marine debris accumulation in the nearshore marine habitat of the endangered Hawaiian monk seal, Monachus schauinslandi Article in Marine Pollution Bulletin 46(11) December.
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Marine seismic observation of internal solitary wave packets in the northeast South China Sea Article (PDF Available) in Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans (12)– December. Fish Assemblages in Nearshore Waters of Chukchi and Beaufort Seas, Alaska Results S.W.
Johnson1, J.F. Thedinga1, A.D. Neff 1, and J.C. George2 1NOAA Fisheries, Auke Bay Laboratories, Juneau, Alaska and 2North Slope Borough, Barrow, Alaska Arctic is vulnerable to climate change and increased demand for oil and gas exploration Problem: Objective.
Figure 1. Location of the eastern Coral Sea Basin in the southwest Pacific. ' been constructed. Depths are based on a sound velocity of m/sec and are uncorrected for variations. Gard-ner () has presented a chart of the western Coral Sea, and the chart presented here encompasses the greater part of the eastern Coral Sea.
Circulation patterns on the shelf and at the shelf break appear to dominate the Barrow Canyon system. The canyon's shelf portion underlies and is maintained by the Alaska Coastal Current (A.C.C.), which flows northeastward along the coast toward the northeast corner of the broad Chukchi Sea.
Offshelf and onshelf advective processes are indicated by oceanographic measurements of other workers. unsuitable. The geologic and oceanographic investigations should be supple mented by exploration of the subsurface and submarine geology by means of shallow drill holes PART I.
GENERAL ENGINEERING AND MARINE GEOLOGY OF THE NORTHWEST COAST OF ALASKA FROM NOME TO POINT BARROW by Troy L. Pewe Introduction Preliminary statementCited by: 2.
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geologic hazards of the Barrow arch planning area in the Chukchi Sea. The planning area covers the northern part of the Alaskan Chukchi shelf east of the U.S.-Russia convention line of (fig. New geologic data and interpretations have made it desirable to revise those sections of Open-FileCited by: 3.
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The Salinian bedrock of Cordell Bank formed about million years ago. The geology of the North Sea describes the geological features such as channels, trenches, and ridges today and the geological history, plate tectonics, and geological events that created them.
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The Arctic Ocean consists of two subbasins, the Eurasia and Amerasia Basins ().The Eurasia Basin is floored by oceanic crust and is the northernmost continuation of the mid-Atlantic Rift (Heezen and Ewing, ).Magnetic anomalies within the Eurasia Basin indicate that seafloor spreading began at ca.
60 Ma, separating the Lomonosov Ridge from the Barents Shelf (Ostenso and Wold, ; Herron Cited by: Potential Marine Benthic Habitat Map of the Offshore of San Gregorio Map Area (Sheet 7), By H. Gary Greene and Charles A. Endris. Chapter 7. Subsurface Geology and Structure of the Offshore of San Gregorio Map Area and the Bolinas to Pescadero Region (Sheets 8 and 9), By Janet T.
Watt, Samuel Y. Johnson, Stephen R. Hartwell, and Stephanie L. Ross. The Chukchi Sea is covered by sea ice in late winter and spring and is mostly ice-free in late summer and fall, a process that drives seasonal movements of marine mammals that use the Chukchi Sea mainly for foraging and migration during the open-water period.
The ice edges form important habitat for seals and by:. Chukchi Sea is a less important target for this objective than the Beaufort margin, investigating Chukchi shelf and slope will improve our understanding of permafrost/gas-hydrate distribution in the western Arctic.
Altogether, scientific drilling of late Cenozoic sediments on the.NMFS received an application from Statoil USA E&P Inc.This area includes the waters (State of Alaska and OCS waters) and seabed of the Chukchi Sea, which encompasses all waters north and west of Point Hope (68°20′20″ N, − °50′40 W, BGN ) to the U.S.-Russia Convention Line ofwest of a north-south line through Point Barrow (71°23′29″ N, − °28′30 W, BGN ), and.