NSSI: North Slope Science Projects by Emerging Issues

This draft report summarizes science based long term monitoring AND ongoing projects within the North Slope according to Emerging Issues that have been identified by the North Slope Science Initiative (NSSI). The NSSI Emerging Issues include: Caribou, Changing Sea Ice Conditions; Coastal and Riverine Erosion; Coastal Salinization; Contaminants; Fire Regime; Fisheries; Hydrology and Lake Drying; Increasing Marine Activity; Marine Mammals and Prey; Migratory Birds; Permafrost; Rehabilitation of Disturbed Tundra; Social and Economic Dimensions; Vegetation Change; Weather and Climate. This summary provides project descriptions that are currently indentified within the North Slope Science Catalog (catalog.northslope.org). Project records within the Catalog are continuously updated as new information becomes available.

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Primary Contact Jess Grunblatt (jgrunbla@alaska.edu)
Other Contacts John Payne (Email: jpayne@blm.gov)
Primary Organization North Slope Science Initiative
Organization Types Federal
Geo-keywords North Slope
Start Date 2014-09-17
Created February 23, 2016, 01:43 (AKST)
Last Updated November 8, 2021, 17:11 (AKST)