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Beaufort Shelf Seabed Mapping Project
Principal Investigator: Blasco, Steve M
Licenced Year(s): 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003
Summary: The Beaufort Seabed Mapping Project is designed to assess the environmental impact of offshore hydrocarbon exploration and transportation on the renewable resources of the Beaufort Sea. Knowledge of ice scour depths and distribution of ecologically-sensitive areas and permafrost will constrain sub-sea pipeline burial depths and offshore development. In addition, seabed mud volcanoes and gas seeps ...


Ice Scour Disturbance and the Structure of Arctic Marine Benthic Communities.
Principal Investigator: Conlan, Kathleen E.
Licenced Year(s): 1994 1993 1992
Summary: Researchers acoustically profile the seabed in the are of Resolute by side scan sonar in order to obtain an aerial view of the seabed and locate scours known from previous years and created over the last winter. Researchers then scuba dive on these scours & count the large animals, collect small animals and measure the physical and chemical characteristics of the scours. This will help to determ...


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