Environmental Monitoring

The Council conducts scientific research on risks to the environment from tanker and terminal operations. Council research documents levels of pollution and biological effects and help us better understand new technologies and the costs or benefits associated with their use.

Science Night 2019

On December 5, the Council hosted Science Night, an evening to hear about the latest research affecting the safe transportation ...
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Science Night 2018

Science Night 2018
On Thursday, December 6, the Council will host our annual Science Night at the Embassy Suites in Anchorage (600 E ...
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Protecting Winter Wildlife from Oil Spills

Protecting Winter Wildlife from Oil Spills
By Lisa Matlock “What lives here in the winter?” This is a question anyone might ask when visiting Prince William ...
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Community Corner: Citizen scientists help the Council monitor our region

Community Corner: Citizen scientists help the Council monitor our region
The Council’s nearly 65 volunteers assist with technical work of all kinds each year. Environmental monitoring is but one important ...
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Plan for applying dispersants to crude oil spills in Alaska waters updated

Plan for applying dispersants to crude oil spills in Alaska waters updated
"The Council does not support the use of dispersants in our region, but with this new plan, responders are required ...
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Science Night 2017

Where humpback whales hang out in Prince William Sound, by season. Image from "We are watching" presentation by Mandy Lindeberg.
The Council had some great presentations at our recent Science Night! See the list below for the presenter's slides. Presentations:  “Canine Detection ...
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