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.

Prince William Sound is home to a variety of bird species in winter

Prince William Sound is home to a variety of bird species in winter
Frigid Alaska winters can be a tough time and place for wildlife. Food is scarce, the climate can be extreme, ...
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RFP: Long-Term Environmental Monitoring Program

Mussels
The Council is inviting proposals for a project to analyze petroleum hydrocarbon chemistry and associated data, and report on the ...
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RFQ: Valdez Marine Terminal Operations and Maintenance Monitoring

RFQ: Valdez Marine Terminal Operations and Maintenance Monitoring
The Council is seeking a qualified engineering firm, specializing in the integrity management of crude oil terminal facilities, to provide ...
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How has subsistence harvest changed over time in the Exxon Valdez oil spill region?

This graphic image demonstrates how the number of different resources harvested by the average household decreased over time. In 2003, 21 different types of resources were harvested. In 2014, the average household harvested just 13 different types. Data compiled from five Alaska communities: Tatitlek, Cordova, Chenega, Port Graham, and Nanwalek.
The Exxon Valdez oil spill changed the harvest and use of wild resources in Southcentral Alaska. Various anecdotal reasons such ...
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New weather buoys establish PORTS® information for Valdez, Alaska

New weather buoys establish PORTS® information for Valdez, Alaska
The Council has partnered with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to stream real-time data to NOAA's PORTS (Physical Oceanographic ...
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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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