Bering Region Ocean Data

  • Bering Science: Spring 2020 Bering Region Ocean Update

    We are pleased to share this report developed by a team facilitated by a partnership between AOOS and the University of Alaska Fairbanks International Arctic Research Center (IARC).

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    Bering Region Ocean Features archive

  • Welcome

    The Bering Region Ocean Data Sharing Initiative is a collaborative project funded by a White House initiative to increase sharing of ocean data. Our main goals are to:

      • Increase regional data sharing among federal, state, community and private sector partners
      • Provide needed information for stakeholder response to rapid ecosystem change in the Bering Sea
      • Support agency management & community decision-making, and
        Enhance economic opportunities

     

    Cape Espenburg Photo: National Park Service

  • Data Portal

  • Stakeholder Needs

    We plan to develop data and information products to support the key stakeholder needs:

    Improve Safety of Marine Operations

    • Safety at sea
    • Search & rescue
    • Spill response & prevention
    • Offshore energy

    Mitigate Coastal Hazards

    • Emergency response
    • Coastal erosion
    • Sea level rise & flooding

    Track Climate & Ecosystem Trends

    • Food security: subsistence, recreational & commercial fishing & hunting
    • Impacts of climate change
    • Sound

    Monitor Water Quality

    • Ocean acidification
    • Harmful algal blooms
    • Invasive species
    • Marine Debris