This project will involve partnerships and collaboration with many entities.
- AOOS– serving as the project manager, and contributing its extensive marine data resources and infrastructure
- Axiom Consulting and Design — the technical lead for the project, responsible for managing the data and building the tools
- University of Alaska’s Institute for Social and Economic Research – specializing in social and economic data
- Alaska Center for Climate Assessment and Policy — providing downscaled climate model data
- The Nature Conservancy of Alaska — providing experience with data visualization and decision support tools.
Project Advisory Committee – see page
Further Guidance and Input
The partners and advisory committee will be assisted by a diverse team of collaborators who will help shape the tools through their guidance and contribution of data. These include federal and state agencies, industry, academic institutions, regional boroughs, non-governmental organizations, and subsistence and commercial fishing interests. Among this group is the NOAA Regional Collaboration Team, North Pacific Fisheries Management Council, North Slope Borough, North Slope Science Initiative, Northwest Arctic Borough, Kawerak Inc., State of Alaska Agency Representatives (ADF&G, ADNR, ADOT, and ADEC), University of Alaska representatives (Geospatial Information Network of Alaska, School of Fisheries & Ocean Sciences, Department of Political Science, Sea Grant), US Arctic Research Consortium, US Coast Guard, US Fish & Wildlife Service, Western and Arctic Landscape Conservation Cooperatives, USGS Alaska Science Center and Regional Climate Science Center, CDQ groups, and co-management organizations.
We plan to draw on the guidance and expertise of a broad spectrum of people, in addition to the advisory group, to help shape the this project. Let us know if you’d like to be an active participant. For more information on this initiative, or to be added to a list serve to receive project updates, please email Darcy Dugan.