Chukchi Sea Environmental Studies Program

Project Description

The Chukchi Sea Environmental Studies Program (CSESP) is a multi-year, multi-discipline marine science research program in the northeastern Chukchi Sea.

Project Funding

ConocPhillips, Shell Exploration and Production, and Statoil USA
Start Date: 2008-07-01
End Date: 2014-10-01

 

 

Research Team

Robert Day

Robert Day

Principal Investigator

Affiliate Faculty


Specialties
:

  • Ornithology
  • Marine Pollution Studies
  • Marine Ecology
  • Threatened/Endangered Species

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Russell Hopcroft

Russell Hopcroft

Co-Principal Investigator

Chair, Department of Oceanography; Professor


Specialties
:

  • trophodynamics
  • midwater ecology
  • zooplankton
  • Arctic and subarctic ecosystems

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Arny Blanchard

Arny Blanchard

Co-Principal Investigator

Research Professional


Specialties
:

  • Environmental Statistics
  • Benthic Ecology
  • Invertebrate Taxonomy

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Thomas Weingartner

Thomas Weingartner

Co-Principal Investigator

Professor Emeritus

Specialties:

  • Physical Oceanography
  • Physical oceanography of Alaskan continental shelves and slopes.
  • Interdisciplinary marine research
  • Wind- and buoyancy-forced shelf circulation systems

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Brenda Norcross

Brenda Norcross

Co-Principal Investigator

Professor

Specialties:

  • fisheries oceanography
  • fisheries ecology
  • fish habitats
  • early life history of marine fish
  • Arctic fishes

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Adrian Gall

Adrian Gall

Co-Principal Investigator

Ph.D. Student

Specialties:

  • seabird ecology
  • radar ornithology
  • bird movement and migration
  • population monitoring

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Co-Principal Investigators

Lisanne Aerts
LAMA Ecological
907-268-1970
lisanne@lamaecological.com

David Hannay
JASCO
250-483-3301
David.Hannay@jasco.com

 

Research Staff