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.

Research Team

Principal Investigator

Robert Day

Affiliate Faculty
  • Ornithology
  • Marine Pollution Studies
  • Marine Ecology
  • Threatened/Endangered Species
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Co-Principal Investigator

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Russell Hopcroft

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

Research Professional
  • Environmental Statistics
  • Benthic Ecology
  • Invertebrate Taxonomy
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Thomas Weingartner

Professor Emeritus
  • Physical Oceanography
  • Physical oceanography of Alaskan continental shelves and slopes.
  • Interdisciplinary marine research
  • Wind- and buoyancy-forced shelf circulation systems
(907) 474-7993
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Brenda Norcross

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

Ph.D. Student
  • seabird ecology
  • radar ornithology
  • bird movement and migration
  • population monitoring
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Lisanne Aerts, LAMA Ecological, 907-268-1970,
David Hannay, JASCO, 250-483-3301,

Research Staff

Project Funding

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

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