This project includes community-based observation related to environmental impacts from shipping.
Location: Coastal Alaska
Start Date: July 19, 2012
Description: This project includes community-based observation related to environmental impacts from shipping. This can include observations of ocean debris, pollution, invasive species and other environmental impacts related to ship traffic in coastal Alaska.
Partners (suggested): ADEC, Arctic Domain Awareness Center, ANTHC, BOEM, Coast Guard, EPA, NOAA
Observing Protocols Observers are requested to provide observations of unusual environmental events related to known or suspected impacts from shipping in Alaska waters. Observations can include content collected using LEO APP including date, time, location (GPS), observer, images of the event and observer description about the event, background and location implications. Video can also be submitted via email to email@example.com.
Outputs The project team will review each observation, make determination on observations to be included in projects and provide feedback to contributing observers. Observations will be added to the project map, and updates on additional observation needs or findings will be provided as appropriate.