Title: Mechanisms of Impact and Potential Recovery of Nearshore Vertebrate Predators (NVP)
Project Year and Number: 1998: 98025
Principal Investigator (PI): Leslie Holland-Bartels , US Geological Survey
Assisting Personnel: None
Research Location: Prince William Sound
Restoration Category: Research
Abstract: The Nearshore Vertebrate Predator project (NVP) makes an integrated assessment of trophic, health, and demographic factors across a suite of apex predators injured by the spill to determine mechanisms constraining recovery and to improve knowledge of the status of recovery. Primary hypotheses are: (1) Recovery of nearshore resources injured by EVOS is limited by recruitment processes; (2) Initial and/or residual oil in benthic habitats and in or on benthic prey organisms has had a limiting effect on the recovery of benthic foraging predators; and (3) EVOS-induced changes in populations of benthic prey species have influenced the recovery of benthic foraging predators.
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DPD (detailed project description): Not Available
Funding Recommendations: View
Funding Detail For: 1998
Quarterly Project Tasks For: 1998
Annual Report: 1998: Not Available
Final Report: See Project 99025
Publications from this Project:
Adkinson, M. D.; Ballachey, B.; Bodkin, J., and Holland-Bartels, L. Integrating ecosystem studies: a Bayesian FIND IT
Dean, T. A. ; Bodkin, J. L.; Fukuyama, A. K.; Jewett, S. C.; Monson, D. H., and O'Clair, C. E. VanBlaricom G. R. Food limitation and the recovery of sea otters following the Exxon Valdez oil spll. Marine Ecology Progress Series. 2002 Oct 4; 241:255-270.
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|2000: 00025||Not Available||2000: Not Available||See Project 99025||See Project 99025|
|1999: 99025||Not Available||1999: Not Available||View (8.00MB)||No datasets|
|1997: 97025||Not Available||1997: View (27.84MB)||See Project 99025||See Project 99025|
|1996: 96025||Not Available||1996: View (20.91MB)||See Project 99025||See Project 99025|