Scientific and Technical Publications For 2009

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Annual Assessment Annual Assessment of Subsistence Bowhead Whaling Near Cross Island, 2009 Season - April 2010
Supplemental | Appendix B  
MMS 2009-003 Subsistence Mapping of Nuiqsut, Kaktovik, and Barrow  
MMS 2009-004 Radio Frequency Identification Tags for Grizzly and Polar Bear Research
MMS 2009-005 Eleventh Information Transfer Meeting - Final Proceedings October 28, 29, 30, 2008  
MMS 2009-006   Synthesis: Three Decades of Research on Socioeconomic Effects Related to Offshore Petroleum Development in Coastal Alaska  
MMS 2009-007 Common Ravens (Corvus corax) Nesting on Alaska's North Slope Oil Fields
MMS 2009-014 cANIMIDA Tasks 3 and 4: Sources, Concentrations, Composition, Partitioning and Dispersion Pathways for Suspended Sediments and Potential Metal Contaminants in the Coastal Beaufort Sea  
MMS 2009-017 Mapping Sea Ice Overflood Using Remote Sensing: Smith Bay to Camden Bay,
Appendix A | Appendix B | Appendix C | Appendix D | Appendix E | Appendix F | Appendix G
MMS 2009-030 Researching Technical Dialogue with Alaskan Coastal Communities: Analysis of the Social, Cultural, Linguistic, and Institutional Parameters of Public/Agency Communication Patterns
Appendix A | Appendix B 
MMS 2009-034 Pre-migratory Ecology and Physiology of Shorebirds Staging on Alaska's North Slope
MMS 2009-035 Circulation and Water Property Variations in the Nearshore Alaskan Beaufort Sea (1999-2007)
MMS 2009-036 Migration of King and Common Eiders Past Point Barrow, Alaska, during Summer/Fall 2002 through Spring 2004: Population Trends and Effects of Wind  
MMS 2009-037 cANIMIDA Task 5: Integrated Biomonitoring and Bioaccumulation of Contaminants in Biota of the cANIMDA Study Area, 2004 - 2006 Field Seasons
Appendices A-F  
MMS 2009-038 Annual Assessment of Subsistence Bowhead Whaling Near Cross Island, 2001-2007
MMS 2009-040 Long-Term Monitoring of the Kelp Community in the Stefansson Sound Boulder Patch: Detection of Change Related to Oil and Gas Development  
MMS 2009-041 Seasonality of Boundary Conditions for Cook Inlet, Alaska
MMS 2009-049   Surface Circulation Radar Mapping in Alaskan Coastal Waters: Beaufort Sea and Cook Inlet
MMS 2009-062 Technical Manual for a Coupled Sea-Ice/Ocean Circulation Model (Version 3)  
MMS 2009-063 Traditional Knowledge Regarding Bowhead Whales in the Chukchi Sea near Wainwright, Alaska