2006 Alaska Ocean Sciences Bowl Research Project: Ecosystem-based management of a local Alaskan marine resource

The following papers were submitted by high school teams participating in the 2006 Alaska regional competition of the National Ocean Sciences Bowl. The papers following third place are listed in alphabetical order by school. Papers will be posted as quickly as possible.


Winning Paper

Cordova High School Flatfish: Ecosystem Management of Pacific Halibut in Prince William SoundCordova's presentation in PDF format [10.6 MB]

Second Place

Unalaska City School Ocean Raiders: Monitoring Unalaska's Subsistence Species for Ecosystem-wide, Long-term Changes (MUSSEL Changes)Unalaska's presentation in PDF format [35.9 MB]

Third Place

Twindly Bridge That One Team [paper unavailable]

Other Papers

Juneau–Douglas High School Team Delta: Ecosystem management plan for the reconciliation of diverse interests concerning the eulachon (Thaleichthys pacificus) in the Berners Bay watershedDelta's presentation in PDF format [18.9 MB]

Juneau–Douglas High School Team Zissou: Haa Shagoon: An ecosystem–based fisheries management plan for sockeye salmon (Oncorhynchus nerka) in the Taku Watershed

Kenny Lake School: Ecosystem management of sockeye salmon in the Copper River watershed: Cooperation between community and governmentKenny Lake's presentation in PDF format [8.7 MB]

Skyview High School Team Larus: Ecosystem Management—The Kenai River Estuary with an Emphasis on Herring GullsSkyview's presentation in PDF format [14.9 MB]