Alaska Ocean Sciences Bowl Research Project: Effects of contaminants upon Alaska's marine ecosystems
The following papers were submitted by high school teams participating in the 2004 Alaska regional competition of the National Ocean Sciences Bowl. The papers after third place are listed in alphabetical order by school.
WINNING PAPER—Davis-Ramoth Memorial School, Selawik, team "Amaguq": Effects of Open Landfills on an Arctic Community
Second place (tie): Juneau-Douglas High School, team "Midas": Tailings Disposal Options for the Kensington Mine at Berners Bay Near Juneau, Alaska
Second place (tie): seeUonline/Valley Pathways, Palmer, team "Apex Predators": Up the Creek Without a Paddle: Home Septic Systems in the Matanuska-Susitna Borough
Paul T. Albert Memorial School, Tununak, team "Tununak Coasters": Rural Living and Subsistence Lifestyles and How They Impact Each Other
Bartlett High School, Anchorage, "The Amazing Shrinking Team": Ship Creek Crack Down
Bethel Alternative Boarding School, team "Sushi": Effect of Housing on Dissolved Oxygen in Bethel, Alaska Lakes
Cordova High School, team "Pirates of the Sound": Effects of Hydrocarbons on Pacific Herring in Prince William Sound
Homer High School, team "Mola Mola": Threat of European Green Crab Invasion in Kachemak Bay
Juneau-Douglas High School, team "Steller": Persistent Organic Pollutants in Alaska
Ninilchik High School, team "Coelacanth": Spruce Bark Beetles
Seward High School, Team "Big Ping": Is Sonar Killing Whales?
Seward High School, Team "Nuclear Warheads": Radioactive Leakage on Amchitka
Skyview High School, team "J'MARS": The Contamination of the Kenai Peninsula Coastal Community: The Impact of Humanity on a Clean Ecosystem
Soldotna High School, team "POPCAN": Persistent Organic Pollutants in Alaskan Consumers
Soldotna High School, team "Tributyltin": The Effects of Tributyltin on the Marine Environment
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