Topic: Chukchi Sea

University of Texas Marine Scientists Awarded $5.6 Million for Study of Critical Arctic Environment

Oct. 4, 2011

A team of Arctic researchers led by the University of Texas Marine Science Institute's Ken Dunton will embark on a comprehensive study of the Hanna Shoal ecosystem in the Chukchi Sea off Alaska's northwest coast with a $5.6 million grant from the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE).

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Marine Scientists to Assess Environment Before Offshore Drilling Begins in U.S. Arctic Waters

Feb. 17, 2009

Through a $2.9 million, three-year grant from the Minerals Management Service (MMS), a team led by University of Texas at Austin marine scientists will assess the biological and chemical conditions on the seabed of the Chukchi Sea before the area opens for offshore oil drilling.

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