Oceanography from Coast Salish canoes

A panel presentation about a 2-week journey in 2008 in which YSI probes and GPS units were carried by traditional canoes .  They observed a low dissolved oxygen area around the San Juan archipelago.

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Plans for 2009:

  • interpret wrt physical oceanographic models (e.g. currents)
  • continuous monitoring by moorings
  • depth profiles from chase boats (echosounders)
  • maybe plankton tows and grab samples
  • broader participation, including from Oregon!

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