Gulf of Alaska

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a gulf of the Pacific Ocean between the Alaska Peninsula and the Alexander Archipelago

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The line is shifting the 1,916-guest ms Oosterdam to the Glacier Discovery itinerary - between Vancouver, British Columbia, and Seward, Alaska - alongside the 1,260-guest ms Statendam, which will increase verandah and guest capacity in the Gulf of Alaska.
Prey selection by age-0 walleye pollock, Theragra chalcogramma, in nearshore waters of the Gulf of Alaska.
However, photographic mark-recapture analyses indicate little apparent overlap between the Gulf of Alaska whales and the western segment of the stock (Matkin et al.
have argued for years that Prince William Sound and neighboring parts of the Gulf of Alaska are recovered completely from the spill.
In this state of mind, he accepted a job lecturing on a cruise ship--which caught fire and sank in the freezing waters of the Gulf of Alaska.
A big, stern Norwegian named Tor takes him on as a deckhand, and the two head out into the Gulf of Alaska to catch as many Kings as they can during the short season.
Sites in Yakutat Bay, distal to Hubbard Glacier, contain Elphidium, Cassidulina, Buccella, Nonionella, Fissurina, Adercotryma, Cribrostomoides, Spiroplectammina, and Reophax, This increased diversity and the presence of planktonic species, Neogloboquadrina pachyderma, is consistent with greater marine influence from the Gulf of Alaska.
The Sitka Pinnacles Marine Reserve was implemented in 2000 as Gulf of Alaska (GOA) Groundfish FMP Amendment 59 (NPFMC, 1998).
As they cross the Gulf of Alaska on their way to their next stop - Telegraph Cove on Vancouver Island - skipper Alan Priddy, Clive Tully and Steve Lloyd have been pausing to take stock of their epic journey.
The Trans-Alaska Pipeline transports about two million barrels of oil each day between Prudhoe Bay on the Arctic Ocean and the port of Valdez in the Gulf of Alaska.
Born of tectonic disturbances along the North Pacific's so-called "Rim of Fire," scraped clean and sculpted geologically during recent ice ages, raked each winter by violent storms coming in from the Gulf of Alaska, the place has been fought over by Haida and Tlingit natives whose cultures converged here.
Most sablefish undertake a migration from eastern areas of the Gulf of Alaska to western areas, including the Aleutian Islands and the Bering Sea, during their younger years, and most return eastward along the continental slope after reaching maturity (Bracken, 1982; Heifetz and Fujioka, 1991).
The cold front, which originated in the Gulf of Alaska, dumped a foot of snow at Willamette Pass ski resort in the 24 hours ending at 5 p.
Using data collected by the International Whaling Commission, Springer's team surmised that by 1969, whalers essentially wiped out the fin, sei, and sperm whales within 370 kilometers of the Aleutian Islands and the Gulf of Alaska coast.
Massive declines in harbor seal and Steller sea lion populations are believed to be related to rising temperatures and consequent changes in the ecosystem of the Bering Sea and the Gulf of Alaska.