Community-Based Coastal Observations in Alaska: Aleutian Life Forum 2006

Conference held: August 10-13, 2006 Unalaska, AK

In this proceedings book, coastal monitoring experts describe their programs to readers who are concerned about coastal ecosystems on the verge of change. Find out about seabird monitoring, detecting invasive species, addressing marine debris problems, and managing resources and coastal economies. Experts also authored papers on rigorous scientific information collected by local citizens, upper-grade students taking long-term coastal data, community volunteers recording coastal changes, community-based water quality monitoring, and more.