Pilot Phase Final Report

Pilot Phase Final Report

January 2011

The Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna (CAFF) is a Working Group of the Arctic Council.

CAFF Designated Agencies:

  • Directorate for Nature Management, Trondheim, Norway
  • Environment Canada, Ottawa, Canada
  • Faroese Museum of Natural History, Tórshavn, Faroe Islands (Kingdom of Denmark)
  • Finnish Ministry of the Environment, Helsinki, Finland
  • Icelandic Institute of Natural History, Reykjavik, Iceland
  • The Ministry of Domestic Affairs, Nature and Environment, Greenland
  • Russian Federation Ministry of Natural Resources, Moscow, Russia
  • Swedish Environmental Protection Agency, Stockholm, Sweden
  • United States Department of the Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service, Anchorage, Alaska

CAFF Permanent Participant Organisations:

  • Aleut International Association (AIA)
  • Arctic Athabaskan Council (AAC)
  • Gwich’in Council International (GCI)
  • Inuit Circumpolar Conference – (ICC) Greenland, Alaska and Canada
  • Russian Indigenous Peoples of the North (RAIPON)
  • Saami Council

This publication should be cited as: V.Gofman & M. Smith (2009). Bering Sub-Sea Network Pilot Phase Final Report 2009 (Aleut International Association), CAFF Monitoring Series Report No.2. ISBN 978-9979-9778-8-9.

Editing: Victoria Gofman and Kalb Stevenson
Front cover photo by Tiffany Jackson
Back cover photo by Maryann Smith
Layout: Petter Sevaldsen and Jim Gamble

For more information please contact:
CAFF International Secretariat
Borgir, Nordurslod, 600 Akureyri, Iceland
Phone: +354 462-3350 • Fax: +354 462-3390
Email: caff@caff.is Internet: www.caff.is

The Bering Sea Sub-Network: International Community-Based Environmental Observation Alliance for the Arctic Observing Network, known as BSSN, is a 2008–09 International Polar Year project implemented by the Aleut International Association in collaboration with the University of Alaska, United Nations Environment Programme/GRID-Arendal and Alaska Native Science Commission under the auspices of the Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna working group of the Arctic Council. BSSN is funded by the United States National Science Foundation under the Cooperative Agreement ARC – 0634079. Any opinions, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation (NSF).