BOEM Studies Arctic Biodiversity

The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Management publishes a monthly Science Notes. This month’s publication presents new findings from the 2015 field season of the Arctic Marine Biodiversity Observing Network study, or AMBON.

In August 201, researchers began monitoring biodiversity in the Arctic Chukchi Sea from an ecosystem perspective, looking at microbes, whales and everything in between. BOEM is supporting this study to enhance environmental impact assessments and develop better metrics for cumulative impact analysis and a broader perspective of the ecosystem.

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