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Environment & Natural Resources
Alaska's Public Lands
The Alaska Centers support the appropriate use and enjoyment of Alaska's public lands and resources for information, trip-planning assistance, and resource education.
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
BOEM's Alaska Region Office is responsible for managing the development of oil, natural gas, renewable energy and mineral resources on Alaska's Outer Continental Shelf in an environmentally and economically responsible way.
ELOKA: Exchange for Local Observations and Knowledge of the Arctic
"Facilitates the collection, preservation, exchange, and use of local observations and knowledge of the Arctic. ELOKA provides data management and user support, and fosters collaboration between resident Arctic experts and visiting researchers." Projects cover the circumpolar area. Projects that include some or all of Alaska include: Atlas of Community-Based Monitoring in a Changing Arctic (Arctic CBM); Local Observations from the Seasonal Ice Zone Observing Network (SIZONet); the Northern Bering Sea: Our Way of Life; Community-Based Environmental and Species Observations from the Bering Sea Sub-Network; Yupik Environmental Knowledge Network.
Exxon Valdez Oil Spill Trustee Council
Oil Spill Facts, Restoration Projects and Status of Restoration
Northwest Arctic Subsistence Mapping
Mapping project of the Northwest Arctic showing subsitence use, important ecological areas, and resources development opportunity areas.
Pebble Watch is an impartial, educational and fact-based initiative to disseminate information regarding the proposed Pebble Mine Project by the Bristol Bay Native Corporation.
USGS Energy Resources Program
Oil, Gas, Coal, Other Energy, Environmental Aspects, Geochemistry, Geophysics, National Petroleum Reserve, ANWR, NPRA
Related SLED Databases
Science Reference Center A comprehensive research database that provides easy access to a multitude of full-text, science-oriented content.
Agricola National Agricultural Library index covering journal articles, books, theses, technical reports, and other publications.
GreenFILE Index and abstracts of scholarly, government, and general-interest publications covering human impact on the environment, such as global warming, green building, and renewable energy.
Academic Search Premier Full text periodicals covering nearly all subjects.
MasterFILE Complete Full text periodicals covering business, health, social science, education, and other general interest topics.
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