The winter of 2017-18 brought record late freeze-up and extremely low sea ice cover to the southern Chukchi and Bering Seas with dramatic impacts to the ecosystem this past summer. Naturally, inquiring minds want a heads-up on the upcoming season. This presentation will review the current and forecast state of the oceans and atmosphere and provide several scenarios for the winter and spring with an emphasis on sea ice.
Relevent Links Below
LEO Webinar on the Bering Sea cold pool collapse and species changes
Webinar of interest:
Title: Causes for the record low sea-ice extent in the Bering Sea in 2018
Speaker: Phyllis Stabeno Ph.D., Oceanographer, NOAA Research, Seattle, WA.
Date & Time: November 19, 2018 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
ETLocation: PMEL, Oceanographer Room (#2104), 7600 Sand Point Way NE, Seattle, WA 98103
Remote Access: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/891851101
North Pacific Fishery Management Council's Scientific and Statistical Committee meeting the week of December 3