Case Studies

The research will focus on three study areas:

1. The Amundsen Gulf, is a shipping route bottleneck in the Arctic where potential conflicts between shipping and marine mammals are expected to increase;

2. SGaan Kinghlas-Bowie Seamount Marine Protected Area (SKB-MPA), is a productive and sensitive ecosystem 180 km west of Haida Gwaii about which little is understood regarding shipping traffic and potential impacts; and

3. Salish Sea, is a heavily trafficked area in the south east of Canada’s Pacific Ocean,
which is facing increased vessel traffic due to port expansion.

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NEMES Case Studies
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