Ecosystems Fisheries-Oceanography Coordinated Investigations
Photos pertaining to FOCI studies in Alaskan waters.
link to NPRB (North Pacific Research Board)

Bering Sea Ice Expedition
Research Activities

The Bering Sea Ice Expedition conducted data collection and observations of annual sea ice and the ice-edge ecosystem of the eastern Bering Sea.  In order to examine as many components of the ecosystem as possible, many scientists with many different specialties were involved.  The pages that follow describe some of the many different research activities that took place during our expedition:


Physical Oceanography

Nutrient Chemistry



Fish and Acoustics


Marine Mammals

For information on the 2006 and 2007 Bering Sea Ice-Edge Expeditions visit NOAA/PMEL/EcoFOCI


NOAA - National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration