Despite Virus, Bering Sea Research — On High Seas and in Computer Labs — Continues in 2020
Fisheries management depends on ocean surveys where data is gathered from the deck of a ship and computer work in a dry lab where data is analyzed and models are created. The Bering Sea ecosystem was the subject of both efforts this year, despite the pandemic.
The routine ocean surveys that NOAA Fisheries conducts each year in the Bering Sea were cancelled in. 2020, but the agency was able to conduct a number of scaled-back research surveys this summer.
One just finished was in ...
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