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COMIDA

The Chukchi Sea Planning Area (CSPA) in the northeastern Chukchi Sea was surveyed for marine mammals by Minerals Management Service (MMS)-supported contractors during many summers between 1979 and 1991. No broad-scale marine mammal aerial surveys were conducted in this region between 1991 and 2008. Starting in 2008, a project referred to as COMIDA (Chukchi Offshore Monitoring in Drilling Area), funded by MMS (now the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, or BOEM), began conducting broad-scale aerial surveys for marine mammals in the CSPA. This project is now part of the Aerial Surveys of Arctic Marine Mammals (ASAMM) project, which is funded by BOEM and coordinated through NMML. COMIDA was designed to monitor marine mammal distribution, relative density, and behavior during the open-water (ice-free) months, from mid-June to the end of October.

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Contracted Reports

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2010 Daily Reports

Current COMIDA Aerial Survey Daily Reports  (PDF - Adobe Acrobat or Reader Required):
 

2010 Aerial Surveys
Date Flight Daily Report
2010-10-27 0 No Flight
2010-10-26 0 No Flight
2010-10-25 244 Flight244 Summary
2010-10-24 0 No Flight
2010-10-23 0 No Flight
2010-10-22 0 No Flight
2010-10-21 0 No Flight
2010-10-20 0 No Flight
2010-10-19 0 No Flight
2010-10-18 0 No Flight
2010-10-17 0 No Flight
2010-10-16 0 No Flight
2010-10-15 0 No Flight
2010-10-14 0 No Flight
2010-10-13 0 No Flight
2010-10-12 243 Flight243 Summary
2010-10-11 0 No Flight
2010-10-10 242 Flight242 Summary
2010-10-09 241 Flight241 Summary
2010-10-08 240 Flight240 Summary
2010-10-07 239 Flight239 Summary
2010-10-06 0 No Flight
2010-10-05 0 No Flight
2010-10-04 0 No Flight
2010-10-03 0 No Flight
2010-10-01 0 No Flight
2010-09-30 0 No Flight
2010-09-29 0 No Flight
2010-09-28 238 Flight238 Summary
2010-09-27 0 No Flight
2010-09-26 0 No Flight
2010-09-25 0 No Flight
2010-09-24 237 Flight237 Summary
2010-09-23 0 No Flight
2010-09-22 0 No Flight
2010-09-21 236 Flight236 Summary
2010-09-20 235 Flight235 Summary
2010-09-19 0 No Flight
2010-09-18 234 Flight234 Summary
2010-09-17 233 Flight233 Summary
2010-09-16 232 Flight232 Summary
2010-09-15 231 Flight231 Summary
2010-09-14 0 No Flight
2010-09-13 230 Flight230 Summary
2010-09-12 229 Flight229 Summary
2010-09-11 0 No Flight
2010-09-10 0 No Flight
2010-09-09 0 No Flight
2010-09-08 0 No Flight
2010-09-07 0 No Flight
2010-09-06 228 Flight228 Summary
2010-09-05 0 No Flight
2010-09-04 0 No Flight
2010-09-03 0 No Flight
2010-09-02 227 Flight227 Summary
2010-09-01 226 Flight226 Summary
2010-08-31 0 No Flight
2010-08-30 225 Flight 225
2010-08-29 0 No Flight
2010-08-28 0 No Flight
2010-08-27 0 No Flight
2010-08-26 0 No Flight
2010-08-25 224 Flight224 Summary
2010-08-24 223 Flight223 Summary
2010-08-23 0 No Flight
2010-08-22 0 No Flight
2010-08-21 0 No Flight
2010-08-20 Flight 222 Flight222 Summary
2010-08-19 Flight 221 Flight221 Summary
2010-08-18 0 No Flight
2010-08-17 0 No Flight
2010-08-16 220 Flight220 Summary
2010-08-15 219 Flight219 Summary
2010-08-14 218 Flight218 Summary
2010-08-13 0 No Flight
2010-08-12 0 No Flight
2010-08-11 0 No Flight
2010-08-10 0 No Flight
2010-08-09 0 No Flight
2010-08-08 217 Flight217 Summary
2010-08-07 0 No Flight
2010-08-06 0 No Flight
2010-08-05 0 No Flight
2010-08-04 0 No Flight
2010-08-03 0 No Flight
2010-08-02 0 No Flight
2010-08-01 0 No Flight
2010-07-31 216 Flight216 Summary
2010-07-30 0 No Flight
2010-07-29 0 No Flight
2010-07-28 215 Flight215 Summary
2010-07-27 214 Flight214 Summary
2010-07-26 213 Flight213 Summary
2010-07-25 212 Fligth212 Summary
2010-07-24 211 Flight211 Summary
2010-07-23 210 Flight210 Summary
2010-07-22 209 Flight209 Summary
2010-07-21 208 Flight208 Summary
2010-07-20 207 * Flight207 Summary
2010-07-19 0 No Flight
2010-07-18 0 No Flight
2010-07-17 206 * Flight206 Summary
2010-07-16 205 Flight205 Summary
2010-07-15 0 No Flight
2010-07-14 0 No Flight
2010-07-13 204 Flight204 Summary
2010-07-12 0 No Flight
2010-07-11 203 Flight203 Summary
2010-07-10 0 No Flight
2010-07-09 0 No Flight
2010-07-08 0 No Flight
2010-07-07 0 No Flight
2010-07-06 202 Flight202 Summary
2010-07-05 0 No Flight
2010-07-04 0 No Flight
2010-07-03 201 Flight201 Summary
* Indicates updated daily report

Click Here for the 2009 Aerial Survey Daily Reports

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