Bering Ecosystem Science | Related Programs

The State of Alaska Patrol Vessel StimsonThe State of Alaska Patrol Vessel Stimson supported the April 2006 Pacific walrus survey conducted by the US Fish and Wildlife Service and cooperating agencies. Photo courtesy of Rosa Meehan, USFWS.

Many organizations have interests in the Bering Sea. US federal agencies with research responsibilities in the region have formed a Bering Interagency Oversight Group (BIOG) to coordinate their efforts. Members and points of contact for the BIOG are:

Click here for a list of BIOG members and their contact information.

Several agencies and institutions support and perform research in the Bering Sea. These organizations have formed a Bering Interagency Working Group (BIAWG). BIAWG members and points of contact include:

Click here for a list of all BIAWG members and their contact information. Click here for a BIAWG workshop report that includes information on agency areas of interest and responsibility.

BEST serves as a US National Science Foundation contribution to two larger programs:

BEST also communicates and coordinates with: