Cook Inlet

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Cook Inlet

 

(Kenai Inlet) a gulf of the Pacific Ocean, located on the southern shores of Alaska. Length 370 km; width, 18–111 km; depth, 22–78 m. The shores in the south are high, rocky, and heavily indented, while those in the north are low-lying. Tides are semidiurnal and as great as 12 m. The strong tidal bore reaches 15.5 km per hr. The port of Anchorage is at the far end of the inlet. Cook Inlet was discovered and explored by J. Cook in 1778.

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Concentrations of polychlorinated biphenyls (PDB's), chlorinated pesticides, and heavy metals and other elements in tissues of belugas, Delphinapterus leucas, from Cook Inlet, Alaska.
Estimated abundance and trend in aerial counts of beluga whales, Delphinapterus leucas, in Cook Inlet, Alaska, 1994-2012.
Habitat use in a marine ecosystem: beluga whales, Delphinapterus leucas, in Cook Inlet, Alaska.
Appendix-Systematic survey effort and harbor porpoise sightings in Cook Inlet, Alaska 1993-2012.
As previously advised the jack-up rig Endeavour arrived in the port of Homer located in the southern Cook Inlet, Alaska on 24 August 2012.
Sydney, Australia, Aug 27, 2012 - (ABN Newswire) - Buccaneer Energy Limited (ASX:BCC) is pleased to announce that the jack-up rig "Endeavour - Spirit of Independence" ("Endeavour") arrived as planned in the port of Homer located in the southern Cook Inlet, Alaska aboard the Kang Sheng Kou heavy lift vessel on 24 August 2012 (US time).
Concentrations of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB's), chlorinated pesticides, and heavy metals and other elements in tissues of belugas, Delphinapterus leucas, from Cook Inlet, Alaska.
HOUSTON -- Buccaneer Energy Limited (ASX: BCC) is pleased to advise that the jack-up rig "Endeavour - Spirit of Independence" has been loaded onto the Kang Sheng Kou heavy lift vessel and is now in route to the Cook Inlet, Alaska.
Summary of aerial survey effort conducted by NMFS in Cook Inlet, Alaska, searching for belugas.
The last three months have been a busy time for the company as we prepare to commence onshore and offshore drilling programs in the Cook Inlet, Alaska.
The number of belugas, Delphinapterus leucas, in Cook Inlet, Alaska is small--about 350 individuals in 1998--and the population is declining (Hobbs et al.