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Appendix C Physical Oceanography Study Contracts Awarded by the Minerals Management Service 1973-1989 Compiled by the committee from information provided by MMS. Region Contract No. Title Year . Amount($) Alaska Alaska Alaska Alaska Alaska Alaska Alaska Alaska Alaska Alaska Alaska Alaska Alaska Alaska Alaska Alaska 16699 29177 29180 30130 30146 30413 30420 30481 RU-048 RU-081 RU-091 RU-111 RU-138 RU- 140 RU- 141 RU-151 Shoreline Segment Characteristics ~ 988 Handbook for SMEAR Mode! Application Establishment of Tidal Datum and 1980 Profile of Dinkum Sands Establishment of Tidal Datum and 1980 Profile of Dinkum Sands Coastal and Surf Zone Smear Model Integration of Suspended Particulate Matter (SPM) Distribution and Transport Studies Circulation and Oil Spill Trajectory Model Develop SMEAR Model Application Handbook SMEAR Model Application Handbook Development and Operation of Current High Frequency Radar Mapping Units Beaufort Shelf Surface Currents Current, CTD and Pressure Measurements in Possible Dispersal Regions of the Beaufort and Chukchi Seas Effects of Seasonality and Variability of Stream Flow on Nearshore Coastal Areas Gulf of Alaska Study of Mesoscale Oceanographic Processes Numerical Studies of the Alaskan Outer Continental Shelf Bristol Bay Oceanographic Processes Salinity, Temperature, and Depth Measurements of the Beaufort Sea Shelf 137 1984 1984 1988 1988 1988 1979 1977 1982 1975 1980 1979 1979 1977 4,000 104,720 967,217 487,417 385,878 633,000 11,728 94,176 1,723,510 81,593 1,723,264 81,144 991,376 1,572,973 302,016

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138 APPENDIX C Region Contract No. Title YearAmount($) Alaska RU-153 Frontal Dynamics and Water Mass 19821,310,027 Trajectory Using Methane as a Tracer Alaska RU-217 Lagrangian Surface Current 1977392,573 Measurements in Alaska Alaska RU-235 Hydrodynamic Numerical Modeling 197561,303 for Coastal Waters in the Gulf of Alaska Alaska RU-289 Circulation and Water Masses in the 19801,591,842 Gulf of Alaska Alaska RU-307 Historical and Statistical 1975147,798 Oceanographic Data Analysis and Ship-of-Opportunity Program Alaska RU-335 Transport of Pollutants in the 197576,399 Vicinity of Prudhoe Bay Alaska RU-347 Marine Climatology of Gulf of 197733S,899 Alaska, Bering and Beaufort Seas Alaska RU-351 Transport - Physical Oceanography 19771,859,037 Alaska RU-357 Physical Oceanography of the Gulf 197570,579 of Alaska Alaska RU-367 Nearshore Meteorology 19801,223,752 Alaska RU-399 Surface Oil Film Surveillance by 197544,423 Radiometric Sensing Alaska RU-435 Modeling of Tides and Circulation in 19823,493,400 the Bering Sea Alaska RU-436 OilSpill Trajectory Analysis, Lower 1980327,730 Cook Inlet, Alaska Alaska RU-499 Modeling Algorithms for the 1977127,103 Weathering of Oil in the Marine Environment Alaska RU-519 Nearshore Meteorologic Regimes in 19821,225,564 the Arctic Alaska RU-526 Characterization of the Nearshore 19811,782,232 Hydrodynamics of Arctic Barrier Island-Lagoon Systems Alaska RU-531 Numerical Modeling and Current 1982826,7X1 Measurements of Oceanographic Processes in the Beaufort Sea Barrier Island-Lagoon System Alaska RU-536 Development and Operations of 1977111,936 Remote Sensing Data-Acquisition Platform for OCS Studies Alaska RU-541 Norton Sound and Chukchi Sea 19802,910,081 Oceanographic Processes Alaska RU-549 Bristol Bay, Oceanographic Processes 19821,459,719 (RU-549-550) Alaska RU-567 The Transport and Behavior of Oil 1 9821,131,218 Spilled in and under Sea Ice Alaska RU-578 Numerical Modeling and Oil Spill 197924,057 Trajectory Analysis in the Beaufort Sea Alaska RU-583 Under-Ice Currents in Norton Sound 1980205,338 Alaska RU-594 Suspended Particulate Matter 1982330,446 Distribution and Transport in the North Aleutian Shelf Area

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Alaska RU-627 Alaska Alaska Alaska Alaska Alaska Alaska Alaska Alaska RU-642 RU-646 RU-657 RU-666 RU-670 RU-674 RU-676 RU-678 PHYSICAL OCEANOGRAPHY STUDY CONTRACTS AWARDED BYMMS 139 Region Contract No. Title YearAmount(~) Alaska RU-596 Regional Meteorology of the 198243S,029 Southeast Bering Sea Alaska RU-597 Multivariate Experimental Analysis 19821,762,081 of Petroleum Weathering Under Marine Conditions Alaska RU-600 Coastal Oceanography of the 1980434,353 Northeastern Gulf of Alaska Alaska RU-616 Bering Sea Marginal Ice Zone: 198135,182 Temperature and Salinity Analysis Alaska RU-621 Boundary Conditions and Verification 1982337,705 for the Mode! of Circulation and Oil Spill Trajectories on the Eastern Bering bee shell Numerical Modeling of Storm Surges in the Beaufort, Chukchi and Northern Bering Seas Oceanographic Data from the Bering, 1983 Chukchi, and Beaufort Seas Nearshore and Coastal Circulation in the Northeastern Chukchi Sea Western Gulf of Alaska Oceanographic Processes Western Gulf of Alaska Oceanographic Processes Study of the Yukon Delta Processes: Physical Oceanography Arctic Ocean Buoy Program Circulation Model and Oil Spill Risk Analysis Beaufort Shelf Mesoscale Circulation 1982 225,481 1983 1984 1984 1985 1985 1985 1985 373,840 572,800 24S,404 263,187 629,769 67S,888 1,271,629 80,364 Study (feasibility study) AlaskaRU-683 Interpolation, Analysis, and Archival 198634,600 of Data on Sea Ice Trajectories AlaskaRU-686 Beaufort Sea Mesoscale Circulation 19863,462,970 Study AlaskaRU-700 Dynamic Processes 198750,292 AlaskaRU-705 Coastal Fisheries Oceanography of 1988154,660 the Southeastern Bering Sea: Physical Oceanography of Port Molter AlaskaRU-706 Performance and Compatibility 1988312,808 Analysis of Oil Weathering and Transport - Related Models in the Environmental Assessment Process AlaskaRU-MMS Beaufort Sea Monitoring Study l9X694,152 - NOAA/OCSEAP Atlantic29007 Meteorological Monitoring Buoy 1978413,367 Network for the Atlantic OCS Atlantic29012 South Atlantic OCS Physical 197960,400 Oceanography Data Collection Atlantic29133 South Atlantic OCS Physical 19771,31S,729 Oceanography Field Study, Year 1 Atlantic29138 South Atlantic OCS Physical 19781,1 ~ 1,864 Oceanography, Year 2

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140 APPENDIX C Region Contract No. Title YearAmount($) Atlantic 29159 New England Physical Oceanography 19763,812,767 - First Year Atlantic 29161 Second Year North Atlantic Physical 19782,122,850 Oceanography Atlantic 29162 New England Physical Oceanography 1978696,990 - Second Year Atlantic 29170 South Atlantic OCS Circulation 1979407,922 Model Application, Phase II Atlantic 29173 South Atlantic Physical Oceanography 19801,079,505 Study, Year 3 Atlantic 29176 Blake Plateau Bottom and Mid-Water 1980359,319 Current Study, Year 1 Atlantic 29186 South Atlantic Physical Oceanography 1981537,921 Study, Year 4 Atlantic 29187 Blake Plateau Bottom and Mid-Water 1981383,851 Current Study, Year 2 Atlantic 29188 Interpretation of Physical Conditions 1981824,414 and Their Application to Pollutant Transfer and Biological Resource Modeling Atlantic 29201 Synthesis of South Atlantic Physical 1982423,755 Oceanography Program Information (Year 5) Atlantic 29202 Physical Oceanography - Blake Plateau 19823,191,971 Current Study Atlantic 29203 Physical Oceanographic Modeling in 1982339,089 the Atlantic Atlantic 30066 Physical Processes on U.S. 19832,764,638 Mid-Atlantic Continental Slope and Rise Study Atlantic 300X2 Florida Atlantic Coast Transport 19842,004,758 - Study Atlantic 30152 Analysis of Physical Oceanography 198419,250 Data Offshore North Carolina Atlantic 30180 North Atlantic Slope and Canyon Study 1984873,048 Atlantic 30260 Review of Oil Spill Model in Support 198522,253 of North Carolina Memorandum of Understanding Atlantic 30318 Ocean Circulation for the U.S. Atlantic 1986692,305 Coast and Florida Straits (North Carolina Memorandum of Understanding) Atlantic 30340 Assessment of Satellite-Tracked 198686,925 Surface Buoys in Simulating the Movement of Spilled Oil in the Marine Environment Atlantic 30349 Gulf Stream Frontal Dynamics Study 1987719,312 Offshore North Carolina Atlantic 30350 Summary of U.S. Atlantic and 198752S,601 Southeastern GOM Physical Oceanography Processes Relevant to Offshore Oil and Gas Activities

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PHYSICAL OCEANOGRAPHY STUDY CONTRACTS AWARDED BYMMS Region Contract No. Title Year Amount($) 141 Atlantic CT1-26 Third Informal Workshop: 19815,058 Oceanography of the Gulf of Maine and Adjacent Sea Atlantic CT6-50 New England Outer Continental Shelf 19761,416,804 Physical Oceanography - First Year Atiantic CT7-16 South Atiantic OCS Physical 1977177,648 Oceanography Literature Synthesis, FY 1977 Atlantic CT8-05 Operation of R/V SUB SIG II 197816,000 Atlantic CT8-34 South Atlantic OCS Physical 1978186,586 Oceanographic Modeling Evaluation Atiantic IA6-03 Meteorological Buoy Monitoring 1976152,600 Network Atlantic IA6-12 Mid-Atlantic Physical Oceanographic 1976128,000 and Meteorological Study Atiantic IA8-14 Georges Bank Climatological and 1978394,847 Oceanographic Atlas Atiantic IA8-39 South Atlantic OCS Satellite 1978150,000 Oceanography Gulf of 10137 Hydrographic Survey of N.W. Gulf 19899,328 Mexico of Mexico Gulf of 10310 Chapman Conference on the Physics 198915,000 Mexico of the Gulf of Mexico Gulf of 29021 Southwest Florida Shelf Circulation 1980233,455 Mexico Modeling Study Gulf of 29031 Gulf of Mexico Physical Oceanography 19825,000 Mexico Study Ship-of-Opportunity Program, I Gulf of 29034 BLM/NDBO Cooperative Drifting 1982117,945 Mexico Buoy Program, I Gulf of 29039 Southwest Florida Circulation Model 19821,200 Mexico Review Gulf of 29040 Physical Oceanography Data Transfer 1982500 Mexico 29094 Gulf of Mexico OCS Satellite 1980223,000 Mexico Oceanography, I Gulf of 29158 Gulf of Mexico OCS Physical 19825,499,579 Mexico Oceanography Field Study, Year I, II, and III Gulf of 30012 Generic Mud Plume Modeling Study 198310,800 Gulf of 30034 MMS/NMFS Cooperative 198316,200 Mexico Ship-of-Opportunity Program Gulf of 30045 Gulf of Mexico Drifting Buoys 198367,000 Mexico Program, II Gulf of 30073 Gulf of Mexico Circulation Modeling 1983452,756 Mexico Study Gulf of 30191 Gulf of Mexico Meteorological Data 1984210,501 Mexico Base Compilation and Analysis Gulf of 30199 Gulf of Mexico Drifting Buoys, 198454,672 Mexico Year 3 Gulf of 30200 MMS/NMFS Ship-of-Opportunity 198420,900 Mexico Program Gulf of 30234 MMS/NMFS Cooperative Ship-of 198524,100 Mexico Opportunity Program - Year IV

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142 APPENDIX C . Region Contract No. Title Year Amount($) Gulf of Mexico Gulf of Mexico Gulf of Mexico Gulf of Mexico Gulf of Mexico Pacific Pacific Pacific Pacific Pacific Pacific Pacific Pacific Pacific Pacific Pacific Pacific Pacific Pacific Pacific Pacific Pacific 30289 30313 30314 30363 IA5-26 14906 17667 29026 29097 29109 29113 29117 30008 30020 30143 30248 30303 30312 30322 30352 30384 Gulf of Mexico Physical Oceanography Study Gulf of Mexico Physical Oceanography 1986 77,000 Ships-of-Opportunity (Year 5) Gulf of Mexico Physical Oceanography Drifting Buoy (Year 5) Numerical Modeling Studies of the GOM and Caribbean Sea Using the Bryan-Cox Mode! Model Studies of the Circulation Patterns in the Gulf of Mexico Physical Oceanography Central California Coastal Circulation Study Page Charges for Poleward Flow Off 1988 Central California during the Spring and Summer of 1981 and 1984 Central California Nearshore Current Study Establishment and Operation of a Northern California Meteorological Buoy Network Establishment and Operation of a West Coast Buoy Network California Shelf Physical Oceanography Circulation Model Establishment and Operation of a West Coast OCS Meteorological Buoy Monitoring Network Santa Barbara Channel Circulation Model and Field Study Establishment and Operation of a West Coast OCS Meteorological Buoy Monitoring Network Central California Coastal Circulation Study Operation of a West Coast OCS Meteorological Buoy Monitoring Network - Year 4, Southern California West Coast OCS Meteorological Buoy Monitoring Network Operation of a West Coast OCS Meteorological Buoy Monitoring Network Northern California Coastal Circulation Study Coastal Wave Statistical Data Base Operation of a West Coast OCS Meteorological Buoy Monitoring Network Initial Statistical Characterization of the Variability of Coastal Winds and Currents 19862,029,387 198645,000 198747,565 1975187,763 19875,318 2,500 198274,000 1980304,100 1981631,000 1981629,874 1982648,700 19822,491,468 1983700,000 19833,080,932 1984684,600 1985 1986 1986 1986 1987 670,000 681,907 231,848 715,907 1988 254,713

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PHYSICAL OCEANOGRAlF,HY STUDY CONTRACTS AWARDED BYMMS 143 DAN ^^ ~f~ntr~t No Title Year Amount(~) Pacific Pacific Pacific Pacific Pacific Pacific Wash., D.C. Wash., D.C. Wash., D.C. Wash., D.C. Wash., D.C. Wash., D.C. Wash., D.C. Wash., D.C. Wash., D.C. Wash., D.C. Wash., D.C. 30389 30397 30425 30473 CT0-62 IA9-02 14751 29084 30013 30088 30463 CT6-32 CT6-39 CT7-26 IA7-37 NONE NONE Coastal Circulation Along Oregon 1987 133,469 and Washington Modeling Circulation of the Southern 1987 520,075 California Bight Operation of a West Coast Data Buoy 1988 700,000 Network Operation of a West Coast OCS 1989 717,000 Meteorological Buoy Monitoring Network California Meteorological Buoy Data 1980 Analysis Climatology and Oceanographic Analysis of the California Pacific Outer Continental Shelf Region Drifting Buoys Field Test Bathymetric Mapping Bathymetric Mapping Service NSF Support for University - National Oceanographic Laboratory System LFM Wind Skill Assessment and Enhancement Evaluation of Proposals for Physical Oceanography Program in the New England OCS Evaluation of Proposals for Physical Oceanography Program in the New England OCS Operation of R/V SUB SIG II Support for University - National Oceanographic Laboratory System Testing of Visco-Elastic Additive Transfer of Hydrographic Cable from Scripps Institute to the Republic of Mexico 1979 1987 1978 1983 1983 1988 1976 1976 1977 1977 1987 1988 38,773 393,700 35,260 1,142,905 2,758,080 63,510 121,387 584 757 40,000 18,501 20,000 1,800

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