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2009 Comprehensive Subsistence Harvest Survey, Savoonga, Alaska


This dataset contains monitoring results of the subsistence harvest of numerous natural resources between January and December of 2009 in the St. Lawrence Island community of Savoonga. The residents of Savoonga harvest a wide variety of natural resources for subsistence use. The most prevalent harvests, in terms of usable or edible pounds harvested are marine mammals such as walrus, bearded seal, spotted seal and ringed seal. Subsistence hunters also harvest many salmon and non-salmon fish, migratory birds, bird eggs and a diverse assortment of plants, berries and seaweeds.

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  • 1.0 (2010-10-11)
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Temporal coverage

Begin datetime 2006-08-01 00:00:00
End datetime 2010-06-30 23:59:59

Spatial coverage

Map data from IBCSO, IBCAO, and Global Topography.

Maximum (North) Latitude: 62.778, Minimum (South) Latitude: 62.778
Minimum (West) Longitude: -164.523, Maximum (East) Longitude: -164.523

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Eric W. Trigg <>

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Tahbone, S., Trigg, E. 2010. 2009 Comprehensive Subsistence Harvest Survey, Savoonga, Alaska. Version 1.0. UCAR/NCAR - Earth Observing Laboratory. Accessed 31 Oct 2020.

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