Fisheries & Ecological Services
Alaska Region


Environmental Contaminants

Related Sites

Arctic Health This page links to a wealth of relevant sites including various State of Alaska departments, Tribal and Native Alaskan organizations, and Federal websites.

Arctic Monitoring and Assessment Program Organized as part of the Arctic Council, the AMAP program has published a number of excellent reports on contaminants issues in the northern circumpolar region.

Northern Contaminants Program Canada has been studying contaminants in fish and wildlife, including important subsistence foods, for over a decade. In addition to general information about contaminants in the Canadian Arctic, the publications link is very useful.

USGS Contaminants Biology Program Homepage of the national USGS contaminants program. This site provides links to various research labs conducting related research, including the Alaska Science Center located in Anchorage, AK.


Last updated: April 2016