The BSSN project provides a means for remote indigenous villages around the Bering Sea to communicate their observations on the environment and subsistence harvest.
Surveys completed to Date: 7170
Participant Respondents: 802
BSSN Member Communities: 8
Updated May 1, 2013
BSSN data are assembled in three datasets: qualitative, quantitative, and spatial.
BSSN communities in Alaska and Russia reported significant changes in ice conditions during pilot phase. Read more >
May 29, 2013 – BSSN has completed interviews in all villages for project year four. This concludes the study for the project. BSSN Anchorage office is busy processing the surveys and getting data ready for analyses. Many thanks to all Community Research Assistants for their dedication, enthusiasm and hard work. We also thank all participants who contributed their time and shared invaluable knowledge over the course of four years.