1st Meeting of the Western Gray Whale Advisory Panel

Document No. Title Restriction Notes
WGWAP 1/INF.1 Western gray whale movement, behavior, and relative abundance in relation to sounds generated by the installation of a concrete gravity base structure and vessel activities Confidential

Report is draft and cannot be released until the content is finalized and peer- reviewed. Final version will be public and is expected to be issued in early 2007.

WGWAP 1/INF.2 Review and MOM for western gray whale movement, behavior and relative abundance in relation to sounds generated by the installation of CGBS and vessel activities Confidential This report refers to WGWAP 1/INF.1 and so is not appropriate to release as it will be superseded by the final report.
WGWAP 1/INF.3 Summary information for a catalogue of photo-identified western gray whales Public  
WGWAP 1/INF.4

Western Gray Whale Behavior 2006 Field Season Data Summary

Confidential

This report is an early summary of part of the research effort that is directed by the Russian Ministry of Natural Resources.The final report will be publicly released in March 2007.

WGWAP 1/INF.5 Preliminary results of observations on Western Pacific gray whale distribution and behaviour in the summer  2006 during the construction of the offshore pipeline of the “Sakhalin-2” Public  
WGWAP 1/INF.6 Report of monitoring results from 2006 construction seasons Public Pending
WGWAP 1/INF.7 Population assessment of Western Gray Whales in 2006 - IWC SC BRG2 Public  
WGWAP 1/INF.8 Western gray whales off Sakhalin Island, Russia: A catalogue of photo-identified individuals - IWC SC BRG2 Public  
WGWAP 1/INF.9 Updated report on SEIC Photo-ID Confidential

Final issue of the catalogue is being prepared. It is expected that this will be issued publicly in late 2006.

WGWAP 1/INF.10 Report from SEIC (to include both methods employed in 2006 and results re: Minke whale and Baird’s beaked whales) Public  
WGWAP 1/INF.11 IWC/Bruce Mate – satellite tagging and  tracking documents Pending  
WGWAP 1/INF.12 Report tagging efforts on gray whales in the Bering and/or Chukchi Sea Confidential  
WGWAP 1/INF.13 SEIC document(s) on long term benthic monitoring Public  
WGWAP 1/INF.14 Status of oil spill prevention and response issues from previous meetings Public  
WGWAP 1/INF.15 Sakhalin II: Summary of Oil Spill Response in Ice Conditions Public  
WGWAP 1/INF.16 Offshore oil spill response in dynamic ice conditions: A report to WWF on considerations for the Sakhalin II project. Public  
WGWAP 1/INF.17 Peer review report of the WWF oil spills in dynamic ice conditions report – Dickens Associates Public  
WGWAP 1/INF.18 Response form Nuka Research to the Dickens Associates report  Public  
WGWAP 1/INF.19 Russian National group on strategic planning of WGW research – Summary Information Public  
WGWAP 1/INF.20 North Slope Oil & Gas development oversight group – Summary information Public  
WGWAP 1/INF.21 The North Pacific Marine Science Organization (PICES) –Summary information Public  
WGWAP 1/INF.22 Extract from the 2005 IWC Scientific Committee Report, Annex F: Report of the Sub-Committee on Bowhead, Right and Gray Whales Public  
WGWAP 1/INF.23 Extract from the 2006 IWC Scientific Committee Report, Annex F: Report of the Sub-Committee on Bowhead, Right and Gray Whales Public  
WGWAP 1/INF.24 Extract from the 2005 IWC Scientific Committee Report: Western north Pacific stock of gray whales Public  
WGWAP 1/INF.25 Extract from the 2006 IWC Scientific Committee Report: Western north Pacific stock of gray whales Public  
WGWAP 1/INF.26 Notes of the observers on the performance of Sakhalin Energy Investment Company (SEIC) offshore construction work and SEIC gray whale monitoring programme in 2006 Public  
WGWAP 1/INF.27 WWF proposal for 2007 field research Public  
WGWAP 1/INF.28 Briefing document on real-time acoustic monitoring in Piltun during 2006 Confidential

This report is an early summary of part of the research effort that is directed by the Russian Ministry of Natural Resources. The final report will be publicly released in March 2007.

WGWAP 1/INF.29 Long term research and monitoring plan Confidential Final plan has to be agreed SEIC partner organizations.
WGWAP 1/INF.30 Summary of 2007 and 2008 construction activity Public