Past Awards

FY 2006 | 1 – Understand | 6/10/08

Prince William Sound Data Collection Maintenance and Operation

Richard M. Brown, Micro Specialties, Inc
Contract Term: 01/01/06-12/31/06
Award: $10,080

Scope of Work:

Micro Specialties (MSI) performs maintenance and services related to the operation of three Starband satellite broadband internet sites; at Esther Island, Port San Juan and Tatitlek salmon hatcheries in Prince William Sound. OSRI, PWS Science Center, the USDA Natural Resource Conservation Service and the Alaska Snow Water and Climate Center collaborate to provide a network of remote climate data stations capable of providing near real time, automatic weather images. Web cam images and weather data are hosted on MSI?s server and made available through the Alaska Ocean Observing System (AOOS) web site. Micro Specialties covers monthly Starband fee, replacement of failed components, and travel logistics involved in visiting these remote locations.