This section speaks to the human environment and conditions of the Cook Inlet drainages – that is the land status, infrastructure, cultural resources, and recreational uses of the study area. Research reported here has been assembled from 2004-2008, with some sections including data gathered through 2010. Download individual chapters from the link at the right, either in summary or complete form, or explore individual chapters below.


Chapter 46: Land and Water Use

Status of private and public lands and surface waters

Chapter 47: Transportation

Existing and proposed land, water and air transportation facilities and services

Chapter 48: Power

Existing services and facilities

Chapter 49: Socioeconomics

Demographics, economy, infrastructure and history of the Lake and Peninsula Borough, Bristol Bay Borough and the Dillingham Census Area

Chapter 50: Cultural Resources

Prehistory, ethnography and history

Chapter 51: Reserved for Future Studies

Chapter 52: Visual Resources

Scenic quality of the landscape

Chapter 53: Recreation

Outdoor recreational resources and activities with estimated economic contributions to the study area