June 9, 2017The North Pacific Research Board’s Arctic Program begins summer research sampling in the Chukchi Sea upon arrival of R/V Sikuliaq in Nome, June 7th. This is the first of several research cruises planned for 2017-2019.
June 2, 2017The 2017 timing for Yukon River Chinook is expected to be slightly early to average. The first significant pulse of Chinook in the Lower river is expected around June 10, which is four days earlier than the long-term average 1961 - 2016.
May 16, 2017The 2017 Battelle/MIT postdoctoral program application deadline is August 1, 2017. Target areas this year include marine autonomy, undersea communication and marine navigation.
May 11, 2017This is an alert to the possibility of an early Chinook run on the Yukon delta for harvesters, managers and the public. Under the earliest possible scenario the numbers of Chinook entering the lower river would start building the last week of the month...
May 9, 2017Learn the latest on marine funding, legislation, and state and federal policy issues relating to the marine environment by joining the bi-monthly telecon.
May 8, 2017This timing and environmental information is intended for use by fishery managers, residents of Yukon River communities, and others to estimate when the Chinook salmon run will arrive on the delta and how it will develop through June and July 2017.
The AOOS 2017 Ocean Film Contest is now open for submissions.
AOOS is seeking short films highlighting Alaska’s coast and oceans. Films must be under 10 minutes. Films can be educational, informational, or just for fun! Watch previous entries and discover the winners and categories from the last three years for inspiration.
The deadline for submissions is September 15, 2017.