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Scientists use ocean data to predict early run of Chinook on Yukon River

For the fourth year, NOAA, ADFG and AOOS are collaborating to predict the timing of Chinook on the Yukon River. Read the preliminary forecast & learn more. Continue reading

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Alaska Marine Policy Forum – May

Learn the latest on marine funding, legislation, and state and federal policy issues relating to the marine environment by joining the bi-monthly telecon.
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Siberian erosion, river runoff speed up Arctic Ocean acidification

As Siberian permafrost thaws, crumbling Russian coastlines and big rivers flowing north along eroding banks are dumping vast loads of organic carbon into marine waters there, causing much quicker acidification than had been anticipated.

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AOOS sponsored Science Expo for GLACIER conference

In preparation for President Obama’s Alaska visit, AOOS co-hosted a climate change science expo for the media on Aug 30, including expert speakers, program resources, handouts, and key resource lists. Find the presentations and additional resources here. Continue reading

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With the help of oceanography, 2015 Yukon Chinook run timing forecast hit the mark once more

For the fourth year, a partnership between NOAA, ADF&G, and AOOS has produced a surprisingly accurate forecast for Chinook salmon run timing by factoring in sea surface temperature, air temperature, and sea ice. Continue reading

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Submit a film to the AOOS Ocean Film Contest

AOOS is seeking ocean-related films under 10 minutes for the second annual Short Film Contest. The grand prize is $1,000. Submissions due Sept 15. Continue reading

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New ShoreZone imagery now available at AOOS

Users can now use the AOOS data portal to “fly the coast” through a Prince William Sound, the Alaska Peninsula, Bristol Bay, Southeast, and the northwest Arctic thanks to the ShoreZone Alaska project. Continue reading

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AOOS Launches 2015 Short Film Contest

AOOS is seeking ocean-related films under 10 minutes for the second annual AOOS Film Contest. The grand prize is $1,000. Submissions due Sept 15. Continue reading

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AOOS Contest Films to be showcased at the Beartooth on March 28

Enjoy an afternoon of 12 short ocean films from the AOOS 10th Anniversary Film Contest at one of Anchorage’s most popular venues. The event is co-hosted by AOOS and Alaska Geographic. Continue reading

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AOOS data team recruiting for data coordinator

Axiom Data Science, the team that runs AOOS’ data portal and data management, is hiring a Data Coordinator position. Applications are due March 20. Continue reading

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