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OA researchers connect with audiences in Cordova, Juneau, Anchorage and Seattle

Early winter has been a busy time for ocean acidification outreach in Alaska, where conversations about ocean acidification and engagement between researchers and the public took place in two communities, a school, a statewide conference, and a multi-state expo. Continue reading

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Alaska Marine Policy Forum – December 13

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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Toxic algae may have played a role in seabird die-off

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Fishermen discuss OA at Pacific Marine Expo

Last week, the Alaska OA Network met with fishermen at the Pacific Marine Expo in Seattle – an annual event in Seattle that draws thousands of fishermen and fishing industry members from across Alaska and the Pacific Northwest. Continue reading

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OA impacts the olfactory functions of salmon, study finds

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Survey now open to help inform future ocean acidification monitoring

Do you have questions relating to ocean acidification you’d like scientists to be able to answer? Add your thoughts in a 10-minute survey to make sure upcoming monitoring plans address the needs of Alaskans. Continue reading

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Ocean acidification threatens Bering Sea crabs. But can they adapt?

Listen to this APRN radio story highlighting NOAA researcher Bob Foy and his ocean acidification lab in Kodiak. Continue reading

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UAF seeking ocean acidification Research Assistant

The Kelley Lab at the University of Alaska Fairbanks is looking for a PhD student to study the physiological impacts of increased pCO2 on clam species that are of subsistence importance to Alaska Native communities. Continue reading

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1 hr Cordova radio show highlights OA scientists and fishermen

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Chukchi mooring returns a year of pH data

This October, University of Alaska Fairbanks scientists brought home the first set of year-round pH data from the Chukchi Sea. Continue reading

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