Author Archives: ddugan

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

Posted in News | Comments Off on With the help of oceanography, 2015 Yukon Chinook run timing forecast hit the mark once more

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

Posted in News | Comments Off on Submit a film to the AOOS Ocean Film Contest

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

Posted in Featured content | Comments Off on New ShoreZone imagery now available at AOOS

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

Posted in Featured content | Comments Off on AOOS Launches 2015 Short Film Contest

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

Posted in Featured content | Comments Off on AOOS Contest Films to be showcased at the Beartooth on March 28

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

Posted in News | Comments Off on AOOS data team recruiting for data coordinator

New features added to Real-time Sensor Map

Check out the latest version of the map to filter by parameter, source, or platform. The map currently contains information from 2,459 sensors across the state. More are added monthly. Continue reading

Posted in News | Comments Off on New features added to Real-time Sensor Map

Cook Inlet Response Tool Training for resource managers – March 4, Homer

Join AOOS and the Cook Inlet RCAC to learn more about a valuable data tool focused on Cook Inlet and its surroundings. This workshop is part of the 2015 Kachemak Bay Science Conference. Continue reading

Posted in News | Comments Off on Cook Inlet Response Tool Training for resource managers – March 4, Homer

AOOS glider marks its 30th day in Antarctic waters

The glider, supported by AOOS and operated by UAF, is one of five gliders measuring salinity, currents and photosynthetic activity in the Antarctic water column near the Palmer Research Station. Continue reading

Posted in News | Comments Off on AOOS glider marks its 30th day in Antarctic waters

Check out the new ‘Alaska Community Based Monitoring’ site

AOOS, in collaboration with Alaska Sea Grant, has just launched a new website on community based monitoring in Alaska. The site includes a best practices handbook. Continue reading

Posted in News | Comments Off on Check out the new ‘Alaska Community Based Monitoring’ site