Author Archives: Holly Kent

AOOS Position Open for Alaskan Coastal Mapping Strategist

This position is based in Anchorage and works directly with the Alaska Geospatial Council, the federal Interagency Working Group on Ocean and Coastal Mapping, AOOS, and additional partners to develop a comprehensive plan for coastal mapping in Alaska. Application deadline is 8am November 27,2017. Continue reading

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Climate Science Special Report Released

The completed Climate Science Special Report (a.k.a. NCA4 Vol. I) was released on November 1, 2017 Continue reading

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Alaska Marine Science Symposium Abstract Deadline

Abstract submission will close on Friday, October 6, 2017 at 4 pm AKST. Continue reading

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2018 Alaska Ocean Leadership Awards

The Alaska SeaLife Center has opened nominations for the 2018 Ocean Leadership Awards. The Alaska SeaLife Center established the Alaska Ocean Leadership Awards to give recognition to those who have made significant contributions to ocean sciences, education, and resource management … Continue reading

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Alaska Native Graduate Student Opportunity

The goal of the Indigenizing Salmon Management project is to use a deeply participatory approach to document the breadth and depth of Indigenous values, knowledge, and management systems connected to salmon across Alaska and to use this wisdom to inform current salmon … Continue reading

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Investing in Ocean Research is putting America First

Vice Admiral Paul G. Gaffney II, USN, (Ret.) argues in a recent article in the Florida SunSentinel that to put “America First,” the federal government must continue to invest in our oceans. Please like our Facebook post. #Voice4Science

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Testing Arctic Waters: A New Arctic Multi‐Year Research Program Gets Underway in June

The 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.

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Chinook expected Early (June 10) in Lower Yukon River

The 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. Continue reading

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Bering Strait Response Teaching Tool: Demo Video

The AOOS/Axiom team worked with Defenders of Wildlife to develop this interactive web-based map tool. Continue reading

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Battelle/MIT Postdoctoral Associate Program Inviting Applicants

The 2017 Battelle/MIT postdoctoral program application deadline is August 1, 2017. Target areas this year include marine autonomy, undersea communication and marine navigation.

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