Author Archives: Holly Kent

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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Historically warm April in Nome sets flag for possible early Yukon Chinook salmon run

This 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 … Continue reading

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2017 Run Timing Outlook and Forecast Summary: Chinook Salmon, Yukon River Delta

This 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 … Continue reading

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Chukchi Ecosystem Observatory Intro Video

This ecosystem mooring represents the first year-round anchor for the Distributed Biological Observatory. AOOS has been supporting this important ecosystem project since 2013. Continue reading

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Alaska OA Network Seeks Applicants for Fishing Fellowship

The Alaska Ocean Acidification Network is participating in an Alaska Marine Conservation Council program aimed to provide experience to young fishing leaders through mentorship, professional development and hands-on learning. Come work with the network!

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New AOOS Projects to Test Land-based Water Level Techniques

AOOS is working with two organizations this spring to test new land-based water level measurement techniques as part of an effort to increase water level observations in remote areas of western and northern Alaska. Continue reading

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