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Kodiak Area Marine Science Symposium

Next month will mark the third Kodiak Area Marine Science Symposium (KAMSS), held at the Kodiak Harbor Convention Center. Sponsored by Alaska Sea Grant, KAMSS provides an opportunity for Kodiak residents to hear about marine research conducted in the area. … Continue reading

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AOOS Rolls out First Annual Impact Report

The first AOOS Annual Impact Report highlights the major accomplishments of the organization in 2016 including collaborations with stakeholders and partners, support of observational technologies to fill information gaps, and improvements¬†¬†to what has become the Alaska Data Assembly center providing … Continue reading

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NSF announces new Long-Term Ecological Research sites off Alaska, New England coasts

National Science Foundation (NSF) grants will support two new Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) sites. Scientists will conduct research along the Northeast U.S. continental shelf and in the northern Gulf of Alaska, regions known for productive fisheries and abundant marine resources. Continue reading

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Dorothy Childers Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

On Feb. 11, the Alaska SeaLife Center presented AMCC’s Dorothy Childers with the Walter and Ermalee Hickel Lifetime Achievement Award. This prestigious honor recognizes an individual who has made exceptional contributions to the management of Alaska’s coastal and ocean resources for more than 20 years. Congratulations Dorothy! Continue reading

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New Publications from Alaska Sea Grant

The Alaska Sea Grant online bookstore is offering two new publications at no cost; Alaska Water Law: An Overview, by Izetta Chambers and The Alaska Arctic Marine Fish Ecology Catalog, edited by Lyman K. Thorsteinson and Milton S. Love Continue reading

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Abstract submission deadline for Kodiak Area Marine Science Symposium, February 10

We are pleased to host the third Kodiak Area Marine Science Symposium (KAMSS). The Call for Abstracts is now open! Continue reading

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Alaska Salmon Fellows

The Alaska Humanities Forum is now accepting applications and nominations for the Alaska Salmon Fellows program. Applications are due February 28, 2017. Continue reading

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Federal water bill requires a fresh look at an Arctic port for Alaska

A small clause in the nation’s most recent water resources and funding bill could breathe new life into plans for a large vessel port in Western Alaska.

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31st Lowell Wakefield Fisheries Symposium: Call for Abstracts

Impacts of a Changing Environment on the Dynamics of High-latitude Fish and Fisheries Fishery, marine, and social scientists, as well as managers, industry, and representatives of affected communities, are invited to submit abstracts. deadline for submission is January 15, 2017. … Continue reading

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Cook Inlet Regional Citizens Advisory Council Scholarships

Deadline for the COOK INLET REGIONAL CITIZENS ADVISORY COUNCIL (CIRCAC) TWO (2) SCHOLARSHIPS to deserving students who are pursuing courses or training in either the Environmental Sciences or Maritime Studies. Continue reading

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