Author Archives: Holly Kent

The North Pacific Research Board announces the 2017 Graduate Student Research Awards.

These student awards support scientific and scholarly research that informs effective management and sustainable use of marine resources in North Pacific waters. Awards will be $25,000 each, with a minimum of six students to be selected in May 2017. Funds … Continue reading

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Now Open: The Annual NOAA Marine Debris Program Art Contest!

Students grades K-8 can submit artwork through November 30th that answers the questions: How does marine debris impact the oceans and Great Lakes? What are you doing to help prevent marine debris?

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Marine Debris Research Grant

Deadline for applications for the MARINE DEBRIS RESEARCH GRANT for proposals for research on marine debris impact and behaviors. Continue reading

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2017 Alaska Ocean Leadership Awards

The Alaska SeaLife Center (ASLC) established the Awards to recognize those who have made significant contributions to ocean sciences, education, and resource management in Alaska. December 2 is the deadline for nominations. Continue reading

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Alaska Marine Science Symposium – Registration now open

The 2017 Alaska Marine Science Symposium (AMSS), Alaska’s premier marine research conference, will take place on January 23-27, 2017. Continue reading

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New online tool aids Kachemak Bay recreational shellfish harvesters

Harmful algal blooms (HAB) have been a threat in coastal Alaskan communities. The new “Harmful Algal Bloom Information System” informs Kachemak Bay recreational harvesters on conditions related to shellfish poisoning. Continue reading

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Ocean Acidification in AK: Current status, monitoring efforts, and potential impacts to marine life

This Alaska Climate Webinar is presented by the Alaska Center for Climate Assessment & Policy (ACCAP) on Tuesday, August 9 from 10-11am AKDT. This presentation will cover what we know about OA in Alaska, statewide monitoring efforts to track changes in … Continue reading

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Duncan Fields leaves NPFMC

Duncan Fields ended his nine years on the North Pacific Fishery Management Council in signature style at his final meeting in his hometown. Although he’s leaving the council, he isn’t leaving the public arena and is running as an independent for … Continue reading

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Alaska Sealife Center looking for a Grants Manager

This Finance, Grants and Contracts Manager position is responsible for the supervision and maintenance of the daily operations of grants, contracts and other external funds received by the Alaska SeaLife Center (ASLC), including all related activities with regard to ASLC’s fiscal agent role with the North Pacific Research Board (NPRB) and the Alaska Ocean Observing System (AOOS) Continue reading

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Salmon Funding Opportunity

The State of Alaska’s Salmon and People (SASAP) project aims to provide an up-to-date interdisciplinary perspective on Alaska’s salmon systems and the people who rely upon them. Continue reading

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