Author Archives: Holly Kent

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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Marine Debris Funding Opportunity

There is a national funding opportunity focused on marine debris issues and efforts through The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation’s Fishing for Energy program. Continue reading

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Join the Axiom Data Science Team

Axiom is looking for a Scientific Metadata Technician in Anchorage to help write and edit robust, high-quality metadata for oceanographic and environmental datasets.

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AOOS adds Hydrology Model for Alaska to Portal

AOOS just added a hydrology model of the State of Alaska to the Ocean Data Explorer. This model estimates historic stream flow discharge and snow water equivalent depth from 1979 to 2014. Access the model here.

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Yukon Chinook Salmon Timing

A partnership to predict run timing Researchers from NOAA Fisheries and the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, with the support of the Alaska Ocean Observing System, have identified a combination of spring conditions that is closely related to the timing … Continue reading

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Blob Webinar

The US Climate Variability and Predictability Program is offering a webinar in two parts. Tuesday June 7, 10:00 AM PDT – 9:00 AM ADT A Tale of Two Blobs, Part I: The warm blob of the North Pacific The evolution … Continue reading

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