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Communicating Ocean Science Workshop

REGISTER NOW for the 7th annual workshop at the 2013 Alaska Marine Science Symposium, and walk away with tools for reaching a broader audience.

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Test embedded maps

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Cook inlet menu list

Access Data – view and download spatial data through CIRT Cook Inlet Modeling Working Group – goals, objectives, and summaries Model Listing -wind, wave, and circulation Modeling Workshop (2010) – report, participants, and presentations Links and Partners

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Alaska’s Future without a Coastal Management Program

Read the summary from the latest Alaska Marine Policy Forum, which includes state and federal perspectives.

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Japanese Earthquake Triggers Tsunami in the Pacific; no damage in Alaska

Following an 8.9 magnitude earthquake in Japan on the morning of March 11, a tsunami advisory was issued for coastal areas of Alaska and Hawaii as well as other regions of the Pacific including California, Oregon and Washington.

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Another record low for sea ice extent

Arctic sea ice was at its lowest extent in January 2011 compared with any other time in the last 32 years, according to a new report by the U.S. National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC).

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Faces of Climate Change

In partnership with Alaska Sea Grant program, the Alaska Marine Conservation Council, COSEE Alaska, AOOS has produced three compelling short videos showcasing the dramatic changes in Alaska’s marine ecosystems through interviews with scientists and Alaska Natives.

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RV Marcus G. Langseth, 09/05/2011 – 10/09/2011

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CCGS Louis S St. Laurent, 07/20/2011 – 08/18/2011

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Mariners: where do you get your weather?

If you captain a vessel, please take this short online survey.

AOOS and the Marine Exchange of Alaska are developing a program to stream weather and seas information through the AIS (Automatic Identification System) used by many vessels.

To ensure the program meets users’ needs, AOOS is surveying the boating community on how to improve the dissemination of weather information to Alaska mariners. The survey should take less than 10 minutes to complete. We would appreciate your input.

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