Category Archives: Alaska Ocean Acidification Network News Features

Starting in October, Alaska ferry will measure ocean acidification along 1,000 miles of coastline

Ketchikan’s KRBD radio shares the story of a project 3 years in the making. Continue reading

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2 Saildrones are on their way to the Bering Strait

In mid July, NOAA launched two Saildrones from Dutch Harbor in an effort to help scientists better understand ocean acidification in the Arctic. Continue reading

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New poster shows OA impacts to Alaska species

Check out a succinct chart of how OA impacts calcification, growth, reproduction, and survival of the Alaska species that have been studied so far. Continue reading

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Kachemak Bay Ramps Up OA Monitoring Efforts

This summer five new OA sensors are being installed in Kachemak Bay to better understand OA processes in a dynamic nearshore environment. Continue reading

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Compilation of research on OA impacts to Alaska species now available

Relatively few of Alaska’s marine species have been studied for their response to OA, however the body of research is growing each year. OARC has put together an annotated list of studies and results to provide an overview of what we know. Continue reading

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New Report Available on Approach and Priorities for Ocean Acidification Monitoring in Alaska

The report was produced from a technical meeting of 28 ocean acidification researchers in Alaska in 2016. Continue reading

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Alaska Ocean Acidification ‘State of the Science’ workshop presentations now available

The Alaska Ocean Acidification Network hosted a workshop in Anchorage on Nov 30-Dec 1, inviting a broad audience to discuss the latest monitoring, research, impacts to species, and ideas for community engagement. Continue reading

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Registration open for OA “State of the Science” Workshop

The Alaska OA Network invites you to a 2-day workshop Nov 30-Dec 1. Presentations will include an OA primer, current monitoring efforts, impacts to species, future forecasts, and more. This free event is open to the public. Continue reading

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New “Burke-O-Lator” system installed at Ketchikan shellfish facility

The OceansAlaska site joins a suite of monitoring systems co-located with hatcheries across the Pacific Northwest, strengthening the partnership between OA research and the shellfish industry. Continue reading

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Welcome to the network

Alaska joins other regions nationwide in launching an OA network, designed to expand the understanding of ocean acidification processes and consequences in Alaska, as well as potential adaptation and mitigation actions. Continue reading

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