Category Archives: Alaska Ocean Acidification Network News

Alaska OA Network seeks applicants for ‘Young Fishing Fellowship’

We are participating in an AMCC program aimed to provide experience to young fishing leaders through mentorship, professional development and hands-on learning. Come work with the network! Continue reading

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Scientists measure a rapid growth in acidity in the Arctic ocean

This Washington Post article describes the work of Liqi Chen, Wei Jun Cai, and their collaborators that was recently published in journal Nature Climate Change. Continue reading

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Sign-on letter urges Alaska Congressional delegation to support OA research

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Fishermen and scientists discuss ocean acidification in Sitka

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Alaska OA Network enters 2017 with new structure

The network now has a new executive committee and five working groups to help advance ocean acidification in Alaska. Continue reading

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New paper links scientific research on pteropods to practical management applications for resources managers

The paper by Nina Bednarsek and colleagues, published in Ecological Indicators, examines pteropods as a simple, practical indicators of ocean acidification stress. Continue reading

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OA to hit West Coast Dungeness crab fishery, new assessment shows

An ecosystem-scale assessment of the effects of ocean acidification on US West Coast marine organisms suggests Dungeness crabs will likely suffer as their food sources decline. The decline of Dungeness would have some of the most severe economic effects, according to the research. Continue reading

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Special Issue of Elementa: submit OA articles by March 31

This Special Feature invites contributions that provide new insights into multiple stressors, ecological and evolutionary processes, systems-level interactions, and policy responses as they relate to ocean acidification. Contributions that address ocean acidification in the context of global ocean change are especially welcome. Continue reading

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NOAA’s Arctic Report Card addresses OA

Researchers report that over the next 20-30 years, it is likely that ocean acidification will continue to intensify, especially over the shallow Arctic shelves. The rapid rate of this change is likely to impact ecosystems that are already under pressure from rising temperatures and other climate-related factors. Continue reading

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Abstract submission open for Wakefield Symposium

This year’s theme is “Impacts of a Changing Environment on the Dynamics of High-latitude Fish and Fisheries” and encourages OA talks. Submit your abstract by Jan 15 for the May 9-12 event in Anchorage. Continue reading

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