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Scientists use ocean data to predict early run of Chinook on Yukon River

For the fourth year, NOAA, ADFG and AOOS are collaborating to predict the timing of Chinook on the Yukon River. Read the preliminary forecast & learn more. Continue reading

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AOOS Launches Cook Inlet Beluga Whale Ecosystem Portal

Government agencies and the public can now find information on the endangered population of Cook Inlet beluga whales on an easy-to-use public data portal through the Alaska Ocean Observing System’s website Continue reading

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AOOS Launches 2016 Short Film Contest

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Cook Inlet Beluga Ecosystem Portal Coming Soon!

AOOS and Axiom have been working to develop a publicly accessible data portal to improve management and public awareness of Cook Inlet beluga whales. This Portal will go live on the AOOS website this spring. Continue reading

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Alaska Marine Science Symposium Jan 25-29 2016

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AOOS sponsored Science Expo for GLACIER conference

In preparation for President Obama’s Alaska visit, AOOS co-hosted a climate change science expo for the media on Aug 30, including expert speakers, program resources, handouts, and key resource lists. Find the presentations and additional resources here. Continue reading

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King Island wave buoy now streaming live data

On July 23, a wave and weather buoy was deployed in the Bering Strait approximately 30 miles west of King Island. The buoy will stream real-time data through October, thanks to the help of multiple partners. Continue reading

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New ShoreZone imagery now available at AOOS

Users can now use the AOOS data portal to “fly the coast” through a Prince William Sound, the Alaska Peninsula, Bristol Bay, Southeast, and the northwest Arctic thanks to the ShoreZone Alaska project. Continue reading

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AOOS Launches 2015 Short Film Contest

AOOS is seeking ocean-related films under 10 minutes for the second annual AOOS Film Contest. The grand prize is $1,000. Submissions due Sept 15. Continue reading

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AOOS Contest Films to be showcased at the Beartooth on March 28

Enjoy an afternoon of 12 short ocean films from the AOOS 10th Anniversary Film Contest at one of Anchorage’s most popular venues. The event is co-hosted by AOOS and Alaska Geographic. Continue reading

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