Category Archives: Featured content

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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Scientists use ocean data to predict average to slightly late 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 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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AOOS seeks input through user survey

We would appreciate your insights and recommendations as we prepare for our cyclical proposal for base funding. The survey should take 10-15 minutes. Continue reading

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Alaska Marine Science Symposium this week

The 2015 symposium is Jan 19-23 in Anchorage, and features over 75 plenary talks. AOOS is hosting 2 workshops, a film night and an exhibit. Learn more. Continue reading

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AOOS glider sets off on Antarctic Mission

Far from home, the AOOS autonomous underwater glider is gather data in Antarctica using lessons learned from Alaska waters. Continue reading

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Western Alaska subsistence data now available through AOOS portal

AOOS has partnered with the Bering Sea Sub-network to include subsistence harvest effort data from the Bering Strait region in the Ocean Data Explorer. Continue reading

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