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Researchers and ocean data combine to forecast accurate Chinook run timing on Yukon River

For the 6th year, resource agencies and AOOS have partnered to produce a successful forecast. 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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OA Moorings Provide Another Season of Data

Each spring, moorings in the Bering Sea and Gulf of Alaska are “turned around” to download data and check on sensors. This spring’s voyage was a success. Continue reading

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Bering Strait Response Teaching Tool: Demo Video

The AOOS/Axiom team worked with Defenders of Wildlife to develop this interactive web-based map tool. Continue reading

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Chukchi Ecosystem Observatory Intro Video

This ecosystem mooring represents the first year-round anchor for the Distributed Biological Observatory. AOOS has been supporting this important ecosystem project since 2013. Continue reading

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New AOOS Projects to Test Land-based Water Level Techniques

AOOS is working with two organizations this spring to test new land-based water level measurement techniques as part of an effort to increase water level observations in remote areas of western and northern Alaska. 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 online tool aids Kachemak Bay recreational shellfish harvesters

Harmful algal blooms (HAB) have been a threat in coastal Alaskan communities. The new “Harmful Algal Bloom Information System” informs Kachemak Bay recreational harvesters on conditions related to shellfish poisoning. Continue reading

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