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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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Alaska Ocean Acidification Network launches new website

Coordinated by AOOS, the Alaska OA Network hosts a comprehensive website with data links, statewide monitoring descriptions, an expert directory, and more. Continue reading

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Yukon Chinook Salmon Timing

A partnership to predict run timing Researchers from NOAA Fisheries and the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, with the support of the Alaska Ocean Observing System, have identified a combination of spring conditions that is closely related to the timing … 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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