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For Norton Sound Buoy there’s no place like Nome

On Oct 8, the R/V Norseman II successfully plucked the buoy from the water, thanks Olgoonik Fairweather. Find out what the buoy is doing in Nome and how you can get involved selecting the location for deployment next season. Continue reading

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Yukon Chinook Right on Time this Year

Each summer NOAA, ADFG and AOOS collaborate to produce a Yukon River Chinook run timing outlook and forecast. Check in on the latest developments from this season. Continue reading

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Yukon River Chinook expected to arrive much earlier than last year

Due to very warm weather so far this Spring, the run timing outlook and forecast is being issued early in a preliminary form to give everyone concerned with Yukon River chinook the maximum lead time. Learn more… Continue reading

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Real-time Sensor Map Updated

Explore the new map which includes an updated interface, new base layers, and allows integration with other types of data. Continue reading

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AOOS launches new Ocean Data Explorer

Check out AOOS’ new statewide portal, which provides access to every publicly available dataset held by AOOS. You can browse and visualize over 500 data sets and models, overlay interdisciplinary data, and access metadata. Continue reading

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AOOS is Celebrating its 10th Anniversary!

2013 is the 10th Anniversary of the Alaska Ocean Observing System. Read more about the start of AOOS and the events planned for this year. Continue reading

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Historical Sea Ice Atlas now Online

This new web-based tool, developed by a consortium of partners, allows users to view and download sea ice concentration data around Alaska from 1850 to the present. Continue reading

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Olgoonik Fairweather assists with Bering Strait buoy pick-up

A buoy providing real-time data on sea state in the Bering Strait region was retrieved on Nov 1st thanks to ship time donated by Olgoonik Fairweather. Continue reading

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Webcam Central: Watch winter take hold through AOOS Real-Time Sensor Map

Tap into numerous webcams and weather stations to track the transition of seasons across Alaska. Continue reading

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Wave buoy returns to lower Cook Inlet

Real time data on wave conditions is once again available to Homer-area boaters thanks to a recent deployment effort by NOAA, KBRR, ADFG, the Gulf Watch Alaska program, and AOOS. Continue reading

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