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AOOS Arctic Portal Expands & AOOS Opens New Way to Publish Data

Several hundred new data layers have been added to the map-based Arctic portal, as well as new capabilities to search for and publish data. Check it out!

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Alaska Platform of Opportunity Portal (APOP) Launches in Time for Field Season Planning

Trying to get a piece of equipment or a researcher out in the field this season? Visit a new map-based portal that displays information about upcoming research cruises in Alaska waters.

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Industry Arctic Data publicly available through AOOS Ocean Workspace

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data-sharing agreement between NOAA and three oil companies (Shell, ConocoPhillips, and StatOil) with leases in the Chukchi Sea is yielding a wealth of raw environmental studies data collected by ConocoPhillips, Shell and Statoil in the Chukchi Sea between 2008 and 2011.  Click here to read more

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Conceptual Buildout Plan for an Arctic Ocean Observing System for the U.S./Alaska Arctic

AOOS is developing a conceptual build out plan for an Arctic Ocean Observing System for the Alaska Arctic.  Please let us know what you think.

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Cook Inlet buoy rescued by Homer area residents and boating community

Earlier this month, the AOOS Lower Cook Inlet Buoy broke free from its tether for the third time since it was first deployed in the spring of 2011. Read more about how the boater community of Homer jumped into action and achieved remarkable success retrieving the buoy.

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AOOS Launches Cook Inlet Response Tool

Immediately applicable to the Kulluk Tow Indicent, AOOS and the Cook Inlet RCAC release a new data application integrating ShoreZone video, imagery, habitat info, and other data.

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Communicating Ocean Science Workshop

REGISTER NOW for the 7th annual workshop at the 2013 Alaska Marine Science Symposium, and walk away with tools for reaching a broader audience.

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Arctic Research Assets Map Expands

Explore the newly updated Arctic Research Assets Map, showing instruments and monitoring locations for new studies, and offering user-friendly functions.

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A Partnership to Predict Salmon Run Timing

AOOS, the Alaska Department of Fish & Game, and the NOAA Alaska Fisheries Science Center are working together to help better predict run timing of Yukon king salmon.  Read more and see the data behind this year’s prediction.

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Help AOOS update and expand Research Assets Map

Visit the Arctic Research Assets Map to find details on instruments and monitoring in Arctic waters.  Have instruments to add for 2012?  Let us know!

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