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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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New Met Station & Webcams Stream Kodiak Data

The second node of the Alaska Harbor Observation Network (AHON) was deployed on the western tip of Gull Island in October.

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New Version of Real-Time Sensor Map Launched

AOOS has launched a new version of the Real Time Sensor Portal, allowing users to connect to data in a more intuitive and efficient way.

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Teachers and Scientists convene at Kasitsna Bay

What happens when you pair 20 engaging educators with scientists researching the Gulf of Alaska?  Exciting science lesson plans using real data!

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First Ocean Acidification Buoys Deployed in Alaskan Waters

Alaska expands its ocean acidification monitoring program with two new buoys to track pH levels and other oceanographic properties.

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Japanese Earthquake Triggers Tsunami in the Pacific; no damage in Alaska

Following an 8.9 magnitude earthquake in Japan on the morning of March 11, a tsunami advisory was issued for coastal areas of Alaska and Hawaii as well as other regions of the Pacific including California, Oregon and Washington.

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Another record low for sea ice extent

Arctic sea ice was at its lowest extent in January 2011 compared with any other time in the last 32 years, according to a new report by the U.S. National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC).

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Faces of Climate Change

In partnership with Alaska Sea Grant program, the Alaska Marine Conservation Council, COSEE Alaska, AOOS has produced three compelling short videos showcasing the dramatic changes in Alaska’s marine ecosystems through interviews with scientists and Alaska Natives.

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