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ComFish Alaska in Kodiak at end of March

ComFish is the largest commercial fishing show in Alaska and the longest running fisheries tradeshow in the state. Comfish Alaska is a 3 day event being held from 30th March to the 1st April 2017 at Kodiak, United States Of America. Continue reading

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Kodiak Area Marine Science Symposium

Next month will mark the third Kodiak Area Marine Science Symposium (KAMSS), held at the Kodiak Harbor Convention Center. Sponsored by Alaska Sea Grant, KAMSS provides an opportunity for Kodiak residents to hear about marine research conducted in the area. … Continue reading

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Alaska Marine Policy Forum – March 22

Learn the latest on marine funding, legislation, and state and federal policy issues relating to the marine environment by joining the bi-monthly telecon.
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NSF announces new Long-Term Ecological Research sites off Alaska, New England coasts

National Science Foundation (NSF) grants will support two new Long-Term Ecological Research (LTER) sites. Scientists will conduct research along the Northeast U.S. continental shelf and in the northern Gulf of Alaska, regions known for productive fisheries and abundant marine resources. Continue reading

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Dorothy Childers Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

On Feb. 11, the Alaska SeaLife Center presented AMCC’s Dorothy Childers with the Walter and Ermalee Hickel Lifetime Achievement Award. This prestigious honor recognizes an individual who has made exceptional contributions to the management of Alaska’s coastal and ocean resources for more than 20 years. Congratulations Dorothy! Continue reading

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New Publications from Alaska Sea Grant

The Alaska Sea Grant online bookstore is offering two new publications at no cost; Alaska Water Law: An Overview, by Izetta Chambers and The Alaska Arctic Marine Fish Ecology Catalog, edited by Lyman K. Thorsteinson and Milton S. Love Continue reading

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New paper links scientific research on pteropods to practical management applications for resources managers

The paper by Nina Bednarsek and colleagues, published in Ecological Indicators, examines pteropods as a simple, practical indicators of ocean acidification stress. Continue reading

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Abstract submission deadline for Kodiak Area Marine Science Symposium, February 10

We are pleased to host the third Kodiak Area Marine Science Symposium (KAMSS). The Call for Abstracts is now open! Continue reading

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Alaska Salmon Fellows

The Alaska Humanities Forum is now accepting applications and nominations for the Alaska Salmon Fellows program. Applications are due February 28, 2017. Continue reading

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Federal water bill requires a fresh look at an Arctic port for Alaska

A small clause in the nation’s most recent water resources and funding bill could breathe new life into plans for a large vessel port in Western Alaska.

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