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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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Alaska Marine Policy Forum – January 18

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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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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31st Lowell Wakefield Fisheries Symposium: Call for Abstracts

Impacts of a Changing Environment on the Dynamics of High-latitude Fish and Fisheries Fishery, marine, and social scientists, as well as managers, industry, and representatives of affected communities, are invited to submit abstracts. deadline for submission is January 15, 2017. … Continue reading

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Cook Inlet Regional Citizens Advisory Council Scholarships

Deadline for the COOK INLET REGIONAL CITIZENS ADVISORY COUNCIL (CIRCAC) TWO (2) SCHOLARSHIPS to deserving students who are pursuing courses or training in either the Environmental Sciences or Maritime Studies. Continue reading

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The North Pacific Research Board announces the 2017 Graduate Student Research Awards.

These student awards support scientific and scholarly research that informs effective management and sustainable use of marine resources in North Pacific waters. Awards will be $25,000 each, with a minimum of six students to be selected in May 2017. Funds … Continue reading

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Now Open: The Annual NOAA Marine Debris Program Art Contest!

Students grades K-8 can submit artwork through November 30th that answers the questions: How does marine debris impact the oceans and Great Lakes? What are you doing to help prevent marine debris?

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