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Alaska OA Network Seeks Applicants for “Young Fishing Fellowship”

The Alaska Ocean Acidification Network is participating in an Alaska Marine Conservation Council program aimed to provide experience to young fishing leaders through mentorship, professional development and hands-on learning. Come work with the network!

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Oceans’ 17 Conference receives over 580 abstracts

The Oceans’ 17 conference to be held in Anchorage September 18-21, 2017 has received over 580 technical abstracts. This promises to be a large well attended meeting bringing over 1,000 scientists, engineers and marine technology experts to Anchorage for 4 … Continue reading

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NOAA seeks new members for hydrographic advisory panel

NOAA is seeking new members for its Hydrographic Services Review Panel, a federal advisory committee that advises the NOAA administrator on the agency’s hydrographic programs, products and technology. Continue reading

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New Geology of Alaska Layer added to Portal

The USGS released the first ever digital version of the Alaska Geologic Map in 2016, based on a huge number of references and AOOS has added the Generalized Geology from the Geologic Map of Alaska to the Ocean Data Explorer. … Continue reading

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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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AOOS Rolls out First Annual Impact Report

The first AOOS Annual Impact Report highlights the major accomplishments of the organization in 2016 including collaborations with stakeholders and partners, support of observational technologies to fill information gaps, and improvements  to what has become the Alaska Data Assembly center providing … 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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