Category Archives: News

Duncan Fields leaves NPFMC

Duncan Fields ended his nine years on the North Pacific Fishery Management Council in signature style at his final meeting in his hometown. Although he’s leaving the council, he isn’t leaving the public arena and is running as an independent for … Continue reading

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Alaska Sealife Center looking for a Grants Manager

This Finance, Grants and Contracts Manager position is responsible for the supervision and maintenance of the daily operations of grants, contracts and other external funds received by the Alaska SeaLife Center (ASLC), including all related activities with regard to ASLC’s fiscal agent role with the North Pacific Research Board (NPRB) and the Alaska Ocean Observing System (AOOS) Continue reading

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Salmon Funding Opportunity

The State of Alaska’s Salmon and People (SASAP) project aims to provide an up-to-date interdisciplinary perspective on Alaska’s salmon systems and the people who rely upon them. Continue reading

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Alaska Marine Policy Forum – July

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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Marine Debris Funding Opportunity

There is a national funding opportunity focused on marine debris issues and efforts through The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation’s Fishing for Energy program. Continue reading

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Join the Axiom Data Science Team

Axiom is looking for a Scientific Metadata Technician in Anchorage to help write and edit robust, high-quality metadata for oceanographic and environmental datasets.

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AOOS adds Hydrology Model for Alaska to Portal

AOOS just added a hydrology model of the State of Alaska to the Ocean Data Explorer. This model estimates historic stream flow discharge and snow water equivalent depth from 1979 to 2014. Access the model here.

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Blob Webinar

The US Climate Variability and Predictability Program is offering a webinar in two parts. Tuesday June 7, 10:00 AM PDT – 9:00 AM ADT A Tale of Two Blobs, Part I: The warm blob of the North Pacific The evolution … Continue reading

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AOOS Launches New Cook Inlet Beluga Ecosystem Portal

Government agencies and the public can now find information on the endangered population of Cook Inlet beluga whales on an easy-to-use public data portal through the Alaska Ocean Observing System’s website at AOOS.org. Extensive data on beluga whale sightings and … Continue reading

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IOOS Working to “Close the Gaps” on HFR

High Frequency Radar (HFR) provides real-time ocean surface current mapping. This observing technology is being widely used within the US but critical gaps in coverage exist and have been identified by the Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS). AOOS and the … Continue reading

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