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Alaska Marine Science Symposium Abstract Deadline

Abstract submission will close on Friday, October 6, 2017 at 4 pm AKST. Continue reading

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Alaska writer Nancy Lord publishes new novel on ocean acidification

This month, acclaimed Alaska writer Nancy Lord released her latest book called “pH: A Novel“. Lord and AOOS’s Darcy Dugan, the director of the Alaska Ocean Acidification Network, will be giving a joint talk at the UAA Bookstore on October 4. Continue reading

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2018 Alaska Ocean Leadership Awards

The Alaska SeaLife Center has opened nominations for the 2018 Ocean Leadership Awards. The Alaska SeaLife Center established the Alaska Ocean Leadership Awards to give recognition to those who have made significant contributions to ocean sciences, education, and resource management … Continue reading

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Alaska Marine Policy Forum – September 27

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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Alaska Native Graduate Student Opportunity

The goal of the Indigenizing Salmon Management project is to use a deeply participatory approach to document the breadth and depth of Indigenous values, knowledge, and management systems connected to salmon across Alaska and to use this wisdom to inform current salmon … Continue reading

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New poster shows OA impacts to Alaska species

Check out a succinct chart of how OA impacts calcification, growth, reproduction, and survival of the Alaska species that have been studied so far. Continue reading

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Investing in Ocean Research is putting America First

Vice Admiral Paul G. Gaffney II, USN, (Ret.) argues in a recent article in the Florida SunSentinel that to put “America First,” the federal government must continue to invest in our oceans. Please like our Facebook post. #Voice4Science

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Testing Arctic Waters: A New Arctic Multi‐Year Research Program Gets Underway in June

The North Pacific Research Board’s Arctic Program begins summer research sampling in the Chukchi Sea upon arrival of R/V Sikuliaq in Nome, June 7th. This is the first of several research cruises planned for 2017-2019.

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Chinook expected Early (June 10) in Lower Yukon River

The 2017 timing for Yukon River Chinook is expected to be slightly early to average. The first significant pulse of Chinook in the Lower river is expected around June 10, which is four days earlier than the long-term average 1961 – 2016. Continue reading

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Battelle/MIT Postdoctoral Associate Program Inviting Applicants

The 2017 Battelle/MIT postdoctoral program application deadline is August 1, 2017. Target areas this year include marine autonomy, undersea communication and marine navigation.

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