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R/V Sikuliak in Seward and Ready for Adventure

The R/V Sikuliak is in Seward and is ready for adventure. Continue reading

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Lower Cook Inlet Wave Buoy Now Streaming Data

The Lower Cook Inlet wave buoy was deployed this week and is streaming information on wave height, direction, and wave period, as well as water temperature. Continue reading

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Sea Change: 2015-2025 Decadal Survey of Ocean Sciences Report Released

This report presents eight strategic research priorities for 2015-2025 that will continue to advance ocean science knowledge. Continue reading

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US Arctic Research Commission Announces Photo Contest Winners

The US Arctic Research Commission this week announced the winners of its first Observing the Arctic Photo Contest. In addition to a Grand Prize winner, six First Place winners were chosen, one for each of several categories relating to Arctic Research. … Continue reading

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AOOS data team recruiting for data coordinator

Axiom Data Science, the team that runs AOOS’ data portal and data management, is hiring a Data Coordinator position. Applications are due March 20. Continue reading

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New features added to Real-time Sensor Map

Check out the latest version of the map to filter by parameter, source, or platform. The map currently contains information from 2,459 sensors across the state. More are added monthly. Continue reading

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Cook Inlet Response Tool Training for resource managers – March 4, Homer

Join AOOS and the Cook Inlet RCAC to learn more about a valuable data tool focused on Cook Inlet and its surroundings. This workshop is part of the 2015 Kachemak Bay Science Conference. Continue reading

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AOOS glider marks its 30th day in Antarctic waters

The glider, supported by AOOS and operated by UAF, is one of five gliders measuring salinity, currents and photosynthetic activity in the Antarctic water column near the Palmer Research Station. Continue reading

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Check out the new ‘Alaska Community Based Monitoring’ site

AOOS, in collaboration with Alaska Sea Grant, has just launched a new website on community based monitoring in Alaska. The site includes a best practices handbook. Continue reading

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Audio and Presentations from Dec Ocean Acidification Workshop now available

Last month, over 100 people met to learn about ocean acidification in Alaska from experts around the state and the Pacific Northwest. Learn more about their findings. Continue reading

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