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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 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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Historically warm April in Nome sets flag for possible early Yukon Chinook salmon run

This is an alert to the possibility of an early Chinook run on the Yukon delta for harvesters, managers and the public. Under the earliest possible scenario the numbers of Chinook entering the lower river would start building the last … Continue reading

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2017 Run Timing Outlook and Forecast Summary: Chinook Salmon, Yukon River Delta

This timing and environmental information is intended for use by fishery managers, residents of Yukon River communities, and others to estimate when the Chinook salmon run will arrive on the delta and how it will develop through June and July … Continue reading

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Alaska OA Network Seeks Applicants for 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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