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Compilation of research on OA impacts to Alaska species now available

Relatively few of Alaska’s marine species have been studied for their response to OA, however the body of research is growing each year. OARC has put together an annotated list of studies and results to provide an overview of what we know. 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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Abstract submission deadline for Kodiak Area Marine Science Symposium, February 10

We are pleased to host the third Kodiak Area Marine Science Symposium (KAMSS). The Call for Abstracts is now open! Continue reading

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2016: Post Season Analysis Outlook and Forecast for Yukon Chinook Salmon Timing

For the fifth year, NOAA, ADFG and AOOS collaborated to predict the timing of Chinook on the Yukon River. Read the forecast and learn more. Continue reading

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Scientists use ocean data to predict average to slightly late run of Chinook on Yukon River

For the fourth year, NOAA, ADFG and AOOS are collaborating to predict the timing of Chinook on the Yukon River. Read the preliminary forecast & learn more. 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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AOOS Principle Investigator Walsh Wins IASC Award

A University of Alaska Fairbanks scientist is receiving the recognition of his peers. Dr. John Walsh recently garnered a medal from the International Arctic Science Committee. The prestigious award recognizes Walsh’s sustained work in far north.

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Bowhead Whales Are Adapting to Warming Arctic

Few if any parts of the world are experiencing the impacts of climate change to the extent of the Arctic. But teasing out the precise effects of that change on the region’s wildlife isn’t always straightforward. Continue reading

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King Island wave buoy now streaming live data

On July 23, a wave and weather buoy was deployed in the Bering Strait approximately 30 miles west of King Island. The buoy will stream real-time data through October, thanks to the help of multiple partners. Continue reading

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SCIENTISTS TO DISCUSS “THE BLOB” Unusual ocean weather and climate patterns

Six Alaskans will be joining more than 70 scientists and resource managers this week to share observations and data about unusual ocean weather and climate patterns observed throughout 2014 and early 2015 across the North Pacific basin. Continue reading

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