Category Archives: Alaska Ocean Acidification Network News Features

Clams and climate change — new Alaska study examines the connections

UAF researchers are partnering with the Alutiiq Pride Shellfish Hatchery to learn more about bivalve response to OA. Continue reading

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Community based water sampling for OA is taking off in Southeast Alaska

Five communities are now taking weekly water samples for OA, with three more expected to join this fall. Continue reading

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Arctic Saildrones rendezvous with icebreaker for calibration near Icy Cape

Launched from Dutch Harbor, the Saildrones are now in the Chukchi, measuring CO2 and Arctic cod abundance. Track their progress through NOAA’s blog. Continue reading

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Data from state ferry in Southeast Alaska illuminates seasonal trends

With just over six months of data, an Alaska Marine Highway System ferry project has already begun documenting the unique ecosystem interactions. Continue reading

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NOAA Kodiak Lab equipped to analyze incoming seawater and community samples

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Community sampling provides early picture of OA conditions in Southcentral Alaska

Alaskans from Seldovia to Valdez have joined the effort to better understand how OA is affecting coastal Alaska.
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What do 10 yrs of data show in the Gulf of Alaska?

UAF’s Ocean Acidification Research Center just finished the longest time series of OA data in Alaska. They found a lot of seasonal and interannual variability. Continue reading

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New OA Tribal Research Working Group Launched

The new working group is aimed to coordinate ocean acidification research, monitoring activities and local outreach between Tribal organizations. Continue reading

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Survey now open to help inform future ocean acidification monitoring

Do you have questions relating to ocean acidification you’d like scientists to be able to answer? Add your thoughts in a 10-minute survey to make sure upcoming monitoring plans address the needs of Alaskans. Continue reading

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Chukchi mooring returns a year of pH data

This October, University of Alaska Fairbanks scientists brought home the first set of year-round pH data from the Chukchi Sea. Continue reading

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