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Communicating Ocean Science Workshop

REGISTER NOW for the 7th annual workshop at the 2013 Alaska Marine Science Symposium, and walk away with tools for reaching a broader audience.

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Arctic Research Assets Map Expands

Explore the newly updated Arctic Research Assets Map, showing instruments and monitoring locations for new studies, and offering user-friendly functions.

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A Partnership to Predict Salmon Run Timing

AOOS, the Alaska Department of Fish & Game, and the NOAA Alaska Fisheries Science Center are working together to help better predict run timing of Yukon king salmon.  Read more and see the data behind this year’s prediction.

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Help AOOS update and expand Research Assets Map

Visit the Arctic Research Assets Map to find details on instruments and monitoring in Arctic waters.  Have instruments to add for 2012?  Let us know!

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New Met Station & Webcams Stream Kodiak Data

The second node of the Alaska Harbor Observation Network (AHON) was deployed on the western tip of Gull Island in October.

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New Version of Real-Time Sensor Map Launched

AOOS has launched a new version of the Real Time Sensor Portal, allowing users to connect to data in a more intuitive and efficient way.

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Teachers and Scientists convene at Kasitsna Bay

What happens when you pair 20 engaging educators with scientists researching the Gulf of Alaska?  Exciting science lesson plans using real data!

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First Ocean Acidification Buoys Deployed in Alaskan Waters

Alaska expands its ocean acidification monitoring program with two new buoys to track pH levels and other oceanographic properties.

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Japanese Earthquake Triggers Tsunami in the Pacific; no damage in Alaska

Following an 8.9 magnitude earthquake in Japan on the morning of March 11, a tsunami advisory was issued for coastal areas of Alaska and Hawaii as well as other regions of the Pacific including California, Oregon and Washington.

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Another record low for sea ice extent

Arctic sea ice was at its lowest extent in January 2011 compared with any other time in the last 32 years, according to a new report by the U.S. National Snow and Ice Data Center (NSIDC).

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