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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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Oceans’ 17 Conference receives over 580 abstracts

The Oceans’ 17 conference to be held in Anchorage September 18-21, 2017 has received over 580 technical abstracts. This promises to be a large well attended meeting bringing over 1,000 scientists, engineers and marine technology experts to Anchorage for 4 … Continue reading

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NOAA seeks new members for hydrographic advisory panel

NOAA is seeking new members for its Hydrographic Services Review Panel, a federal advisory committee that advises the NOAA administrator on the agency’s hydrographic programs, products and technology. Continue reading

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New Geology of Alaska Layer added to Portal

The USGS released the first ever digital version of the Alaska Geologic Map in 2016, based on a huge number of references and AOOS has added the Generalized Geology from the Geologic Map of Alaska to the Ocean Data Explorer. … 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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Kodiak Area Marine Science Symposium

Next month will mark the third Kodiak Area Marine Science Symposium (KAMSS), held at the Kodiak Harbor Convention Center. Sponsored by Alaska Sea Grant, KAMSS provides an opportunity for Kodiak residents to hear about marine research conducted in the area. … Continue reading

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