Request for Coastal Resilience Project Ideas
AOOS will be receiving funds from the NOAA Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS) under the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA). We are currently reviewing project proposal ideas submitted by the November 10 deadline. Selections for full proposals will be decided by November 20.
AOOS works with agencies and other organizations to provide coastal and ocean data and information products to the public through collaborative networks and our online Ocean Data Explorer portal. Explore select portal highlights below.
The Alaska Ocean Observing System (AOOS) will be receiving funds from the NOAA Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS) under the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA) for the period of January 1, 2024-December 30, 2028. We are seeking proposals describing activities aimed at improving coastal resilience and advancing equitable service delivery at the regional scale.
The Marine Exchange of Alaska (MXAK), a non-profit organization based in Juneau, supports safe, efficient, and environmentally responsible maritime operations in Alaska’s remote and often perilous waters by providing critical information to the maritime community.
AOOS and the Alaska Eskimo Whaling Commission achieved several significant milestones with the Backyard Buoys project during summer 2023.
Since May 2023, several Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs) have been detected in Alaska.