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.
Alaska trollers gather year-round data
Salmon fishermen are collecting data near fishing spots and along transit routes as part of the new Southeast Alaska Trolling Vessel Ocean Measurement program. The Alaska Trollers Association leads the project in partnership with AOOS, Alaska Sea Grant, and UAF.
Glider update: The adventures of Shackleton and Gretel
This spring, gliders named Shackleton and Gretel traveled hundreds of miles monitoring a series of hydrographic stations known as the Seward Line in the Northern Gulf of Alaska. The autonomous underwater vehicles transmit data to the AOOS Data Portal in near-real time.
Fishermen log ocean data with smartphone app
The Skipper Science Partnership enables fishermen to log marine weather, oceanic conditions, fishing patterns, and biological observations while they are at sea.
Changes to ‘Alaska Weather’ Television Program and Soliciting Comments on Future Service Changes through July 30, 2023
Effective July 1, 2023, Alaska Public Media will no longer assemble and distribute the daily ‘Alaska Weather’ television program. To continue support to users, NWS will continue to produce graphics and record a modified web-based version of the program.