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.
AOOS hosted the Alaska Marine Research Planning Night at the 2024 Alaska Marine Science Symposium (AMSS). This fun and collaborative event provides an opportunity for marine researchers working across Alaska to share information on their upcoming field season for networking and collaboration.
Two autonomous underwater vehicles, nicknamed “Shackleton” and “Loki,” received help from mariners when issues arose during their ocean adventures in 2023. AOOS supports a fleet of these vehicles, also called “gliders,” through a partnership with UAF’s College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences.
A new storymap gives viewers an introduction to the processes and implications of ocean acidification (OA) in Alaska, along with ways that Alaskans are addressing this issue.
Supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF) Convergence Accelerator Program, three IOOS Regional Associations (NANOOS, PacIOOS, and AOOS) collaborated with Sofar Ocean Technologies, as well as Indigenous and education partners from each region. Their joint effort aimed to provide real-time wave data to Indigenous coastal communities.