August 20, 2020Great news for Cook Inlet and Kachemak Bay mariners! The Lower Cook Inlet Wave buoy is back online! Offline since May due to dead batteries, the original buoy was successfully recovered by C&C Salvage on July 31, 2020, and a new upgraded buoy deployed on August 14, 2020.
August 13, 2020The Alaska Ocean Observing System (AOOS) presents its Proposed Five-year Strategic Direction for Public Review document that outlines major elements of our strategic plan for AOOS for the next five years (2021-2026). We are circulating this summary of the draft plan for public review to garner additional input. Please send feedback to email@example.com.
July 23, 2020The Yukon River Chinook salmon run arrived just about as expected based upon the pre-season run timing forecast.
July 13, 2020Learn the latest on marine funding, legislation, and state and federal policy issues relating to the marine environment by joining the bi-monthly telecon.
June 23, 2020We are excited to announce that the Alaska Coastal Mapping Strategy has been released. AOOS thanks all our partners including Alaska Mapping Executive Committee members, NOAA, the U.S. Geological Survey, and the State of Alaska for their hard work and contributions to the strategy.
June 17, 2020We are pleased to share a new report, "Bering Science: Spring 2020 Bering Region Ocean Update." This report was developed by a team facilitated by a partnership between AOOS and the University of Alaska Fairbanks International Arctic Research Center (IARC).
A study is being conducted on behalf of AOOS and the Integrated Ocean Observing System Association by the Center for the Blue Economy of the Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey. Your assistance with the associated survey will help AOOS and the IOOS Association to better understand the value of the data that they deliver and to plan for improved services in the future.