ALASKA OCEAN OBSERVING SYSTEM

Providing Data and Information for Decision Making

ALASKA OCEAN OBSERVING SYSTEM

Providing Data and Information for Decision Making

ALASKA OCEAN OBSERVING SYSTEM

Providing Data and Information for Decision Making

ALASKA OCEAN OBSERVING SYSTEM

Providing Data and Information for Decision Making

ALASKA OCEAN OBSERVING SYSTEM

Providing Data and Information for Decision Making

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.

Recent News

Scientists share upcoming plans at Alaska Marine Research Night

Scientists share upcoming plans at Alaska Marine Research Night

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.

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Glider recovery was a collaborative effort in 2023

Glider recovery was a collaborative effort in 2023

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.

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Backyard Buoys Jan. 2024 update

Backyard Buoys Jan. 2024 update

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. 

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