AOOS and the Interagency Arctic Research Policy Committee (IARPC) have updated a spreadsheet that shows the status of 2021 Alaska Arctic Research Cruises through August 2021.
An autonomous underwater glider was launched on July 12 in the Chukchi Sea from the R/V Norseman 2. The glider has sensors to detect the occurrence of several species of marine mammals, such as fin whales, belugas, bearded seals, bowhead … Read More
A new video on Ocean Acidification produced by produced by Teal Hetrick at Southern Dipper Productions was just released. Watch the video here.
The Lower Cook Inlet wave buoy is temporarily out of commission after going adrift early in the morning of May 26,2021. The buoy is expected to be replaced and back in commission by mid-July 2021… Read More
Each month, the Alaska Ocean Observing System and Alaska Sea Grant host a one-hour conference call with participants across the state interested in marine policy in Alaska. Join us to hear the latest about marine funding, legislation, and state and … Read More
Yukon River Chinook are predicted to arrive on the delta slightly later than average in 2021. The first significant pulse (15% point) is expected by June 15th and 50% of the run is expected to have arrived by June 23rd. … Read More
On May 26, members of the Bering Sea crabbing industry met with researchers to discuss the latest science on ocean acidification and climate as it relates to crab in the region.… Read More
Kachemak Bay/Cook Inlet Alaska Oceanographic Monitoring Location of Data Data from this project and other Gulf of Alaska data can be found on the AOOS Gulf of Alaska Data Portal which serves as the official data portal for the EVOSTC Gulf Watch … Read More
As the days get longer, and the waters warm up, spring algal (phytoplankton) blooms, both harmful and not harmful, are starting to make their annual appearance around Alaska.… Read More
In light of the ongoing COVID-19 global pandemic, we want to inform the community about research cruise status changes. Institutions and organizations are closely monitoring guidelines issued by the CDC, State of Alaska, and local governments to aid in their … Read More