Author Archives: Holly Kent

The Emerging Risk of Algal Toxins in Western Alaska, August 13 @ 10am

This ACCAP webinar will provide an overview of algal toxins and their impacts and a review of the recent changes in ocean climate that now make this a potential hazard for the coasts of western Alaska. Continue reading

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Mid-Season Forecast Update for 2019 Yukon Chinook Run Timing

A forecast update has been issued for harvesters, managers and the public about how spring weather conditions may impact the timing of the Chinook salmon run on the Yukon River delta. The midseason forecast update reiterates that years such as this one with low spring sea ice cover are typically associated with less precise timing forecasts. See the environmental data and historical Yukon Chinook run timing on the project web page. Continue reading

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Final Forecast for 2019 Yukon Chinook Run Timing

An advisory has been issued for harvesters, managers and the public about how spring weather conditions may impact the timing of the Chinook salmon run on the Yukon River delta. The final forecast is for a moderate run timing with a 50% point of June 18 which is just slightly earlier than average. See the environmental data and historical Yukon Chinook run timing on the project web page. Continue reading

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NPRB is seeking nominations for its Advisory Panel and Science Panels.

NPRB is seeking nominations to fill one seat representing the Arctic region on its Advisory Panel and three seats on its Science Panel. Continue reading

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NOAA National Data Buoy Center working to repair marine weather stations in Cook Inlet

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AOOS Ocean Data Explorer Portal Version 2.9

Version 2.9 features are now available on the AOOS Ocean Data Explorer which replaces the beta 2.8 version with improvements to the existing search functionality and introduction of a new method for accessing help docs. Continue reading

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Bering Sea Town Hall Video

Watch the facebook live event recording of Scientists and others at the American Geophysical Union Fall Meeting in Washington DC on Tuesday, December 11. The meeting focused on interesting changes occurring right now in the Bering Sea.

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AOOS RFQ Biological Data Stewardship

The Alaska Ocean Observing System received $15,000 this year from the national Integrated Observing System (IOOS) program to advance IOOS Biology through biological data stewardship activities in the AOOS region, working with regional data providers to align biological datasets to the Darwin Core standard and make them available through ERDDAP servers and the AOOS and Marine Biodiversity Observing Network Portals. AOOS is especially interested in data that contributes to our AK Harmful Algal Bloom and Ocean Acidification Networks, as well as NMFS Integrated Ecosystem Assessments. Continue reading

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Axiom Data Science is recruiting for an Environmental Data Scientist

Axiom Data Science seeks an Environmental Data Scientist to join our existing team of professionals who are developing and applying the latest technical solutions to solve geoscientific data management challenges. This is a mid-level career opportunity for an individual who … Continue reading

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New Buoy Deployed Near Nome

A brand-new wave and current buoy was deployed on July 11, 2018 in Nome. Continue reading

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