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2nd Alaska Coastal Mapping Summit

Federal mapping agencies are working together to coordinate U.S. coastal survey efforts. We want to work with you! You’re invited to join us at the 2nd Alaska Coastal Mapping Summit where we will discuss long-term mapping data requirements, near-term acquisition … Continue reading

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BOEM 2019 Environmental Studies Plan

BOEM is beginning to formulate its FY2019 Environmental Studies Development Plan covering all BOEM energy and minerals activities, and invites your input in identifying potential study ideas for consideration on Alaska, Atlantic, Gulf of Mexico and Pacific OCS areas. Continue reading

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OA researchers connect with audiences in Cordova, Juneau, Anchorage and Seattle

Early winter has been a busy time for ocean acidification outreach in Alaska, where conversations about ocean acidification and engagement between researchers and the public took place in two communities, a school, a statewide conference, and a multi-state expo. Continue reading

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Animal Telemetry Network (ATN) Workshop

The ATN workshop is being hosted by the Alaska Ocean Observing System in Anchorage fro December 5-6, 2017 at the downtown Marriott. The first day is being webcast.

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UAF seeking ocean acidification Research Assistant

The Kelley Lab at the University of Alaska Fairbanks is looking for a PhD student to study the physiological impacts of increased pCO2 on clam species that are of subsistence importance to Alaska Native communities. Continue reading

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Fishermen discuss OA at Pacific Marine Expo

Last week, the Alaska OA Network met with fishermen at the Pacific Marine Expo in Seattle – an annual event in Seattle that draws thousands of fishermen and fishing industry members from across Alaska and the Pacific Northwest. Continue reading

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Survey now open to help inform future ocean acidification monitoring

Do you have questions relating to ocean acidification you’d like scientists to be able to answer? Add your thoughts in a 10-minute survey to make sure upcoming monitoring plans address the needs of Alaskans. Continue reading

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AOOS Position Open for Alaskan Coastal Mapping Strategist

This position is based in Anchorage and works directly with the Alaska Geospatial Council, the federal Interagency Working Group on Ocean and Coastal Mapping, AOOS, and additional partners to develop a comprehensive plan for coastal mapping in Alaska. Application deadline is 8am November 27,2017. Continue reading

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Climate Science Special Report Released

The completed Climate Science Special Report (a.k.a. NCA4 Vol. I) was released on November 1, 2017 Continue reading

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Alaska Marine Science Symposium Abstract Deadline

Abstract submission will close on Friday, October 6, 2017 at 4 pm AKST. Continue reading

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