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Yukon River Chinook Run Timing Pre-Season Forecast

The Early-Look forecasts that 15% of the Yukon River Chinook Salmon run will arrive on the Yukon River Delta by June 11th, 25% by June 14th, and 50% by June 19th which is very close to last year’s early-look forecast. Continue reading

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New Brochure: OA and multiple stressors

This publication describes how cumulative impacts such as ocean acidification and warming together may impact crab and fish in Alaska. Continue reading

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New: 2019 update on OA research in Alaska

Check out what researchers have learned about OA processes, conditions and species response over the past year. Continue reading

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KTUU News Story: possible case of PSP poisoning in Perryville

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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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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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United Fishermen of Alaska Op-Ed: “New research on ocean acidity raises red flags for Alaskans”

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Testing Arctic Waters: A New Arctic Multi‐Year Research Program Gets Underway in June

The North Pacific Research Board’s Arctic Program begins summer research sampling in the Chukchi Sea upon arrival of R/V Sikuliaq in Nome, June 7th. This is the first of several research cruises planned for 2017-2019.

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Compilation of research on OA impacts to Alaska species now available

Relatively few of Alaska’s marine species have been studied for their response to OA, however the body of research is growing each year. OARC has put together an annotated list of studies and results to provide an overview of what we know. Continue reading

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ComFish Alaska in Kodiak at end of March

ComFish is the largest commercial fishing show in Alaska and the longest running fisheries tradeshow in the state. Comfish Alaska is a 3 day event being held from 30th March to the 1st April 2017 at Kodiak, United States Of America. Continue reading

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