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AOOS Launches New Cook Inlet Beluga Ecosystem Portal

Government agencies and the public can now find information on the endangered population of Cook Inlet beluga whales on an easy-to-use public data portal through the Alaska Ocean Observing System’s website at AOOS.org. Extensive data on beluga whale sightings and … Continue reading

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AOOS Principle Investigator Walsh Wins IASC Award

A University of Alaska Fairbanks scientist is receiving the recognition of his peers. Dr. John Walsh recently garnered a medal from the International Arctic Science Committee. The prestigious award recognizes Walsh’s sustained work in far north.

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Bowhead Whales Are Adapting to Warming Arctic

Few if any parts of the world are experiencing the impacts of climate change to the extent of the Arctic. But teasing out the precise effects of that change on the region’s wildlife isn’t always straightforward. Continue reading

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King Island wave buoy now streaming live data

On July 23, a wave and weather buoy was deployed in the Bering Strait approximately 30 miles west of King Island. The buoy will stream real-time data through October, thanks to the help of multiple partners. Continue reading

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SCIENTISTS TO DISCUSS “THE BLOB” Unusual ocean weather and climate patterns

Six Alaskans will be joining more than 70 scientists and resource managers this week to share observations and data about unusual ocean weather and climate patterns observed throughout 2014 and early 2015 across the North Pacific basin. Continue reading

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R/V Sikuliak in Seward and Ready for Adventure

The R/V Sikuliak is in Seward and is ready for adventure. Continue reading

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AOOS is accepting applications for two positions

AOOS is hiring a program coordinator and operations director. Applications must be received by January 26th. Read more for details. Continue reading

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AOOS 10th Anniversary Celebration – Nov 19

Join friends of AOOS at the Anchorage Museum from 6:30-8:30pm for a lively evening of food, drinks and films from the AOOS Short Film Contest. Continue reading

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