The Oceans are Blooming
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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

Research Cruise Status Updates
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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

Research Cruise Status
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Research Cruise Status 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 … Read More

New Glider Tested in Prince William Sound
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Herring Glider Surveys in Prince William Sound The University of Alaska Fairbanks-College of Fisheries and Ocean Science (UAF-CFOS) Glider Lab team, led by Hank Statscewich and Seth Danielson, launched the first AOOS-funded Ecosystem Approach to Fisheries Management glider mission in … Read More

Arctic Marine Biodiversity Observation Network (AMBON)
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Arctic Marine Biodiversity Observation Network (AMBON) The Arctic Marine Biodiversity Observation Network (AMBON) supports sustained biodiversity observations in the Chukchi Sea. The team, led by Dr. Katrin Iken of the University of Alaska Fairbanks, has been underway since 2015 and … Read More

New Job Openings from STA
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The Sitka Tribe of Alaska has three open positions which interface with ocean acidification and harmful algal blooms; Lab Analyst, Lab Specialist, and Environmental Education Coordinator.… Read More

Thomas bio
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Thomas Farrugia Alaska Harmful Algal Bloom CoordinatorTel: 907-531-2481farrugia@AOOS.org Thomas joined AOOS in 2020 as the first Alaska Harmful Algal Bloom (AHAB) Network Coordinator. After a B.S. in Biology at McGill University, he spent a year as a fisheries observer in … Read More

Sheyna bio
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Sheyna Wisdom Executive DirectorTel: 907-531-2480Cell: 907-748-5864Wisdom@AOOS.org Sheyna Wisdom is the Executive Director of the Alaska Ocean Observing System (AOOS), the Alaska regional component of the national Integrated Ocean Observing System (IOOS) based in Anchorage. Prior to her position at AOOS, … Read More

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