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Scientists breed Arctic fish as they study ocean warming

...for three summers starting in 2012. They loaded the cod into small, breathable bags and flew them to the Alaska Fisheries Science Center laboratory in Newport, Oregon. The lab is set up to chill natural seawater from the Pacific.Initial studies...
On Writing: Moses and Me

...textbooks on statistics and biometrics. I spent hours on the phone with statisticians and scientists at the Alaska Fisheries Science Center - beautiful people all, and brilliant. But I just wasn't getting it.After two weeks, I felt no closer...
NOAA says Cook Inlet beluga numbers increased slightly

...animals, up from 312 animals in 2012.The change was not scientifically significant, according to NOAA's Alaska Fisheries Science Center."To determine whether a population is recovering or declining the, small changes from survey to survey...
Free tours kick off again at local NOAA lab

Juneau residents and their out-of-town guests can again get a glimpse at the science behind the success of Alaska Fisheries with a tour of NOAA Fisheries' Ted Stevens Marine Research Institute, located north of Juneau at Lena Point.
Unmanned aircraft industry takes off in Alaska

...seen unmanned craft used for noncommercial purposes.The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Alaska Fisheries Science Center staff flew UAVs on Steller sea lion surveys in the Aleutian Islands in the spring of 2012 in conjunction with...
Greenpeace headed to Juneau to urge protection of 'Grand Canyons of the Sea'

...preparing to decide the canyon's fate this week." The release stated that a review, just published by the Alaska Fisheries Science Center, concluded that the canyons likely contain over a third of the Bering Sea's coral habitat, and they are...
Local | Outdoors
In the Stacks: New nonfiction for adults

...the fish themselves are nearly gone from many of their habitats. Bailey, a former senior scientist at the Alaska Fisheries Science center, predicts the coming collapse of the fishery if something isn't done soon. Or perhaps it's already too...
Alaska books roundup 2013

This Alaska books roundup, the Empire's fourth annual, highlights books written by or focusing on Alaska and Alaskans. It is limited to books published in the past year, and is not intended to be exhaustive.
Winter fishing seasons begin, snow crab early

...reflect its evolutionary lineage.According to an explanation from James Orr and Duane Stevenson at NOAA's Alaska Fisheries Science Center, the change comes after genetic studies showed that pollock has the same lineage as Atlantic, Greenland...
NOAA Alaska Fisheries now in 140 characters

...characters at a time from National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries Alaska Region and Alaska Fisheries Science Center on twitter.NOAA Fisheries Alaska opened its official twitter account, September 13. Find NOAA's Alaska...


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