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Brown winter is abnormal but no record

...known, but the leading theory is that it is related to the Gulf of Alaska. According to measurements taken by the Alaska Ocean Observing System and other organizations, the Gulf this fall was the warmest it had been in 17 years of measurements...
New ocean acidification study launched in Prince William Sound

...Laboratory in Seattle, and Wiley Evans, a research associate with the UAF acidification center, in partnership with the Alaska Ocean Observing System.Scientists estimate that the ocean is 25 percent more acidic today than it was 300 years ago, largely...
New portal provides digital look at Alaska's coast

...possible - before even leaving the driveway.Anyone can virtually travel the coast of the Kenai Peninsula using the Alaska Ocean Observing System's new comprehensive portal called the "Ocean Data Explorer."The aim is to provide information...
Around Town

...Hour 3-5 p.m.; and Movie Tournament 4:30-6:30 p.m. Details: 790-4534, 790-4535. "National and Alaska Ocean Policy" seminar, 3:30 p.m., School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, Anderson Building, Room 221. Presenter...
Alaska Digest

...5,000 to the Bird Treatment and Learning Center in Anchorage and $2,000 each to three other raptor centers in Alaska. Ocean Beauty has operated the Kodiak plant for more than 40 years, and says this is the first incident of substantial bird...
Juneau Empire Story Archive re-examine the impacts of the fisheries on sea lions. In the study, the agency tried to measure the effects of Alaska ocean fisheries on habitat, marine life and people. Also, it laid out policy alternatives for managing future fisheries...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Harbor Hideaway Bed and Breakfast, A Stitch in Time, Adam De Rocher, Alaska Airlines, Alaska Coastal Airlines, Alaska Ocean View Bed and Breakfast, Alaska Ship Chandlers, Alaska State Museum, AmeriGas, Amy Jordan, Ann Doty, Ann Ferlauto...

...Will's pugnacious attempts to keep them apart, form the main plot, with Sean's past as the dark undercurrent. Alaska Ocean Film Festival - 4 and 7 p.m. Saturday. $5. Films: "Dark Side of the Lens" (Ireland), "Turning the Tide...
Ocean litter is everyone's problem My turn

...nation's seafood is harvested, marine debris is almost all fishing-related - but not necessarily all of it comes from Alaska. Ocean currents carry a huge amount of debris to Alaska from Asia. In fact, most of the fishing floats and nets you'll...
Out & About

...Jensen, 6:30 and 8 p.m., Mendenhall Glacier Visitor Center. Free. Details: 789-6640. Friday and Saturday: Alaska Ocean Film Festival, 7 p.m., Silverbow Backroom. Sponsored by the Jump Society and Alaska Center for the Environment...


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