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Uses for spill planning tool expanding

...For now, however, Saupe said the website remains the best way to access the data.CIRCAC has also worked with the Alaska Oceans Observing System, or AOOS, on a program that integrates ShoreZone data with other information responders might want...
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...
Governor Parnell leaves Alaskans behind once again

...everything from King Crab to the planktonic calcifiers that form the basis of the ocean's food web. According to the Alaska Oceans Observing System, an interagency and oceans stakeholder group, "if the plankton calcifiers can't survive, creatures...
New keeper program set to launch in state

...on a cruise from Whittier to Blackstone Bay on Friday. The next day, he is scheduled to be keynote speaker at the Alaska Oceans Festival in Anchorage. On Sunday, Kennedy is slated to join Cook Inlet Keeper in Homer for the anniversary celebration...
Report: State, federal governments unprepared for responding to oil spills

...calling on state and federal authorities to beef up spill response and prevention technology. The report funded by the Alaska Oceans Program, a conservation group in Anchorage, says the state and federal government must put in place in the Aleutians...
Alaska Digest

...States - getting approval for an eco-label. Oceana, Greenpeace International, the National Environmental Trust and Alaska Oceans Program are objecting to the Bering Sea and Gulf of Alaska pollock fisheries making the grade for an eco-label from...
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

...The show, part of the ecotourism series ``Trailside: Make Your Own Adventure,'' will plug the premise of the Alaska Oceans, Seas, and Fisheries Research Foundation, which is concerned with sustaining Alaska's commercial fisheries. The...


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