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UAS yields key data for fishing industry

...marine ecosystems such as ocean physics and chemistry essential to fish habitats, and the structure and functioning of marine food webs. Information from NOAA's research is provided to the North Pacific Fishery Management Council, the NMFS Alaska...
My Turn: Real oil spill solution long overdue the ecosystem to support the many species that rely on it. As the council states, herring "are central to the marine food web providing food to marine mammals, birds, invertebrates and other fish."While the council sponsored many useful...
Souring seas eating away at tiny creatures

...pteropods in the wild right now along the U.S. West Coast. That is damaging a potentially important link in the marine food web far sooner than expected."What we found was just amazing to us," said Richard Feely, a scientist with the National...
Ocean acidification threatens marine life

...there's no telling yet if other plankton species are experiencing changes, too.So, to understand the future of the marine food web, government computer modelers have been studying how sea-chemistry changes could reverberate through the ocean...
Alaska acknowledges effects of climate change

...change as a result of altered sea ice conditions, the report said. Ocean acidification has the potential to alter the marine food web, affecting commercially targeted fish. The report is an outgrowth of an effort launched by former Gov. Sarah Palin...
My turn: A great step for fishermen and the sea

...diversity of marine life including sponges, sea anemones, shellfish and a host of other species critical to the marine food web. Coral and other living seafloor habitat provide shelter to small fish and other marine creatures from predators...
Study: Manmade carbon may be affecting ocean food web

...the international journal Nature Geoscience in March 2012 and published on-line this week. "When we look at the marine food webs today, we may be seeing a picture that is significantly different from what existed before the late-18th century...
Engine problems sideline Coast Guard icebreaker

...deployment in support of the six-year Bering Sea Ecosystem Study examining the effects of changing ice conditions on the marine food web. An analysis to determine the cause of the engines problems is expected sometime in August. The country's other...


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