OA & Management: Informing Fisheries in the Bering Sea
For the third year, ocean acidification was included in the Eastern Bering Sea Ecosystem Status Report of the North Pacific Fishery Management Council. These annual reports are produced for each ocean basin and help fisheries managers track indicators important to fish populations.
A Birthday for GAKOA: Ten years of monitoring in the Gulf of Alaska
Alaska’s longest continual ocean acidification mooring has been providing insights into ocean chemistry since 2013.
GAKOA mooring near Seward in action
Keeping a mooring in the water and collecting accurate data is no small effort. This 1-minute video provides a glimpse of the care, feeding and deployment of the GAKOA mooring.
New Map: OA instrumentation in Alaska
Looking for a quick view of where monitoring for ocean acidification is occurring in Alaska? This basic map provides a synthesized picture. For more detail, you can check out the "Monitoring" section in the main menu above.
Conversation on fisheries and climate attracts crowd at Pacific Marine Expo
At the annual fisheries trade show in Seattle, a panel addressed the collapse of Bering Sea crab populations, changes in the ocean environment, and what we can do about it at the industry or policy level.
Life on an OA cruise – an intern’s perspective
Brian D’Souza is an undergrad who joined the NOAA Ocean Acidification Research Cruise in Southeast Alaska in August. Read his firsthand account of life aboard his first experience “in the field”.