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Latest news: Community-based monitoring, STAMP workshop, new Facebook page, AOOS 10th Anniversary
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AOOS e-News: March 2014

Upcoming Workshop: Community-based Monitoring

Join the conversation April 1-2 in Anchorage. This workshop is part of an AOOS–Alaska Sea Grant initiative to develop guidance in (1) supporting community participation in data collection and observing networks, and (2) using high-quality scientific data in resource management and policy.

Learn more or sign up.  Registration is free but required by March 14.
Deadline for travel assistance is March 9. Please contact Ellen Tyler with questions.
 
Also check out the Atlas of Community-based Monitoring Programs in a Changing Arctic and add your program!

Join STAMP for a
Data Tool Conversation

The STAMP project (Spatial Tools for Arctic Mapping & Planning) is hosting a 1-day stakeholder meeting in Anchorage on April 16.  The mission of STAMP is to create a data tool to help managers, planners, and researchers effectively access and use data for decision making in the northern Bering and Chukchi region.
The workshop will introduce the tool and ways it can be applied in Alaska, provide case studies where decision support tools have been successful outside Alaska, and determine a path forward for advancing decision support tools and analysis in Alaska.  Travel funding is available.  Please RSVP by March 14 to dugan@aoos.org.

The 10th Anniversary of AOOS!

That's right.  Your very own ocean observing system turned 10 in 2014. It has been an adventure-filled journey and we've appreciated your support.
 
Want to help celebrate?

AOOS is back on Facebook

Find our new page - fresh with current information, links and upcoming events.

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Best regards from Molly McCammon, Darcy Dugan, Ellen Tyler, and Rob Bochenek
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