Latest news on ocean acidification in Alaska
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April e-News

What did the research show? 

Relatively few of Alaska's marine species have been studied for their response to OA, however the body of research is growing. The Kelley Lab at the Ocean Acidification Research Center at UAF has put together an annotated list of studies and results to provide an overview of what we know (and what we don't!) 
Read more.

Fishermen in Kodiak discuss OA 

The Alaska Marine Conservation Council hosted a discussion on OA with Dr. Bob Foy during ComFish in Kodiak on March 31. The conversation drew commercial fishermen and community leaders, and focused on how marine industries and researchers can work together to understand and address OA. The group discussed current OA observations and implications for food webs, as well as monitoring needs and how diverse groups could work together to build information and resources. 

Scientist interview: meet Natalie Monacci

Natalie Monacci is the Deputy Director of the Ocean Acidification Research Center (OARC) at the University of Alaska in Fairbanks where she has been managing OARC activities since 2010. Natalie took some time to talk about her activities and insights. Read more.

Alaska OA Network seeks "Fishing Fellow"

The network is participating in an AMCC program aimed to provide experience to young fishing leaders through mentorship, professional development, and hands-on learning. Are you a fishermen interested in working 5-10 hours/week on OA? Come join us.  Learn more

Featured video: OA impacts to crab & other species

Missed the OA State of the Science conference last November or need a refresher?  Check out this series of flash talks on OA impacts to crab, bivalves, groundfish, and plankton in this month's "featured video".  
Watch the video. 

About the Network

The mission of the Alaska Ocean Acidification Network is to expand the understanding of ocean acidification processes and impacts in Alaska.  

Questions? Email Network Director Darcy Dugan, 
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