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Melting sea ice in the Chukchi sea in June 2016 seen from the NOAA Twin Otter aircraft
Instrumented wave glider with Alaska glacier - Evans
Pelagic Trawl nets sample fish in the water column - Alex Andrews
North Pole with rainbow on July 5, 2010
Launching saildrone in Dutch Harbor AK ©Saildrone Inc. 2015

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July 01, 2020
Two orange saildrones in the Pacific Ocean with San Francisco in the background.

Two saildrones in the Pacific Ocean just west of the Golden Gate Bridge at the start of their journey. Photo Credit: Saildrone, Inc. 

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June 30, 2020

Scientists implement a contingency plan to collect valuable abundance data to support sustainable management of the... more

June 08, 2020

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June 01, 2020

Scientists are capitalizing on existing technological capabilities and partnerships to collect fisheries data. This... more