Nominated by the North Pacific Research Board’s (NPRB) executive committee and appointed by the Secretary of Commerce in July 2012, Dave Benson has served as NPRB’s 20th member, representing the fishing industry, for a three-year term ending this July 2015. Only three other Board members have been appointed...Read More
Each spring, NPRB staff develops research priorities for the upcoming year's request for proposals (RFP). Working closely with NPRB's science panel and the broader research community, potential research priorities are drafted for the NPRB advisory panel and board to review in the fall. In an effort to...Read More
The votes are in for this year's Annual Photo Contest. Amateur and professional photographers were asked to submit their best underwater photographs depicting marine life and marinescapes of the North Pacific. A total of 84 entries were submitted to the contest from 24 different photographers.To view the Top 13 photographs including the winners, click here.
North Pacific Research Board is launching an Arctic Integrated Ecosystem Research Program in partnership with several collaborating organizations and agencies. NPRB and funding partners seek to develop a coordinated, collaborative program to fund science that will improve our understanding of Arctic marine ecosystems. The program aims to...Read More
During its annual spring meeting, the North Pacific Research Board (NPRB) approved a total of nine graduate student awards—the most ever awarded for the program. Three masters level awards and six PhD level awards will be issued for 2015.