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February 12, 2016

Solicitation for Data Management Contract for Arctic Program

Tags: Arctic Program

NPRB announces a solicitation for proposals for data management for the Arctic Program. The proposal deadline is March 18, 2016 by 4:00 PM Alaska time. For more information see the full solicitation

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February 9, 2016

Calling All Photographers: Deadline Approaching Soon!

The 10th Annual Photo Contest deadline is drawing near. Submit your best photographs of Alaska's seascapes and marine life. The deadline to apply online is February 29, 2016. Professionals, amateurs, adult, and youth are all encouraged to apply. Each year, NPRB awards up to $3,300 in cash prizes to the top finalists in adult and youth categories. Over the past decade, NPRB has received close to 1,500 entries for the Photo Contest. Let's make this year another great success!

For official contest rules and to apply visit:

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January 23, 2016

Hot off the press:  Bering Sea Project “magazine” is published

Tags: Bering Sea Project

We proudly announce the completion of the Bering Sea Project 'magazine', the major wrap-up publication for the Project, aimed to appeal to all interested audiences, scientists and non-scientists alike.

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January 6, 2016

2016 Graduate Student Research Awards

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The North Pacific Research Board is pleased to announce the 2016 Graduate Student Research Awards. These student awards support scientific and scholarly research that informs effective management and sustainable use of marine resources in north Pacific waters. This year's deadline is February 12, 2016 at 4 pm AKST.

Application can be made only through our online submission system. Please use Chrome, Firefox or Safari browsers for best results.

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December 21, 2015

NPRB Seeks Advisory and Science Panel Nominations for 2016

NPRB is seeking nominations to its Advisory and Science Panels for 2016. Five seats for the Science Panel and six seats for the Advisory Panel will become available on June 1, 2016. Deadlines for nominations are February 26, 2016. 

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November 10, 2015

Good as gold: Bering Sea Project research team honored in Washington DC

Tags: Bering Sea Project

The Bering Sea Project research team recently was selected by the Secretary of Commerce to receive a Group Gold Medal for Scientific and Engineering Achievement. The award recognizes the team’s expertise and creativity to lead the most comprehensive integrated ecosystem assessment ever completed, revealing how climate cycles affect

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October 15, 2015

Board Convenes in Kodiak for Fall Meeting

During the last week in September, the North Pacific Research Board (NPRB) met in Kodiak, Alaska for its annual fall meeting. Among the Board’s top priorities were to review the annual research program’s request for proposals, which is now online, and review the Arctic program&rsquo

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August 18, 2015

Arctic Pre-Proposal Request Draws Overwhelming Response

Expected to commence in 2016, the North Pacific Research Board’s (NPRB) Arctic program—a highly coordinated, interagency effort—will explore how changes in sea ice and climate are likely to affect Arctic marine food webs and subsistence ways of life. This is a collaborative partnership with NPRB,

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August 18, 2015

Jacobs Appointed as NPRB’s Newest Fishing Industry Representative

Effective as of July 29, 2015, Mr. Jan Jacobs has been appointed to the North Pacific Research Board by the U.S. Secretary of Commerce to fulfill a three-year term as its 20th member, representing the fishing industry. This seat has previously been held by Mr. Dave Benson, Ms. Heather McCarty, Mr.

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July 30, 2015

Benson Fulfills Three-Year Term as Fishing Industry Representative

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

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