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May 12, 2014

Development and Initiation of NPRB Arctic Program

Tags: Arctic Program

At its most recent board meeting, the North Pacific Research Board (NPRB) formalized its intention to commit $6 million towards the development of an integrated Arctic research program. This allocation of additional funding represents NPRB’s commitment to the region as a priority area for continued research.

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May 9, 2014

Secretary of Commerce Reappoints Six Members to the North Pacific Research Board

The U.S. Secretary of Commerce recently reappointed six members to three-year terms on the North Pacific Research Board. Reappointed members include: Dorothy Childers (Alaska, environmental interests), John Gauvin (Washington), Paul MacGregor (Washington), Gerry Merrigan (Alaska, fishing interests), Caryn Rea (Alaska, oil and gas interests), and Dr. Brad Smith (Washington). NPRB thanks these individuals for their continued service.

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May 8, 2014

Thanks to Outgoing Panel Members; Welcome to New Appointees

Sincere thanks go to Dr. Richard Beamish, Dr. Seth Macinko, Dr. Andre Punt and Dr. Cheryl Rosa for their service on the NPRB Science Panel; appreciation is also extended to Rex Snyder for his service on the NPRB Advisory Panel. While the unique contributions of each member cannot be replicated,

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March 26, 2014

Gulf of Alaska Peeps Huddle

Tags: Gulf of Alaska Project

About 50 scientists working on the Gulf of Alaska Integrated Ecosystem Research Project are gathered this week to talk about what they have found over the last three years. Scientists from a broad range of disciplines are sharing science, modeling, retrospectives and looking for intersections in their research that

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March 11, 2014

Join NPRB in Welcoming Incoming Science Director Dr. Matthew Baker

The North Pacific Research Board is pleased to announce that Dr. Matthew Baker is joining the NPRB staff as science director. Prior to coming to NPRB, Dr. Baker was at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Alaska Fisheries Science Center in Seattle, Washington where he held a contractual

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March 3, 2014

NPRB supports Bering Sea Project student participation in the 2014 Ocean Sciences Meeting

Tags: Bering Sea Project

In recognition of the vital contribution that students have made to the Bering Sea Project, prinicipal investigators participating in the Bering Sea Open Science Meeting (BSOSM) were invited to nominate outstanding students to receive travel support to join them at the BSOSM.   Anna Syzmanski is pursing her MS

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February 5, 2014

2014 Graduate Student Research Awards - Deadline Extension

Tags: Graduate Student Research Award

NPRB is pleased to announce the 2014 Graduate Student Research Awards. Deadline for applications is Tuesday, February 18, 2014 - note this is a 1 day extension of the previously published deadline! Qualified masters and doctoral students may apply for one of six awards of $25,000 each. To be eligible, you must be enrolled

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January 20, 2014

Looking for the old Bering Sea Project Site?

Tags: Bering Sea Project

Project participants can still access to the old Bering Sea Project site.

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January 17, 2014

Bering Sea Headlines Are Now Available

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Hot off the press--the first ten Bering Sea Headlines are available for download and will be available at the Alaska Marine Science Symposium.

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January 14, 2014

Join the Bering Sea Project at the 2014 Ocean Science Meeting

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In conjunction with the 2014 Ocean Sciences Meeting (Feburary 23-28, 2014 at the Hawaii Convention Center in Honolulu, Hawaii) the Bering Sea Project is hosting a session, Climate-mediated oceanographic drivers and trophic interactions in high latitude marginal seas: observations, modeling, and syntheses and consequences for commercial fisheries (Feburary 24 at 2:00pm). There will

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