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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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May 29, 2015

2015 Photo Contest Results

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.

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May 21, 2015

North Pacific Research Board announces the release of the Arctic Program Request for Pre-proposals

Tags: Arctic Program

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

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May 13, 2015

Board Approves Call for Arctic Program Pre-Proposals

Tags: Arctic Program

During the North Pacific Research Board’s (NPRB) recent spring meeting, the board decided to move forward with a pre-proposal process for an integrated Arctic marine research program. The Arctic Program represents the third Integrated Ecosystem Research Program (IERP) that NPRB has launched since its inception. 

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May 13, 2015

High Quality of Graduate Proposals Prompts Increase of Awards

Tags: Graduate Student Research Award

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. 

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May 13, 2015

Strong Proposal Year Yields Record Funding Request

Tags: Core Program

The North Pacific Research Board (NPRB) has approved a funding request to support 33 proposals for the Annual Research Program. Not since 2007 has NPRB sought to support this many proposals for the annual program. This also marked the first time that successful proposals eclipsed the $7 million mark.

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April 23, 2015

Gulf of Alaska Project Videos Now Online

Tags: Gulf of Alaska Project

Funded by NPRB, the Sitka Sound Science Center and Encounters North produced four, short videos describing the Gulf of Alaska Project. Visit our Videos page to play these incredible clips! While viewing, be sure to subscribe to NPRB's YouTube Channel and Google+ to stay informed of

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April 20, 2015

Scientists Convene For Gulf of Alaska Project Meeting

Tags: Gulf of Alaska Project

Scientists involved in the Gulf of Alaska Integrated Ecosystem Research Program convened April 7-10 at the University of Alaska Fairbanks’ International Arctic Research Center for their 6th annual Principal Investigators meeting. The $17.6 million project involves more than 50 scientists from 11 different institutions and will be completed at the end of this year. This meeting provided an opportunity for sharing research findings among project participants.
 

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