Measuring Plankton to Learn About Marine Health

Sep 15, 2014 by Brendan

Understanding variability in plankton helps to explain the amount of energy available to a wide array of marine life, including harvested resources with important economic and cultural value. Plankton are small plants and animals adrift within the water column. They serve as the base of the food web; some of

First Three Projects Funded Under NPRB’s New Long-term Monitoring Program

Jun 11, 2014 by Brendan

The North Pacific Research Board (NPRB) has received approval from the U.S. Secretary of Commerce for its 2014 funding package. 2014 is the first year NPRB is specifically funding long-term monitoring projects as a separate priority outside of the annual request for proposal (RFP) process. The approved funding package includes almost $2 million to support three long-term monitoring projects over the next five years. 

Online Submission for Long-term Monitoring Proposals Now Available

Jan 7, 2014 by Brendan

The online submission system for invited proposals to NPRB's Long-term Monitoring Program is now available.  For more details and to download the submission application click here.  Full proposals are due by 4pm AKST on Friday, February 14, 2014.

Long-Term Monitoring Invitational Request for Proposals Sent to Six Pre-Proposal Applicants

Sep 22, 2013 by Brendan

During their September 2013 meeting, the board reviewed all 36 pre-proposals submitted by the July 15, 2013 deadline. Science panel and advisory panel review comments and recommendations were also considered by the board. As a results of their reviews and deliberations, six applicants were invited to submit full proposals by February 14, 2014. All pre-propsoals applicants

36 Pre-Proposals Received in Response to First Long-Term Monitoring Program Call

Jul 15, 2013 by Brendan

The North Pacific Research Board received an enthusiastic response to the call for pre-proposals for long-term monitoring projects. 36 pre-proposals were submitted by the deadline and are now being reviewed by the NPRB Science Panel, Advisory Panel and Board. Invitations for full proposals will be sent out in early October to