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New portal provides digital look at Alaska's coast

...three maritime regions, the Arctic, Bering Sea and the Gulf of Alaska. Local organizations such as Kachemak Bay Research...real-time and terrestrial sensors are located in the Gulf of Alaska region so users can view information from weather stations...
Report: Poor management led to Shell grounding

...Poor risk assessment and management were among factors that led to the grounding of a Shell oil drilling rig in the Gulf of Alaska in 2012, the Coast Guard said in a report released Thursday.The report also says Alaska's tax laws influenced...
Great Alaska Quake shook up science

...the world to see.Parts of Montague Island on the south side of the Sound and Middleton Island farther out in the Gulf of Alaska rose up to 36 feet during the earthquake. Plafker said the movement was obvious where barnacle lines on shore side...
Les Palmer: 50 years in Alaska

...outboard-powered skiff. Due to the Katalla's short, steep drainage and to frequent and heavy rain storms along the Gulf of Alaska coast, this river "blows out" often in the fall. However, if your timing is right, and the river is in decent...
Board of Fisheries tweaks Cook Inlet crab fisheries

...well. Johnstone said staff estimated that about 10 percent of the sport harvest would come from nonresidents. Other Gulf of Alaska crab fishery proposals were also discussed. The board unanimously voted it down a new commercial tanner crab fishery...
Halibut quota cut again

...catch limit each year.For Area 3A, or the western Gulf of Alaska including Homer, Seward, Valdez and Kodiak, commercial...from 2.97 million pounds in 2013? 3B (Western Gulf of Alaska): 2.84 million pounds, down from 4.29 million pounds...
Fisheries panel brings fishers from all user groups to the table

...all of the local seafood companies are now doing a great deal of business out of the Prince William Sound and the Gulf of Alaska," he said. Josh Hayes, a representative from the Kenai River Professional Guide Association said business had not...
Revisions to federal fisheries act released for public review

...council.In Alaska, the Bering Sea pollock and crab programs implemented in 2002 and 2005 include processors, but the Gulf of Alaska rockfish program, which was renewed for 10 years in 2012, does not. The original rockfish pilot program included...
Fish board adjusts commercial regulations in lower Cook Inlet

...One would target pollock, the other groundfish. Those are largely in response to federal action to rationalize the Gulf of Alaska, an effort being undertaken by the North Pacific Fishery Management Council in a bycatch management package. Currently...
Salmon user groups need to see bigger picture

...the harvest levels of king, silver and chum salmon for the American foreign trawler fleets at the upwellings in the Gulf of Alaska. All Pacific Coast user groups must be prudent enough to, now, look at the bigger picture where the answer to this...


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