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...What sort of surprised me is how many corals have already started to bleach," said Malia Chow, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's superintendent of the Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary, who was with...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/caleb-jones/2015-08-19

...more widespread and deeper than scientists feared even weeks ago, according to surveyors aboard a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration research vessel.This coastal ribbon of microscopic algae, up to 40 miles wide and 650 feet deep...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/phuong-le/2015-08-04
Shell allowed limited offshore oil drilling

...uncharted object, which created a hole in the hull about 3 feet long and a half-inch wide. A National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration mapping ship later detected a shallow shoal in the area. Kevin Freking reported from Washington...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/kevin-freking-and-dan-joling/2015-07-23
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Deaths of whales off Kodiak may remain a mystery

...said she's never heard of anything similar occurring among large baleen whales in the U.S. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration also is looking into the deaths of a slightly larger number of whales over a larger area. NOAA is...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-27/deaths-of-whales-off-kodiak-may-rema
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More whale carcasses found in Gulf of Alaska

...Memorial Day weekend. Wynne is working with other scientists in UAF's Sea Grant program and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration to find an explanation for the whale deaths. She said it's possible that more carcasses will be...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-12
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Bristol Bay sockeye run well beow forecast

...in the Gulf of Alaska hiked the surface temperature five degrees above average, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. This warmer temperature can have negative impacts on salmon, as they and their primary food sources...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-09/bristol-bay-sockeye-run-well-beow-fo
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Kachemak Bay Research Reserve gets new partner

...R-Soldotna, then Homer's senator. Most of the Research Reserve's funding comes from a grant from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, but that grant requires a 33 percent match from the state. ADF&G agreed to continue for another...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-07-06/kachemak-bay-research-reserve-gets-n
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Across state, early salmon catches underweight

...exacerbated by a patch of warm water on the surface of the Gulf of Alaska, reported in 2014 by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration as being up to five degrees warmer than average. Certain organisms thrive in warmer water, but...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/news/2015-06-25/across-state-early-salmon-catches-un
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A salmon primer: sockeye salmon

...salmon caviar for sushi. Nearly all of the country's sockeye comes from Alaska, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, with the world's largest harvest landing at Bristol Bay in the southwestern part of the state...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/outdoors/2015-06-24/a-salmon-primer-sockeye-salmon
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Community News and Notes

...Mechanical Engineering.Lydia Anne Hummel Ames graduated from the U.S. Coast Guard Academy/National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in New London, Connecticut, on May 6. She received an academic award for highest test scores...

http://peninsulaclarion.com/community/2015-05-30/community-news-and-notes
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