The eastern Bering Sea was characterized by anomalously warm conditions in 2018. Over the northern shelf, an unprecedented near-complete lack of sea ice occurred; the southeastern shelf had no sea ice and no cold pool (footprint of winter sea ice
Coastal regions around Alaska are experiencing the most rapid and extensive onset of ocean acidification (OA) compared to anywhere else in the United States. By integrating observational data with species response studies, OA forecast models, and human
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Alaska Fisheries Science Center and the Pacific Marine Environmental Laboratory collaborate to form the Alaska Ocean Acidification (OA) Enterprise. This collaboration combines the scientific
This booklet provides an overview of key findings on corals, reef fish, and ocean conditions in the Pacific Remote Islands Marine National Monument collected during ten research missions from 2000–2016.
This booklet provides an overview of key findings on corals, reef fish, and ocean conditions around the islands and atolls of American Samoa collected during research missions in 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, and 2010.
A reference and guidelines for training, sampling, and data entry for the monitoring of coral populations and benthic communities as part of the Pacific Reef Assessment and Monitoring Program (Pacific RAMP) at the NOAA Pacific Islands Fisheries Science
The 1996 reauthorization of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act (MSFCMA) mandates that the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) identify habitats essential for managed species and conserve habitats from adverse effects of