The Saltonstall-Kennedy Grant Program

NOAA Fisheries

NOAA Fisheries announces approximately $10 million available to support fisheries projects through the 2017 Saltonstall-Kennedy (SK) Grant competition.  The solicitation for proposals opens on Grants.gov on July 22, 2016, and will close on December 9, 2016.  One priority research area is "adapting to climate change and other long term ecosystem change."
Monday, July 25, 2016
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Acidic sea water affects growth of oysters

WCSH6 PORTLAND

Over ninety percent of Maine's oyster harvest comes from the Damariscotta River. 

Mook Sea Farm in Walpole has been operating along the river for over thirty years and owner Bill Mook is worried about the impact of ocean acidification on his crop.

Thursday, July 14, 2016
Studies testing kelp to ease effects of ocean acidification

Studies testing kelp to ease effects of ocean acidification

The Seattle Times

A team of scientists is investigating whether growing kelp can reduce carbon-dioxide levels in the inland marine waters of Puget Sound. They also want to find ways to market that harvested kelp for food, fuels or fertilizers.

Thursday, July 14, 2016

POSTDOCTORAL OPPORTUNITY: Chemical oceanography, trends in ocean acidification carbonate chemistry in Norwegian and polar waters

The Institute of Marine Research (IMR)

The Institute of Marine Research (IMR) has available a 2 year position (with an option for 2 years extension), a postdoctoral related to studies of variations, drivers, and trends of ocean acidification and carbon chemistry in Norwegian waters and in the Arctic Ocean. The position is placed in the research group Oceanography and Climate. Work will start as soon as possible, and the position will be located in Tromsø.

Thursday, July 14, 2016
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Harmful algae still around but not producing much toxin

Chinook Observer

A microscopic organism that forced state health officials to close razor clam and Dungeness crab seasons last year is still around at varying levels in seawater along the West Coast, but isn’t producing much domoic acid toxin, federal scientists reported this month after wrapping up a research cruise.

Monday, July 11, 2016
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