USCG Healy Returns from Distributed Biological Observatory Arctic Cruise
On Friday, August 23, the USCGC Healy returned to Nome, AK after 22 days-at-sea performing 24 hour science operations in support of the DBO/NCIS project. Read more about the Distributed Biological Observatory (DBO) here.
Before departing, Arctic Research Program PI, Jackie Grebmeier, delivered a public talk on the DBO and biological findings over time for a large local audience in Nome. The story was picked up by a local radio station that broadcasts at 50,000 watts and is heard throughout villages all over this part of Alaska. Read or listen to the story, titled Years of Data Suggest Ecosystem Shifts in the Northern Bering Sea.
Read the special issue of Deep Sea Research dedicated to the DBO, titled The Distributed Biological Observatory: A Change Detection Array in the Pacific Arctic Region, published April 2019 and edited by Jacqueline M. Grebmeier, Sue E. Moore, Lee W. Cooper, Karen E. Frey.