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Gulf of Alaska Climate Integrated Modeling Socioeconomics—from Climate to Communities

Economists and social scientists are examining fleet dynamics, community impacts, and adaptation potential in Gulf of Alaska fishing communities associated with Climate Change.
Photo of a boat filled marina in Kodiak, Alaska. A Kodiak, Alaska marina. Photo: NOAA Fisheries.

Gulf of Alaska Climate Integrated Modeling Project

Scientists are using an integrated modeling approach to identify factors affecting present and future ecosystem-level productivity and to assess the economic and social impacts on Gulf of Alaska fishing communities of Climate Change.

Bristol Bay Oral History Study

Using oral history methods, scientists explore the lived experiences of women engaged in salmon set net fishing, and how their connections to Alaska's Bristol Bay and a subsistence way of life is critical to food security and cultural identity.
Photo of woman lifting a salmon from the water on a beach. Misty Nielsen hauls in a king salmon at Kanakanak Beach, Dillingham. Credit: NOAA Fisheries.

Fishing Families and Women in Alaska’s Fisheries

Research highlights fishing family dynamics and women's roles in Alaska’s fisheries.
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Women’s Global Fisheries Participation

Many women play a vital but undervalued role in commercial fisheries around the world. A new study showcases an innovative approach to bring women’s contributions to light.
May 08, 2020 - Feature Story ,
Theresa_Peterson_salmon-catch.png Theresa Peterson and her family haul in a catch of salmon off Kodiak, Alaska. Photo credit: Charlie Peterson.

Exploring Women’s Engagement in 30 Years of Alaska Fisheries

A new look at historical data through the lens of gender illuminates the dynamic role women play in Alaska’s commercial fisheries.
February 06, 2020 - Feature Story ,
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2019 North Pacific Groundfish Stock Assessments

2019 North Pacific Groundfish Stock Assessment and Fishery Evaluation Reports for 2020 Fisheries.

Voicing The Stories Of Women In Alaska Fisheries

Women work to keep fisheries sustainable, communities resilient, and traditional knowledge alive in Alaska. A new NOAA study documents women’s experience through their own stories.
October 01, 2019 - Feature Story ,
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NOAA Voices - Women in Alaska Fisheries

The Voices Oral History Archives is a central repository for consolidating, archiving, and disseminating oral history interviews related to commercial, recreational, and subsistence fishing in the United States and its territories. The videos captured in this study were used to document the oral history and visual ethnography methods to provide a means for women to voice their stories about the importance of fishery resources in their communities.

2019 Alaska Climate Integrated Modeling Project Brochure

The ACLIM project represents a comprehensive, collaborative effort by NOAA Fisheries and partners to characterize and project climate-driven changes to the Bering Sea ecosystem, from physics to fishing communities. The goal is to provide decision-makers with information on how different fisheries management approaches might attenuate or amplify climate-driven changes to fish and shellfish populations.
March 25, 2019 - Other Reports ,