We are charged by Congress to conduct scientific research that enhances the wise use and conservation of our coastal and marine resources.

Marine Advisory

Our outreach and technical assistance programs help Alaskans wisely use, conserve, and enjoy Alaska's marine and coastal resources.


Resources and professional development for K–12 educators. Public education and training in coastal communities. College student awards and fellowships.

Funding Opportunities

Explore ways to fund your work through Alaska Sea Grant, National Sea Grant, and NOAA

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Upcoming Events, Classes, and Trainings

  1. Better Process Control School

    February 6, 2019February 8, 2019
  2. 2019 Wakefield Fisheries Symposium

    May 7, 2019May 10, 2019
  3. 2020 Alaska Young Fishermen’s Summit

    January 21, 2020January 23, 2020

Alaska Sea Grant News

Creative and innovative research proposals sought

December 7, 2018

Alaska Sea Grant is gearing up to fund new research to benefit Alaska. We invite researchers to submit pre-proposals for projects to be undertaken during 2020–2022. Investigators at academic, research, and education institutions throughout Alaska may apply for one- to two-year research projects. The deadline to apply is Feb. 15, 2019 by 5 p.m. Alaska…

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“We have never been here before” — Gay Sheffield, on ecosystem-wide changes in the Bering Sea

November 29, 2018

The Bering Sea is undergoing massive changes that include the dramatic loss of sea ice last winter. As Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory agent Gay Sheffield notes in the interview below, “we have never been here before.” Ever since records starting being kept in 1850, sea ice had never been as scarce as it was…

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West Coast trade show draws hundreds to ASG booth

November 28, 2018

Pacific Marine Expo, the largest commercial marine trade show on the West Coast, was a lot fun for us this year. We had the pleasure of meeting with nearly 400 attendees of the Seattle-based conference who stopped by our booth in the Alaska Hall to say hello, many of them commercial fishermen. Lots of people…

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On the move

November 28, 2018

Our Fairbanks staff are busy packing boxes and preparing for an office move. As of Dec. 10, we will be in a new space on the University of Alaska Fairbanks campus. Our staff offices will be located in rooms 231-235 in the O’Neill Building. Our bookstore is also moving. Check us out at the Geophysical…

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