UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA FAIRBANKS

Enhancing the sustainable use and conservation of Alaska's marine and freshwater resources through research, outreach, and education

Research

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.

Education

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

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Alaska Sea Grant News

Fellowships announced by Alaska Sea Grant

May 16, 2018

CONTACT: Paula Dobbyn, 907-274-9698, paula.dobbyn@alaska.edu Six graduate students selected by Alaska Sea Grant will spend a year working with state and federal agencies to support healthy coastal communities and the marine environment. Alaska Sea Grant chose the students to participate in its State Fellowship program. The fellowships strengthen Alaska’s workforce by cultivating future professionals working in marine science and policy, fisheries,…

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Marine Advisory agent teaches ROV skills

May 15, 2018

(VIDEO: Watch Gary Freitag give instruction on how to use a remotely operated vehicle) There’s no typical day in the life of an Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory agent. Sometimes the work might involve disentangling a humpback whale caught in commercial fishing gear. Another day it could be performing a necropsy, rescuing a stranded baby…

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Celebrating the success of UAF grads

May 10, 2018

Congratulations to the class of 2018! The graduates listed below are working on Alaska Sea Grant-funded research projects. WAY TO GO!! #SeaGrantFunded UAF College of Fisheries & Ocean Sciences Melissa Renee Rhodes-Reese ** B.S. Fisheries Thomas Jean Farrugia ** Ph.D. Fisheries Sarah Beth Traiger * Ph.D. Marine Biology Jordan Thomas Watson ** Ph.D. Fisheries Ellen…

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Southern catfish processors learn from Alaska Sea Grant

May 8, 2018

Alaska Sea Grant’s Chris Sannito recently toured several catfish processing plants in the Mississippi Delta, at the invitation of researchers looking to improve efficiencies. Sannito advised processors on how to further their in-plant automation.

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