UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA FAIRBANKS

Melissa Good

Mariculture Specialist, Kodiak

(907) 486-1517

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Marine Advisory Program
Kodiak Seafood and Marine Science Center
118 Trident Way
Kodiak, AK 99615

Melissa Good

Focus

Marine Ecology
Marine Literacy
Education and Outreach
Commercial Fisheries
Recreational/Subsistence Fishing
Subsistence Harvesting

Education

  • M.S. Marine Biology. 2010. University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • B.S. (Honors) Natural Resource Management. 2008. University of Alaska Fairbanks

Experience

  • Nearly four years managing the shellfish fisheries of the Bering Sea and Aleutian Islands
  • Fourteen seasons commercial fishing in Cook Inlet
  • Seven years research diving

Current Projects

  • Unalaska City School District 5th-12th grade science curriculum
  • National Ocean Science Bowl coach
  • PSP monitoring

Selected Publications and Presentations

  • Deiman, M., K. Iken, and B. Konar. 2012. Susceptibility of Nereocystis luetkeana(Laminariales, Ochrophyta) and Eualaria fistulosa(Laminariales, Ochrophyta) spores to sedimentation. Algae27(2):115–123.
  • Deiman, M. 2010. Kelp spore susceptibility to sedimentation and light within Alaska. M.S. Thesis, University of Alaska Fairbanks, Fairbanks, Alaska.
  • Deiman, M., D. Hondolero, K. Iken, and B. Konar. 2009. Comparisons of algal composition in Kachemak Bay, Alaska, between 1976 and 2007. Kachemak Bay Science Conference, March 2009, Homer, Alaska.
  • Deiman, M., and B. Konar. 2008. Associated epifauna of some prominent brown algae in Jakolof Bay, Alaska. Institute of Marine Science Seminar presentation, University of Alaska Fairbanks, April 2008, Fairbanks, Alaska.
  • Deiman, M., D. Hondolero, K. Iken, and B. Konar. 2008. Comparisons of algal composition in Kachemak Bay, Alaska. Presented at the 22nd Northwest Algal Symposium, April 2008, Charleston, Oregon.
  • Deiman, M., K. Iken, and B. Konar. 2008. Ecological changes of the marine community in Kachemak Bay, Alaska, since 1976. Poster presentation at the Alaska Marine Science Symposium, 21–23 January 2008, Anchorage, Alaska.

Hobbies

  • Diving, kayaking, subsistence harvesting and fishing, skiing.