UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA FAIRBANKS

Terry Johnson

Marine Recreation & Tourism Specialist

Terry retired from the University of Alaska in 2018.

Terry Johnson

Focus

  • Marine recreation and tourism
  • Commercial fisheries
  • Pacific Rim fisheries
  • Seafood markets and marketing
  • Bering Sea
  • Kenai Peninsula and Northern Gulf of Alaska

Expertise

  • Vessel operations, outfitting, and maintenance
  • Commerical fisheries
  • Marine ecotourism operations
  • Fuel efficiency
  • Rat control

Experience

  • Seventeen seasons, commercial salmon, herring, halibut fisherman
  • Twelve seasons, operator marine ecotourism business
  • About forty years, writer, editor, reporter

Affiliations

  • Alaska Association of Harbormasters and Port Administrators
  • Alaska Marine Conservation Council
  • Advisor, Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission
  • Member, Alaska Boating Safety Advisory Council
  • Member, Alaska Clean Harbors Advisory Committee

Education

  • B.A. Communications
  • M.M.A. Marine Resource Management

Current projects

  • Responsible Marine Wildlife Viewing
  • Clean Harbors
  • Vessel Fuel Efficiency
  • Adaptation to Climate Change
  • Fisheries, Seafood and Maritime Training Initiative

Selected Publications