Stories about Alaska Sea Grant from the media
New tools track freshwater fish in changing climate (6/29/2020) - A salmon life cycle model developed by Alaska Sea Grant-supported researchers will predict how salmon populations in Alaska may fare as freshwater ecosystems change. The model will be online, allowing anyone to run it with various climate scenarios.
KUCB radio: ‘How Are Sea Sponges Alive If They Have No Guts?’ Thousands Join Virtual Dockside Discovery Day (5/14/2020) - The 10th Dockside Discovery Day was coordinated by Melissa Good from the Alaska Sea Grant program, and she spent the day teaching Unalaska students and viewers from across the country about local marine life, fisheries, and more.
SitNews: COVID-19 harms Alaska mariculture industry (5/4/2020) - Alaska’s mariculture industry laid off employees after COVID-19 health mandates sharply reduced revenue, according to a new Alaska Sea Grant survey.
Petersburg Pilot: UASE professor talks crabs, global warming (4/30/2020) - Alaska Sea Grant–funded researcher Sherry Tamone held a virtual lecture this month as part of the Petersburg Science Series, on her research in crab species in Southeast and the effect that warming sea temperatures has on their molt timing. The series is organized by the local Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program.
KFSK: Researcher discusses changing ocean impacts on SE shrimp, crab (4/16/2020) - An online presentation for Petersburg’s Science Series will focus on some of the shrimp and crab species of Southeast Alaska in changing ocean conditions. The science series is put on by the Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program, Petersburg Public Library, and Petersburg Marine Mammal Center.