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Kodiak hosts regional marine science symposium

Kodiak Area Marine Science Symposium

Alaska Sea Grant recently wrapped up the fourth Kodiak Area Marine Science Symposium. The multi-day symposium had taken place every three years since 2011, but was cancelled in 2020 due to the pandemic. “We were determined not to let another year go by without this important regional event,” said event chair and local Marine Advisory…

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Kodiak Area Marine Science Symposium 2021

Kodiak Area Marine Science Symposium

Updated April 29: download the PDF Agenda/Schedule and Abstract Book. Updated April 18: see below for new listing of partnered activities for children and adults. Updated April 19: The poster presentations are now available to view. Registration Registration is free and open to the public. Register for KAMSS Poster presentations The poster presentations are available to preview…

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Kodiak agent works with tribes to keep residents safe from PSP

Woman talking to group

Paralytic shellfish poisoning (PSP) is a significant concern in Alaska, where many residents harvest clams, mussels and other bivalves for food and recreation. PSP is of particular concern in the Kodiak region, where it is prevalent. Since 2012, Julie Matweyou, a Marine Advisory agent with Alaska Sea Grant, has been working with the communities of…

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Alaskans try to combat death by marine toxins

Mass mortality of seabirds. Marine mammal deaths. Alaskans sickened by shellfish. What’s the common theme? Seawater contaminated by toxic algae. Call it death by phytoplankton. A group of Alaskans — including state officials, tribes, nonprofit organizations and researchers — have recently come together to try to combat these marine toxins. The goal is to keep…

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Kodiak Area Marine Science Symposium 2017

Kodiak Area Marine Science Symposium

Hosted by the Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program with support from regional partners and contributors, KAMSS provides a forum for researchers to share findings within the research community and to the general public. The symposium offers opportunity for stakeholders to engage and understand how Kodiak’s marine environment and resources function, change, and affect our…

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Kodiak Area Marine Science Symposium 2014

Kodiak Area Marine Science Symposium

KAMSS 2014 brings results of state, federal, and academic studies back to the fishermen, students, and residents of Kodiak Island. Sponsored by the Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program, KAMSS provides a forum for researchers to present findings of their studies to those interested in understanding how Kodiak’s marine environment and resources function, change, and…

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Kodiak Area Marine Science Symposium 2011

Kodiak Area Marine Science Symposium

The 2011 Kodiak Area Marine Science Symposium (KAMSS) presented selected results of decades of marine research conducted near Kodiak, Alaska, to fishermen, students, and residents of Kodiak Island. Talks ranged from oceanography to marine animals to human dimensions. During four days of presentations and workshops, local people learned how Kodiak’s marine environment and resources function,…

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