Alaskan receives Digital Coast fellowship

A graduate student from the University of Alaska Fairbanks, College of Natural Science and Mathematics, has won a prestigious fellowship with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA.) Richard Buzard, who is working on his doctoral studies in Geoscience, with Assistant Professor of Coastal Geography Chris Maio, has been named a NOAA Digital Coast Fellow.…

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UAF student studies whale watching impacts on humpbacks

Whale watching is a booming business in Alaska’s state capital. Over the past nearly 20 years, the number of whale watching boats in the waters around Juneau has roughly doubled. The business is valued at about $35 million annually, according to the McDowell Group, and its rise parallels that of the cruise ship industry, whose…

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Michele Frandsen

Michele Frandsen Research Coordinator, Fairbanks Bio page Michele left the University of Alaska in 2018. Michele Frandsen Alaska Sea Grant role Michele maintained a communication network with researchers and students, was administrative point of contact for project investigators; provided guidance to potential investigators on proposal preparation, submission procedures and process; organized and conducted peer review…

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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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