2011 News Releases
- In the News: news items about Alaska Sea Grant and Marine Advisory Program people, projects, and activities.
- Around the Coast: notes about Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program (MAP) activities.
Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program to bring popular fishing vessel refrigeration workshop to Kodiak
31 October 2011
MAP and Integrated Marine Systems will bring their popular training workshop to Kodiak November 29, 2011.
18 October 2011
A select group of teenagers representing 20 high schools across the state recently declared their intent to compete in the Alaska Region National Ocean Sciences Bowl.
06 September 2011
An international symposium will bring together fishery and social scientists, indigenous people, fishermen, community activists, and others to explore ways fisheries managers can incorporate social and environmental change into resource management decisions.
09 August 2011
Alaska commercial fishing groups have donated $25,000 to support research at the University of Alaska Fairbanks School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences to grow king crab in hatcheries.
28 May 2011
Ocean conditions that last year triggered algal blooms and outbreaks of paralytic shellfish poisoning (PSP) appear to be present again this summer.
Marine Advisory Program launches website with tools, videos, resources to help coastal communities adapt to climate change
27 May 2011
MAP unveils a new website that offers adaptation tools, two new videos, fact sheets and other resources to help individuals and communities take stock of the climate changes they face and plan for coping with these changes.
9 March 2011
Homer resident and noted marine science educator Beth Trowbridge received the 2011 Ocean Literacy Award given by the Alaska Center for Ocean Science Education Excellence (COSEE).
2 March 2011
Julie Matweyou, a Kodiak fisherman and environmental scientist, has been hired to fill the Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program position in Kodiak.
17 February 2011
A workshop that helps commercial fishermen better use and maintain onboard refrigeration systems that's been popular in remote Alaska coastal communities is coming to Anchorage, Alaska.
Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program floats fishermen training program, seeks public, industry comment
10 February 2011
Alaska Sea Grant is asking Alaska coastal community residents and the fishing industry whether a fisherman training program should be established at the University of Alaska Fairbanks.
3 February 2011
Nome biologist to fill Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program position for Bering Strait region.
2 February 2011
High school students from 14 Alaska coastal communities will converge on the Seward Marine Science Center this weekend to showcase their knowledge of marine science in the 14th annual Alaska Tsunami Ocean Sciences Bowl.
6 January 2011
Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory Program is partnering with Integrated Marine Systems, Inc., to offer a one-day workshop in Petersburg on vessel refrigeration systems, February 1, 2011.