Cultivated seaweeds drive a $6.6 billion industry worldwide, and the global commercial seaweed market is growing rapidly. With Sea Grant funding, scientist Michael Stekoll's research aims to help seaweed growers in Alaska be more successful.
Each year, Alaska holds a regional competition as part of the National Ocean Sciences Bowl. Sunny Rice has co-coached the Petersburg NOSB team every year since 2009.
Residents in Hawaiʻi, Alaska and the Pacific Islands are on the front lines of the impacts of climate change, and moving to a safer location is one of many adaptation responses that communities are considering. An upcoming symposium aims to address legal and policy challenges and questions surrounding climate displacement and relocation.
Seafood suppliers in Alaska and nationwide have an important new resource for marketing their catch, providing a comprehensive analysis of the Hong Kong seafood market and valuable information on products favored by Hong Kong consumers and buyers.
Workshops • Meetings • Classes
Dec 9–10, 2016
Dec 13–14, 2016
Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point
Feb 13–14, 2017
Feb 15–17, 2017
Apr 18–21, 2017
Apr 26–29, 2017
May 2–4, 2017
31st Wakefield Symposium
May 9–12, 2017
Community-based monitoring in Alaska is widespread and growing. Alaska Sea Grant and AOOS have teamed up on a website to provide information, guidance and resources to CBM programs.
Learn about marine mammal strandings, oiled wildlife, invasive species, and other environmental risks you may come across in coastal regions. Encountering Environmental Hazards on Alaska’s Coasts also tells how to report what you see.
Alaska's changing climate is altering our coastal landscape. With thoughtful planning we can minimize impacts to our communities, businesses and lifestyles, and in some cases we may find ways to benefit from the changes.
Alaska Sea Grant and the Alaska Ocean Observing System host a bimonthly one-hour Alaska Marine Policy Forum conference call with Alaska participants interested in marine policy. The next call is January 18 at 1 pm Alaska Time. Join us to hear the latest about marine funding, legislation, and state and federal policy. Visit the AOOS website for contact information and notes from previous calls.