To mark its 50-year anniversary celebration, National Sea Grant featured several nationwide projects in a Research-to-Application highlight, among them Tony Gharrett’s 30-year research on Alaska pink salmon. The national program created a video animation outlining milestones of Gharrett’s studies.
Alaska Sea Grant director Paula Cullenberg presented UAF students Sarah Traiger and Jenell Larsen with awards at the 2017 Alaska Marine Science Symposium in Anchorage.
University of Alaska Fairbanks graduate student Kelly Cates begins her Knauss Fellowship in Washington, DC, in February at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. A master’s student in fisheries at UAF, Cates will work at the NOAA Office of Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs. Her career goal is to foster better cooperation among scientists, lawmakers, government officials, and the public so that science informs important policy decisions. As she drove across the country to DC, Cates took time to answer a few questions.
With a freshly minted PhD in hand, University of Alaska Fairbanks graduate Charlotte Regula-Whitefield is heading to Washington, D.C. to begin a Knauss Fellowship in the office of Alaska Senator Lisa Murkowski. We sat down with Charlotte to find out what brought her to this point, and what she hopes for the experience to come.
The Alaska Sea Grant State Fellowship is entering its third year. We've posted 10 fellowship position descriptions from NOAA, Alaska Department of Fish and Game, the Office of the Lt. Governor, and more, for the 2017 fellowship year. They provide unique professional opportunities for soon-to-graduate or recently finished graduate students interested in the science and policy needed to keep our marine resources healthy.
Workshops • Meetings • Classes
Feb 13–27, 2017
Online distance delivery
Feb 28, 2017
Statewide online distance delivery
Hazard Analysis Critical Control Point
Mar 23–24, 2017
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Alaska Sea Grant will offer three seafood-related educational and training opportunities in February. The courses cover direct marketing, process improvement, and skills to avoid foodborne illnesses.
Alaska Sea Grant requests marine research proposals on Alaska issues—creative and innovative pre-proposals in the natural, social, and education sciences are due February 27.
Alaska Aquaculture Resources is a searchable collection of more than 160 publications, presentations, videos, and links for Alaska shellfish and seaweed farmers and businesses.
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 March 22 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.