Alaska Sea Grant requests marine research proposals that address Alaska issues



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diver entering the waterLauren Bell gets ready to count and measure abalone as part of a Sea Grant-funded research project. Photo by Chantal Cough-Schulze.

Fairbanks, Alaska—Alaska Sea Grant is looking for creative and innovative research proposals in the natural, social, and education sciences that will address issues of healthy coastal ecosystems, sustainable fisheries and aquaculture, resilient communities and economies, and environmental literacy and workforce development.

Preliminary proposals that meet the program’s criteria will be accepted for consideration until 5:00 pm Monday, February 27, 2017.

The research awards are for up to two years, to be conducted during the 2018–2020 biennium.

To learn more about this research funding opportunity and how to apply, please view the Announcement of Research Funding Opportunity for 2018-2020 [234 KB PDF].

Alaska Sea Grant is a statewide marine research, education, and outreach program, and is a partnership between the University of Alaska Fairbanks and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Alaska Sea Grant Marine Advisory agents provide assistance that helps Alaskans wisely use, conserve, and enjoy marine and coastal resources.