• Photo by Amy Hamill

    Photo by Amy Hamill

  • Photo by Mark Teckenbrock.

    Photo by Mark Teckenbrock.

  • Photo by Brenda Konar.

    Photo by Brenda Konar.

  • Photo by Megan Peterson.

    Photo by Megan Peterson.

  • Photo by Brenda Konar.

    Photo by Brenda Konar.

  • Photo by Brenda Konar.

    Photo by Brenda Konar.

At the UAF College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, we challenge our students to explore academically, geographically and culturally. We are a community of scholars that provide opportunities for students to learn and conduct research in some of the most beautiful and pristine locations in the world.


Events


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Channing Bolt receives SMART scholarship from the Department of Defense

College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences PhD student Channing Bolt recently received the Science, Math, and Research for Transformation (SMART) scholarship from the Department of Defense.

The SMART scholarship has paired Bolt with Space Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific (SSC Pacific).


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sea ice

Student Spotlight – Casey Clark

As a Ph.D. student in marine biology, Casey Clark certainly knows the importance of detailed planning, careful measurements, and organization. He is also a firm believer in serendipity.

Casey was born and raised in Bellingham, Washington. He spent his earliest years on a small farm, wandering through fields and exploring the neighboring forest—all the while developing a keen sense of curiosity about biology and nature, and why things are the way they are.

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dolly warden

Wasting disease devastates Kachemak Bay sea star populations

In one year, sea stars have almost disappeared from Kachemak Bay, Alaska.

This is likely the aftermath of a sea star wasting disease episode. The disease causes lesions, and may result in the loss of arms, making a sea star look as if it is melting or decomposing.


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UAF College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences 
905 N. Koyukuk Drive
245 O’Neill Building
PO Box 757220
Fairbanks, Alaska 99775-7220

General Phone: 907-474-7210
General Fax: 907-474-7204

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