• Fisheries major Christy Howard inspects one of the immature king crabs being kept for study at UAF's Lena Point facility near Juneau.

    Fisheries major Christy Howard inspects one of the immature king crabs being kept for study at UAF's Lena Point facility near Juneau.

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  • Ph.D. candidate Sean Brennan works in a lab in the Water and Environmental Research Center in the Duckering Building.

    Ph.D. candidate Sean Brennan works in a lab in the Water and Environmental Research Center in the Duckering Building.

  • The UAF research vessel Sikuliaq hits the water for the first time at its launch in Marinette, Wisc.

    The UAF research vessel Sikuliaq hits the water for the first time at its launch in Marinette, Wisc.

  • Researchers check equipment on a prototype deployment boom on a barge anchored in the Tanana River near Nenana.

    Researchers check equipment on a prototype deployment boom on a barge anchored in the Tanana River near Nenana.

At the UAF School 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

Student Spotlight

SFOS master’s student Mark Nelson traces his love of nature and wildlife back to his childhood, and the many wonderful summers spent fishing and camping with his family.

Now a wildlife technician with the Alaska Division of Fish & Game, Mark says that even as a youngster in Montana he wanted a career in the field.

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Research Spotlight

Shoreline monitoring in Goodnews Bay, Alaska, will help residents map changes

If a storm wreaks havoc on coastal Goodnews Bay, Alaska, new research by University of Alaska Fairbanks scientists may help the town qualify for relief funding. Efforts to link local perspectives with monitored shoreline changes will vastly improve the understanding of the region’s coastal evolution.

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Research Spotlight

Underwater cameras help identify carbon pathways in the ocean

Underwater cameras may help reveal how tiny animals called zooplankton play a role in long-term carbon storage in the ocean.

 

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Contact Us

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

General Phone: 907-474-7824
General Fax: 907-474-7204

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