• Tour of the R/V Sikuliaq during an outreach event in Seattle. Photo by Todd Paris.

    Tour of the R/V Sikuliaq during an outreach event in Seattle. Photo by Todd Paris.

  • Jim Burkitt, left, and Andrew McDonnell recover an instrument during night operations in the equatorial Pacific Ocean. Photo by Andrew McDonnell.

    Jim Burkitt, left, and Andrew McDonnell recover an instrument during night operations in the equatorial Pacific Ocean. Photo by Andrew McDonnell.

  • Ben Weitzman studies an urchin barren off the coast of the Aleutian Islands. Photo by Brenda Konar.

    Ben Weitzman studies an urchin barren off the coast of the Aleutian Islands. Photo by Brenda Konar.

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 Department of Fish and Game, Mark says that even as a youngster in Montana he wanted a career in the field.

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Research Spotlight

Halibut regulations linked to diversification of charter fishing portfolios

Southeast Alaska sport fishermen are adding new species to their fishing portfolios because of new halibut fishing rules. They are increasingly targeting rockfish and sablefish in addition to halibut and salmon.

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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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