Welcome to our world-class college at the University of Alaska Fairbanks. We train fisheries and marine science students for high-demand careers and fields of study. Our research addresses pressing issues in fisheries and ocean sciences, including changes in the Arctic. Our faculty and students work worldwide, from rivers and coasts to the deep ocean. We invite you to explore our website and contact us if you have any questions.
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At the UAF College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences, we challenge our students to explore academically, geographically and culturally. Our community of scholars provides opportunities for students to learn and conduct research in some of the most beautiful and pristine locations in the world.
New tools track freshwater fish in changing climate
Three new research tools will help scientists and the public better understand the effects of climate change on freshwater fish.Read more on the new tools
Melting glaciers will have mixed effects on Pacific salmon
The retreat of glaciers in western North America will likely lead to both positive and negative changes for Pacific salmon.Read more about melting glaciers
June 25, 2020
Three new research tools will help scientists and the public better understand the effects of climate change on freshwater fish.
May 04, 2020
Alaska's mariculture industry laid off employees after COVID-19 health mandates sharply reduced revenue, according to a new Alaska Sea Grant survey.
April 30, 2020
Special permission has been granted for a small team of researchers from the College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences at the University of Alaska Fairbanks to collect water samples in the northern Gulf of Alaska.